Hirotaka Yoshida is currently the team leader of the security assurance scheme research team at Cyber Physical Security Research Center (CPSEC) at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST). His research focuses on security certification schemes, lightweight cryptography, hardware security, secure system design. He received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from KU Leuven, Belgium, in 2013. From 2001 to 2016, he was with the Research & Development Group, Hitachi, Ltd.
Since 2007, he has contributed to develop four standards as the project leader (editor) in ISO/IEC JTC1/SC27/WG2 and he currently serves the Convener Support of this working group. In 2013, he won the award of industrial standardization that has been granted by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).