Yiyu Tan received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Jiangnan University in 1994, M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electronic Engineering from Nanjing University and City University of Hong Kong in 2001 and 2006, respectively. He is currently a research scientist in the RIKEN Center for Computational Science. Before he joined RIKEN, he worked as lecturer in Nanjing University, associate professor in Nanjing University of Technology, post-doctoral researcher in Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. His research interests include sound field rendering, reconfigurable systems and computer architecture.