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Program Manager

Yoshihisa Yamamoto

Educational Background

  • 1973.3Ph.D. University of Tokyo, Japan
  • 1975.3M.E. University of Tokyo, Japan
  • 1978.3 B.E. Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Professional Experience

  • 1978-2003NTT Basic Research Laboratories, Japan
  • 1992-2013Professor of Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, USA
  • 1999-presentNTT R&D Fellow
  • 2003-2014 Professor, National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2013-2014Group Director, RIKEN
  • 2014-presentProfessor Emeritus, Stanford University, USA
  • 2014-presentProfessor Emeritus, National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2014-presentImPACT Program Manager (Effort: 100%)

Major Award

  • 1985The Achievement Award of the IECE of Japan
  • 1992Carl Zeiss Research Award
  • 1992Nishina Memorial Prize (Physical Society of Japan)
  • 1995Fellowship of Optical Society of America
  • 2000IEEE/LEOS Quantum Electronics Award
  • 2005Medal with Purple Ribbon (Japanese Cabinet)
  • 2007 Fellowship of American Physical Society
  • 2010 Hermann Anton Haus Lecturer, MIT
  • 2011 The Okawa Prize, The Okawa Foundation for Information and Telecommunications