Ved P. Kafle is a research manager at National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Tokyo. He holds a concurrent position of Visiting Associate Professor at the University of Electro- Communications, Tokyo. He is also working as a Rapporteur in ITU-T Study Group 13. He is an ITU-T SG 13 Fellow.
He has been participating in the ITU Kaleidoscope conferences as a paper presenter, session chair, and TPC member since the first episode in 2008.
He has received the Best Paper Awards two times (in 2009 and 2014). His paper has been nominated for the award this year too.
He is involved in research, development, and standardization of new technologies of communication networks. His research interests include algorithms, protocols, and architectures for new generation networks or the future Internet. In particular, he is investigating directory systems and name resolution for IoT applications in 5G, naming and addressing schemes, ID/locator split architectures, information-centric networking (ICN), autonomic resource provisioning for software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV), network slicing, network security, privacy and trust. He has published more than
80 research papers in journals, magazines and referred conferences. He has also edited six ITU-T Recommendations related with the next generation network (NGN) and future networks. He received the ITU Association of Japan Award in 2009 for his active involvement in the ITU standardization activities.
He received the B.E. in Electronics and Electrical Communications from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh, India, the M.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from Seoul National University, South Korean, and the Ph.D. in Informatics from the Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Japan. He is a native of Nepal.