Prof. Jun'ichi Tsujii

Professor Jun'ichi Tsujii

Position: Scientific Director

Telephone: +44 161 306 5847


I am Professor of Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing of the University of Tokyo and Professor of Text Mining of the University of Manchester, UK.

My first degree, from Kyoto University, was in Electronics and I have an MSc and a PhD from Department of Electrical Engineering, Kyoto University. I was Associate Professor of Kyoto University from 1979 to 1988 with a break at CNRS Grenoble, France as invited senior researcher in 1981-1982. Before taking up the position at the University of Tokyo, I was Professor of Computational Linguistics of University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) in the UK from 1988 to 1995, where I kept the position of Research Professor until 2001. At July 2005 I was appointed Director of National Center for Text Mining (NacTeM) of the UK in Manchester, as well as Professor of the University of Manchester.  I have also been Advisory Professor of Beijing University of Post and Telecommunication (BUPT), China since May, 2005.

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