3-3-138 Sugimoto Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka-shi, 558-8585

Shingo Ata

Brief Biography

Shingo Ata received M.E. and Ph.D. degrees in Informatics and Mathematical Science from Osaka University in 1998 and 2000, respectively. From 2003 to 2006, he was a Lecturer of Graduate School of Enginnering at Osaka City University, and was an Associate Professor from 2006 to 2013. Currently he is a Professor of Graduate School of Engineering at Osaka City University. He is also the Director of Center for Information Initiative at Osaka City University since 2015. His research works include networking architecture, design of communication protocols, and performance modeling on communication networks. He is a member of IEEE, and IEICE.


Currently, his research interests include but not limited to following fields.

  • Traffic controls
  • Network measurements and monitoring
  • Anomaly detection, traffic identification
  • Routing and switching architectures
  • Routing protocols
  • Protocol design
  • Overlay networks
  • Social-based networks
  • Network virtualization, Software Defined Networking
  • Information Centric Networking, Content Centric Networking

He has published over 100 papers to international journals and conferences. Click here to see the whole list of publications (some papers are written in Japanese). Followings are some significant publications.

  1. Yuichi Ohsita, Takashi Miyamura, Shin’ichi Arakawa, Shingo Ata, Eiji Oki, Kohei Shiomoto, and Masayuki Murata, “Gradually Reconfiguring Virtual Network Topologies based on Estimated Traffic Matrices,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking. (to appear)
  2. Yasuhiro Sato, Shingo Ata, Ikuo Oka, “A Strategic Approach for Re-organizing the Internet Topology by Applying Social Behavior Dynamics,” Journal of Network and System Management, Vol. 17, No. 1-2, pp. 208-229, June 2009
  3. Kohei Fujimoto, Shingo Ata, Masayuki Murata, “Adaptive Playout Buffer Algorithm for Enhancing Perceived Quality of Streaming Applications,” Telecommunication Systems, Vol. 25, no. 3-4, pp. 259-271, March 2004.
  4. Satoshi Doi, Shingo Ata, Hiroshi Kitamura, Masayuki Murata, “IPv6 Anycast for Simple and Effective Communications,” IEEE Communications Magazine, vol.42, no. 5, pp. 163-171, May 2004.
  5. Shingo Ata, Tetsuya Takine, Masayuki Murata, Hideo Miyahara, “Performance Improvement of ABT Protocols with Combined Bandwidth/Buffer Reservation,” Performance Evaluation, vol.46, no.4, pp.255-274, November 2001

Professional Activities

He is now a Secretary of IEEE ComSoc Technical Committee on Network Operations and Management. He has a strong experience in major IEEE and related conferences. He served as a Local Arrangement Co-Chair in IEEE/IFIP NOMS 2010, Tutorial Co-Chair in IEEE/IFIP NOMS 2012, and Posters Co-Chair in IEEE/IFIP NOMS 2014. He also served as a TPC Co-chair in IFIP/IEEE IM 2015. He organized and served as a TPC Co-Chair of ICC 2012 RIDO Workshop. He also took important activities in APNOMS (Asia-Pacific Network Operations and Management Symposium) as TCP Co-Chair in 2007 and 2008, DEP Co-Chair in 2013, and General Co-chair in 2014. He served as a TPC member in many conferences including NOMS, IM, CNSM, GLOBECOM and ICC for many years.