Yuetsu Kodama is a senior Scientist at RIKEN CCS (Center for Computational Science) from 2015. He received his B.E, M.E. and Ph.D degree in engineering from the University of Tokyo in 1986, 1988 and 2003, respectively. He was a professor at University of Tsukuba in 2011-2015, and a senior researcher at AIST (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology) in 2000-2011, and a senior researcher at ETL (Electrotechnical Laboratory) in 1988-1999. He has been engaged in the research on parallel computer architecture.