Kenji Hiruma received the B.E., M.E., and D.E. degrees from the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, in 1977, 1979, and 1982, respectively. In 1982, he joined Central Research Laboratory, Hitachi Ltd., Kokubunji, Tokyo, Japan. He has started exploring semiconductor nanowire growth technologies since 1989. From 1998 to 2001, he served for New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Tokyo, Japan. From 2002 to March 2007, he was with the Association of Super-Advanced Electronics Technologies (ASET), Tokyo, Japan. Since April 2007, he has been working as a professor of Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan. His current research area is focused on the formation of III-V semiconductor nanowires and applications to optoelectronics.
Biography Updated on 14 October 2010