Dr. Satoshi Sekiguchi

Vice President
Director General
Department of Information Technology and Human Factors

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

Dr. Satoshi Sekiguchi received a BSc. from the University of Tokyo, a M.Eng. from University of Tsukuba, and a Ph.D. in Information Science and Technology from the University of Tokyo, respectively. He joined Electrotechnical Laboratory (ETL), Japan in 1984 to engage research in high-performance computing widely from its system architecture to applications. His expertise also includes applying IT-based solutions to many of society’s problems related to global climate change, environmental management and resource efficiency.

He served as the founding director of Grid Technology Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in 2002-2008, the Director of Information Technology Research Institute, AIST in 2008-2012, currently the Deputy Director-General of the Directorate for Information Technology and Electronics. He is a member of Science Council Japan, IEEE CS and ACM, and IPSJ fellow.