Speaker Announcement (2019 IEEE BICOP)

Takaaki Ishigure, Keio University, will be speaking at the 2019 IEEE British and Irish Conference on Optics and Photonics!

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Takaaki Ishigure

Dr Takaaki Ishigure is currently a professor of Keio University, Faculty of Science and Technology, the department of applied-physics and physic-informatics. He graduated Keio University, the department of applied chemistry in 1991, and received his PhD degree in material science from Keio University, Japan in 1996.  In 2005, he was with the Department of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, as a Visiting Research Scientist. His current research interests are in on-board optical interconnections realized with multimode/single-mode polymer optical waveguides.

He published more than 60 original journal papers and 200 international conference papers including several invited papers. He has been a senior member of IEEE since 2018 and works as a committee member of IEEE and SPIE conferences. He is currently the general chair of the IEEE CPMT Symposium Japan (ICSJ2019). He and his group were awarded the outstanding session paper award in the 64th ECTC conference in 2015, and the outstanding poster paper award in the 61st ECTC conference in 2012.