Dr. Kiyoshi Itoh is a Professor in Laboratory of Information and Systems Engineering at Sophia University in Japan. He received the bachelor, master and doctorate degrees of computer science from Kyoto University in 1974, 1976 and 1980, respectively. He has been working in Sophia University since 1979. Until the end of 2007, he is engaged in Department of Mechanical Engineering. Since 2008, he has been engaged in Department of Information and Communication Sciences (Sophia ICSES) and he is a chairman of Sophia ICSES. He is also a chairman of Sophia Education Research Center for Information Science. His research interests include domain analysis and modeling, software engineering, collaboration and concurrent engineering, knowledge-based system, and simulation and evaluation methodology. He is a member of IEEE, ACM, IPSJ, IEICE, JSAI, SDPS, etc. He received 2006 Distinguished Service Award by SDPS. He received SDPS Fellowships on June 2007. He has been a PC member of IDPT conferences since 1996 and organized sessions on software and systems engineering. He was a PC vice-chair of IDPT2002. He is a PC Program Co-chairmen of IDPT2008. He has been an area editor of SDPS Journal since 2001. He has been a PC member of many conferences such as International Conference on Software Engineering Theory and Practice (SETP-07, SETP-08) , European Concurrent Engineering Conference (ECEC-04, 05, 06, 07, 08), International Conference on Software Reuse (ICSR-04) His publications include ten books, over fifty journal papers and over seventy conference papers. One of his main works is “Domain Oriented Systems Development: Perspectives and Practices (ed.), Taylor & Francis, 2002”.