Shintaro Momose is a principal engineer at NEC Deutschland GmbH, and a visiting associate professor of Cyber Science Center at Tohoku University, Japan. His responsibilities at NEC Deutschland are the technical marketing, concept/architecture design, and technical promotion of the SX vector supercomputer. He received the B.E. Degree in Mechanical Engineering, and the M.S. and the Ph.D. Degrees in Information Sciences from Tohoku University in 1999, 2003, and 2005 respectively.