Professor of Computer Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Satoshi Matsuoka became Full Professor at the Global Scientific Information and Computing Center of Tokyo Institute of Technology (GSIC) since 2001. He received his Ph. D. from the University of Tokyo in 1993.
Professor Matsuoka is the lead developer of the TSUBAME series of supercomputers, which have included the 4th fastest in the world on the Top500 and the recent TSUBAME-KFC becoming #1 in the world for both Green500 and Green Graph 500 in Nov.
2013. He co-led the Japanese national grid project NAREGI during 2003-2007, and is currently leading several government projects, such as the MEXT Green Supercomputing and JSPS Billion-Scale Supercomputer Resilience, as well as the MEXT/JST Feasibility study for Exascale. He has chaired many ACM/IEEE conferences, including Technical Papers at SC'09, Community at SC'11 , and overall Program at SC'13. He is a fellow of the ACM and European ISC, and has won many awards, including the JSPS Prize from the Japan Society for Promotion of Science in 2006, awarded by his Highness Prince Akishinomiya, the ACM Gordon Bell Prize for 2011, and the Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in 2012.