Makoto Onizuka

Makoto Onizuka at VLDB2013.

Makoto Onizuka is a Professor at Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University. He is the leader of Big data engineering Laboratory and conducts research on graph mining algorithms and AI-driven database query optimization techniques. Prior to joining Osaka University, he worked at Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) for more than 20 years being served as a distinguished technical member from 2010 to 2014. He also worked as a visiting scholar at the University of Washington from 2000 to 2001. He developed research prototype systems and some of them were used in production: LiteObject (object-relational main memory database system), pgBoscage (XML database system on PostgreSQL), XMLToolkit (XML stream engine and unix-like XML data processing tools), CBoC type2 (Common IT Bases over Cloud Computing at NTT). He serves as Director at Information Processing Society of Japan (2019-present), Academic committee at Shonan meeting (2016-present), Publicity co-chair at MIPR 2021, Workshop co-chair at VLDB 2020, Best demonstration award committee at DASFAA 2010, Best paper award committee at DASFAA 2012 and program committee at international conferences, including VLDB(2009,2010), SIGMOD(2018,2020), ICDE(2015), AAAI(2021), CIKM(2017,2018,2020,2021), DASFAA(2010-2016,2020-2021).


VLDB 2009-2010 PC member, DASFAA 2010-2015 PC member (DASFAA 2010 best demo award commitee member, DASFAA2012 best paper award commitee member), WAIM 2013 PC member, ICDE 2015 PC member, Tutotrial talk on XML databases/stremas at DASFAA 2007.
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