Hiroaki is a professor of Hijiyama University. As one of the author, he is writing science textbooks approved by the Ministry of Education in Japan for junior high school students and science teachers. He is also working as an instructor in the project “The Super Science Museum” sponsored by Hiroshima Children’s Museum and Hiroshima Gas Co., Ltd..
Hiroaki has earned a Ph.D. in Education from Hiroshima University. His major academic field is the Science Education. He learned about Mind Mapping in 2008 when he was working at the Junior High School. He was convinced that the Mind Map would be a better thinking tool for children.
Hiroaki is a member of Hiroshima Citizen’s Orchestra. He is a vice president and he plays clarinet.