I am the Professor of Ubiquitous Mobile Networking at the University of
Sydney, Australia, and hold a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Nagoya
University, Japan. I am a Fellow of the IEEE, a Fellow of the Institute
of Electrical, Information, and Communication Engineers (IEICE), and a
Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia, an ACM Professional
Member, and an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer. I have authored six technical
books, eleven book chapters, over 450 technical papers, and five patents,
all in the area of wireless communications.
I have been honored to be of the most cited researchers
in the field of mobile, cellular, and satellite networks. I was the
Editor-in-Chief IEEE Wireless Communications (2006-08), Vice
President-Conferences (2012-13) and a member of Board of Governors of the
IEEE Communications Society, and have been an editor for several
journals. I have held positions of the Chair of the Communication
Switching and Routing and the Satellite and Space Communications
Technical Committees and Vice Director of the Asia Pacific Board, in
I was a General Chair or Technical Program Chair for
a number of conferences, including IEEE ICC, GLOBECOM, WCNC and PIMRC.
I am an elected member of the Board of Governors (2014-16, 2017-19),
the Editor-in-Chief of the Mobile World, IEEE Vehicular Technology
Society, and Chair of the VTS Fellow Evaluation Committee.
I was the recipient of a number of prestigious
awards such as the 2010 IEEE ComSoc Harold Sobol Award, the 2006 IEEE
ComSoc Distinguished Contribution to Satellite Communications Award,
the 2006 IEEE ComSoc Best Tutorial Paper Award, and the 2016 IEEE
ComSoc Distinguished Technical Achievement Award in Communications
Switching and Routing.
During the next three years as a voting member of
the VTS Board of Governors, I would like to help VTS improve and
extend its service to the membership as much as possible, and I look
forward to hear from you on any aspect of membership that you would
like to raise your voice for any change or improvement. I hope I can
be your voice in the Board for the next three years.