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BiographyToshiaki Miyazaki is Chairperson of the Board of Executives and President of the University of Aizu, Fukushima, Japan. He held the following positions in the University of Aizu previously: Dean of the Undergraduate School of Computer Science and Engineering (2014.4-2020.3), Chair of Graduate Department of Computer and Information Systems (2008.4-2014.3), Director of Research Center for Advanced Information Science and Technology (CAIST) (2013.4-2014.3), Deputy Director of CAIST (2012.4-2013.3), and Deputy Director of the Revitalization Center (2013.4-2014.3). His research interests are in reconfigurable hardware systems, adaptive networking technologies, and autonomous systems. He received the B.E. and M.E. degrees in applied electronic engineering from the University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan in 1981 and 1983, and Ph.D. degree in electronic engineering from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1994. Before joining the University of Aizu, he has been worked for NTT for 22 years, and engaged in research on VLSI CAD systems, telecommunications-oriented FPGAs (Field Programmable Gate Arrays) and their applications, active networks, peer-to-peer communications, and ubiquitous network environments. Dr. Miyazaki was a visiting professor of the graduate school, Niigata University in 2004, and a part-time lecturer of the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology in 2003-2007. He is a senior member of IEEE, IPSJ, and IEICE. He is a member of the Engineering Academy of Japan.