AUTOBIOGRAPHY


Hiroshi Saito graduated from the University of Tokyo with a B.E. degree in Mathematical Engineering in 1981, an M.E. degree in Control Engineering in 1983 and received Dr.Eng. in Teletraffic Engineering in 1992.

He joined NTT in 1983. His areas of interests include traffic technologies and network architecture of advanced networks including integrated packet networks and ubiquitous service networks. Since 2018, he has been a professor at the Mathematics and Informatics Center, the University of Tokyo.

Prof. Saito is a fellow of IEEE, IEICE and ORSJ, and a member of IFIP WG 7.3. He received the excellent papers award of the Operations Research Society of Japan (ORSJ) in 1998, the ACM MSWiM conference best paper award in 2016, and the Arne Jensen Lifetime Achievement Award in 2020.

He has been engaged in many technical/academic activities.

œProgramm Committee member, ITC sponsored seminar, India (1993).
œInternational Advisory Council member / session chairman, Malaysian International Conference on Communication (1993).
œGuest editor, Special issue on Traffic Management in ATM Networks, International Journal on Communication Systems (1994).
œInternational Advisory Council member / session chairman, Malaysian International Conference on Communication (1995).
œProgramCommittee member, International Conferenceon Computer Communcations and Networks (1995).
œProgramCommittee member / coordinator, International Conferenceon Computer Communcations and Networks (1996).
œGuest editor, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, COMPUTATIONAL AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN HIGH SPEED NETWORKS (1996).
œProgram commitee member, Performance 96, IFIP (1996).
œProgram committee member, International Conference on the Performance and Management of Complex Communication Networks (PMCCN '97) (1997).
œProgram committee member, Internaltional Teletraffic Congress 15 (1997).
œProgram committee member and sesssion chairman, IEEE ATM Workshop, Lisbon (1997).
œArea chair (Technical area: ATM), INFOCOM'97 Techinical Program Committee, and session chairman (1997).
œSession organizer / session chairman (Resource management of B-ISDN), ICC'96, Dallas (1996).
œATM forum ambassador, Traffic Management specialist (1996).
œPerformance Evaluation, editorial board member (1997-99).
œTechnical Program Committee member, SBT/IEEE ITS98 (97.4-98).
œProgram Committee member, IEEE ATM workshop '98 (97.9-98).
œSession chairman, ICC'97, Pheonix (1997).
œTechnical Program Committee member, INFOCOM'98 (1997-8).
œProgram Committee member / coordinator, International Conferenceon Computer Communcations and Networks 97 (1996-7).
œGuest editor, Spcial issue on "Traffic control and performance evaluation of ATM networks," IEICE Trans. on Communications (1997-8.5).
œProgramCommittee member / coordinator, International Conferenceon Computer Communcations and Networks 98 (1998).
œProgram committee member, the ITC specialist seminar 98 (1997-98.10).
œEditorial board member, Advances in Performance Analysis (1998).
œTechnical Program Committee member, IWS'99 (1998-99).
œTechnical Program Committee member, IFIP TC 6 Fifth International Conference on BROADBAND COMMUNICATIONS '99, Hong Kong (1998-99).
œTechnical program committee member, IEEE ATM workshop '99, Kochi (1998-99).
œTechnical program committee member, ICCCN'99, Boston (1999).
œTechnical program committee member, IEEE ATM workshop 2000, Heiderberg (1999-2000).
œTechinical program committee member, Nagoya (2000).
œTechnical program committee member, the 17th international Teletraffic Congress, Brazil (2001).
œTechnical Program Committee member, ECUM (2001).
œTechnical program committee member, the 18th international Teletraffic Congress, Germany (2003).
œPanelist, The Future of Mobile Data Communications: Technical and Economical Aspects, the 18th international Teletraffic Congress, Germany (2003).
œTechnical program committee member, 15th specialist seminar in Antwerp, Belgium Agust 31 - September 02, (2004).
œVice-chairman, Ubiquitous Networking Forum, DOKODEMO (NW-anywhere) Sub-committee, 2004.2-2009.
œVice-chairman, IEICE Information Networks Technical Committee, 2004.5-2006.5
œLocal Organizing Member, World Wide Web conference 2005,
œOrganizing Committee Vice Chairman, IEEE APSITT2005.
œSecretary, IEICE "Technology and History" committee, 2005-2007.
œChairman, IEICE Information Networks Technical Committee, 2006.5-2008.5
œInternational Advisory Council Member, International Teletraffic Congress, 2007-2015.
œOrganizing Committee Chairman, IEEE APSITT2008.
œIEICE councilor, 2008-2009
œTechnical program committee member, 20th ITC Specialist Seminar (ITCSS-20), Hoi An, Viet Nam on 18.-20. May 2009.
œTechnical program committee member, the 21th international Teletraffic Congress, Paris, 2009.
œGuest editor-in-Chief, Networking Technologies for Dependable Networks, IEICE Trans. Commun., E92, 1, 2009.
œChairman, International Teletraffic Congress Japan, 2007-
œOrganizing committee chairman, The 21th International Teletraffic Congress Specialist Seminar, 2009.
œTPC member, SimulationWorks 2010, Malaga,Spain, March 2010.
œEditorial board member, Computer Networks, August 2009-2018.
œTPC member, Australasian Telecommunication Network Application Conference (ATNAC 2010), 2010.
œTPC member, ITC (International Teletraffic Congress) 2011, California, 2011.
œScientific advisory board member, u-World 2011, Dalian, China, 2011.
œDirector of journals and transactions, IEICE, 2011-2013.
œTPC member, ITC (International Teletraffic Congress) 23, Poland, 2012.
œTPC member and Travel Grant Co-Chairs, ITC25 (International Teletraffic Congress) , China, 2013.
œTPC co-chair, ITC26 (International Teletraffic Congress), Sweden, 2014.
œTPC member, MONAMI'14.
œTPC member, IEEE COMNETSAT 2014.
œGuest editor, Special issue gAdvances in Management of Multimedia Services,h International Journal on Network Management (IJNM), 2015. TPC member, ITC27, 2015.
œTPC member, MONAMI'15.
œTPC member, the 2015 IEEE 25th International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications - (PIMRC), 2015
œTPC member, ITC 28 (28th International Teletraffic Congress), Germany, 2016.
œTechnical Programme Committee, the 2016 IEEE 26th International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications - (PIMRC), 2016, Spain.
œTPC member, ITC 29 (29th International Teletraffic Congress), Italy, 2017.
œTPC member, the 6th IEEE International Conference on Communication, Networks and Satellite (IEEE COMNETSAT 2017), 2017.
œTPC member, ITC 30 (30th International Teletraffic Congress), Austria, 2018.



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