Dr. Yasushi Kambayashi is an associate professor in the Department of Computer and Information Engineering from the Nippon Institute of Technology. He worked at Mitsubishi Research Institute as a staff researcher before joining the Institute. His research interests include theory of computation, theory and practice of programming languages, and political science. He received his PhD in Engineering from the University of Toledo, his MS in Computer Science from the University of Washington, and his BA in Law from Keio University. He has been conducting several government granted projects on multi-agent and multi-robot systems. Dr. Kambayashi has published five books (co-authored), and eleven journal papers on these topics. He worked for the Japan Information-Technology Engineers Examination as a committee member. He is a Fellow of IARIA, a committee member of INSTICC, and a member of the following, ACM, IEEE Computer Society, Tau Beta Pi, IPSJ, IEICE System Society, along with Japan Flutist Association.