Ko Watanabe received his Master's degree in Computer Science from NAIST (Nara Institute of Science and Technology) in Japan on 2019 specialized in HCI/Ubiquitous-Computing field. After working as a software engineer for 2 years in Japan, he moved to Germany and start as a working Ph.D. Researcher in DFKI from March 2021.
His topic of research is "Accelerating Knowledge Transfer by Sensing and Actuating Social-Cognitive States". It is focused on investigating how can software actuation can accelerate transfer of knowledge between humans. His major objective is to examine state-of-the-art software system and provide a novel technique for successfully assessing knowledge transfer between humans. He is working under the guidance of Dr. Shoya Ishimaru and Prof. Dr. Prof. h.c. Andreas Dengel.