NISHIKAWA Hitoshi is vice president of engineering at alt inc. Before assuming the current positions, he was an assistant professor at Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, School of Computing, Tokyo Institute of Technology. His interests lie in data management and natural language processing, especially natural language generation and automatic summarization. Before joining Tokyo Institute of Technology, he was affiliated with Media Intelligence Laboratories, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, as a research scientist.

He received his PhD degree in computer science from Nara Institute of Science and Technology in 2013 and his MBA degree with Beta Gamma Sigma from IE Business School (IE University) in 2017.


  • hitoshi (at) nishikawa (dot) name



  • 科研費若手研究(B) (代表), Apr. 2017 - Mar. 2020.

  • 基盤研究(B) (分担), Apr. 2016 - Mar. 2019.

  • Microsoft Research CORE12 Project, Apr. 2016 - Mar. 2018.

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In Japanese, my name is written as 西川 仁 (にしかわ ひとし). It is a quite simple name, huh?