Toshio Ogawa graduated from the Faculty of Engineering (1971) and conferred the Master of Engineering degree from the Post Graduate Course of Shizuoka University (1973). He joined Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. in the fields of piezoelectric ceramics and thin films (1973–1992). He conferred the Doctor of Engineering from Shizuoka University by a Murata’s work (1984). He became a professional engineer (1986). He works at the Shizuoka Institute of Science and Technology since 1992. He has authored over 100 journal articles and 170 patents. He received “Award of Engineering Progress” (1985), “Fulrath Pacific Award” (1990), “Takayanagi Memorial Award” (1993), “Distinguished Service Award” (2008), and “7th Okazaki Distinguished Service Award” (2012). He has become Fellow of the American Ceramic Society since 2011.