User Biography : Prof Yoshinori Uzawa Yoshinori Uzawa is the Associate Professor at the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) from 2005, and is the leader of development of the band 4 (125-163 GHz) & band 10 (787-950 GHz) heterodyne Superconductor-Insulator-Superconductor (SIS) receivers for the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimter Array (ALMA) project. Before this job, he was with the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (previously the Communications Research Laboratory, Ministry of Posts and Telecommunication), where he mainly worked on the development of quasi-optical submillimeter-wave heterodyne mixers by using epitaxial growth NbN SIS junctions, after earning a master's degree in applied electronics from the Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1991. He received his Ph.D degree in applied electronics from the Tokyo Institute of Technology in 2000, and is the recipient of several awards and honors. He has published about 80 refereed papers. His research interests include the superconducting electronics and terahertz technologies.
Biography Updated on 30 April 2013