Sakiko Kedashiro was a visiting scholar at the US-ATMC from Okinawa, Japan and became the Assistant Director at US – Asia Technology Managemnet Center following her scholar appointment. Ms. Kedashiro has been working as a management planning and new business and market development consultant for the past ten years. She also served as an interpreter for over forty international triathlon events, and arranged training camps for international elite triathletes. Her research at the US-Asia Technology Management Center focuses on renewable and clean fuel and its resource management in a tropical environment. Ms. Kedashiro received her B.S. degree in Management Studies from the University of Maryland University College, Asian Division. She received her M.A. degree in International Policy Studies from the Monterey Institute of International Studies where she specialized in international negotiation and conflict resolution.