Takeshi Morita received B. Eng., M. Eng. and Dr. Eng. degrees in precision machinery engineering from the University of Tokyo in 1994, 1996, and 1999, respectively. After being a postdoctoral researcher at RIKEN (the Institute of Physical and Chemical Research) and at EPFL (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), he became a research associate at Tohoku University in 2002. He obtained a position at the University of Tokyo as an associate professor in 2005 and has been a full professor since 2018. His research interests include piezoelectric actuators and sensors, their fabrication processes, and control systems.