Motohiko Matsuda received a B.S. in science in 1988 and a doctor degree in computer science in 1999 from Kyoto University. He was an engineer at Sumitomo Metal Industries Ltd. from 1988 to 2003. He was a senior researcher at Real World Computing Partnership from 1995 to 1999. He was a senior researcher at National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) from 2003 to 2007. He was a project associate professor of the University of Tokyo from 2007 to 2012. He is currently a research scientist at RIKEN R-CCS from 2012. His research interests include data-parallel computing and communication systems.