The 20th Asia-Pacific
Network Operations and Management Symposium
September 18-20, 2019
Matsue, Japan
- Management in a Cyber-Physical World -

Distinguished Experts Panel

DEP Session: Friday, September 20, 2019, 15:20-17:00, Multipurpose Hall
Panel Chair

Prof. Noriaki Kamiyama (Fukuoka University, Japan)

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 has been at NTT Network Technology Laboratories by 2016. He was also with the Osaka University as an invited associate professor from 2013 to 2014 and an invited professor in 2015. From 2017, he is a professor of Fukuoka University. He has been engaged in research concerning content distribution systems, network design, network economics, traffic measurement and analysis, and traffic engineering. He received the best paper award at the IFIP/IEEE IM 2013. He is a member of IEEE, ACM, and IEICE.

Panel 1

Prof. Mianxiong Dong (Muroran Institute of Technology, Japan)

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Mianxiong Dong received B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from The University of Aizu, Japan. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Sciences and Informatics, Advisor to Executive Director, and Vice Director of Office of Institutional Research at the Muroran Institute of Technology, Japan. He has received best paper awards from IEEE HPCC 2008, IEEE ICESS 2008, ICA3PP 2014, GPC 2015, IEEE DASC 2015, IEEE VTC 2016-Fall, FCST 2017, 2017 IET Communications Premium Award and IEEE ComSoc CSIM Best Conference Paper Award 2018. Dr. Dong serves as an Editor for IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking (TGCN), IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, IEEE Network, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, IEEE Cloud Computing, IEEE Access. He is the recipient of IEEE TCSC Early Career Award 2016, IEEE SCSTC Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2017, The 12th IEEE ComSoc Asia-Pacific Young Researcher Award 2017, Funai Research Award 2018 and NISTEP Researcher 2018 (one of only 11 people in Japan) in recognition of significant contributions in science and technology by MEXT. He is currently the Member of Board of Governors and Chair of Student Fellowship Committee of IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, and Treasurer of IEEE ComSoc Japan Joint Sections Chapter.

Panel 2 Dr. Yongseok Park (Samsung Electronics, Korea)
Dr. Yongseok Park is a Principal Engineer at the Network Analytics Lab of Samsung Electronics, Network Business Division. He is currently involved with strategic planning and development of advanced analytics solutions for LTE/5G mobile networks. He has also worked on strategic planning and standards for NFV/SDN. Before joining Samsung, he was with AT&T working on operations planning of private line services and network management of IP common backbone. He holds a Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from Purdue University, USA.

Panel 3

Dr. Yuh-Jiuh Cheng (Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd, Taiwan)

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Dr. Yuh-Jiuh Cheng (M'94) received the M. S. degree in computer science and information engineering and the Ph.D. degree in electronic engineering from National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C., in 1989 and 1998, respectively. He is now a project manager in Broadband Networks Laboratory, Telecommunication Laboratories, Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd, Taoyuan, Taiwan, R.O.C. He had been involved in developing of several systems including the C400 centralized test system, the village-based digital switching system, the integrated services digital network (ISDN) switching system, the broadband ATM switching system, the Chinese NAVTEX (Navigational Telex) receiver and the VoIP telephone. From 2013 to 2014, he was adjunct professor in department of electrical engineering from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C. He holds more than 12 patents and has published more than 50 journal and conference papers in the previously described research areas. His research interests include VLSI/SoC design, ATM switch architectures, computer networks, computer architectures, ADSL technologies, IPv6 and optical switches. Dr. Cheng was awarded the National Science Council grant to study abroad at public expense in 1992 and received Chunghwa Telecom Research Award in 1985, 1989, 1992, and 1999, respectively.

Panel 4

Dr. Richard T.B. Ma (National University of Singapore, Singapore)

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Richard T. B. Ma received the B.Sc. degree (Hons.) in computer science and the M.Phil. degree in computer science and engineering from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, in 2002 and 2004, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Columbia University, in 2010. During the Ph.D. degree, he was a Research Intern with the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, NY, USA, and the Telefonica Research, Barcelona. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Department of Computer Science, National University of Singapore. His current research interests include distributed systems and network economics. He is a co-recipient of the Best Paper Award in the IEEE Workshop on Smart Data Pricing 2015, the IEEE ICNP 2014, and the IEEE IC2E 2013.