Family name: Takeuchi Forenames: Hideo Date of birth: January 8, 1973 Place of birth: Otsu, Shiga Prefecture, Japan Nationality: Japan Education and work experience (I) Apr. 1991 to Mar. 1995: Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Engineering, Osaka City University with a bachelor's degree in Engi-neering. (B.S.â€™s degree in Engineering, 1995) (II) Apr. 1995 to Mar. 1997: Department of Physics, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University with a master's degree in Physics. (M.S.â€™s degree in Physics, 1997) (III) Apr. 1997 to Mar. 1999: LSI division, ROHM Co. Ltd., Japan (IV-1) Apr. 1999 to Mar. 2002: Department of Applied Physics, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka City University with a Ph. D's degree in Engineering. (Ph. D.â€™s degree in Engineering, 2002) (IV-2) Apr. 1999 to Mar. 2002: Part-time Lecturer at Osaka Institute of Technology (V) Apr. 2002 to Feb. 15, 2008: Microwave Devices Sect., R & D Department, High Frequency & Optical Device Works, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Japan. (VI) Apr. 2008 to Present: Department of Electronic Systems Engineering, The University of Shiga Prefecture.