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Susumu Noda

Susumu Noda received B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electronics from Kyoto University, Japan, in 1982, 1984, and 1991, respectively.

From 1984 to 1988, he was with Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and was engaged in research on optoelectronic devices such as multiple quantum well distributed feedback lasers.

In 1988, he joined Kyoto University, and is currently a professor in the Department of Electronic Science and Engineering. Since 2000, he has also served as Research Director of CREST, Japan Science and Technology Corporation. His research interest covers quantum optoelectronics including photonic crystals and quantum nano-structures. He is an author of more than 150 scientific journal articles.

Noda is a member of IEEE, IEICE, and JAPS. He received Ando Incentive Prize, Marubun Incentive Prize, the first Japan Society of Applied Physics Fellow Award, the Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology, the IEEE Nanotechnology Pioneer Award, the Reo-Esaki Award, the Medal with Purple Ribbon, the Japan Society of Applied Physics Outstanding Achievement Award, and IBM Science Award. He also holds an honorary degree from Ghent University. In 2006, he received OSA’s Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert M. Burley Prize.



Document Created: 5 Feb 2020
Last Updated: 5 Feb 2020