The International Advisory Council is pleased to recognize Prof. Hiroshi Saito for his outstanding contribution to traffic modelling.
Hiroshi Saito received a B.E. degree in Mathematical Engineering in 1981, an M.E. degree in Control Engineering in 1983, and a Dr.Eng. in Teletraffic Engineering in 1992 from the University of Tokyo. He joined NTT in 1983. Since 2018, he has been a professor at the University of Tokyo. He received the Young Engineer Award of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE) in 1990, the Telecommunication Advancement Institute Award in 1995 and 2010, the excellent papers award of the Operations Research Society of Japan (ORSJ) in 1998, and the ACM MSWiM conference best paper award in 2016. He has served as an editor and a guest editor of technical journals such as Performance Evaluation, Computer Networks, IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications, and IEICE Trans. Communications; the organizing committee chairman and program committee chairman of several international conferences; a TPC member of more than 40 international conferences; and the director of the Journal and Transactions of IEICE. Dr. Saito is a fellow of IEEE, IEICE, and ORSJ and a member of IFIP WG 7.3. His research interests include traffic technologies of communications systems, network architecture, and ubiquitous systems. More information can be found at http://www9.plala.or.jp/hslab.