Maeda Ryutaro Distinguished Emeritus Researcher at AIST, Professor at Xi’an Jiaotong University, Guest research at University of Tokyo.Dr. Ryutaro Maeda has joined to Mechanical Engineering Laboratory, Agency of Advanced Science and Technology (AIST) in Tsukuba in 1980, after finishing Master course in Graduate School of Tokyo University. He has been Director of UMEMSME (Research Centre of Ubiquitous MEMS and Micro Engineering)   in AIST from 2010 to 2014 and served as Leader of several National Projects, such as “Green Sensor Network”, JST CREST program, FIRST program, JSPS etc.

His current research interest includes application of wireless networked sensing for energy and safety management. He published more than 250 papers in MEMS and related fields.