Areas of expertise: Mobile Communications Technologies, Sensor Networks, Knowledge and Information Structuring Technologies
Earned a BS (1983) and MS (1985) in Electrical Engineering and a PhD in Computer Science from Keio University (1989). Held professorships at the Nara Institute of Science and Technology's Information Technology Center and its Graduate School of Information Science from 1994·2008. Research areas include the Internet, mobile/ubiquitous communication systems, vehicle communication systems, multimedia communication systems, digital libraries, computer architecture, parallel processing, distributed systems, operating systems, and computer networks. Currently, researching security and privacy to create a secure and safe internet-based society. The “Information Bank Project” is about the safe management of personal information.