Dr. Masahiro Okuda received the M.E. , and Dr. Eng. in 1995, 1998, respectively from Keio University, Yokohama, Japan. He was with University of California, Santa Barbara and Carnegie Mellon University as a visiting scholar in 1998 and 1999, respectively. He has been on the faculty of The University of Kitakyushu since 2001. He is currently a Professor with the faculty of Environmental Engineering, The University of Kitakyushu.
His research interests include image processing, geometry coding, and multirate signal processing and filter design.