Naoki Asakawa has been an Associate Professor since 2009 at the Division of Molecular Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, Gunma University, Kiryu, Gunma, Japan. He received his B.S. (1991), M.S. (1993), and Ph.D. degrees (1996) from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Meguro, Tokyo. Asakawa worked as a Visiting Researcher from 1993 to 1994 with Professor Jacob Schaefer at the Chemistry Department, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo, USA. From 1994 to 2006, he worked as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Biomolecular Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, and as a Visiting Scientist with Professor Robert Griffin, from 1996 to 1997, at Francis Bitter Magnet Laboratory, MIT, Cambridge, Mass, USA. During the period from 2006 to 2009, he worked as an Associate Professor at the Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan. Asakawa's research interests include fabrication of neuroinspired electronics devices with ultra-low-energy consumption, using functional materials, and investigation of polymer structure and dynamics using magnetic resonance spectroscopy.
Biography Updated on 1 October 2013