Tomohiro Amemiya, Ph.D. (born on Dec. 1979) received B.S. and M.S. degrees in mechano-informatics from the University of Tokyo, Japan, in 2002 and 2004, respectively. Since 2004, he has been a researcher at NTT Communication Science Laboratories. He was awarded a Ph.D. in biomedical information science by Osaka University, Japan, in 2008. He received the Young Researchers Award (VRSJ, 2004), the Outstanding Paper Award (VRSJ, 2005), the Best Presentation Award (Human Interface Society in Japan, 2005 and 2007), Annual Meeting Award (HIS, 2009), Human Communication Award (IEICE, 2009), and "Grand Prix" Award and VR Interfaces Award at the Laval Virtual International Awards (2007).