Professor Satoshi Matsuoka
Director, RIKEN Center for Computational Science (R-CCS)
Professor, Ph.D. / Department of Mathematical and Computing Sciences
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Satoshi Matsuoka had been a Full Professor at the Global Scientific
Information and Computing Center (GSIC), the Tokyo Institute of
Technology since 2000, and the director of the joint AIST-Tokyo Tech.
Real World Big Data Computing Open Innovation Laboratory (RWBC-OIL)
since 2017, and will become a Specially Appointed Professor at Tokyo
Tech starting 2018 along with his directorship at R-CCS. He received his
Ph. D. from the University of Tokyo in 1993.
He has been the leader of the TSUBAME series of supercomputers that have
won many accolades such as world #1 in power-efficient computing. He
also leads various major supercomputing research projects in areas such
as parallel algorithms and programming, resilience, green computing, and
convergence of big data/AI with HPC.
He has written over 500 articles according to Google Scholar, and
chaired numerous ACM/IEEE conferences, including the Program Chair at
the ACM/IEEE Supercomputing Conference (SC13) in 2013. 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, presented
by his Highness Prince Akishino; the ACM Gordon Bell Prize in 2011; the
Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education,
Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in 2012; the 2014 IEEE-CS Sidney
Fernbach Memorial Award, the highest prestige in the field of HPC; and
recently ACM’s HPDC 2018 Achievement Award.