Makoto Takamiya received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electronic engineering from the University of Tokyo, Japan, in 1995, 1997, and 2000, respectively. In 2000, he joined NEC Corporation, Japan, where he was engaged in the circuit design of high speed digital LSI's. He joined University of Tokyo, Japan in 2005, where he is now a Professor of Institute of Industrial Science. From 2013 to 2014, he stayed at University of California, Berkeley as a visiting scholar. His research interests include the digital gate driver and sensor ICs for power electronics and the integrated power management circuits for automotive and industrial applications. He is an elected member of administrative committee in IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society from 2023 to 2025. He is a member of the technical program committee of IEEE Symposium on VLSI Technology and Circuits, IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference, and IEEE International Symposium on Power Semiconductor Devices and ICs. He was a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society from 2019 to 2020. He received 2009 and 2010 IEEE Paul Rappaport Awards and the best paper award in 2013 IEEE Wireless Power Transfer Conference.