Yoshiharu Uchimoto is a professor in the Department of Interdisciplinary Environment, Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, a position he has since 2007. He received his Doctor of Engineering degree in 1991 from Kyoto University. In 1993, he was a post-doctoral fellow at University of Pennsylvania, USA. Prof. Uchimoto’s recent work is focused on electrochemical energy storage and conversion devices, including lithium-ion batteries (LIBs), post LIBs. He aims at the development of state-of-the-art techniques of analysis of battery in situ by using large-scale equipment, such as synchrotron radiation beam facilities, to be utilized in the enhancement of the performance of the existing lithium-ion batteries as well as the development of post lithium-ion batteries. He is the author of over 350 peer-reviewed publications in reputable journals.