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Name

Hiroyuki Sakaki

Present Status

Professor, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo.

Research Area

Solid state electronics.
Especially the electron physics in quantum microstructures and their device application.

Education
  • BS degree in electrical engineering in 1968
  • MS degree in electronic engineering in 1970
  • Ph.D. degree in electronic engineering in 1973
    all from the University of Tokyo.

Employment and Professional Experiences
  • 1973-1987 Associate Professor, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo
  • 1976-77 Visiting scientist, IBM Watson Research Center
  • 1987-Present Professor, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo
  • 1988-1998 Professor, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Tokyo
  • 1988-1993 Director, JST ERATO Project on "Quantum Wave"
  • 1993-1998 Co-director, JST ICORP Project on "Quantum Transition"

Honors
  • 1974 May Co-recipient (together with Prof. T. Sugano) of Outstanding Achievement Award, IECEJ (Institute of Electronic and Communication Engineers of Japan) for the fundamental research on MOS devices
  • 1983 Oct. Applied Physics Society Award for the work on physics and device applications of ultrathin semiconductor microstructures
  • 1989 Dec. Japan IBM Science Prize for the work on semiconductor quantum structures
  • 1990 Sept. Applied Physics Society Award for the work on quantum wire superlattices
  • 1990 Oct. Hattori Hokokai Prize (Seiko's Founder's Prize) for the work on quantum effects in semiconductor microstructures and their device applications
  • 1991 May Outstanding Achievement Award, IECEJ for the pioneering work on quantum effect devices
  • 1996 Dec. David Sarnoff Award, IEEE (Institute of Electric and Electronic Engineers) for the pioneering work on quantum effects in semiconductor microstructures
  • 2000 Jun. Fujiwara Prize
  • 2001 Nov. Medal with Purple Ribbon (highest national honor for scientists and artists) for the study on solid state electronics
  • 2004 Jul. Esaki Award (with Prof. Arakawa)
  • 2005 Mar. Japan Academy Prize (with Prof. Ohno)

E-mail address
sakaki+iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp
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