Takayuki Dan Kimura

Takayuki Dan Kimura

Emeritus Professor

Computer Science & Engineering


BS, University of Osaka, 1960
MS, University of Pennsylvania, 1968
PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 1971


Takayuki Dan Kimura's main research interests focus on human computer interface based on the "silicon paper" technology (pen user interface) and the visual programming technology. He served as principal investigator of the Kumon Machine Project.


Professor Kimura began his career at the Central Research Laboratory, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, from 1960–1965. He became Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of Delaware in 1971.

He joined the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis in 1978.