WATANABE hajime, Ph. D.

Deputy Director,
Cyber Physical Security Research Center (CPSEC)
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

Curriculum Vitae


  • March 1991 (H3): B.E., Department of Information and Computer Sciences, Osaka University
  • March 1993 (H5): M.E., Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University
  • February 1997 (H9), Ph. D. (Engineering), Osaka University

Work Experience

  • April 1994 (H6) - September 1999 (H11):
    Research Associate, Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST)
  • October 1999 (H11) - March 2001 (H13):
    Research Scientist, Electrotechnical Laboratory (ETL)
  • April 2001 (H13) - March 2005 (H17):
    Research Scientist, AIST (ETL and other 14 Laboratories were reorganized to AIST.)
  • April 2005 (H17) - March 2012 (H24):
    Deputy Director, RCIS, AIST
  • April 2012 (H24) - March 2015 (H27):
    Leader, Secure Services Research Group, RISEC, AIST
  • April 2015 (H27) - September 2016 (H28):
    Chief Senior Researcher, Information Technology Research Institute, AIST
  • October 2016 (H28) - September 2018 (H30):
    Research Planning Office, Department of Information and Human Factors, AIST
  • October 2018 (H30) - Present:
    Deputy Director, CPSEC, AIST
  • October 2007 (H19) - March 2014 (H26):
    Professor, Center for Research and Development Initiative, Chuo University

  • Part-time Lecturer: Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering, University of Tsukuba (2005-2006), Graduate School of Information Sciences, Hiroshima City University (2004), College of Information Science, University of Tsukuba (2002-2004), Graduate School of Information Science, NAIST (2001)

Current Research Topics

  • ID-based encryption methods
  • Secure fingerprinting codes for digital watermarking
  • Researches on software vulnerability
  • Anti-phishing mutual authentication techniques for Web applications

Research Activities, etc.

  • Member, CRYPTREC, Japan
  • Japanese HoD, ISO/IEC JTC1 SC27
  • General Chair, ACM ASIACCS'08, SSR2015
  • SC Member, JWIS 2006, JWIS 2007, JWIS 2008, etc.
  • PC Member, IWSEC2006, IWSEC2007, IWSEC2008, etc.
  • Member, IEICE and IPSJ