Masao Yanagisawa received the B. Eng., M. Eng. and Dr. Eng. degrees from Waseda University in 1981, 1983, and 1986, respectively, all in electrical engineering. He was with University of California, Berkeley from 1986 through 1987. In 1987, he joined Takushoku Univer-sity. In 1991, he left Takushoku University and joined Waseda University, where he is presently a Professor in the Faculty of Science and Engi-neering. His research interests are combinatorics and graph theory, computational geometry, LSI design and verification, and bioinformatics.
He is a member of ACM, IEEE, IEICE, IPSJ, etc.