Dr. Teruo Fujii, PhD, became the 31st President of the University of Tokyo (UTokyo) on April 1, 2021, with a six-year term. He was previously the Executive Vice President in charge of finance and external relations for the university. He also served as the Director General of the Institute of Industrial Sciences (IIS) of the university from 2015 to 2018. He received his Ph.D. in engineering from UTokyo in 1993 and held research positions at IIS and RIKEN prior to becoming a professor of IIS in 2007. Dr. Fujii’s research specializes in applied microfluidics systems and underwater technology.