Ruo Ando is an associate professor of NII (National Institute of Informatics) by special appointment in Japan. He has a Ph.D. in computer science. Before joining NII, he was engaged in a research project supported by US AFOSR in 2003 (Grant Number AOARD 03-4049). He has presented his research at PacSec2011 (BitTorrent crawler) and DEFCON 26 (packet dump analyzer). He was co-author at LISA 2006 (hypervisor security). His current research interest is massively parallel computing.