Program Officer (PO) YONEZAWA Akinori

YONEZAWA Akinori, Ph.D.

Co-Director, RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science
Emeritus Professor, University of Tokyo

1) Profile

1970 Bachelor, University of Tokyo, Faculty of Engineering
1978 Ph.D. in Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1988 - 2011 Professor of Computer Science, University of Tokyo
1992 - 1996 Scientific Advisor, German National Research Institute of Computer Science (GMD)
1995 - 1998 President, Japanese Society of Software Science and Technology
2006 - 2010 Director, Information Technology Center  (Supercomputer Center), University of Tokyo
2008 Member, Science Council of Japan
2011 Co-Director, RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science

2) Research Activity

Concurrent computation models, programming languages, object-oriented computing, ultra-parallel computing, discrete event simulation

3) Society Activity, etc

fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Senior Dahl-Nygaard Prize from Association Internationale pour les Technologies Objets (AITO) (2008), Medal of Honour with a Purple Ribbon of Japan(2009), etc