Curriculum vitae

Degrees

Bachelor of Engineering (Doshisha University, 1989)
Master of Engineering (Osaka University, 1991)
Doctor of Engineering (Osaka Prefecture University, 1995)


Education

Apr. 1982 – Mar. 1985
Shiga Prefectural Zeze High School, Shiga, Japan
(Participated in an interscholastic athletic meet in 1984 as a rower of a single scull on behalf of Shiga Prefecture)

Apr. 1985 – Mar. 1989
Department of Electronic Engineering, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan
(Internship for three weeks at NTT Basic Research Laboratories [Prof. Yamamoto’s group], Tokyo, Japan)

Apr. 1989 – Mar. 1991
Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
(Representative of Master’s Course of Engineering at the ceremony of degree conferment)


Professional Experience

Apr. 1991 – Mar. 1994
Researcher, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Kanagawa, Japan
(Engaged in the research and development of AlGaInP visible laser diodes)

Apr. 1994 – Mar. 1995
Technical Staff, Department of System Engineering, Okayama Prefectural University, Okayama, Japan

Apr. 1995 – Mar. 1998
Lecturer, Department of System Engineering, Okayama Prefectural University, Okayama, Japan

Apr. 1998 – Present
Associate Professor, Department of Information and Communication Engineering, Okayama Prefectural University, Okayama, Japan


Visiting Researcher

Nov. 1995 – Feb. 1996
Visiting Scholar, Edward L. Ginzton Laboratory (Prof. Siegman’s group), Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA

Oct. 2004 – Oct. 2007
Visiting Researcher, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR), Kyoto, Japan


Part-Time Lecturer

Apr. 1999 – Mar. 2001
Information Technology Exercises (Intensive Course), Kanazawa University, Ishikawa, Japan

Apr. 2001 – Mar. 2004
Programming II (Intensive Course), Kanazawa University, Ishikawa, Japan

Apr. 2005 – Mar. 2008
Mechanics, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan


Specialized Field

Optoelectronics


Membership of Academic Societies

The Optical Society (OSA)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE)


Society Activity

Jan. 2011 – Dec. 2012
IEEE Hiroshima Section Executive Committee Member