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Curriculum Vitae

Genki YOSHIKAWA

 

Date of Birth

January 7th, 1977

Nationality

Japanese

Family

Married (wife, son, and two daughters)

 

Present Professional Position and Addresses:

Group Leader

Nanomechanical Sensors Group
International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA)
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
1-1, Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0044, Japan

 

Education:

Ph.D.  — The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Science (Tokyo, Japan), 2001 Apr. – 2004 Mar.

Thesis title: “Revelation and elucidation of novel physical properties achieved by highly controlled heterostructures”

Supervisor: Prof. Koichiro Saiki

M.S.  — The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Science (Tokyo, Japan), 1999 Apr. – 2001 Mar.

Thesis title: “Research on photo yield and interface electronic states of heterostructures of ionic crystals”,

Supervisor: Prof. Atsushi Koma

B.S. — The University of Tokyo, Department of Chemistry (Tokyo, Japan), 1995 Apr. – 1999 Mar.

 

Employment Record:

Group Leader, NIMS, Apr. 2016 – present

Associate Professor, University of Tsukuba, Apr. 2015 – present

MANA Independent Scientist, NIMS, Aug. 2011 – Mar. 2016

ICYS-MANA Researcher, NIMS, Apr. 2009 – Jul. 2011

MANA Research Associate (NIMS Post-doc), NIMS, Apr. 2008 – Mar. 2009

Visiting Scientist (MANA, NIMS), Department of Physics, University of Basel (Prof. Christoph Gerber), Apr. 2008 – Mar. 2009

Visiting Scientist (Scientist Exchange Program Fellowship between Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)), Department of Physics, University of Basel (Prof. Christoph Gerber), Apr. 2007 – Mar. 2008

Assistant Professor, Institute for Materials Research (IMR), Tohoku University (Prof. T. Sakurai), Dec. 2005 – Mar. 2008

Post Doctoral Fellow (COE Researcher), Department of Chemistry, The University of Tokyo (Prof. K. Saiki), Apr. 2004 – Dec. 2005

Research Associate, The 21st century Center of Excellence Program, Department of Chemistry, The University of Tokyo (Prof. K. Saiki), Apr. 2002 – Mar. 2004

 

Awards:

nano tech 2015, Research Project Award (Life Nanotechnology Award) (2015)

Tsukuba Encouragement Prize (2013)

Award for Encouragement of Research on Surface Science (2011)

The Best Poster Award (ISSS-6) (2011)

The Best Poster Award (NMC2008) (2008)

The Best Poster Award (WPI-AIMR & IFCAM) (2008)

 

Committee Members etc.:

2016 13th International Workshop on Nanomechanical Sensing [NMC 2016] (Abstracts Committee)

2014~ The Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry (Organizer/Editor)

2012~2015 The Japan Society of Applied Physics (Editor)

2014 FON’14 (Organizing and Program Committee Member)

2014 Tsukuba Science Edge 2014 (Judge)

2014 MANA/ICYS Reunion Workshop 2014 (Organizing Committee Member)

2012 Idea Contest “Challengers for The Future” (Judge)

 

Languages:

Japanese (mother tongue)

English (good)

German (singing)