Prof. Dr. Naoto Yokoya

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E-mail:  naoto.yokoya[at]
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Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 12.2015, Alexsander von Humboldt Research Fellow, TUM & DLR, Germany.
  • Since 07.2013, Assistant Professor, University of Tokyo, Japan.
  • 08.2013 - 07.2014, Visiting Scholar, National Food Research Institute, Japan.
  • 04.2012 - 06.2013, Research Fellow of JSPS, Japan.
  • 10.2010 - 03.2012, Research Assistant, University of Tokyo, Japan.


  • Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship for postdoctoral researcher.
  • Best presentation award of the Remote Sensing Society of Japan (2011, 2012).

Editorial Activities

  • Guest editor, Special Issue on "Spatial Enhancement of Hyperspectral Data and Applications," Remote Sensing.
  • Guest editor, Special Issue on "Hyperspectral Remote Sensing and Imaging Spectroscopy," IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing.

Research Interests

  • Image processing and pattern recognition for earth observation
  • Hyperspectral image analysis
  • Data fusion

Key Publications

  • N. Yokoya and A. Iwasaki, ”Object detection based on sparse representation and Hough voting for optical remote sensing imagery,” IEEE J. Sel. Topics Appl. Earth Observ. Remote Sens., vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 2053-2062, 2015.
  • N. Yokoya, J. Chanussot, and A. Iwasaki, ”Nonlinear unmixing of hyperspectral data using semi-nonnegative matrix factorization,” IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., vol. 52, no. 2, pp. 1430-1437, 2014.
  • N. Yokoya, T. Yairi, and A. Iwasaki, ”Coupled nonnegative matrix factorization unmixing for hyperspectral and multispectral data fusion,” IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 528-537, 2012.