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Masayasu AOTANI is an associate professor in the International Center of Kyoto University. He lived in the United States for two decades. With a BS in Chemistry from Kyoto University, 4 years of graduate study in Physics, a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley, and 10 years of experience in industry, he serves as an academic adviser for both the international students and the Japanese students. He is also active in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) and currently pursuing a second doctorate in that area. He is the author of an enormously popular book on language learning titled “Eigo Benkyo Ryoku”. He teaches a wide variety of classes at both graduate and undergraduate levels including English language classes, classes to prepare students to study abroad, and physics and mathematics classes where the language of instruction is English.