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Toshihiko KIWA / 紀和 利彦

Professor / PhD in engineering

Toshihiko Kiwa was received the B. E., M. E. and PhD degree from Osaka University in 1998, 2000 and 2003, respectively. After that, he worked for 1 year as a JSPS fellow at the Research Center for Superconductor Photonics, Osaka University, where he was involved in the development of terahertz and superconductor devices. Currently, he is a professor of Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering in Health Systems, Okayama University. His research interests include chemical sensors, magneto metric sensors, and terahertz sensing devices & sytems.

 

Education

Ph.Dr. in Engineering, 
Osaka University, Osaka, Japan 
Graduation Data: March 2003
Major: Electric Engineering

 

Highschool: Naragakuen High Scool
University(BC, MC, DC): Osaka University

Work experience

2020.4-present  Professor, Graduate school of Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering in Health Systems, Okayama University
2018.4-2020.3 Associate Professor, Graduate school of Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering in Health Systems, Okayama University
2008.12 – 2018.3
   Associate Professor, Graduate school of Natural Science and Technology, Okayama University
2004.4-2008.11
   Lecturer, Faculty of engineering, Okayama University
         Project leader of following projects;
        • Adaptable and seamless technology transfer program through target driven R&D (Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)) → Nobel THz bio-screening system
        • University-industry Co-creation basic Foundation Research Program (Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)) → Terahertz Chemical Microscope
        • Commercial terahertz time-domain system as the result of the corroboration of Kyowa Fine Tech. Ltd. 
2003.4-2004.3
   Postdoctoral of Research Fellowship for Young Scientists at Osaka University
Laser Terahertz Emission Microscope (LTEM) was developed.
Semiconductor – Superconductor Hybrid Device operating at sub-THz frequency
 

Academic activity

2012-Present THz professional group of Japan Society of Applied Physics, Chair
2012-2015 JSAP Annual Meeting, Program Committee Member 'Session 11.4'
2011-2012 IEEE Hiroshima Chapter, Executive Committee Member
2009-2011 THz professional group of Japan Society of Applied Physics, Committee member
2008-Present Okayama Semiconductor Network, Deputy Representative
2008-2009 The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan, Chugoku Branch, Executive Committee Member

 

Contribution to Academic Journals:
2018-Present Editor, KOGAKU (Jpn. J. Opt)
2016 Guest Editor, IEICE-C, Special Section on “Leading-Edge Technologies of Superconducting Measurement Systems”
 
Member of JSAP, IEEE, IEICE, and Jpn. Association Chemical Sensor

Conference comittees

2019 Current challenges of key enabling nanomaterials for emerging technologies: Optical, X-ray metorology and rational material design, Origanizing Comittee
2019  5th Microwave/THz science and Application, International organizing comittee
2019 44th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves, Technical Program Committee
2019 SPring-8 Symposium 2019, Local Committee
2018 43rd International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves, Program Committee
2018 11th Asia-Pacific Laser Symposium, Technical Session Committee
2017 Joint symposium of 4th Microwave/THz science and Application, Current trends in Optical and X-Ray metrologies of key enabling nanomaterials/devices for the Ubiquitous Society, renewable energy and health, and 8th International conference on Terahertz Nanoscience, General Chair
2016 EMN Meeting on Optoelectronics 2016, Workshop Organizer
2015-present JSAP-OSA Joint Symposia, Session Organizer
2015 2nd International on Frontier in THz Technology, Program Committee
2015 15th International Superconductive Electronics Conference, Program Committee
2015 Join Symposium of 3rd International Symposium on Microwave/THz Science and
Applications, International Organizing Committee & Steering Committee
2014 International Symposium on Frontier of Terahertz Science 2014, General Chair
2012 CLEO-Pacific Rim, Technical Program Committee
2009 The International Workshop on Terahertz Technology 2009 (TeraTech'09), Steering Committee


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Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering in Health Systems, Okayama University, 

3-1-1, Tsushimanaka, Kitaku, Okayama,  Japan

700-8530岡山県岡山市津島中3ー1ー1

岡山大学大学院ヘルスシステム統合科学研究科

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086 251 8130 (local) / +81 86 251 8130 (int'l)

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kiwa@okayama-u.ac.jp 

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