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Yuji Matsuura has been a professor of Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, Tohoku University in Japan since 2008. He received BS, MS, and PhD degrees in electronic engineering from Tohoku University, in 1988, 1990, and 1992, respectively. He joined Sumitomo Electric Industries Co., Ltd., in 1993, where he was engaged in research on silica planar waveguides for optical communications. For 2 years from 1994, he was a postdoctoral scientist at the Rutgers University in New Jersey working on hollow waveguides. From 1996 to 2008, he had been an associate professor in Electrical Communications Engineering Department of Tohoku University. His research interests include application of specialty fiber optics in medical fields, hollow waveguides for ultraviolet and infrared light, optics for soft and hard X-ray. He is a member of the SPIE and the Optical Society of America.