KAWAHARA Takayuki Professor

Tokyo University of Science,
Faculty of Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering


Address 6-3-1, Niijuku, Katsushika-ku, Tokyo 125-8585, Japan
TEL : +81-3-5876-1717
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Under-Graduate School 1983, Kyushu University Faculty of Science Department of Physics Graduated
Graduate School 1985, Kyushu University Graduate School, Division of Natural Science Department of Physics Master's course Completed program with degree
Postgraduate Qualification Kyushu University Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering Research papers
Research History 1985-1991 High-speed BiCMOS DRAM design
1991-1993 Low-power DRAM design (low-leakage current circuit, charge-recycle circuit)
1993-1997 Fast-programing large-scale Flash memory design
1997-1998 Biology-inspired circuits design
1999-2003 Ultra low-power CMOS circuits design for system LSI and SRAM
2003-2005 Low-voltage memory and circuits design using FD-SOI with thin-BOX
2005-2007 Low-power circuits design for petascale supercomputer
2005-2011 Spin-transfer torque memory (STT-RAM) design and its applications
2010-2013 Nanopore/ISFET circuits design for DNA sequencer
2014-Present Study on Sustainable / Intelligent Processing Electronics
Employment History 1985-1990 Hitachi Central Research Laboratory (HCRL), Research Staff Member
1990-1996 HCRL, Researcher
1996-1998 HCRL, Senior Researcher
1997-1998 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Visiting Researcher
1998-1999 Hitachi System LSI Development Center, Senior Engineer
1999-2005 HCRL, Unit Leader (Senior Researcher)
2005-2014 HCRL, Chief Researcher
2014- Electrical Engineering, Tokyo University of Science, Professor
Research Keyword Sustainable / Intelligent Processing Electronics
Research Area Electron device/Electronic equipment (Sustainable/Electronic Circuits/Device Engineering)
Research Institute Theme -Ultra-low-power AI device, circuit, and system, -Seeking new sensory and its AI signal processing methods, -Exploring spin current application (Spintronics) in logic, memory, and power generation
Academic Awards Received
Best Paper Award (IEEE APCCAS 2020)
Prizes for Science and Technology, Development Category, by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Best Poster Award (NVMTS 2015)
IEICE Electronics Society Award (IEICE: The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers) (Pioneering research and development on STT-RAM large-capacity circuit technology)
IEEE Service Award (for outstanding contributions as ISSCC ITPC Far East regional chair 2008-2010)
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Academic Society Affiliations
2022/1 - 2023/12
IEEE Circuits and Systems Society
Editorial Board, Transactions on Circuits and Systems I
2017/5 - 2018/3
IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES)
IEEE Fellow Evaluation Committee Member
2015/4 - 2016/2
IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC)
Forum Oversee Committee member
2014/4 - 2015/2
IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC)
Forum selection committee member
2013/4 - 2014/2
IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC)
Student Research Preview (SRP) committee member
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