Sei Kato

Sei Kato

  • Agent System
    Autonomous Distributed System
    Stochastic Modeling

  • Department

    • Connected Company
      Connected Advanced Development Div.
  • Biography

    • Sei Kato has been a group manager of Toyota Motor Corporation since 2018. He gained his B.Eng., and M. Eng. Degrees from the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, in 1997, 1999, and subsequently he received his Ph.D. in Mathematical Science from the University of Tokyo in 2002 on statistical properties of fluid turbulence. In 2002, he became a research scientist at IBM Research – Tokyo, where he was engaged in research on the extreme value analysis and multi-agent systems. In 2012, he has moved to the Business Consulting Division of IBM, and lead consulting projects in the area of business creation, data analytics, and marketing strategy planning. In 2018, he has moved to Toyota Motor Corporation to lead the development of connected services based on machine learning technologies. The CV can be found here:

  • Publication List/Conference presentation

    Recent main papers and presentation

    International Conference

    • "Statistical Origin-Destination Generation with Multiple Sources", Morimura Tetsuro and Sei Kato, In Proc. of the 21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR2012), Tsukuba Japan, 2012

    • "Travel time prediction using Gaussian Process Regression: Trajectory-based approach",Tsuyoshi Ide and Sei Kato, In Proc. of the SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM 2009), Sparks, NV, 2009

    • "Evaluating Availability under Quasi-Heavy-tailed Repair Times",Sei Kato and Takayuki Osogami, In Proc. of the 38th Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN2008), pp. 442-451, Anchorage AK, 2008


  • Commendation/Memberships


    • 2011  Intensive course on cutting-edge information technologies, University of Tokyo

    • 2010  University-Industry relation management, Toyo University

    • 2010  Hands-on course for project management, University of Aizu