She is a professor at the Graduate School of Information Science, University of Hyogo. She received the degree of Doctor of Engineering at Osaka Prefecture University Graduate School of Engineering in 2002, joined the Faculty of Humanities and Economics, Kochi University as a lecturer, and had been an associate professor. From 2013 to 2019 she had been an associate professor at the Graduate School of Applied Informatics, University of Hyogo.
She was a visiting researcher at the Faculty of Computer Science, Magdeburg University, Germany, in 2008, and a visiting researcher at CyLab, Carnegie Mellon University, USA in 2017.
Since 2017, she has been a visiting professor at the Center of Education and Research for Hope-Emergence, Kochi University.
She has carried out research in various decision-making processes such as in policy, management, individual, and group, as well as in practice and execution of decisions. On the one hand, grounding on rationalization and quantification from an engineering perspective, and on the other hand, on uncertainty and ambiguity of our understanding and behavior from a human-oriented perspective.