CENTER:Shigenobu Sasaki, Professor



  • BE, ME and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Nagaoka University of Technology, in 1987, 1989, and 1993.
  • He has been with Niigata University since 1992, where he is now a Professor at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
  • He was a visiting scholar at University of California, San Diego, during a year of 1999-2000.
  • He was an Expert Researcher (part time) at the UWB Technology Insititute, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) from 2003 to 2006.

Fields of Research

  • Digital Communications with special emphasis on Spread Spectrum Communications
  • Ultra Wideband Radio Technology
  • Cognitive Radio Technology
  • Signal Processing for Wireless Communications
  • Wireless Communication Network with special emphasis on
    • Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN)
    • Wireless Body Area Network (WBAN)
    • Wireless Regional Area Network (WRAN)
    • Sensor Networks
    • Image Transmission Systems

Public Activities

  • Member of IEEE
    • Treasurer, IEEE Shin-etsu Section (2011-present)
  • Senior member of IEICE (Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers)
    • Chair, Technical Group on Wideband Systems, IEICE, 2012-present
    • Vice Chair, Technical Group on Wideband Systems, IEICE, 2011-2012
    • Associate Editor, IEICE Trans. on Fundamentals (2005-2009)
    • Secretary, Technical Group on Spread Spectrum Technology, IEICE, 1993-1996
    • Guest Associate Editor, Special Section on Information Theory and Its Applications, IEICE Trans. on Fundamentals vol. 85, no. 9, Sep. 2002
    • Serving Committee Member of Technical Group on ITS, SR, MICT and SRW.
  • Administrative Chair, CrownCom 2011 held in Osaka, Japan
  • Technical Program Committee Vice-Chair, 2005 International Workshop on UWB Technologies (IWUWBT 2005) held in Yokosuka, Japan
  • Technical Program Committee Member, 2005 IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Wideband (ICU 2005) held in Zurich, Switzerland
  • Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE UWBNETS 2005 held in Boston, USA
  • Technical Program Committee Vice-Chair, IEEE Joint UWBST & IWUWBS 2004 held at Hotel Granvia Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
  • Technical Program Committee Secretary, ITC-CSCC 2004 held at Hotel Taikanso, Matsushima, Sendai
  • Secretary, 1998 Digital Signal Processing Symposium, IEICE
  • Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE PIMRC '99 held in Osaka, Japan
  • Publicity, 1994 International Conference on Multi-Dimensional Mobile Communications


  • IEEE Standards Association Award (as a contributor), IEEE 802.22-2011, July 2011
  • IEEE Standards Association Award (as a major contributor), IEEE 802.22.2-2012, Sept. 2012
  • Best Paper Award, IEEE ICON 2012 (with Dr. Bingxuan Zhao)

Lectures in Courses

  • Undergraduate Course
    • Introduction to Communication Systems (Spring Semester)
    • Communication Systems (Fall Semester)
    • Basics of Programming (Fall Semester)
    • Introduction to Electronic Engineering and Telecommunications (General Education, Spring Semester)
  • Graduate Course
    • Digital Wireless Communication Systems
    • Spread Spectrum Technology

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