My grandmother valued even the smallest of things.
Most of the work performed by a development engineer results in failure.
I cannot say that I was a particularly diligent student, especially during the lower grades.
The Faculty of Technology of Tohoku University is renowned for its tradition of practical studies.
My natural mother died one month after I was born, apparently due to giving birth at an advanced age.
In 1978, I entered Tohoku University, into the Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Technology.
However, the occasional visit of success provides just the excitement an engineer needs to face work the following day.
From my father, I learned the importance of working sincerely at things to which I had committed myself, and to persevere untiringly even in the face of little progress.
When it came time to find employment, I set my sights on becoming an engineer at a home electronics manufacturer, a field that was closely related to my major at university.
The tenacious character I've possessed since I was a small child propelled me to successfully meet this challenge, and I was able to safely gain acceptance to the university of my choice.