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1954Born in Tokyo
1977BA Engineering, Electronics, Tokyo Institute of Technology
1979MA Engineering, Physical Electronics, Tokyo Institute of Technology
1979Researcher, Electronic Chemistry Section, Electrotechnical Laboratory
1987Dr Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Thesis Title: Orientational Phenomena at Nematic Liquid Crystal Surfaces and their Applications
1987   - 1988Visiting Scientist, AT&T Bell Laboratories
1992   - 1993Visiting Professor, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
1992   - 2001Chief, Molecular Physics Section, Supramolecular Science Division, Electrotechnical Laboratory
1996   - 2004Professor, Tokyo University of Science
1999   - 2004Project Director, Yokoyama Nanostructured Liquid Crystal Project, ERATO, JST
2001   - 2008Director, Nanotechnology Research Institute, National Institute and Advanced Industrial Science And Technology (AIST)
2004   - 2008Director, Liquid Crystal NanoSystem Project, ERATO/SORST, JST
2004   - 2007CTO, NanoSystem Solutions, Inc.
2009   - 2019Professor & Ohio Research Scholar, Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University
2011   - 2016Director, Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University
2018   - Professor, Department of Physics, Kent State University
2019   - Ohio Research Scholar & Professor of Materials Science Program, Advanced Materials & Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University
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