Soichiro was born in Tokyo, Japan. He received his BSc and MSc degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Tokyo in March 2010 and March 2012, respectively. During his master study, he spent a year at the Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems (IRIS) for his master thesis. In April 2012, he came back to Zurich and started his PhD in IRIS.
His research interests include micro-/nanorobotics, biomimetics, and micro-/nanofluidics.