Yutaka Hata Professor in the Graduate School of Simulation Studies, University of Hyogo, Japan. He received the B.E. degree (Electronics) in 1984, the M.E. degree (Electrical Engineering and Electronics) in 1986 and the Ph.D. (Doctor of Engineering) in 1989 all from Himeji Institute of Technology, Japan. He is currently a Professor in the Graduate School of Simulation Studies, University of Hyogo, Japan. He is also a Guest Professor in World Premier International Research Center, Immunology Frontier Research Center, Osaka University, Japan. He spent one year in BISC Group, University of California at Berkeley from 1995 to 1996 as a visiting scholar. His research interests are in medical imaging, Bio-signal processing, human health monitoring, and fuzzy system. He received 21 awards such as the Franklin V. Taylor Best Paper Award (IEEE SMC 2009), World Automation Congress Lifetime Achievement Award (2008), Biomedical Wellness Award (SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing 2010) and Hyogo Scientific Excellence Award (Hyogo Prefecture, 2019). He is editors including IEEE Trans on SMC-Systems. He is an IEEE Fellow.