Prof. Dr. Hisashi Kobayashi


Curriculum vitae of Prof. Dr. Hisashi Kobayashi

13.06.1938 Born in Tokyo, Japan.
1957-1961 Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering, University of Tokyo.
1961-1963 Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering, University of Tokyo.
1963-1965 Engineer at Toshiba Co., Kawasaki, Japan.
1965-1967 Ph. D. in Electrical Engineering, Princeton University.
1967-1970 Research Staff Member, IBM Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY.
1969-1970 Visiting Assistant Professor of System Science, UCLA.
1971-1973 Manager, Systems Measurement & Modeling, IBM Research Center.
1974-1980 Senior Manager, Systems Analysis and Algorithms, IBM Research Center.
1974 Visiting Professor, University of Hawaii.
1975 Visiting Professor, Stanford University.
1979-1980 Visiting Professor, T.H. Darmstadt.
1980 International Professor of Computer Science, University of Brussels.
1981-1982 Department Manager, VLSI Design, IBM Research Center.
1982-1986 Director, IBM Japan Science Institute (now IBM Tokyo Laboratory).
Since 1986 Sherman Fairchild University Professor, Princeton University.
1986-1991 Dean, School of Engineering & Applied Science, Princeton University.
1991-1992 NEC Chair for Computer & Communication, University of Tokyo.
1998-1999 BC ASI Visiting Fellow, University of Victoria, Canada.
Recognitions and
1970 IBM Invention Achievement Award.
1973 IBM Invention Achievement Award.
1974 IBM Outstanding Contribution Award.
1976 Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
1979 Senior US Scientist Award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.
1980 Silver Core Award, International Federation of Information Processing.
1984 IBM Japan Outstanding Contribution Award.
1992 Elected to the Engineering Academy of Japan.
2005 Fellow of the Institute of Electronic, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE) of Japan.