Special Session Program

Special Session 1: Latest trends in Asia-Pacific Network Operations and Management
Chair : Myung-Sup Kim (Korea Univ., Korea)
Date : Wednesday, Oct, 5, 2016, 16:35 - 18:15
Place: Room 1

Digital Terrestrial Broadcasting Deployment in Thailand: Case study of ThaiPBS
Prof. Teerapat Sanguankotchakorn (IS, Thailand)
Prof. Teerapat Sa-nguankotchakorn received the B.Eng in Electrical Engineering from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand in 1987, M.Eng and D.Eng in Information Processing from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan in 1990 and 1993, respectively under Japanese Government Scholarship. In 1993, he joined Telecommunication and Information Systems Research Laboratory at Sony Corporation, Japan, where he holds two patents on Signal Compression. Since 1995, he had been with ABCN Co. Ltd. Thailand. Since 1998, he joined Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) as an Assistant Professor in Telecommunications Field of Study, School of Engineering and Technology. Currently, he is an Associate Professor at the same school and the same institute. He was a recipient of Foreigner Research Funding from National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan in year 2008 and 2011. He was invited as a research scholar by NHK Science and Technology Research Lab in year 2009. He was a member of board of Directors at MCOT Plc the largest Thai Government own Television and Radio Broadcaster in Thailand. Currently, he is a member of Board of Governors of Thai Public Broadcasting Service, the only one public broadcaster in Thailand and South-east Asia. His research interests includes Image Compression, High Speed and Broadband Access Network, IP-based multimedia applications, QoS and Cross-layer Design in wireless and wire network (Ad Hoc and infrastructure-type network).
Towards a Metadata Driven Network Management
Mr. Chen-Min Hsu (ChungHwa Telecom, Taiwan)
Mr. Chen-Min Hsu is a researcher of Network Management Laboratory at Chunghwa Telecom Labs, Taiwan. He received his M.S. degree from Information Management Department at National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan in 2000. Mr. Hsu has been engaged in the domain of network management from 2002 until now. In 2014, he was invited to join a SDN/NFV project and was in charge of solutions development for managing new software defined network environment. Recently, he is also involved in developing a small cell management system for wireless networks. He is now the leader of a network monitoring system development team in Chunghwa Telecom. His team is targeting complex network management issues, like automatic process design, CPE security mechanism plan and SDN/NFV monitoring mechanism. His current research interests include traditional network management, CPE management, SDN/NFV management, business model analysis, and operation support system development.
Cache Control in Content Delivery Networks
Dr. Noriaki Kamiyama (NTT Network Technology Laboratories, Japan)
Dr. Noriaki Kamiyama received his M.E. and Ph.D. degrees in communications engineering from Osaka University in 1994 and 1996, respectively. From 1996 to 1997, he was with the University of Southern California as a visiting researcher. He joined NTT Multimedia Network Laboratories in 1997, and he is now working at NTT Network Technology Laboratories. He was also with the Osaka University as an invited associate professor from 2013 to 2014 and an invited professor in 2015. He has been engaged in research concerning content distribution systems, network design, network economics, traffic measurement and analysis, traffic engineering, and optical networks. He received the best paper award at the IFIP/IEEE IM 2013. He is a member of IEEE and IEICE.
IoT for Smart Buildings
Prof. P Rajalakshmi (Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Hyderabad, India)
Prof. P Rajalakshmi has M.Tech and PhD degrees from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, both in Communication Systems. She is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, which she has joined in 2009. Her research interest are in the broad areas of wireless communications, sensor networks, embedded systems and IoT/CPS. She has over 60 publications in peer -reviewed international journals and conferences. She has filed 4 patents. She has been a recipient of ‘Digital Trail Blazer Award 2016’ by India Today, awarded as an “INDIA’s Most Inspiring Women Engineer/Scientist” for the year 2014 by Engineering Watch and IETE-M N SAHA MEMORIAL AWARD for the best application oriented paper of the year 2009. Dr. P Rajalakshmi is actively involved in various government (DST, DeiTY) and industry sponsored projects. Some of them are Pervasive sensor networks for air pollution monitoring, IoT chipset development for Healthcare applications, IoT enabled Handheld ultrasound system design, Smart building architecture research for energy savings, Mobile Sensor Networks, Cyber Physical Systems. She developed products, such as ‘IITH-mote’ - 802.15.4 complaint node, ‘IoT Enabled Power Monitoring ‘– deployed in IITH Academic block A. For more details: http://www.iith.ac.in/~raji/

Special Session 2: Network softwarization and its applications
Chair : Teh-Sheng Huang (Chunghwa Telecom, Taiwan)
Date : Thursday, Oct, 6, 2016, 15:20 - 17:00
Place: Room 1

The status and issues for network softwarization
Dr. Ki-Sang Ok (KT, Korea)
Dr. Kisang Ok is the researching Director and Project Leader for NFV Platform Division in KT. He joined KT in 1997 and had worked on the network management areas including network management and Operation Supporting System (OSS), and CDN Platform until 2012. He has worked on the Network softwarization areas including NFV and SDN until now. He received B.S. and M.S. degree in Computer Science & Engineering from Hanyang University in 1995 and 1997. He received MBA degree from Seoul National University in 2014.
SDN/NFV Technologies and Applications
Prof. Jiann-Liang Chen (NTUST, Taiwan)
Prof. Jiann-Liang Chen received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan in 1989. Since August 1997, he has been with the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering of National Dong Hwa University, where he is a professor and Vice Dean of Science and Engineering College. Prof. Chen joins the Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, as a distinguished professor and chairman now. He is a Fellow of Chartered IT Professional of British Computer Society. His current research interests are directed at SDN networking, cloud computing, Internet-of-Things and 5G computing.
Utilizing Software Defined Wireless Network to Improve Ship Area Network
Dr. Shih-Hao Chang (TamKang Univ., Taiwan)
Dr. Shih-Hao Chang received the M.Sc. degree in distributed multimedia system in year 2000, and the Ph.D. degree in computing & mathematic sciences in year 2009 from the Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK. He also became a member of the BCS and IEEE from 2009. Prior to his PhD, he worked in industry for several years as a system and software engineer and has been directly involved in the development of several national and international projects for Lucent and Chung-Hwa Telecommunication Lab. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Dept. of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Tamkang University, Taiwan. His research interests include wireless sensor network, cloud computing, network security, and internet-of-things.
Prof. Sueng-Yong Park (Yonsei Univ./KulCloud, Korea)