I am a researcher at the National Institute of Informatics, Japan. I received his B.E degree
in Electronic and Information Engineering from Toyama University in 1993. I received his M.E. and Ph.D. degrees in School of Information Science from Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in 1995 and 1998, respectively. From 1998 to 2002, I was with Toshiba Corporation, Japan. From 2002 to 2004 I was a researcher, and since August 2004, I have been an associate professor, in National Institute of Informatics, Japan. My research interests include Security and Privacy Software Engineering, Cloud computing, Agent
Technology, software engineering, and software evolution.