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National Institute of Information and Communications Technology Network System Research Institute Research Manager
The University of Electro-Communications Visiting Associate Professor

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VED P. KAFLE received a B.E. degree in Electronics and Electrical Communications from Punjab Engineering College, India, an M.S. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Seoul National University, South Korea, and a Ph.D. in Informatics from the Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Japan. He joined National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Tokyo in 2006 as a researcher, and is currently a research manager. He concurrently holds a visiting associate professor’s position at the University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, where he supervises graduate students. He has been serving as a Co-rapporteur of ITU-T Study Group 13 since 2014. His research interests include network architectures, naming and addressing, machine-to-machine communication, Internet of things (IoT), information centric networking (ICN), network virtualization, software-defined networking, privacy, and security. He was a member of the AKARI Architecture Design Project for New Generation Network, where he designed and implemented the HIMALIS (Heterogeneity Inclusion and Mobility Adaptation through Locator ID Separation) architecture. He has published more than 100 research papers in referred journals, magazines and conferences. He has also edited eight ITU-T Recommendations and Supplements related with the Next Generation Network (NGN), Future Networks, and IMT-2020, and submitted many contributions to these and other Recommendations. He is a Fellow of ITU-T Study Group 13, life member of Nepal Engineers Association, senior member of IEEE, and member of IEICE. He received the ITU Association of Japan’s Encouragement Award and Accomplishment Award in 2009 and 2017, respectively. He received three Best Paper Awards at the ITU Kaleidoscope Academic Conferences in 2009, 2014 and 2018.