is a professor emeritus at the University of Tsukuba, Japan, and consulting professor at Northwestern Polytechnic University, China. He is also a research scientist at the Foundation for Advancement of International Science in Tsukuba. Dr. Fujimoto is author or co-author of several other books and an extensive list of book chapters, journal articles, and conference papers published over his 40-plus years in the field. A Life Fellow of IEEE, he is a former chair of the IEEE Tokyo Chapter and chair of its International Advisory Committee. He holds a B.Eng. and a Dr.Eng. in electrical engineering from the Tokyo Institute of Technology.