Takatoshi Abe is a Technology Research Manager with Panasonic North America in California. He graduated from the Master’s Program of Tokyo Institute of Technology majored in Materials Science and Engineering. Takatoshi has been with Panasonic for 12 years. His experience includes product development and manufacturing technology roles for a variety of electronic material technologies including circuit board laminates, electrical conductive materials and optical material products. Currently, Takatoshi is the leader for Panasonic’s stretchable materials development program in the US.