Hironori Washizaki
Vice President, Professional and Educational Activities
2021-2022 Board of Governors

Biography

Hironori Washizaki is a professor and the Associate Dean of the Research Promotion Division at Waseda University in Tokyo, and a Visiting Professor at the National Institute of Informatics. He also works in industry as Outside Directors of SYSTEM INFORMATION and eXmotion. He received his Ph.D. in information and computer science from Waseda University in 2003.

Hironori serves as Chair of the IEEE CS Professional and Educational Activities Board Engineering Discipline Committee. He is spearheading the Guide to the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge (SWEBOK) evolution. He serves as Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, Steering Committee Member of the IEEE Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training, and Advisory Committee Member of the IEEE CS flagship conference COMPSAC. He is a Professional Member of IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu. He has served as the program chair of multiple IEEE conferences, including ICST, CSEE&T, and SIoT/SISA of COMPSAC. He is the program chair of ICPC Programming Education Track and SCAM Engineering Track, workshop chair and publicity chair of ASE, local chair of COMPSAC, and Chair of IEEE CS Japan Chapter.

Hironori’s research interests include systems and software engineering. He has published more than 120 research papers in refereed international journals and conferences, including IoT-J, TETC, EMSE, SCICO, ICSE and ASE. He has received various awards and honors including IWESEP Best Paper Award and IJSEKE Most Read Article. He has led many academia-industry joint research and large-funded projects in software analysis and quality assurance. Since 2017, he has been the lead on a large-scale grant at MEXT called enPiT-Pro SmartSE, which encompasses professional education in IoT, AI, software engineering and business. Since 2015, he has been the Convener of ISO/IEC/JTC1 SC7/WG20 to standardize bodies of knowledge and professional certifications. Since 2019, he has been Steering Committee Member of APSEC.

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