Kuniaki Sueoka received the B.S. and M.S. and Ph. D. degrees in electronics from Kyushu Univ. in 1983, 1985, and 1993, respectively. He joined IBM in 1985 and is currently an advisory researcher at IBM Research-Tokyo. Since then, he has been involved with various projects such as magnetic recording, magnetic force microscopy, liquid crystal display technology, SHG laser technology, application of nano-carbon materials in cooling, and 3D packaging.