Guest Professor, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. , Central Research Laboratory
Masamichi Yamanishi received the B.S., M.S. and Doctor degrees, all in electrical engineering from the University of Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Japan, in 1964, 1966, and 1971, respectively.
In 1966, he joined the Department of Electrical Engineering, the University of Osaka Prefecture, as a Research Associate. In 1979, he was appointed as an Associate Professor with the Department of Physical Electronics, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan, and in 1983, he was promoted to a Full Professor. He was a Visiting Professor (Sabbatical Chair) with Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, in 1984, 1986, 1987, and 1991. From 1998 to 2001, he was the Dean of the newly established Graduate School of Advanced Sciences of Matter, Hiroshima University, and from 2001 to 2003, was the Vice President with Hiroshima University. In 2004, he moved on Hamamatsu Photonics KK, Hamamatsu, Japan. Now, he is a Research Fellow with Central Research Laboratories, Hamamatsu Photonics KK., and is also a Professor Emeritus with Hiroshima University.