Yuji OHGI received a PhD from Keio University after completing a masters and undergraduate degree at the university of Tsukuba in Sports and Health Sciences. Currently an Associate professor he is the editor in chief of the Japanese Society of Science in Swimming and Water Exercise. A former member of the JOC and coaching staff for the Atlanta games he pioneered the use of inertial sensors in swimming and other sporting applications.
He currently heads a spin out company in Japan as well as leading a collaborative effort between Japanese hi-tech firms to create a single chip monitoring solution. He holds a number of national (Japan) and international patents in sports technology and has published extensively in the Japanese and international literature.