Prof. Katori

Hidetoshi Katori

The University of Tokyo
Professor,
Department of Applied Physics,
Graduate School of Engineering,
The University of Tokyo

RIKEN
Quantum Metrology Laboratory, Chief Scientist / RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics(RAP), Extreme Photonics Research Group, Space-Time Engineering Research Team, Team Leader

Born in Sept. 27th ,1964
E-mail:katori(at)amo.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp


Education and Qualifications

1988.03B. Eng. in Applied Physics, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
1990.03M. Eng. in Applied Physics, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
1994.10D. Eng. in Applied Physics, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo

Scientific Positions

1991.08-1994.09Research Associate, Department of Applied Physics, The University of Tokyo.
1994.10-1997.03Visiting scientist, Max-Planck-Institute for Quantum optics, Garching, Germany.
1997.10-2002.09Group leader, ERATO Cooperative Excitation Project, Japan Science and Technology Agency.
1999.04-2005.03Associate Professor, Engineering Research Institute, The University of Tokyo.
2002.11-2006.3Researcher, PRESTO, Japan Science and Technology Agency.
2005.04-2010.04Associate Professor, Department of Applied Physics, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo.
2005.10-2010.09Principal Investigator, CREST, Japan Science and Technology Agency.
2010.05-presentProfessor, Department of Applied Physics, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo.
2010.10-2016.3Research Director, ERATO Katori Innovative Space-Time Project, Japan Science and Technology Agency.
2011.04-presentChief Scientist, Quantum Metrology Laboratory, RIKEN.
2014.04-presentTeam Leader, RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics(RAP), Extreme Photonics Research Group, Space-Time Engineering Research Team, RIKEN.
2014.04-presentDistinguished Guest Professor, University of Tübingen
2018.11-presentProgram Manager, Space-time information platform with a cloud of optical lattice clocks, Mirai Program, Japan Science and Technology Agency.

Awards

International

2011The Philipp Franz von Siebold Prize
2008RABI AWARD, "For outstanding contributions to the invention and development of an optical lattice clock"
2005Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics, "For his pioneering work on ultrahigh precision optical clocks and its enormous impact on basic research as well as on a great variety of applications"
2005European Time and Frequency Award, "For a brilliant break-through in the field of optical frequency standards"

In country

2017Leo Esaki Prize, “Invention and realization of high-precision optical lattice clocks”
2016JSAP Outstanding Achievement Award, "Pioneering Research on Optical Lattice Clocks"
2015Japan Academy Prize, "Invention of the Optical Lattice Clock and its development"
2014Medal with Purple Ribbon
2013Nishina Memorial Prize, "Invention of optical lattice clocks"
2013The 54th Fujihara Award,"Development of High Precision Atomic Clocks by the Invention and Realization of Optical Lattice Clocks"
2013The 53rd Toray Science and Technology Prize, "For his pioneering work on ultrahigh precision atomic clocks by the invention and development of an optical lattice clock"
2012Asahi Prize 2012, "For research on the optical lattice clock."
2011The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Prizes for Science and Technology, Research Category
2011The 12th Optics and Quantum Electronics Achievement Prize (Hiroshi Takuma Award)
201042th Ichimura Academic Award, Special Prize
2006The 20th IBM Japan science prize
2006Marubun special science award
20041st JSPS Prize
2001Marubun Research Award

Academic Society

The Physical Society of Japan, The Japan Society of Applied Physics, The Laser Society of Japan, The Laser society of Japan, Science Academy of Tsukuba, The engineering academy of Japan, Quantum Information and Communication Technology Forum, American Physical Society (APS)

Selected papers

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