Hideharu Mikami, Ph.D.

Professor

PRESTO researcher

hmikami_at_es.hokudai.ac.jp

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Education

Mar. 2006 D. Sc., Department of Physics, The University of Tokyo (supervisor: Prof. Takayoshi Kobayashi)

                  - Exemption to the term of the course for excellent students

Mar. 2004 M. Sc., Department of Physics, The University of Tokyo (supervisor: Prof. Takayoshi Kobayashi)

Mar. 2002 B. Sc., Department of Physics, The University of Tokyo


Employment

Jun. 2020 – present  Professor, Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University, Japan

Oct. 2017 –  present PRESTO researcher, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Japan

Dec. 2014 – May. 2020  Assistant Professor (or Research Associate), Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Nov. 2012 – Nov. 2013  Assistant Specialist, University of California, Irvine, CA

Apr. 2006 – Nov. 2014  Researcher, Central Research Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd., Japan

 

Research fields

  • Microscopy and bioengineering: confocal microscopy, light-sheet microscopy, imaging flow cytometry, image-activated cell sorting, high-speed imaging, 3D imaging, nonlinear optical microscopy, Raman microscopy.

  • Computational imaging and data processing: machine learning, compressive sensing.

  • Applied optics: coherent optical fiber communication, optical memory, holography.

  • Quantum optics and quantum information.


Skills

  • Design/construction of florescence microscopes (confocal, light sheet, etc.), nonlinear optical microscopes, optical interferometers, optical disc heads, and optical setups of nonlinear optics and quantum optics.

  • Design/assembly of optical modules such as optical disc head and interferometer for optical communication.

  • Optical simulation based on scholar/vector diffraction theory and ray tracing.

  • Lens design.

  • Digital signal processing and image processing.

  • Machine learning.

  • Software: Mathematica, LabVIEW, VBA, SolidWorks, OpticStudio, OpTaliX, SketchUp, Weka.


Awards

2019 Optics Paper Award, The Optical Society of Japan

2019 Best Presentation Award, SPIE Photonics West BiOS

2019 Konica Minolta Imaging Science Encouragement Award, Konica Minolta Science and Technology Foundation

2019 Excellent Research Award, Society for Chemistry and Micro-Nano Systems, Japan

2017 Optical Design Award, The Optical Society of Japan

2012 Excellent Presentation Award, The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, Japan

2012 Best Academic Paper Award, International Symposium on Optical Memory

2011 Best Technical Paper Award, International Symposium on Optical Memory & Optical Data Storage

2011 Best Paper Award, International Symposium on Optical Memory & Optical Data Storage

2010 Best Paper Award, Optical Data Storage Topical Meeting

2009 Excellent Presentation Award, The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, Japan

2007 Best Paper Award, Optical Data Storage Topical Meeting

2006 Repayment Exemption for Students with Excellent Grades, Japan Student Services Organization Type-I scholarship

2005 Best Student Paper Award, International Quantum Electronics Conference/Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics

 

Societies

  • The Optical Society of Japan

  • The Japan Society of Applied Physics

  • The Chemical Society of Japan

  • The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, Japan

 

Academic services

  • Program committee, SPIE Photonics West BIOS

  • Program committee, Optical Design and Fabrication

  • Referee of peer-reviewed journals: Optica, Optics Letters, Optics Express, Biomedical Optics Express, Applied Optics, RSC Advances, Cytometry Part A, Optical Review, Applied Physics Express

 

Grants

Apr. 2019 – Mar. 2020 Research Grant, The Precise Measurement Technology 2,000,000 yens

Mar. 2019 Konica Minolta Imaging Science Encouragement Award, Konica Minolta Science and Technology Foundation 500,000 yens

Sep. 2017 – Mar. 2021 Precursory Research for Embryonic Science and Technology (PRESTO), Japan Science and Technology Agency 400,000,000 yens

Apr. 2016 – Mar. 2017 Research Grant, The Okawa Foundation 1,000,000 yens

 

Teaching experience (all at The Univ. of Tokyo)

  • Supervision of graduate/undergraduate students: two undergraduate students, 12 students in Master’s course, 6 students in Ph.D. course, one research student.

  • Lectures: Structural Chemistry (in English), Advanced Physical Chemistry (in English), Practice in Quantum Chemistry (in English), Introduction to Molecular Chemistry (in Japanese), First-year seminar (in Japanese).

  • Organizing Physical Chemistry Lab Work for undergraduate students in FY2019.

Yumie Fujiwara

Administrative Assistant

Members

Mikami Lab welcomes the participation of motivated staff and students. Please contact Prof. Mikami if you are interested in joining us.

 

Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University
Kita 21 Nishi 10, Kita-ku, Sapporo, 001-0021, Japan 
Phone: +81-11-706-9362

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