Ryosuke Kodama is distinguished Professor of Osaka University as well as Director of Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University. He received a Doctor Degree on plasma science with high power lasers in1990. Since 2005, he is Full Professor of Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University. He is Director of Consortium for Photon Science and Technology in Japan supported by a project of Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology from 2008, Visiting Professor of Kyushu University from 2012 and, Visiting Chief Researcher of RIKEN SPring-8 center from 2013. He is also American Physical Society (APS) Fellow from 2008 and received Doctor Honoris Causa from Russian Academy of Sciences on 2015.