Yoshitoshi Murata received his M.E from Nagoya University, Japan. He received his Ph.D from Shizuoka University, Japan.
From 1979 to 2006, he was belonging to NTT and NTT DoCoMo and developing mobile communication systems, mobile terminals and services. Since 2006, he is a professor of faculty of Software and Information Science, Iwate Prefectural University. Prof. Murata was awarded the best paper of the ITU-T “Innovations in NGN” Kaleidoscope Academic Conference 2008. His research interests include mobile communication, sensor usage application and ITS. He is a member of IEEE, IEICE and IPSJ.