Ved P. Kafle has been working as a researcher at the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan.
He is also a member of the AKARI Architecture Design Project for New Generation Networks. He is involved in designing new generation network architectures and protocols, considering emerging (as well as future) network environments and application requirements. In particular, he is currently investigating the research challenges of node identification and location architectures of the New Generation Network or future Internet. He has been awarded with the ITU Association of Japan Award in 2009 for his active contributions to the standardization of Next Generation Network architectures. He also received the best paper award (second prize) at the ITU-T Kaleidoscope event on Innovations for Digital Inclusion, 2009. Dr. Kafle received the B.E. degree in electronics and electrical communications from Punjab Engineering College (now PEC University of Technology), Chandigarh, India, the M.S. degree in computer science and engineering from Seoul National University, South Korea, and the Ph.D. in informatics from the Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Japan.