ber of the Executive Committee of the Swiss Group of the International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property.
Michiyuki Uenohara was born on September 5, 1925, in Japan. He received a B.E. degree from Nihon University in 1949 and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Ohio State University in 1953 and 1956, respectively. After serving as a research assistant and instructor at both universities, he joined Bell Laboratories in 1957. In 1967, he returned to Japan and joined NEC Corporation and managed the Central Research Laboratories. He was elected a member of the Board of Directors in 1976 and was responsible for corporate R&D and engineering until June 1989. He is now Executive Adviser and holds the concurrent position of Chairman of the Board of Trustees, NEC Research Institute for Advanced Management Systems and Chairman, NEC Research Institute, Inc., in New Jersey. He is a Japanese member of the High Level Advisory Panel based on the U.S.-Japan agreement on cooperation in research and development in science and technology, and he serves on various government councils, including the Higher Education Council of the Japanese Ministry of Education, Science and Culture. He is a member of the Engineering Academy of Japan, a foreign associate of National Academy of Engineering in the United States, and a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Science.