Prof. Dr. Sato is the president of Kogakuin University of Technology & Engineering (KUTE-Tokyo) from 2015 and a full professor at the Department of Applied Physics, School of Advanced Engineering. He received his PhD in Engineering (synthetic chemistry) from the University of Tokyo, Japan, in 1985, and an honorable doctoral degree at Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, in 2017. He joined the research department of science and technology, National Science Museum in 1982. From 1991 to 2002, Dr. Sato was a lecturer and an associate professor in the Faculty of Engineering, KUTE-Tokyo. Since 2002, he has been a full professor. Dr. Sato research interests include the fabrication process of nanostructured materials, and functional thin films such as lithium ion batteries, semiconductor thin films and biocompatible coatings for implant materials etc. He has published more than 80 original papers in international journals and has been invited to numerous conferences.