Current positions:

Professor  of Applied Physics, at Osaka University, Osaka.
Executive Director  of JSAP, The Japan Society of Applied Physics, Tokyo.
Chairperson  of the JSPS Core-to-Core Program on Advanced Nanophotonics, Osaka University, Osaka.
Member  of the Photonics Center, Osaka University, Osaka.

Positions held in the past:

Director  of JSAP, The Japan Society of Applied Physics, Tokyo.
Vice Chairman  of the Advanced Nano Photonics Research & Education Center in Asia, JSPS Asian CORE Program, Osaka University.

Society membership:

• Optical Society of America (OSA)
• The International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE)
• The Japanese Society of Applied Physics (JSAP)
• The Spectroscopical Society of Japan (SPJS)


2010 ~ present : Professor, Osaka University, Japan.
2006 ~ 10 : Associate Professor, Osaka University, Japan.
2002 ~ 06 : Associate Professor (non-tenured), Osaka University, Japan.
2001 ~ 02 : Lecturer, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan.
1999 ~ 01 : JSPS Research Fellow, Kyoto Institure of Technology, Japan
1996 ~ 99 : DAAD Research Fellow, TU Bergakademie, Freiberg, Germany.
1994 ~ 96 : Research Associate, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India.


Ph.D. (1994) : Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India.
Master (1988) : Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India.

Upcoming Meeting Organization:

• Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS2016), Shanghai, China, Aug. 8-11, 2016
• Nanoimaging and Nanospectroscopy at SPIE, San Diego, USA, Aug. 28-Sept. 1, 2016
• JSAP-OSA Joint Symposium, Niigata, Japan, Sept. 13-16, 2016
• 6th International Conference on Perspectives in Vibrational Spectroscopy (ICOPVS2016), Lucknow, India, Nov. 5-8, 2016
• Global Nanophotonics 2016, Osaka, Japan, Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2016
• The 8th International Conference on Surface Plasmon Photonics (SPP8), Taipei, Taiwan, May 22-26, 2017