Dr. Noriyasu Homma received a BA, MA, and PhD in electrical and communication engineering from Tohoku University, Japan, in 1990, 1992, and 1995, respectively. From 1995 to 1998, he was a lecturer at the Tohoku University, Japan. He is currently an associate professor of the Cyberscience Center at the Tohoku University. From 2000 to 2001, he was a visiting professor at the Intelligent Systems Research Laboratory, University of Saskatchewan, Canada. His current research interests include neural networks, complex and chaotic systems, soft-computing, cognitive sciences, medical systems and brain sciences. He has published over 100 papers, and co-authored 1 book and 10 chapters in 10 research books in these fields.