Hiroshi HANAIZUMI received B.Sc. degree in the communication engineering from the University of Electro-Communications in 1978, and M.Eng. and D.Eng. degrees in mathematical engineering and instrumentation physics from the Univeristyo of Tokyo in 1980 and 1987, respectively. From 1981 to 1987, he was a research associate at the University of Tokyo. He joined Hosei University in 1987 as a lecturer in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, became an associate professor in 1989, and a professor in 1996. He moved to the Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences in 2000, and is currently a professor in the Department of Digital Media Sciences. His current research interests are medical image processing, and person recognition using face image and remote sensing.

Dr. Hanaizumi is a member of IEICE, the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, and others.