MASUGI INOUE

Director of International Research Advancement Office, Global Alliance Department, NICT (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology)

Dr. Inoue graduated from Kyoto University in 1992 and received a doctorate of engineering from The University of Tokyo in 1997. Since he joined Communications Research Laboratory (CRL) in 1997, which was reorganized as NICT in 2004, he has been engaged in the research and development of ultra-high-speed WLANs, wireless and mobile networks, ubiquitous computing, future-generation networks, and resilient networks. He has been in the current position since April 2016. He was a visiting researcher at Polytechnic University (now the Polytechnic Institute of New York University), New York, in 2000. He served as Director of General Affairs, Director of Finance, and Associate Editor of Transactions on Communications for the IEICE Communications Society. He also served as Chairman of the Technical Committee on MoNA and as a member of ten Technical Committees of IEICE and MBL of IPSJ. He received the IEICE Young Researcher’s Award in 2003, the Best Paper Award from IPSJ in 2006 and 2007, and the Young Scientists’ Prize of the Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology in 2007.