Dr. Akira Sasaki joined the Department of Evolutionary Studies of Biosystems at SOKENDAI in July 2007 as a Professor of Mathematical Biology. Dr. Sasaki received his Ph.D. from Kyushu University in 1989. He became Assistant Professor of mathematical biology at Kyushu University in 1989. From 1996 to June 2007, he has been Associate Professor of mathematical biology at Kyushu University. Since January 2017, he is the president of the Japanese Society for Mathematical Biology.