Associate Professor

Dr. Kazuhito Shida

Department of Computer Science Engineering

Interests

  1. Advanced Monte Carlo Methods
  2. Computer simulation in physics
  3. Parallel computing in above two

Education

1991

Tohoku University
Bachelors

1994

Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technologie
Masters

2012

Japan Institute of Science and Technologie
Ph.D.

Experience

  • 2008 - 2016, Associate Professor | NICHe, Tohoku University, Sendai, JAPAN
  • 2005 - 2008, Associate Professor | TUBERO, Tohoku University, Sendai, JAPAN

Research Interest

  • Development of advanced Monte Calro algorithms that has a better “mixing” in various difficult conditions.
  • Application of advanced Monte Carlo algorithms in difficult optimization problems found in Physics and Computer Sciences.
  • In particular, application of Monte Calo algorithms in data science.

Memberships

  • The Physical Society of Japan

List of Publications

  • Dimensional and Hydrodynamic Factors for Flexible Star Polymers in the Good Solvent Limit  K. Shida,,K. Ohno,M. Kimura,Y. Kawazoe,and Y. Nakamura Macromolecules (7),  2343–2348 (1998)
  • Large scale Monte Carlo simulations of center‐adsorbed star polymers K. Shida,,K. Ohno,M. Kimura,Y. Kawazoe, The Journal of Chemical Physics 105, 8929 (1996)
  • Monte Carlo Study of the Second Virial Coefficient of Star Polymers in a Good Solvent ,K. Ohno,K. Shida, M. Kimura,Y. Kawazoe, Macromolecules, 29 (6), pp 2269–2274 (1996)
  • GibbsST: a Gibbs sampling method for motif discovery with enhanced resistance to local optima, K.Shida BMC Bioinformatics7:486 (2006)
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