Prof. Ryuji Kohno
IEEE Life Fellow & IEICE Fellow
Yokohama National University, Japan

Ryuji Kohno received the Ph.D. degree from the University of Tokyo in 1984. He was a Professor and the Director of Centre on Medical Information and Communication Technology, in Yokohama National University in Japan for 1998-2021 and then Professor Emeritus. In his currier he played a part-time role of a director of Advanced Telecommunications Laboratory of SONY CSL during 1998-2002, directors of UWB Technology and medical ICT institutes of NICT during 2002-2012. For 2012-2020 he was CEO of University of Oulu Research Institute Japan – CWC-Nippon Co. and since 2020 Vice-President of YRP International Alliance Institute. The meanwhile for 2007-2020 a distinguished professor in University of Oulu in Finland and since 2006 a member of the Science Council of Japan. In IEEE he was a member of the Board of Governors of Information Theory Society in 2000-2009, and editors of Transactions on Communications, Information Theory, ITS, IEEE802.15 standardization TG6ma Chair and IEEE Life Fellow. In IEICE he was Vice-president of Engineering Sciences Society of IEICE during 2004-2005, Editor-in chief of the IEICE Trans. Fundamentals during 2003-2005 and IEICE Fellow. He is a founder and a chair of steering committee of international symposia of medical information and communication technologies (ISMICT) since 2006.