KONDO Naoshi is Professor in the Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Ehime University. He specializes in agricultural process engineering, automation and sensing systems in agricultural production and bioproduction. He completed the master's program at the Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, in 1984 and started his career as Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Agriculture at Okayama University, progressing to Associate Professor in 1993. He took up his current position at Ehime University in 2006. His research interests include bio-instrumentation, agricultural robots, plants, animals and aqua-cultural products.