(Last updated : 2021-05-10 14:27:03)
  HITZER, Eckhard

   Senior Associate Professor

   Division of Arts and Sciences, College of Liberal Arts, International Christian University
■ Academic Background
1. 1992/04~1996/03 Graduate School, Division of Physics, University of Konstanz (Germany), Dept. of Physics,, Graduated, Dr. rer. nat. (Ph.D. of Natural Sciences)
2. 1984/10~1992/03 Pure Physics, Department of Physics and Graduate School, Division of Physics, Technical University of Munich (Germany), Dept. of Physics, Graduated, Dipl.-Phys. Univ. (M.Sc. in Physics)
■ #Professional Background
1. 2012/09~ International Christian University, Dep. of Mat. Science, Sen. Ass. Prof.
2. 2007/04~2012/08 University of Fukui, Dept. of Applied Physics, Part Time Lecturer
3. 2004/04~2007/03 University of Fukui, Dept. of Applied Physics, Ass. Prof.
4. 2001/04~2004/03 University of Fukui, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Ass. Prof.
5. 1998/07~2001/03 University of Fukui, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Lecturer
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■ #Present Specialized Fields
Basic analysis, Geometry, Algebra, Intelligent informatics, Mathematical physics/ Fundamental condensed matter physics (Key Word:Clifford algebra, geometric algebra, Sustainability, Theoretical Physics) 
■ #Main Course Titles
Introduction to Physics, Calculus, Quantum Physics
■ #Books and Articles
1. Book Advances in Computer Graphics, Proceedings of 36th Computer Graphics International Conference, CGI 2019, Calgary, AB, Canada, June 17–20, 2019 Lecture Notes in Computer Science 11542 (Collaboration) 2019 Link
2. Book Quaternion and Clifford Fourier Transforms and Wavelets   (Collaboration) 2013 Link
3. Book Proc. of the Symposium Innovative Teaching of Mathematics with Geometric Algebra 2003, Nov. 20-22, 2003, RIMS, University of Kyoto, Japan. Proc. of the Symposium Innovative Teaching of Mathematics with Geometric Algebra 2003 1378 (Collaboration) 2003 Link
4. Article Exponential Factorization of Multivectors in Cl(p,q), p+q < 3 Preprint archive vixra.org  (Single) 2020 Link
5. Article Invited review of “An Introduction to Clifford Algebras and Spinors. By Jayme Vaz, Jr. and Roldã o da Rocha, Jr. Oxford University Press, 2019. pp 256. Paperback, ISBN 9780198836285 price GBP 34.99.” Acta Crystallographica Section A: Foundations and Advances (ISSN 2053-2733) 76(2),pp.269-272 (Single) 2020 Link
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■ #Academic Conference Presentation
1. 2019/02/01 Energy saving wooden buildings (2019東京耐震博覧会)
2. 2018/11/10 Geometric Transformations of Conics in Geometric Algebra (Workshop on Information Processing Capacity of High-dimensional Neural Networks, RIEC, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan)
3. 2018/10/18 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency for Japanese RE100 Universities (3rd Japanese-German Workshop on Renewable Energies, Tokyo, Japan)
4. 2018/08/24 Conic Conformal Geometric Algebra (Conference Function Theories in Higher Dimensions 2018 (FTHD2018), University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland)
5. 2018/07/25 Application of Conformal Geometric Algebra to in-plane rotated face detection by AdaBoost-based algorithm (The 7th Conference on Applied Geometric Algebras in Computer Science and Engineering (AGACSE2018), IMECC–UNICAMP, Las Campinas, Brazil)
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■ #Lectures
1. 2019/11/27 On some application of Clifford algebra in natural science (Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Sciences, University of Moulay Ismail, Meknes, Morocco)
2. 2018/07/05 Geometric Algebra and Physics: Examples of special relativity and space group visualization (Institute for Theoretical Physics, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany) Link
3. 2016/12/21 Space group symmetry -> geometry+algebra -> computer graphics (University of Tokyo, Japan.)
4. 2016/10/17 Symmetry in the Universe, Sustainability of Nature? Where Theology, Environment, and Physics Meet (Alumni House, ICU.)
5. 2016/09/28 Seeing Unseen Beauty (Super Deluxe, Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan) Link
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■ #Academic Society Memberships
1. 2019/08~ Special Interest group in Quaternionic and Clifford Analysis of the ISAAC Soc. Link
2. 2016/04~ Visiting Fellow of Europa Institute of Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan Link
3. 2015/04~2018/03 Sustainable Management Forum Japan
4. 2012/03~ Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V. (JSPS Alumni Association in Germany)
5. 2010/08~2011/08 International Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Symmetry (ISIS)
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■ Educational Achievements
● Made textbook and teaching material
1. 2003 Proc. of the Symposium Innovative Teaching of Mathematics with Geometric Algebra 2003
2. 2004 Axioms of Geometric Algebra
3. 2004 Determinants in Geometric Algebra
4. 2004 English Educ. Reform
5. 2004 Gram-Schmidt Orthogonalization in Geometric Algebra
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■ Professional Achievements
● Other note that should be mentioned specially on duty
1. Harmonic analysisClifford Algebra, geometry and neural computing Clifford Algebra, symmetry and visualization
■ #Academic Awards
1. 2014/09 IEEE SCIVIS IEEE SCIVIS Honorable Mention Award (IEEE SCIVIS (2014/11/9-14) Honorable Mention Award for "Moment Invariants for 3D Flow Fields")
2. 2014/03 IEEE Pacific Visualization 2014 conference Best Paper Award (Best Paper Award at IEEE Pacific Visualization 2014 conference, March 4-7, 2014, Yokohama, Japan, for "Moment Invariants for 2D Flow Fields Using Normalization")
3. 2013/09 European Society of Computational Methods in Sciences, Engineering and Technology (ESCMSET) Honorary Fellowship (ESCMSET awards Prof. Dr. Eckhard Hitzer with its highest disctinction of "Honorary Fellowship" for his outstanding contr. in the field of Appl. Math.Prof. Dr. T.E. SimosAcademician of the EASA, EAS, EAASLPres. of the ESCMSETChair ICNAAM 2013)
■ #Research Topics, Funded Research, and Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
1. 2020/02~2020/02  German JSPS Alumni Association for Third Workshop on Sustainable University Development with Focus on Education and Management (SUDem2020)  (Key Word : Sustainability, Education, Management) Link
2. 2020/02~2020/02  Third Workshop on Sustainable University Development with Focus on Education and Management (SUDem2020)  (Key Word : Sustainable, Education, Management) Link
3. 2018/09~2018/09  German JSPS Alumni Association for Second Workshop on Sustainable University Development with Focus on Energy Efficiency (SUDee2018)  (Key Word : Sustainability, Energy Efficiency, Development) Link
4. 2018/09~2018/10  Hypercomplex Color Image Processing  (Key Word : Hypercomlex algebras, Image processing) Link
5. 2018/09~2018/09  Second Workshop on Sustainable University Development with Focus on Energy Efficiency (SUDee2018)  (Key Word : Sustainability, Energy Efficiency, Development) Link
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■ #Committees and Societies
1. 2019/11~2021/09 Scientific Committee, 8th Int. Conf. on Applied Geometric Algebras In Computer Science and Engineering (AGACSE), Brno, Czech Republic, Sep. 2021. Member
2. 2019/03~2019/05 Board of Reviewers of the 27. International Conference in Central Europe on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision 2019 (27. WSCG), 27-31 May 2019, Plzen City, Czech Republic, May 2019. Member Link
3. 2018/10~ Organizing Committee of Empowering Novel Geometric Algebra for Graphics & Engineering (ENGAGE 2019), co-located with The 36th Annual Conference on Computer Graphics International (CGI 2019), University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada, 17-20 June 2019. Leading member Link
4. 2017/09~2018/12 Organizing Committee of Empowering Novel Geometric Algebra for Graphics & Engineering (ENGAGE 2018), co-located with The 35th Annual Conference on Computer Graphics International (CGI 2018), Bintan Island, Indonesia, 11-14 June 2018. Leading member Link
5. 2017/06~2017/06 International Program Committee of The 34th Annual Conference on Computer Graphics International (CGI 2017), Keio University, Yokohama, Japan Member
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■ #Exhibitions, Concerts and Athletic Meets
1. 2003~ GA-Net (since 2003/12/01): Email newsletter for everyone interested in Clifford Algebra and Geometric Algebra Link
2. 2003~ Homepage of International Symposium Innovative Teaching with Geometric Algebra 2003 Link
3. 2004~ Support Website for the Linear Algebra Lectures of the University of the Air Japan Link
4. 2004/04/01~2008/03/31 Linear Algebra lectures of the University of the Air Japan
5. 2005~ Space Group Visualizer (Internet.) Link
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■ #Websites
   GA-Net Updates (blog) for Electronic Newsletter for Everyone Interested in Clifford Algebra and Geometric Algebra
   Sustainable University Development Workshops blog site
   Renewable Energy and Energy Efficient Building at ICU Seminar blog
   30 good reasons for ICU to aim for 100% renewable energy - blog
■ #Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research Researcher Number
00646375