prof. hiroshi furuta

PROF. HIROSHI FURUTA


– Keynote Speaker – 

Kochi University of Technology
Japan

Hiroshi Furuta received the Ph.D. degree in science (physics) from Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, in 1999.

In 1998, he was a JSPS Research Fellow engaged in research of porous silicon and ESR applications. In 2001, he was a NEDO Fellow engaged in re- search of carbon nanotubes with Frontier Carbon Technologies. In 2002, he was with Nitta corp. to develop CNT applications. In 2004, he was made and Lecturer in the Research Institute for Nanodevices, Kochi University of Technology, Kochi, Japan. From Since 2002, he has been engaged in the research and development of low-temperature insulator and CNT applications.

In 2011, he was made an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronic and Photonic Systems Engineering, Kochi University of Technology, Kochi, Japan.
In 2019, he was made a Professor in the Departure of Electronic and Photonic Systems Engineering, Kochi University of Technology, Kochi, Japan. His research interests include application of carbon nanotubes, growth process of carbon nanomaterials, plasma process for thin film technology, and metamaterials.

Prof Furuta is a member of Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP) and The Fullerenes, Nanotubes and Graphene Research Society (FNTG), and The Optical Society (OSA).