IEICE has over 100 year history and this year is opening year for next 100 year. “ Super Mature Society ” is now in Japan, we can not expect dramatic economic growth. However, for happiness, rich, safe and sustainable society, ICT is key for future. I proposed “ Journal of IEICE push service ” to your smart phone, for students and younger members. As the Director, I would like to make a contribution to create new value for IEICE members.
He received B.E.and M.E. degrees in engineering and a Ph.D. from Keio University, Japan, in 1981, 1983 and 1991, respectively. In 1983 he joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation's (NTT's) Communication Switching Laboratories. He is currently a Professor in Dept. of Information and Computer Science, Keio University. Former Director of IEICE Publication, the chair of Tokyo Branch. He is an IEEE Fellow and an IEICE Fellow.