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Associate professor
Graduate School of Informatics
Kyoto University
Contact: ellen at


Associate Professor
System Optimization Laboratory
Department of Applied Mathematics and Physics
Graduate School of Informatics
Kyoto University

Areas of Interest:

  • Conic Optimization
  • Convex and Nonsmooth Optimization
  • Nonlinear Optimization
  • Semidefinite Programming
  • Vector and Multiobjective Optimization


I was raised in São Paulo, Brazil, and I obtained the bachelor's degree in Computer Science (2005), masters' in Computer Science (2007), and Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics (2011) from University of São Paulo.

After that, I worked as a post-doctoral researcher in University of Campinas, Brazil and as a visiting researcher in Kyoto University, Japan. From October 2013 to March 2019, I was an assistant professor in Kyoto University. Since April 2019, I am an associate professor at the same university.

If you have interest in working in Kyoto University with me (as a master student, Ph.D. student, post-doc, or visiting researcher), please see here first.

Contact: ellen at (replace at with @).

Last modified: Mon Apr 18 16:44:10 JST 2019

Ellen Hidemi Fukuda