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Dr. Takaya Yamazato is a professor at the Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Nagoya University, Japan.

He received the Ph.D. degree from the Department of Electrical Engineering, Keio University, Yokohama, Japan, in 1993.
From 1993 to 1998, he was an Assistant Professor at the Department of Information Electronics, Nagoya University, Japan.
From 1997 to 1998, he was a visiting researcher at the Research Group for RF Communications, University of Kaiserslautern.

In 1998, he gave a 1/2 half -day tutorial entitled “Introduction to CDMA ALOHA” at Globecom held in Sydney, Australia.
Since then, he has been serving as a TPC member of Globecom and ICC.

In 2006, he received the IEEE Communication Society’s 2006 The Best Tutorial Paper Award.

He served as the co-chair of the Wireless Communication Symposia of ICC 2009 and he is the co-chair of Selected Areas in Communication Symposia of ICC 2011.
From 2008 to 2010, he served as the chair of the Satellite Space and Space Communication Technical Committee.
In 2011, he gave a 1/2 half-day tutorial entitled “Visible Light Communication” at ICC 2011 held in Kyoto, Japan.

He was the editor editor-in-chief of the Japanese Section of IEICE Transactions on Communications from 2009 to 2011.
From 2016 to 2017, he served as the Director of the Asia/Pacific Region (AP), IEEE Communication Society.

His research interests include visible light communication (VLC), intelligent transport system (ITS), stochastic resonance (SR), and open educational resources (OER).

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2014
Professor, Nagoya University Library Studies, Nagoya University
Apr 2010
Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University
Apr 2010
Professor, Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Nagoya University
Apr 2010
Professor, Information Technology Center, Nagoya University
Apr 2007
Mar 2010
Associate Professor, EcoTopia Science Institute, Nagoya University
Oct 2007
Sep 2008
Visiting Researcher, Unit for Radio Communications, Departement of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Kaiserslautern
Apr 2005
Mar 2007
Associate Professor, EcoTopia Science Institute, Nagoya University
Apr 2004
Mar 2005
Associate Professor, EcoTopia Science Institute, Nagoya University
Apr 1998
Mar 2004
Associate Professor, Center for Information Media Studies, Nagoya University
Apr 1997
Mar 1998
Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University
Apr 1993
Mar 1997
Assistant Professor, School of Engineering, Nagoya University


Apr 1990
Mar 1993
Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Keio University
Apr 1988
Mar 1990
Department of Electronics, Graduate School of Engineering, Shinshu University

Committee Memberships

Dec 2017
Jan 2016
IEEE Communication Society  Asia Pacific Board Director

Published Papers

Masayuki Kinoshita,Takaya Yamazato,Hiraku Okada,Toshiaki Fujii,Shintaro Arai,Tomohiro Yendo,Koji Kamakura
IEICE Transactions   101-A(1) 176-184   2018   [Refereed]
Shintaro Hiraoka,Yasuo Nakashima,Takaya Yamazato,Shintaro Arai,Yukihiro Tadokoro,Hiroya Tanaka
IEEE Communications Letters   22(9) 1926-1929   2018   [Refereed]
Trang Nguyen,Amirul Islam,Takaya Yamazato,Yeong Min Jang
IEEE Communications Magazine   56(2) 213-218   2018   [Refereed]
Masayuki Kinoshita,Takaya Yamazato,Hiraku Okada,Toshiaki Fujii,Shintaro Arai,Tomohiro Yendo,Koji Kamakura
2017 IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops, ICC Workshops 2017, Paris, France, May 21-25, 2017   144-149   2017   [Refereed]
Syuto Kibe,Koji Kamakura,Takaya Yamazato
2017 IEEE Global Communications Conference, GLOBECOM 2017, Singapore, December 4-8, 2017   1-6   2017   [Refereed]