Tohru Ishihara received his Dr.Eng. degree in computer science from Kyushu University in 2000. For the next three years, he was a Research Associate in the University of Tokyo. From 2003 to 2005, he was with Fujitsu Laboratories of America as a Research Staff of an Advanced CAD Technology Group. From 2005 to 2011, he was with Kyushu University as an Associate Professor. For the next seven years he was with Kyoto University. In October 2018, he joined Nagoya University where he is currently a Professor in the Department of Computing and Software Systems. His research interests include low-power design methodologies and power management techniques for embedded systems. Dr. Ishihara is a member of the IEEE, ACM, IPSJ and IEICE.