PO Box 426032, Cambridge, MA 02142, 617-444-9637,
kenta AT mit.edu
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
- S.M., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 2003
- Stanford University, Stanford, CA
- B.S. with honors, Computer Science, 2000
- B.A., Economics, 2000
- Cumulative GPA: 3.91 / 4.0
- Work Experience
- Software Engineer and IT Guru, Bluespec, 2005-present.
- Research Associate, Professor Daphne Koller, Stanford University,
- Kitchen Manager, Chi Theta Chi Cooperative
Residence, Stanford University, 1999-2000.
- Unix Consultant, Stanford Distributed Computer
- Expertise in C++, C, Perl, Haskell, Linux system administration.
- Technical experience in compiler design and implementation,
release engineering, network administration, FPGAs, hardware design,
probabilistic inference, machine learning, web search engines,
cryptography, datamining, databases (SQL, Oracle, PL/SQL, XML),
distributed knowledge bases, machine vision, automated web content
generation, 2D and 3D graphics, distributed computing, scientific and
numerical computing, optimization.
- Also experience in risk analysis, finance, game theory, firm behavior, international economics.
- Familiar with Java, C++ Standard Template Library, Java Native Interface, Java Foundation Classes,
Powerplant, MATLAB, CPLEX, NetPBM, Cascading Style Sheets.
- "Transcriptional regulatory code of a eukaryotic genome." C. Harbison, D. B. Gordon, T. I. Lee, N. J. Rinaldi, K. D. MacIsaac, T. W. Danford, N. M. Hannett, J. B. Tagne, D. B. Reynolds, J. Yoo, E. G. Jennings, J. Zeitlinger, D. K. Pokholok, M. Kellis, P. A. Rolfe, K. T. Takusagawa, E. S. Lander, D. K. Gifford, E. Fraenkel, and R. A. Young. Nature, 431:99-104, September, 2004.
- "Negative Information for Motif Discovery." K. T. Takusagawa and D. K. Gifford, Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing (PSB), 9:360-371, 2004.
- "SPOOK: A system for probabilistic object-oriented knowledge
representation." A. Pfeffer, D. Koller, B. Milch, and K. Takusagawa, In Proceedings of the
15th Annual Conference on
Uncertainty in AI (UAI), Stockholm, Sweden, August 1999.
- National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship recipient, 2000.
- Member of Stanford ACM Computer Programming Contest World team, 1999.
- Member of Stanford ACM Computer Programming Contest team, 1998.
- Other Experience
- Software Maintainer of the Mozilla, GCC, Haskell, and Speech Tools software lockers for the MIT Student Information Processing Board (SIPB)
- President, MIT Lindy Hop Society, 2002-2005.