Mitsunori Ogihara

Secondary app'ts ECE, MMI, CoA, HGG

(305) 284-2268 x2308
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Dr. Mitsunori Ogihara joined the University of Miami in 2007 as Professor in the Department of Computer Science and as Program Director of the Big Data Analytics & Data Mining Program for the Center for Computational Science (now IDSC). More recently, he served as Associate Dean for Digital Library Innovation in the College of Arts and Sciences. He is currently the Director of IDSC Workforce Development and Education, and Site Director for NSF University of Miami CARTADr. Ogihara holds secondary appointments in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering and the Department of Music Media and Industry in the Frost School of Music.

Dr. Ogihara obtained his PhD in Information Sciences from the Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1993. From 1994 to 2007, Dr. Ogihara was a Computer Science faculty member at the University of Rochester, where he was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 1998, and to Full Professor in 2002. He also served as Chair of the Department from 1999 to 2007.

His research interests are in data mining, information retrieval, network traffic data analysis, program behavior analysis, molecular computation, and music information retrieval. A prolific scholar, Dr. Ogihara has authored/co-authored three books The Complexity Theory CompanionMusic Data Mining, and Fundamentals of Java Programming, and the author of more than 200 peer-reviewed research papers. Many papers by Dr. Ogihara are through interdisciplinary collaborations. His articles appear in journals and conferences that cover many fields, including psychology, implementation science, library science, chemistry, biology, and digital humanities. He is currently serving as Editor-in-Chief for the Theory of Computing Systems Journal (Springer) and on the editorial board for the International Journal of Foundations of Computer Science (World Scientific).



1993Ph.D. , Tokyo Institute of Technology

Professional Experience

1991 - 1993Assistant Professor of Computer Science, University of Electro-Communications
1992 - Visiting Lecturer/Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science, State University of New York at Buffalo
1994 - 1998Assistant Professor of Computer Science, University of Rochester
1998 - 2002Associate Professor of Computer Science, University of Rochester
1999 - 2007Chair of the Department of Computer Science, University of Rochester
2002 - 2007Professor of Computer Science, University of Rochester
2003 - 2007Professor in the Center for Aging and Developmental Biology, University of Rochester
2007 - Professor of Computer Science, College of Arts of Sciences, University of Miami
2007 - Director of Data Mining in the Center for Computational Sciences, University of Miami
2007 - Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Miami
2012 - Professor in the Center on Aging, The Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami
2012 - Professor in Media Technology and Industry, Frost School of Music, University of Miami
2012 - 2016Associate Dean for Digital Library Innovations, College of Arts and Sciences & Otto G. Richter Library, University of Miami


Ogihara, Mitsunori Fundamentals of Java Programming (Springer. ). [Link]

Edited By Tao Li, Mitsunori Ogihara, George Tzanetakis Music Data Miing (CRC Press. 2012). [Link]