Contact Information

Address: Ritsumeikan University, Kusatsu, Shiga 525-8577, Japan

E-mail : xu at

Phone and Fax : (+81)077-561-2873

You can also call my secretary Ms. Kometani
       Phone : (+81)077-561-2873
       E-mail : kometani at


Professor, Department of Media Technology

Director, 3D Vision Laboratory

Founder and CEO, 3D MEDiA Co., Ltd.


1982  B.E. degree in radio engineering, Nanjing Inst. of Tech. (now Southeast Univ)

1986  M.S. degree in Control Engineering, Osaka University

1989  Ph.D degree in Computer Vision, Osaka University

1989-1990 Visiting researcher at ATR

1990-1996 Assistant professor at the Dept of Control Eng., Osaka University

1994  Visiting scholar at the Robotics Lab, Harvard University

1995-1997 Chairman of Japan-China Hope Education Fund

1996-2001 Associate professor, CS Dept, Ritsumeikan University

1999-2000 Visiting researcher at Microsoft Research China

2000  Visiting researcher at Motorola Australian Research Centre

2000- CEO, 3D MEDiA, Co. Ltd.

2001-2004 Professor, CS Department, Ritsumeikan University

2004- Professor, Department of Media Technology, Ritsumeikan University

2012-2013 Visiting researcher at The University of Tokyo

2012  Awards Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry 5th robot Award, Best Small and Medium Venture Company Award

2015  AwardsCabinet Office 13th industry-academia-government collaboration Meritorious Service Award of Economy, Trade and Industry Minister's Award


Epipolar Geometry in Stereo, Motion and Object Recognition: A Unified Approach
      (Gang Xu and Zhengyou Zhang, Award-winning) Kluwer Academic Publishers,1996, ISBN 0-7923-4199-6.

Three-Dimensional Vision (textbook in Japanese by Gang Xu and Saburo Tsuji),
      Kyoritsu Shuppan, April 1998, ISBN 4-320-08522-1.
      Korean translation published by Daeyoungsa in March 2000.

3D CG from Photographs (in Japanese by Gang ),
      Kindai Kagaku Sha, Jan. 2001, ISBN 4-7649-0286-9.
      Chinese translation published by Wuhan University Pres in 2006