Shigeki Onoda is a many-body theorist working in various fields of condensed-matter physics, including correlated electrons, quantum transport phenomena associated with Berry phases, and frustrated magnetism. He graduated with a B.Sci. from Kyoto University, and received his Ph.D. from The University of Tokyo in 2001. He continued to work at The University of Tokyo as a postdoctoral researcher funded by the Japan Science and Technology Agency. In 2007, he moved to RIKEN as a faculty member. Since 2008, he has been a Senior Research Scientist at RIKEN.