Akio Kitagawa received the B.E., M.E., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from the Nagoya Institute of Technology, Nagoya, Japan, in 1985, 1987, and 1990, respectively. In 1989, he joined Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan. He works currently as an Associate Professor at the Division of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and his current interests include emerging nonvolatile memories and low-power CMOS RF circuits for wireless sensor applications. In 1997, he joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. From 1999 to 2001, he served also as an Associate Professor at the VLSI Design and Education Center at the University of Tokyo, Japan. He is a Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, the Information Processing Society of Japan, and the Institute of Electronics, Information, and Communication Engineers of Japan.
Biography Updated on 23 May 2011