Sunao Kurimura received the B.D. and M.D degrees in physics in 1988 and 1990, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in engineering in 1997, all from Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan. He joined Fujitsu Laboratories, Inc. as a Researcher in 1990. After working three years in Fujitsu, he returned to Waseda University. He was a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University, Stanford, CA, from 1997 to 1999 and joined the Institute for Molecular Science in 1999. Since 2001, he has been working in the National Institute for Materials Science, Ibaraki, Japan, as a Senior Researcher. He is concurrently working in Waseda University and Kyusyu University, Japan, as an Associate Professor. His interest ranges from material science to optoelectronics and currently focuses on nonlinear optical bulk and waveguide devices. Dr. Kurimura received Funai Promotion Award for Information Technology in 2008.