Tetsuya YAMAMOTO

Tetsuya YAMAMOTO

Tetsuya YAMAMOTO

Kochi University of Technology (KUT), Japan

In 1988, he joined the Central Research Laboratory of ASAHI KASEI CORPORATION, where he worked on the development of ternary permanent magnet materials, thin-film solar cells and wide-band-gap semiconductors materials.

 In 1999, he became an Associate Professor of the Kochi University of Technology (KUT) in Kochi,  in 2002, he became a Professor and the Head of Materials Design Center, Research Institute of KUT (KUT_MADEC) in 2004.
His research interests focus on nanotechnology, optoelectronic thin films and devices made from wide-band-gap semiconductors such as ZnO.
He is a member of the Japan Society of Applied Physics of Japan and Society for Information Display (SID). He has been the supervisor of several National Projects. He won a prize by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology for his work on ZnO-based Transparent Conductive Oxides (TCO)
films for use in Liquid Crystal Display (LCD)-TV and thin-film solar cells in 2011.