Dr. Shinji Sako eceived his MS and PhD from Nagoya Institute of Technology in Japan.  Currently, Dr. Sako is a Associate Professor of Computer Science at Nagoya Institute of Technology.  His duties include teaching, doing research, advising PhD students.  In his career Dr. Sako has also taught at the Tokyo University.  He was a Specially-appointed assistant professor of engineering at The Tokyo University for three years. Throughout his career, he has consulted for some companies.