Dr. Hayato Yamana

Waseda University, Japan


Hayato YAMANA Born in 1964 in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Prof. Yamana received his Doctor of Engineering degree at Waseda University in 1993. He began his career at the Electrotechnical Laboratory (ETL) of the former Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), and was seconded to MITI's Machinery and Information Industries Bureau for a year in 1996. He was subsequently appointed Associate Professor of Computer Science at Waseda University in 2000, and has been a professor in that department (as well as visiting professor at the National Institute of Informatics) since 2005. From 2003 to 2004, he was IEEE Computer Society Japan Chapter Chair. From 2010, he is the chairman of Database system SIG of IPSJ(Information Processing Society of Japan). He has written, co-written and translated a number of books including Google Hacks (translation supervisor), Google Pocket Guide (translation), Com Series: An Introduction to Super Parallel Computers (co-author), How to Search the World Wide Web-A Guide to Search Engines (co-author) and Objects that Evolve the Internet (author). http://www.sci.waseda.ac.jp/english/researchprofiles/fundamental/subject02_4.html