Photonics materials and devices

[Professor] Yasutake Ohishi

Basic Information

Yasutake Ohishi


Ph.D. (Tokyo Institure of Technology)

Date of birth


Laboratory Name

Optical Functional Materials Laboratory

Research Fields

Photonics materials and devices


Photonics, Glass materials, Fiber devices, Fiber lasers, Optical signal processing


E-mail Address

Academic Background

March 1980 Graduate School of Science, Tohoku Univrrsity

Work History

Professor Toyota Technological Institute (September 2002~)
NTT Basic Research Laboratories (July 2002~August 2002)
NTT Opto-Electronics Laboratories (October 1990~June 2002)
Rutgers University, Visiting Scientist (September 1989~September 1990)
NTT Electrical Communications Laboratories (April 1980~August 1989)

Membership of Academic Societies

・2010  International Conference on Mems & Optoelectronics Technologies (ICMOT-2010) International advisory committee member
・2008~ Board member, Tokai branch, The Ceramics Society of Japan
・2007~ SPIE Photonics West, Program committee member
・2007  Program committee member, 28the annual meeting Laser Society of Japan
・2007~ Workshop on Photoluminescence in rare earths: Photonic materials and devices, Scientic committee member
・2003~ SPIE Active and Passive Optical Components for WDM Communications Conference cochair
・1992~ Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications
・ 1997 (Optical Society of America) General chair, Program chair, Program committee member
・1993~ Opto-electronics glass committee member, The Ceramics Society of Japan
・1993~ TC-20 committee member, International Commission of Glasses
・1994  Local committtee member, Fifth Optoelecronics Conference
・1996  Editor of Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Societyof America)
Member of The Instituteof Electronics Information and Communication Engineers, The Japan Society of Applied Physics, The Ceramics Society of Japan, OSA, and IEEE Photonics

Research Themes