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Kohei ITOH

President, Keio University

Education

December 1994 Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering
University of California, Berkeley
December 1992 M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering
University of California, Berkeley
March 1989 B.E. in Instrumentation Engineering
Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University

Positions within Keio

May 2021–present President & Chair, Board of Trustees
April 2020–May 2021 Councillor, Board of Councillors
April 2017–March 2019 Dean, Graduate School of Science and Technology & Faculty of Science and Technology
November 2016–March 2017 Deputy Director, Global Research Institute (KGRI)
April 2007–present Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology
October 2005–March 2010 Vice Dean, International Center
April 2002–March 2007 Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology
April 1998–March 2002 Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology
April 1995–March 1998 Instructor, Faculty of Science and Technology

Academic Appointments outside Keio

April 2018–present Program Director, “Quantum Information Technology,” Quantum Leap Flagship Program, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
April 2016–March 2022 Research Supervisor, "Quantum State Control and Functionalization," Embryonic Science and Technology Program, Japan Science and Technology Agency
March 2016–February 2018 Director, Japan Society of Applied Physics
April 2004–March 2006 Member, Governing Board of Institute for Pure and Applied Physics
September 2002–August 2004 Member, Executive Committee of the Physical Society of Japan

Other Appointments

July 2021–present Trustee, Japan University Accreditation Association
July 2021–present Executive Director, Japan Association of Private Universities and Colleges
October 2020–present Council Member, Science Council of Japan

Fields of Specialization

- Solid-state physics
- Quantum computers
- Electronic materials
- Nanotechnology
- Semiconductor isotope engineering

Awards

- 2021 American Physical Society Fellow (APS)
- 2015 Japan Society of Applied Physics Fellow
- 2009 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and Technology Prize (JSPS Prize)
- 2006 Japan IBM Prize for Electronics

Major Publications

Please visit the following links for detailed lists of President Itoh's publications:
- https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=24558798900
- https://publons.com/researcher/1758503/kohei-itoh/

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