Faculty

Research Section of Basic Medical Photonics 

Shizuoka University

Hiroshi Inokawa

Specialized field

Opto-electronic device, Integrated circuit, Nanoelectronics

Research theme

Photon detection based on single-charge counting, Photodetector utilizing surface plasmon and its application to biosensing, Performance improvement of thermal photodetector

Futoshi Iwata

Specialized field

Microscopy, Micro/Nano mechatronics

Research theme

Development of scanning probe microscopy and related techniques for micro and nano meter scale measurement and manipulation

Yoshimasa Kawata

Specialized field

Photonics, Bio-imaging, Applied physics

Research theme

Super resolution microscopy for bio-imaging, Surface plasmon resonance for high sensitive bio-imaging

Hidenori Mimura

Specialized field

Photonics and electronics

Research theme

Study on photonics and electronics using electron beam or semiconductors. Development of sensors and light emitting devices.

Hamamatsu University School of Medicine

Toshihide Iwashita

Specialized field

Pathology, Experimental pathology, Human pathology

Research theme

Research on the mechanism of organ fibrosis, the development of disease biomarkers, and the application of new microscopic techniques to diagnostic pathology.

Tetsumei Urano

Specialized field

Physiology, Hematology, Hemostasis and vascular biology

Research theme

Analyses of spatio-temporal regulatory mechanism of thrombosis formation and its lysis by single-molecular imaging technique.

Shigeki Tani

Specialized field

Medical informatics, Laboratory medicine, Artificial intelligence, Traditional Chinese medicine

Research theme

Development of optical measuring devices for substances and phenomena in the medical field, Analysis of biological condition by computer simulation.

Research Section of Applied Medical Photonics

Shizuoka University

Toru Aoki

Specialized field

Radiation informatics, Electronics devices and systems

Research theme

Research and development of functional X-ray CT system based on photon-counting X-ray Imaging devices

Shoji Kawahito

Specialized field

Electron devices, Electronic equipment, Integrated circuits

Research theme

Research on pixel devices, imaging circuits and sensor architectures for having high performance and high functionality in image sensors.

Tetsuo Sasaki

Specialized field

Spectroscopy, Nonlinear optics, Crystal structural analysis, Physical pharmacy

Research theme

Development of terahertz laser spectrometer for pharmaceutical industry. Development of terahertz signal generator for medical imaging applications.

Masatsugu Niwayama

Specialized field

Biomedical measurement, Spectroscopy, Oximetry

Research theme

Research and development of noninvasive hemodynamic measurement using near-infrared spectroscopy. Improvement of accuracy and convenience of measurement.

Hamamatsu University School of Medicine

Norihiko Shiiya

Specialized field

Organ protection in cardiovascular surgery, Artificial organs

Research theme

Evaluation and monitoring of vital organ function using medical photonics in the perioperative period of cardiovascular surgery

Katsumasa Nakamura

Specialized field

Radiation oncology

Research theme

Development of technologies for high precision radiation therapy. Investigation of prognostic factors of radiotherapy.

Yoko Hoshi

Specialized field

Biomedical optics, Cognitive neuroscience, Child neurology

Research theme

Development and clinical application of near-infrared diffuse optical tomography
Estimation of optical properties of biological tissue
Elucidation of the neural mechanisms of emotion generation and regulation

Hideaki Miyake

Specialized field

Urological oncology, Robot-assisted surgery

Research theme

Development of image overlay navigation system using advanced radiological techniques for robot-assisted surgery