Yukihiko Okumura

Yukihiko Okumura
"Towards Actualization of the Next Generation Mobile System 5G"


Executive Research Engineer
Group Leader of 5G Radio Access Network Research Group
Research Laboratories


Yukihiko Okumura received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from the Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan, in 1989 and 1991, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree in engineering from the Tohoku University, Miyagi, Japan, in 2006.
In 1991, Yukihiko Okumura joined the Radio Communication Systems Laboratories of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT), Kanagawa, Japan, and since 1992, he has been engaged in the research, standardization and development of wideband/broadband mobile radio communication technologies, terminals and systems, at the NTT Mobile Communications Network, Inc. (now NTT DOCOMO, INC.), Kanagawa, Japan.
Yukihiko Okumura is currently engaged in the research of radio access technologies and systems, and he is promoting those verification experiments at the Research Laboratories, NTT DOCOMO, INC. He is a senior member of The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Incorporated (IEEE), and is a senior member of The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE) of Japan.