Our Lab Members

We are a growing lab with many Japanese and international collaborators. Please excuse the disarray, this section is under maintenance.


Dr. Rei Akaishi (PI)
Short Bio: Rei Akaishi obtained his PhD from Graduate School of Medicine, the University of Tokyo. He did his post-doctoral jobs in University of Oxford, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, University of Rochester, Center for Information and Neural Networks and conducted research projects on decision making of humans and animals. He is currently a Unit Leader in RIKEN Center for Brain Science.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/rei_akaishi

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rei-akaishi-6a73533b/

Neurotree: https://neurotree.org/beta/tree.php?pid=61095

Dr. Ryan Badman (Postdoc)
Short Bio: Ryan received his PhD from the Cornell Physics Department with specializations in nanofabrication and bionanotechnology, neuron culture, and nanotoxicology. He is currently working on projects related to multiscale computation, and behavioral modeling / fMRI analysis in social network experiments.

Google scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Q2esw9MAAAAJ&hl=en

Twitter: @RyanPaulBadman1

Naoko Shiono,
Administrative &Reserch assist.
Short Bio:Hi!

Dr. Md Abul Kalam Siddike (Visiting Scholar)
Short Bio:  Founder of Decision Intelligence Tokyo, a non-profit organization based in Japan. Dr. Siddike is currently a visiting scholar at the School of Environment and Society in the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan. He is also a visiting scientist at the Akaishi Lab, as well as a distinguished visiting scholar at IBM Research, San Jose. He is interested in the intersection of trust at Data, Service and Decision Science. In the future, Dr. Siddike desires to establish Decision Intelligence discipline in Japan with Dr. Akaishi and others. 

Suzana Ilić (Visiting Scholar)
Short Bio: Data scientist and founder of Machine Learning Tokyo


David Aguilar-Lleyda (Future Postdoc)
Short Bio: David completed his PhD on sensorimotor decision-making at the University of Barcelona, under the supervision of Joan López-Moliner and Elisabet Tubau. He then worked as a postdoc at the Centre d'Économie de la Sorbonne, where he studied confidence and decision-making with Vincent de Gardelle. He is soon joining us.

Google scholar


The Lab Sloth 
Short Bio: The lab sloth likes to work on the computer. 



Our Collaborators

Dr. Thomas Hills (PI)
Department of Psychology, University of Warwick

Dr. Haruto Takagishi (PI)
Brain Science Institute,Tamagawa University

Dr. Keigo Inukai (PI)
Economics Department, Meijigakuin University



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