Prof. Nishihara

Introduction of Dr. A. Nishihara, Professor

Name

Akinori Nishihara

Affiliation

  • Professor Emeritus, Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • Executive Producer, Tokyo Tech Academy for Super Smart Society
  • Specially Appointed Professor, Human Assets Promotion Program for Innovative Education and Research (HAPPIER), Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • Cooperating Professor, The Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (CITL), Tokyo Institute of Technology

Degree

  • Doctor of Engineering, 1978 from Tokyo Institute of Technology

Publications

Academic Societies

  • IEEE
  • IEICE
  • APSIPA
  • JSET

Research Fields

  • Educational Technology
  • Signal Processing
  • Multimedia
  • Circuit Theory

Appointments in Tokyo Institute of Technology

  • Member, President Nomination Committee, 2014-2016
  • Chair, TAIST Steering Committee, 2011-2016
  • Vice President for International Affairs, 2010
  • Councilor, 2010-2011, 2014-2016
  • Adviser, International Office, 2009-2011
  • Vice Chair, TAIST Steering Committee, 2009-2011
  • Associate Director, International Office, 2007-2009
  • Deputy Director, Global Scientific Information and Computing Center, 2007-2009
  • International Planning Officer, 2005-2007
  • Director, Management Committee for Overseas Offices, 2005-2007
  • Chair, Department of Human System Science, 2004-2006, 2009-2010, 2013-2014

Posts in Academic Societies

  • IEEE Region 10 Past Director, 2021-2022
  • IEICE Autidor, 2020-2022
  • IEEE Region 10 Director, 2019-2020
  • IEEE Region 10 Director-Elect, 2017-2018
  • IEEE Region 10 History Coordinator, 2016
  • IEICE Director, General Affairs, 2011-2013
  • IEEE Region 10 Strategic Planning Coordinator, 2009-2010
  • IEICE Director, Conferences, Student Activities, and Education, 2007-2009
  • IEEE Region 10 Bylaws and Operations Manual Coordinator, 2007-2008
  • Chair, IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Japan Council Chapter, 2006-2007
  • Member, IEICE Accreditation Policy Council, 2006-
  • Adviser, Women in Engineering Affinity Group, IEEE Japan Council, 2005-
  • Member, Board of Governors, IEEE Circuits and Systems Society, 2004-2005
  • Vice President, Service Activities, Engineering Sciences Society, IEICE, 2004-2005
  • Member, Committee of Global Accreditation Activities, Educational Activities Board, IEEE, 2003-2005
  • Member, Strategic Planning Committee, IEICE, 2000-2013
  • Educational Activities Committee Chair, IEEE Region 10 (Asia Pacific Region), 2001-2004
  • Treasurer, IEEE Region 10 (Asia Pacific Region), 1999-2000
  • Executive Committee Member, IEEE Japan Council, 1999-2004, 2009-2010, 2016
  • Editor-in-Chief, Transactions of IEICE Part A (in Japanese), 1998-2000
  • Advisor, IEICE Technical Group on Circuits and Systems, 1998-2011
  • Chair, IEICE Technical Group on Circuits and Systems, 1997-1998
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II, 1995-1997
  • Chair, Student Activities Committee, IEEE Region 10 (Asia Pacific Region), 1995-1996
  • Executive Committee Member, IEEE Tokyo Section, 1995-2004, 2009-2010
  • Associate Editor, IEICE Transactions on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences, 1990-1994
  • Associate Editor, Transactions of IEICE Part A (in Japanese), 1994-1998

Awards

  • IEICE Excellent Educational Practices Award, 2017
  • Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, 2016
  • IEEE Region 10 Oustanding Volunteer Award, 2015
  • Best Engineering Teacher Award, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 2014
  • Best Teacher Award, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 2009
  • Radio Day Ministrial Commendation (as Chair of Association for Application Experiments of WINDS ), 2012
  • 2007 DSPS Educators Conference Texas Instruments Japan Best Demonstration Award, 2007
  • Distinguished Service Award for IEEE Student Activities, 2006
  • IEEE Fellow, 2003
  • IEICE Fellow, 2003
  • 4th LSI IP Design Award, 2002
  • IEEE Third Millennium Medal, 2000<%2