Professional Activities

Societies, Conferences and Committees

Scientific Societies

  1. Far East Editor, IEEE Design and Test of Computers, IEEE, April 1986 - Dec. 1991
  2. Asian Subcommittee Vice Chair, IEEE International Test Conference, IEEE, Jan. 1988 - Dec. 1992
  3. Member, Technical Group on VLSI Design Technology, IEICE Japan, May 1987 - May 1992
  4. Member, Technical Group on Fault Tolerant Systems, IEICE Japan, May 1985 - May 1995
  5. Associate Editor, J. Information Processing, IPS Japan, April 1988 - May 1989
  6. Editor, IEICE Trans. on Information and Systems, IEICE Japan, May 1990 - Dec. 1992
  7. Guest Editor, Special Issue on Pacific Rim International Symposium on Fault Tolerant Systems, IEICE Japan, Nov. 1991 - Nov. 1992
  8. Guest Editor, Special Issue on VLSI Testing and Testable Design, IEICE Japan, Feb. 1992 - July 1993
  9. Chair, Technical Group on VLSI Design Technology, IEICE Japan, May 1992 - May 1993
  10. Member, IEEE TTTC Asian Test Sub-Committee, IEEE, June 1992 - Dec. 2000
  11. Vice Chair, IEEE TTTC Awards Committee, IEEE, June 1992 - Dec. 2000
  12. Advisory Member, IEICE Editorial Board, IEICE Japan, Jan. 1993 - May 1996
  13. Guest Editor, Special Issue on Verification, Test, Diagnosis for VLSI Systems, IEICE Trans. on Information and Systems, IEICE Japan, May 1992 - March 1995
  14. Chair, Technical Group on Fault Tolerant Systems, IEICE Japan, May 1995 - May 1997
  15. Guest Editor, Special Issue on Test Technology, IEICE Trans. (D-I) (in Japanese), IEICE Japan, Oct. 1995 - Dec. 1996
  16. Member, Technical Group on Fault Tolerant Systems/Dependable Computing, IEICE Japan, May 1997 - May 2006
  17. Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Computers, May 1998 - May 2002
  18. Chair, IEEE ATS (Asian Test Symposium) Steering Committee, January 2001 - Dec. 2004
  19. Chair, IEEE WRTLT (Workshop on RTL and High Level Testing) Steering Committee, Nov. 2003 - Dec. 2006
  20. Board Member of IEEE Kansai Section (in Japan, Region 10), Jan. 2003 - Dec. 2008
  21. Steering Committee Member, ASP-DAC, Sept. 1993 - Jan. 2008
  22. Chair, Asia and Pacific Regional TTTC, IEEE Computer Society, January 2004 - Jan. 2008
  23. Steering Committee Member, ATS, IEEE, Jan. 1991 - Dec. 2012
  24. Steering Committee Member, WRTLT, IEEE, Sept. 2000 - Dec. 2012
  25. Advisory Member, IEICE Trans. on Information and Systems, IEICE Japan, May 1993 - March 2016
  26. Steering Committee Member, RASDAT, IEEE, Jan. 2010 - present


International Conferences

  1. PC Member, FTCS-12, IEEE, June 1981-June 1982
  2. Local Arrangement Chair, FTCS-18, IEEE, April 1986 -June 1988
  3. PC member, IEEE International Conference on CAD, IEEE, Jan. 1989 - Nov. 1989
  4. Program Chair, ATS'92, IEEE, Jan. 1991 - Nov. 1992
  5. PC Member, VLSI Design'92, IEEE, April 1991 - Jan. 1992
  6. PC Member, FTCS-22, IEEE, May 1991 - July 1992
  7. PC Member, Pacific Test Workshop, IEEE, July 1991 - May 1992
  8. PC Member, APCCAS'92, IEEE, July 1991 - Dec. 1992
  9. PC Member, ATS'93, IEEE, Jan. 1992 - Nov. 1993
  10. PC Member, VLSI Design '93, IEEE, April 1992 -Jan. 1993
  11. PC Member, VSLI Test '93, IEEE, Sept. 1992 - April 1993
  12. PC Member, International Workshop on Memory Testing, IEEE, Sept. 1992 - Aug. 1993
  13. General Chair, ATS'94, IEEE, April 1993 - Nov. 1994
  14. PC Member, VLSI Test'94, IEEE, April 1993 - April 1994
  15. PC Member, VLSI Design'94, IEEE, April 1993 - April 1994
  16. PC Member, FTCS-24, IEEE, June 1993 - July 1994
  17. PC Member, ATS'95, IEEE, April 1994 - Nov. 1995
  18. PC Member, VLSI Test '95, IEEE, May 1994 - May 1995
  19. PC Member, VLSI Design'95, IEEE, May 1994 - January 1995
  20. PC Member, FTCS-25, IEEE, June 1994 - July 1995
  21. PC Member, ATS'96, IEEE, April 1995 - Nov. 1996
  22. Program Chair, FTCS-26, IEEE, June 1994 - July 1996
  23. Steering Committee Member, ASP-DAC'95/CHDL'95/VLSI'95, IEEE, Sept. 1993 - Sept. 1995
  24. PC Member, VLSI Test '96, IEEE, May 1995 - May 1996
  25. PC Member, VLSI Design'96, IEEE, May 1995 - January 1996
  26. Int. Liaison Chair (Asia), EDCC-2, AFCET, May 1995 - October 1996
  27. Publicity Chair, ATS'97, IEEE, April 1996 - Nov. 1997
  28. Steering Committee Member, ASP-DAC'97, IEEE, Sept. 1995 - Jan. 1997
  29. PC Member, VLSI Test '97, IEEE, May 1996 - May 1997
  30. PC Member, VLSI Design'97, IEEE, May 1996 - January 1997
  31. PC Member, FTCS-27, IEEE, May 1996 - July 1997
  32. PC Member, ATS'98, IEEE, April 1997 - Nov. 1998
  33. PC Member, VLSI Design'98, IEEE, May 1997 - January 1998
  34. PC Member, DATE '98, IEEE, May 1997 - Feb 1998
  35. PC Member, ITSW '98, IEEE, March 1997 - March 1998
  36. PC Member, VLSI Test '98, IEEE, May 1997 - May 1998
  37. PC Member, ETW '98, IEEE, May 1997 - May 1998
  38. PC Member, ATS'99, IEEE, April 1998 - Nov. 1999
  39. PC Member, VLSI Design'99, IEEE, May 1998 - January 1999
  40. PC Member, DATE '99, IEEE, May 1998 - March 1999
  41. PC Member, ITSW '99, IEEE, March 1998 - March 1999
  42. PC Member, VLSI Test '99, IEEE, May 1998 - May 1999
  43. PC Member, ETW '99, IEEE, May 1998 - May 1999
  44. Liaison, FTCS-29, IEEE, May 1998 - July 1999
  45. PC Member, ITSW 2000, IEEE, March 1999 - March 2000
  46. PC Member, ATS 2000, IEEE, April 1999 - Nov. 2000
  47. PC Member, FTCS-30, IEEE, May 1999 - July 2000
  48. PC Member, VLSI Design 2000, IEEE, May 1999 - January 2000
  49. PC Member, VLSI Test 2000, IEEE, May 1999 - May 2000
  50. PC Member, ETW 2000, IEEE, May 1999 - May 2000
  51. PC Member, DATE 2000, IEEE, May 1999 - March 2000
  52. General Chair, WRTLT 2000, IEEE, Nov. 1999 - Sept 2000
  53. Steering Committee Member, ASP-DAC 2000, June 1999 - Jan. 2000
  54. Tenth Anniversary Committee Member, ATS 2001, IEEE, July1999 - Nov. 2001
  55. PC Member, ITSW 2001, IEEE, March 2000 - March 2001
  56. PC Member, VLSI Design 2001, IEEE, May 2000 - January 2001
  57. PC Member, VLSI Test 2001, IEEE, May 2000 - May 2001
  58. PC Member, ETW 2001, IEEE, May 2000 - May 2001
  59. PC Member, DATE 2001, IEEE, May 2000 - March 2001
  60. Steering Committee Member, ASP-DAC 2001, June 2000 - Jan. 2001
  61. Steering Committee Member, WRTLT, IEEE, Sept. 2000 - present
  62. IEEE ATS Tenth Anniversary Editorial Committee Chair, IEEE, Oct. 2000 - Nov. 2001
  63. Chair, IEEE ATS Steering Committee (ATC), January 2001 - present
  64. PC Member, ITSW 2002, IEEE, March 2001 - March 2002
  65. PC Member, VLSI Test 2002, IEEE, May 2001 - May 2002
  66. Asia-Pacific Liaison, ETW 2002, IEEE, May 2001 - May 2002
  67. PC Member, ETW 2002, IEEE, May 2001 - May 2002
  68. PC Member, DATE 2002, IEEE, May 2001 - March 2002
  69. Steering Committee Member, ASP-DAC 2002, June 2001 - Jan. 2002
  70. Chair, IEEE ATS Steering Committee (ATC), January 2001 - Dec. 2004
  71. Steering Committee Member, WRTLT, IEEE, Sept. 2000 - Nov. 2003
  72. Steering Committee Member, ASP-DAC 2003, June 2002 - Jan. 2003
  73. PC Member, VLSI Test 2003, IEEE, May 2002 - May 2003
  74. Asia-Pacific Liaison, ETW 2003, IEEE, May 2002 - May 2003
  75. PC Member, ETW 2003, IEEE, May 2002 - May 2003
  76. PC Member, DATE 2003, IEEE, May 2002 - March 2003
  77. PC Member, IEEE TTEP 2003, IEEE, Sept 2002 - Aug 2003
  78. PC Member, IEEE ICCD 2003, IEEE, March 2003 - Oct 2003
  79. Steering Committee Member, ASP-DAC 2004, June 2003 - Jan. 2004
  80. PC Member, VLSI Test 2004, IEEE, May 2003 - May 2004
  81. Asia-Pacific Liaison, ETS 2004, IEEE, May 2003 - May 2004
  82. PC Member, 9th IEEE European Test Symposium, May 2003 - May 2004
  83. PC Member, DATE 2004, IEEE, May 2003 - March 2004
  84. PC Member, IEEE TTEP 2004, IEEE, Sept 2003 - Aug 2004
  85. PC Member, IEEE Latin-American Test Workshop 2004, IEEE, March 8-10, 2004
  86. Honorary Chair, 12th Asian Test Symposium, IEEE, Nov. 16-19, 2003
  87. PC Member, ITSW 2004, IEEE, April 4-7, 2004
  88. Steering Committee Member, ASP-DAC 2005, June 2004 - Jan. 2005
  89. Asia-Pacific Liaison, ETS 2005, IEEE, May 2004 - May 2005
  90. PC Member, 10th IEEE European Test Symposium, May 2004 - May 2005
  91. PC Member, DATE 2005, IEEE, May 2004 - March 2005
  92. PC Member, IEEE TTEP 2005, IEEE, Sept 2004 - Aug 2005
  93. Steering Committee Member, ASP-DAC 2006, June 2005 - Jan. 2006
  94. PC Member, 11th IEEE European Test Symposium, May 2005 - May 2006
  95. PC Member, DATE 2006, IEEE, May 2005 - March 2006
  96. PC Member, IEEE TTEP 2006, IEEE, Sept 2005 - Aug 2006
  97. Steering Committee Member, ASP-DAC 2007, June 2006 - Jan. 2007
  98. PC Member, 12th IEEE European Test Symposium, May 2006 - May 2007
  99. PC Member, DATE 2007, IEEE, May 2006 - March 2007
  100. Chair, IEEE ATS (Asian Test Symposium) Steering Committee, January 2001 - Dec. 2004
  101. Chair, IEEE WRTLT (Workshop on RTL and High Level Testing) Steering Committee, Nov. 2003 - Dec. 2006
  102. Steering Committee Member, ASP-DAC 2008, June 2007 - Jan. 2008
  103. PC Member, 13th IEEE European Test Symposium, May 2007 - May 2008
  104. Steering Committee Member, ASP-DAC, Sept. 1993 - Jan. 2008
  105. Chair, Asia and Pacific Regional TTTC, IEEE Computer Society, January 2004 - Jan. 2008
  106. PC Member, WRTLT 2010, IEEE, Dec. 2009 - Dec. 2010
  107. Steering Committee Member, ATS, IEEE, Jan. 1991 - Dec. 2012
  108. Steering Committee Member, WRTLT, IEEE, Sept. 2000 - Dec. 2012
  109. Steering Committee Member, RASDAT, IEEE, Jan. 2010 - present

Other Journals

  1. Associate Editor, Journal of Electronic Testing:Theory and Applications, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Oct. 1989 - Dec. 2004
  2. Associate Editor, Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers, World Scientific, Dec. 1989 - Dec. 2004


Grants and Funding

Joint Research with the Private Sector

  1. NTT Communication Science Laboratories "Research on Design Support Technology of Hardware/Software Co-Design" 1994 - 1995
  2. Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd. "Research on RTL Design for Testability Technology" 1995 - 1996
  3. Sharp Corporation "Research on Built-In Self-Test for Micro-Controllers" 1996 - 1997
  4. STARC (Semiconductor Technology Academic Research Center) "Research on High Level Synthesis of High Performance and High Testability VLSI Circuits" 1997 - 2000
  5. STARC (Semiconductor Technology Academic Research Center) "Research on Instruction-level Self-test and Design-for-testability for Processors" 2003 - 2005
  6. STARC (Semiconductor Technology Academic Research Center) "Research on test time and yield loss reduction through false path indentification and its propagation from behavioral to structural representations" 2006 - 2008

Commissioned Research

  1. TAO (Telecommunications Advancement Organization of Japan) "Research on High-Speed and High-Reliable Satellite Communication Systems" 1996 - 1998
  2. STARC (Semiconductor Technology Academic Research Center) "Research and Development on V-Core Based Design for Testability Technology" 2000 - 2002

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research 

  1. Grant-in-Aid for Encouragement of Young Scientists
  2. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) "Research on Neural Networks for Test Generation of Large Scale Logic Circuits" 1991 - 1992
  3. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) "Research on Parallel Processing for Test Generation of Large Scale Logic Circuits" 1993 - 1994
  4. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) "Research on Synthesis for Testability from Higher Level" 1997 - 2000
  5. Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows "VLSI Testing and Design for Testability" (1999 - 2001)
  6. Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows "Test Scheduling and Test Access Mechanism for System-on-Chip" (2001 - 2002)
  7. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) "Research on Test Architecture and Design for Testability for System-on-a-Chip" (2003 - 2006)
  8. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) "Research on Testability and Security for Network-on-a-Chip" (2008 - 2010)

Grants and Endowments

  1. Fujitsu Laboratories, Ltd. (? - 1994)
  2. Hitachi, Ltd. (Hitachi Laboratories) (? - 1999)
  3. STARC (Semiconductor Technology Academic Research Center) (1998 - 2000)
  4. NEC Corporation (? - 2001)
  5. Hitachi, Ltd. (Enterprise Server Division )(? - 2001)
  6. Hitachi, Ltd. (Central Research Laboratory)(1999 - 2002)
  7. Mitsubishi Electric Corp. (2001)
  8. STARC (Semiconductor Technology Academic Research Center) (2002 - 2008)