Koji Ishibashi (石橋 功至) received the B.E. and M.E. degrees in engineering from The University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan, in 2002 and 2004, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in engineering from Yokohama National University, Yokohama, Japan, in 2007.
From 2007 to 2012, he was an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Shizuoka University, Hamamatsu, Japan. Since April 2012, he has been with the Advanced Wireless and Communication Research Center (AWCC), The University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan where he is currently an Associate Professor. Also, he is a Co-Founder of 3idea Inc. From 2010 to 2012, he was a Visiting Scholar at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. He is a senior member of IEICE and IEEE.
Prof. Ishibashi has contributed more than 100 articles to international journals and conference proceedings. He is recently known as an early inventor of wireless powered cooperative communications. His current research interests are robust beamforming, grant-free access, energy-harvesting, compressed sensing, coding, cell-free network, and MIMO technologies.