Dr. Tetsu Mieno graduated from Shizuoka University in 1979 and received his PhD degree in engineering from Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University in 1984. He became a professor at the Department of Physics, Shizuoka University in 1999. He also belongs to Graduate School of Science & Technology, Shizuoka University. He is studying plasma science experimentally, including fine particle plasmas. His research interests also include synthesis, analysis and applications of carbon nanomaterials.