Sadao Kurohashi received the B.S., M.S., and PhD in Electrical Engineering from Kyoto University in 1989, 1991 and 1994, respectively. He has been a visiting researcher of IRCS, University of Pennsylvania in 1994. He is currently a professor of the Graduate School of Informatics at Kyoto University.
He has presented scientific papers in many national and international conferences and published in various journals and books in the field of Natural Language Processing. His current interests include machine translation, information retrieval (a principal member of New IT Infrastructure for the Information-explosion Era, by MEXT), and knowledge engineering. He is and has been a regular reviewer for several journals and conferences, and has served in program committees of many conferences. He was an editorial board member of Computation Linguistics, 2001-2003. He received the 10th anniversary best paper award from journal of natural language processing 2004, 2009 Funai IT promotion award, and 2009 IBM faculty award.