Yasuo Takahashi received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electronics from Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, in 1977, 1979, and 1982, respectively. He joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Japan, in 1982. Since then, he has been engaged in research on physics and chemistry of the surface and interface of semiconductors. His current work includes the research on quantum physics of Si nanostructures and their electronic device applications particularly to Si single-electron devices. Since 2004, he has been a Professor at the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan.
Biography Updated on 24 January 2012