He graduated MC of Osaka University, Japan in 1968. He is JSME Fellow and SEM Fellow. He was a member of SEM Executive Board, Chairman of ACEM and President of JSEM. He retired from Wakayama University, Japan in 2009 and now he is Professor Emeritus at Wakayama University. He established MoirÃ© Institute Inc. in 2009. He is now Representative Director of MoirÃ© Institute Inc.