In the field of Linguistics, he is investigating the Ancient Egyptian Graphemic System and is aiming at achieving systematization of General Graphemics. He is also attempting to construct a Database System of Photographs of Hieratic Signs with Attached Annotations in the field of Digital Humanities.
|1994||B.A. in Literature, Faculty of Letters, Doshisha University|
|1997||M.A. in History, Graduate School of Letters, Keio University|
|1998–2000||Visiting Graduate Student, Rothberg International School, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem|
|2009||Ph.D. in Linguistics, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba|
|2004–2006||Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science|
|2010–2013||Research Associate, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba|
|2013–2016||Assistant Professor, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba|
|2016–present||Project Research Fellow, Uehiro Project for the Asian Research Library|
Books & Articles
“On Deciphering the 8th Sign of the 65th Line in The Tale of the Shipwrecked Sailor,” Journal of General Linguistics 18 (2015): 69–85.
“Development of a Web-based Linguistic Information System for Ancient Egyptian Hieratic Manuscripts” (together with Toshihito WAKI), IPSJ SIG Computers and the Humanities Symposium 2012, Vol. 2012, No. 9 (2012): 225–230. (in Japanase)
“Some Bibliographical and Graphemic Notes on the Egyptian Hieratic Papyrus P. BM 10682 in the British Museum,” Studies in Language and Literature: Language 62 (2012): 53–74.
“On the Negative Progressive Form of Middle Egyptian: A Reconstruction of the nn sw Hr sDm Construction,” Orient 53-2 (2011): 34–54. (in Japanase)
“Linguistic Variety of the 19th Dynasty,” Lingua Aegyptia 14 (2006): 223–250.