Professor Koji Michishita was born in Hiroshima,Japan on September 24, 1962. He received B. S., M. S. and Dr. Eng. degrees in Electrical Engineering all from University of Tokyo in 1986, 1988, 1991, respectively. He joined the department of electrical engineering, Shizuoka University, in 1991 and became a professor there in 2008. He is engaged in the research of lightning and its electromagnetic compatibility. Professor Michishita is a senior member of the IEEE , a senior member of IEEJ and a member of AGU.