Megumi Nakao, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University
Medical Engineering Lab.
Address: Yoshida Honmachi, Kyoto, 606-8501
E-mail: megumi (at)

Birth: April 12th, 1976
Degree: Ph.D of Informatics (Kyoto University)


2003 Ph. D of Informatics in Kyoto University
2000 Master of Informatics in Kyoto University
1999 Bachelor of Engeering in Informatics, Kyoto University


2011 Associate Prof., Grad. Sch. Informatics, Kyoto University
2004 Assistant Prof., Grad. Sch. Information Science, NAIST
2003 Assistant Prof., Grad. Sch. of Medicine, Kyoto Univeristy
2001 Research Fellow, JSPS

2009-2010 Visiting Researcher, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital
2007-2010 Part-time Lecturer, The University of Tokyo
2005-2011 Part-time Lecturer, Kyoto University of Education



  • Machine Intelligence in Biomedicine
  • Biomedical Engineering


  • Journal Award, The Virtual Reality Society of Japan (VRSJ), 2012. (in Japan)
  • The Young Scientists’ Prize, The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Apr. 2012.
  • Best Poster Award, IEEE Pacific Visualization, Mar. 2010
  • Journal Award, The Virtual Reality Society of Japan (VRSJ), 2004. (in Japan)
  • Outstanding Paper in International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT) 2003
  • Award of Super Creator from IPA Exploratory Software Project 2003. (in Japan)
  • Best Technical Paper in 6th International Conference Virtual Systems of MultiMedia (VSMM) 2000.