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Director, Asia/Pacific Region - Takaya Yamazato

Takaya Yamazato

Takaya Yamazato is a professor at the Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Nagoya University, Japan. He received the Ph.D. degree from Department of Electrical Engineering, Keio University, Yokohama, Japan, in 1993. From 1993 to 1998, he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Electronics, Nagoya University, Japan. From 1997 to 1998, he was a visiting researcher of the Research Group for RF Communications, Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. In 1998, he gave a 1/2 tutorial entitled ``Introduction to CDMA ALOHA'' at Globecom. In 2006, he received the IEEE Communication Society 2006 The Best Tutorial Paper Award. He served as a co-chair of Wireless Communication Symposia of ICC2009, and he was a co-chair of Selected Areas in Communication Symposia of ICC2011. From 2008 to 2010, he was Chair of the IEEE ComSoc Satellite and Space Communications Technical Committee and the editor in chief of Japanese Section of IEICE Transaction on Communications. In 2011, he gave a 1/2 tutorial entitled ``Visible Light Communication'' at ICC. His research interests include visible light communication (VLC), intelligent transport system (ITS), stochastic resonance (SR), and open educational resources (OER).