Yousuke Ohno is a senior technical scientist in Laboratory for Computational Molecular Design, RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research Japan. His interest is developing special-purpose computers for scientific simulations. He developed molecular dynamics simulation code for MDGRAPE-4A. He is the recipient of the ACM Gordon Bell Prize (Honorable Mention for Peak Performance Award) 2006. He received a Ph.D. in Astronomy from University of Tokyo.