Prof. Tadao Nagatsuma
Title: Terahertz Systems Inspired and Accelerated by Photonics (tentative)
Biography: Tadao Nagatsuma received B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electronic engineering from Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, in 1981, 1983, and 1986, respectively. From 1986 to 2007, he was with Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT), Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan. Since 2007, he has been with Osaka University, where he is a Professor at Graduate School of Engineering Science and a Director of Human Resource Development Division, Office for Industry-University Co-Creation. His research interests include millimeter-wave and terahertz photonics and their applications to wireless communications, sensing, and measurement. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, a Fellow of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE), Japan, and a Fellow of the Electromagnetics Academy. He currently serves as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Photonics Technology Letters and the IEEE Trans. Terahertz Science and Technology, and a Vice President of the IEICE and the Terahertz Systems Consortium.