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Ronald G. Polcawich

By Erica Zimmerman / July 24, 2019

Ronald G. Polcawich is a Program Manager at DARPA in the Microsystems Technology Office and currently on detail to DARPA from the Micro & Nano Materials & Devices Branch of US Army Research Laboratory (ARL), Adelphi, MD.  He received a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University (1997), and M.S. degree in…

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Shinichiro Kawada

By Erica Zimmerman / May 21, 2018

Shinichiro Kawada is senior manager of the Development Section 1 of Development Department 1 of sensor product division at Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Japan. He works to research and develop piezoelectric ceramics including lead zirconate titanate-based ceramics and lead free piezoelectric ceramics. Piezoelectric ceramic components have been widely used in various electronic equipment as piezoelectric…

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Naoya Shibata

By Erica Zimmerman / May 21, 2018

Naoya Shibata is a Professor in the Institute of Engineering Innovation, The University of Tokyo. He received a PhD in Materials Science in 2003 at the University of Tokyo. As a JSPS Research Fellow, he spent 2003-2004 in the STEM group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He joined the Institute of Engineering Innovation at the…

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Mark Waugh

By Erica Zimmerman / May 21, 2018

Mark D. Waugh is Senior Strategic Marketing Manager, Healthcare for Murata Electronics North America, Inc. in Smyrna, GA Mark is a challenge-driven, innovative leader with over 20 years of diverse global experience.  His roles have included strategic marketing, product management, and process engineering in demanding, highly competitive consumer technology environments. His leadership skills, coupled with…

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Yosuke Takahashi

By Erica Zimmerman / May 21, 2018

Yosuke Takahashi is deputy general manager of Research and Development Center at Noritake Co., Limited, Japan. He graduated from Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Tokyo University of Science, in 1999. He received Master’s degree of Pure and Applied Chemistry from Tokyo University of Science in 2001 and joined Noritake Co., Limited in the same…

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Yoshiki Iwazaki

By Deidre Haignere / May 13, 2016

Yoshiki Iwazaki is a Research Group Leader at Analysis Group, Research and Development Laboratory, Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd., Japan. He is also a Research Advisor of the Research Center for Functional Materials, National Institute for Materials Science. He received an M.S. in Physics from the University of Tsukuba and a Ph.D. in Physics from The…

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Tomoyuki Nakamura

By Deidre Haignere / May 13, 2016

Tomoyuki Nakamura is a senior manager of the Technology Development Group of the Capacitor Division in Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Japan.  He graduated from the Department of Applied Chemistry Engineering, Nagoya University, in 1994. He received the Master’s degree of engineering from the Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University, in 1996. He joined Murata in…

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Tadachika Nakayama

By Deidre Haignere / May 13, 2016

Tadachika Nakayama is an Associate Professor in the Department of Science of Technology Innovation at Nagaoka University of Technology (NUT) in Niigata, Japan. He received his Ph.D. (2000) in Applied Chemistry from Osaka University, Japan, and obtained M.S. (1997) and B.S. (1995) degrees in Material Science from Osaka Prefecture University, Japan. Tadachika joined the Institute…

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Bryan Huey

By Deidre Haignere / May 13, 2016

Bryan Huey is an expert in developing and applying advances in Atomic Force Microscopy. Following his B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford University in 1993 and a brief time with Acuson working on ultrasonic transducers, he began using AFM in Dawn Bonnell’s group at the University of Pennsylvania where he completed his PhD…

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Kenji Shibata

By Deidre Haignere / May 19, 2015

Kenji Shibata works as a project leader for SCIOCS, Ltd in Japan, where he is involved with research and development of (K,Na)NbO3 [KNN] lead-free piezoelectric films. His group succeeded in fabricating high quality KNN films, which had excellent piezoelectric properties comparable to those of PZT films. They also have succeeded in developing 3-axis angular rate…

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