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Yamashita, Masafumi

Professor, Theoretical Computer Science Group
Dr. Yamashita received his B.E. and M.E. degrees from Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan in 1974 and 1977, respectively. He received his Doctor of Engineering degree from Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan in 1981. From 1980 to 1985, he was with the Department of Information and Computer Sciences, Toyohashi University of Technology, Aichi, Japan. In 1985, he joined the Faculty of Engineering at Hiroshima University as an associate professor, and was a professor from 1992 to 1998. He has held visiting appointments several times with Simon Fraser University, B.C., Canada and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, WI, USA. His research interest includes distributed algorithms/systems, parallel algorithms, and cooperative systems. He is a member of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers of Japan, the Information Processing Society of Japan, SIAM Japan, IEEE, and ACM.

E-mail: mak@csce.kyushu-u.ac.jp