Date of Birth : September 23, 1958
Title : Professor
Affiliation : Research Institute for Electronic Science (RIES), Hokkaido University
(Department of Electronic and Information Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering)
Address : See "Contact Us", Room W305, RIES bulding
Phone : +81(Japan)-11-706-9396
Facsimile : +81(Japan)-11-706-9390
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Academic degrees:

1981 B.E. from Osaka University (Department of Applied Physics)
1986 Ph. D. from Osaka University (Department of Applied Physics)

Professional career:

1986-1987 Fellowship of the Japan Society of the Promotion of Science for Japanese Junior Scientists
1987-1989 Research Assistant, School of Medicine, The University of Tokushima
1989-1992 Researcher, Masuhara Microphotoconversion Project, ERATO, Research Development Corporation of Japan
1992-1997 Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Physics, Osaka University
1997-present Professor, Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University


1992 "Optical Paper Award" from The Japan Society of Applied Physics
1993 International Science Prize "Vinci of Excellence" from Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton