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At Honda Research Institute Japan, we are looking for members who will work together to develop our research. We believe in the importance of fundamental research and are engaged in it every day.

Career Opportunities

Open Positions

Interviews

MONTSHIWA, Abednico
MONTSHIWA, Abednico
MONTSHIWA, Abednico
Senior Engineer / Research Division
Q1 How do you want to develop your research in the future?
Develop framework/ models that converts AI-based applications into era- defining business ingenuity.
Q2 What is your motto?
“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic” Arthur C. Clarke
Q3 What would you say to a student who aspires to become a researcher?
It starts with asking questions, even the seemingly obvious ones.

SUDO, Yui
SUDO, Yui
SUDO, Yui
Senior Engineer / Research Division
Q1 What made you decide to join HRI-JP?
I wanted to work with one of my colleges who has a high level of research achievement in the field of robot audition.
Q2 How would you describe the people working at HRI-JP with just one sentence?
A researcher with his own world
Q3 What kind of AI robots would you be happy to see in the world of the future?
I want to actualize human perception, so that anyone can do what only a few masters can do.

NICHOLS, Eric
NICHOLS, Eric
NICHOLS, Eric
Principal Scientist / Research Division
Q1 What are the unique challenges of working at HRI-JP?
It offers the unique opportunity to see your research applied in the real world.
Q2 What has been your most memorable project so far?
Working on the social robot Haru has been a life-changing experience.
Q3 What motivates you to persue your research?
The thrill I get from putting together a new demo where our robot does something it couldn't do before.

NISHINA, Shigeaki
NISHINA, Shigeaki
NISHINA,Shigeaki
Principal Scientist / Research Division
Q1 What are the unique challenges of working at HRI-JP?
We may be able to conduct completely new and very difficult researches that could change the future.
Q2 What do your research can do for the issues in the current world?
I hope that by bringing out the best of people's abilities, we can lead to individual happiness and social development.
Q3 What motivates you to persue your research?
I want to come up with something that no one else has thought of.

Work Environment

  • Front of main building
    The front of the main building is a modern design with floor-to-ceiling windows allowing sunlight to penetrate deep into building.
  • Second floor of main building
    This is a bright open space with large windows and a terrace.
  • Break room
    The break room is equipped with a coffee machine and other comforts that naturally encourage employees to communicate with each other over a drink.
  • Inside view (2nd floor)
    Seating is arranged in research teams, separated by low partitions.
  • Free space
    There are several free spaces within the office which allow associates to discuss and share ideas with each other. Larger spaces can also be used for all-staff meetings, etc.
  • Inside view (1st floor)
    The expansive office is an open space with no walls or high partitions. Individual desks are laid out in a way that facilitates communication among associates while still providing plenty of space.