Members/Participating Companies

Members/Participating Companies

Members/Participating Companies

YU-FIC Cooperation Structure

Key members of Yamagata University

YU-FIC Director of Operations

Professor

Dr. Tatsuhiro Takahashi

effort@yz.yamagata-u.ac.jp

Fields of expertise

Polymer chemistry/composite materials/control management/international cooperation

Career
  • 1988
    Graduated from Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University
  • 1988–1998
    Researcher, DuPont
  • 1996
    Graduated from Doctorial Program (Material Production Engineering), Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Yamagata University (Doctor of Engineering)
  • 2002
    Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Assistant, Yamagata University
  • 2008
    Professor, Yamagata University
  • 2016 to present
    Yamagata University INOEL Director

YU-FIC Head

Associate Professor

Tadahiro Furukawa

ta-furukawa@yz.yamagata-u.ac.jp

Fields of expertise

Fine-pattern-processing technology, printing technology, roll-to-roll technology

Career

  • 1984
    Graduated from the Graduate School of Engineering, Saitama University
  • 1984–2011
    Kyodo Printing Co., Ltd. (development and production of color filters (CFs), development of flexible CFs and LCDs, etc.)
  • 2011 to present
    Yamagata University INOEL (current)

YU-FIC Secretary

Academic-Industrial Collaboration Professor

Dr. Mitsuhiro Koden

koden@yz.yamagata-u.ac.jp

Fields of expertise

LCD, displays, organic ELs, chemistry

Career

  • 1983
    Graduated from the Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University (Doctor of Engineering, Diploma Number: 6055)
  • 1983–2012
    SHARP Corporation (R&D of LCDs, organic ELs, etc.)
  • 1998–2011
    Visiting Professor, Nara Graduate School of Science and Technology
  • 2012 to present
    Yamagata University INOEL (current)