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<2019.03.25> President Commendation (N. Takishita [M2])

<2019.03.14> Topical meeting "New trends on laser processing technology" @ OSTEC organized by OSTEC Photonics Technology Forum (S. Ura: Session Chair)

<2019.03.12> Outstanding Paper Award of 32th JIEP Annual Meeting. [Award Ceremony]

<2019.03.11-13> JIEP Annual Meeting @ Takushoku Univ. Bunkyo Campus. (T. Kusuura (M1): Oral presentation; S. Ura: Session Chair)

<2019.03.08> Technical Committee Meeting on "Laser application to automobile"of the Laser Society of Japan @ Osaka Univ. Suita Campus. (S. Ura)

<2019.03.01> IEICE PICS committee meeting @ Univ. Electro-Commun. (S. Ura)

<2019.02.28> Committee meeting on "Opitcal Packaging Technology" @ Furukawa Electic. HO was sponsored by a resoponsible committee in JIEP. (S. Ura)

<2019.02.08> Meeting on Agreement of Cooperaiton between Kyoto Inst. Tech. and Univ. Texas Arlington with Prof. C. Andressen, Prof. G. Pezzotti and Mr. K. Karaginannis.

<2019.02.01> OSA Publishing recognizes S. Ura for his dedication to scientific paper reviewing.

<2019.01.25> Topical meeting "New trends on medical application of photonics" @ Osaka Iron & Steel Club organized by OSTEC Photonics Technology Forum (S. Ura: Session Chair)

<2019.01.17> IEEE-PS Kansai Chapter Special Seminar @ Osaka U. Nakanoshima Center. Prof. Y. Tanaka (Tokyo U. Agri. Tech.) gave a Lecture. S. Ura retired the Chapter Cair.

<2018.12.19> Three-month collaboration work in Univ. Texas Arlington was completed. K. Kawanixhi [M1] and A. Shimatani [M1] came back from Prof. R. Magnusson's Lab.

<2018.12.05,12,19> Graduate-school class "History of Technology Developments". Dr. Y. Tanaka (Panasonic Co.) gave a lecture on "Glass mold lenses and their industrial applications". (S. Ura: Class-organizer, Coordinator)

<2018.11.28-30> ODF 2018 @ International Conference Center Hiroshima. (S. Ura: Program Committee member, Session Chair, N. Takishita [M2]: Poster Presentation) [Final Program]

<2018.11.22> IEICE IPDA Committee Meeting @ Genpin (Osaka). (S. Ura: Local Arrangement)

<2018.11.22> Topical Meeting @ Herbis Plaza (Osaka) organized by IPDA committee of IEICE. (T. Kusuura [M1] & R. Tsuji [M1]: Reception Desk)

<2018.11.19-21> ICSJ 2018 @ Kyoto Univ. Yoshida Campus. (J. Inoue: Academic Reason Chair, T. Kusuura: Oral Presentation) [Final Program]

<2018.11.19> Prof. M. Ohmi (Osaka U.) gave a Special Lecture on "Optical Coherence Tomography and Applications" for Student and Graduate Student @ Kyoto Inst. Tech. sponsored by the Three Electrical Institutes Kansai Chapter. (S. Ura: Coodinator)

<2018.11.17> Prof. R. Magnusson (Univ. Texas Arlington) visited Osaka. Excursion to Himeji Castle with Prof. H. Kikuta (Osaka Pref. Univ.), Dr. K. Kintaka (AIST), and S. Ura.[Photos]

<2018.11.15> JIEP Optical Packaging Technology Meeting "Technologyt trends on convergence of photonics and electronics @ Keio Univ. Mita Campus (S. Ura: Organizer & Session Chair)

<2018.11.15> Committee meeting on "Opitcal Packaging Technology" @ Keio Univ. Mita Campus was sponsored by a resoponsible committee in JIEP. (S. Ura)

<2018.11> Samco Now vol. 102 (in Japanese). (S. Ura: Inteviewee)

<2018.11.07> Graduate-school class "History of Technology Developments". Prof. Emer. R. Satoh (Osaka U.) gave a lecture on "Histroy and prospect on electronic industry". (S. Ura: Class-organizer, Coordinator)

<2018.11.05> Topical meeting "New trends on opitcal sensing for environmental measurement technology" @ OSTEC organized by OSTEC Photonics Technology Forum (S. Ura: Session Chair)

<2018.10.31> Symposium on Electronic System Engineering @ Kyoto Inst. Tech. (S. Ura: Organizer, Executive Chair & Presider; T. Kobayashi [M.S. Graduate from our Lab. in 2008]: Invited Talk)

<2018.10.12> Committee meeting and roadmap working on "Opitcal Packaging Technology" @ Keio Univ. Mita Campus was sponsored by a resoponsible committee in JIEP. (S. Ura)

<2018.09.29> IEEE-PS-Kansai Best Student Presentation Award (N. Takishita [M2])

<2018.09.29> IEEE-PS Kansai-Chapter "4th Presentation School for International Conferences on Photonics" @ Kyoto Inst. Tech. (S. Ura: Organizer & Opening adress; J. Inoue, K. Nishio, and students in our group: Room arrangement & attendance; N. Takishita [M2]: Oral presentation)

<2018.09.28> ICSJ 2018 Committee Meetings @ Tokyo (J. Inoue: Academic Liaison Chair)

<2018.09.18> Student stay and collaboration research work at Prof. R. Magnusson Lab. in University of Texas at Arlington (K. Kawanishi [M1] and A. Shimatani [M1]: 3 months)

<2018.09.07> Roadmap working on "Opitcal Packaging Technology" @ Headquarters building of Sumitomo Bakelite sponsored by a resoponsible committee in JIEP. (S. Ura)

<2018.09.05> Topical meeting "Display in space: New trends on three-dimensional representation" @ OSTEC organized by OSTEC Photonics Technology Forum (S. Ura: Session Chair)

<2018.08.03> Young Scientist Award inPIERS 2018 (J. Inoue) [Recipients List]

<2018.08.01-04> PIERS 2018 @ Toyama (J. Inoue: Invited talk, S. Ura: Session Organizer/Chair & Invited talk) [Final Program]

<2018.07.26> IEEE Kansai Section Chapter Operations Committee Meeting @ Kansai Univ. Umeda Campus (S. Ura: Photonics Society Kansai Chapter Chair)

<2018.07.20> Topical meeting "New R & D on optical detection and ranging (machine vision)" @ OSTEC organized by OSTEC Photonics Technology Forum (S. Ura: Session Chair)

<2018.07.13> Technical Committee Meeting on "Laser application to automobile"of the Laser Society of Japan @ Osaka Univ. Suita Campus. (S. Ura)

<2018.07.01-04> ICTON 2018 @ Bucharest (J. Inoue: Invited talk) [Final Program]

<2018.06.29> ICSJ 2018 Committee Meetings @ Tokyo (J. Inoue: Academic Liaison Chair)

<2018.06.29> PIERS 2018 Technical Program Committee Meeting @ Nihon Univ. (S. Ura)

<2018.06.22> JIEP Optical Packaging Technology Meeting "Recent trends on optical wavegudies" @ Kairo Kaikan (S. Ura)

<2018.06.20> "Design principle of high-performance organic single-crystal light-emitting devices," was published in J. Appl. Phys. (Vol. 123, 235501).

<2018.05.18> The 148th Microoptics Meeting "Microoptics pursuing eternal beauty" @ Kyoto Inst. Tech. (S. Ura: Venue Arrangement)

<2018.05.09> Committee meeting and roadmap working on "Opitcal Packaging Technology" @ Kairo Kaikan sponsored by a resoponsible committee in JIEP. (S. Ura)

<2018.04.12> Committee meeting of Photonics Technology Forum @ OSTEC. (S. Ura)

<2018.04.06> ICSJ 2018 Committee and Topical Meetings @ Tokyo (J. Inoue: Academic Liaison Chair)

<2018.03.30> Nano-photonics Sepcial Lecture & Young Researchers' Meeting @ Kyoto Inst. Tech. (S. Ura, J. Inoue) IEEE-PS Kansai-Chapter (S. Ura: Chapter Chair): Technical Cosponsor.

<2018.03.26> President Commendation (K. Mori [M2])

<2018.03.20-23> IEICE General Conf. @ Tokyo Denki Univ. Tokyo Senju Campus. (J. Inoue: Oral presentation)

<2018.03.09> Technical Committee Meeting on "Laser Lighting and Display"of the Laser Society of Japan @ Osaka Univ. Suita Campus. (S. Ura)

<2018.03.07> JIEP Annual Meeting @ Tokyo U. Science Noda Campus. (N. Takishita (M1): Oral presentation; S. Ura: Session Chair)

<2018.03.05> JSPS Univ.-Industry Cooperative Reserach 177 Committee and Topical Meetings @ Tokyo U. Hongo Campus. (S. Ura)

<2018.03.01> Committee meeting and roadmap working on "Opitcal Packaging Technology" @ Keio Univ. Mita Campus was sponsored by a resoponsible committee in JIEP. (S. Ura)

<2018.02.28> Topical meeting "Fabrication technology of optical components" @ OSTEC organized by OSTEC Photonics Technology Forum. (S. Ura: Session Chair)

<2018.02.20> OSA Publishing recognizes S. Ura for his dedication to scientific paper reviewing.

<2018.02.05> "Wavelength division multiplexer based on cavity-resonator-integrated guided-mode resonance filters for a compact multi-wavelength light source" was published in Opt. Express (Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 2212-2219).

<2018.01.26> JSPS Univ.-Industry Cooperative Reserach 177 Committee and Topical Meetings @ Tokyo U. Hongo Campus. (S. Ura)

<2018.01.25> IEEE-PS Kansai Chapter Committee Meeting @ Egret Castle Mille (Himeji). (S. Ura)

<2018.01.25> IEEE-PS Kansai Chapter Special Seminar @ Himeji Nishi-harima Jibasan Center. Prof. S. Noda (Kyoto Univ.; Founder of the Chapter) gave a Memorial Lecture "Current status and future prospects of Photonic Crystal". (S. Ura: opening address as the Chapter Chair)

<2018.01.25-26> Technical Meeting @ Himeji Nishi-harima Jibasan Center organized by technical committees of IEICE. (K. Mori (M2) and K. Yamada (M2): oral presentations)

<2018.01.22> Committee meeting of Photonics Technology Forum @ OSTEC. (S. Ura)

<2017.12.22> Three-month collaboration work in Univ. Texas Arlington was completed. N. Takishita [M1] came back from Prof. R. Magnusson's Lab.

<2017.12.18> Prof. R. Magnusson (Univ. Texas Arlington) visited Osaka. Meeting @ The St. Regis Osaka with Prof. H. Kikuta (Osaka Pref. Univ.), K. Mori [M1], K. Yamada [M2], and S. Ura. [Photos]

<2017.12.13> Roadmap working on "Opitcal Packaging Technology" @ Kairo Kaikan was sponsored by a resoponsible committee in JIEP. (S. Ura)

<2017.11.25-26> KJCIEE 2017 @ Kinki Univ. (S. Ura: invited talk) [Final Program]

<2017.11.20-22> ICSJ 2017 @ Kyoto Univ. (J. Inoue: Arrangement Chair of the Symposium & oral presentation) [Final Program]

<2017.11.19-22> 22th MOC @ Tokyo Univ. (R. Tsujimoto [M1]: poster presentation; S. Ura: session chair) [Final Program]

<2017.11.09-10> Topical Meeting @ Yamashiro Onsen organized by IPDA committee of IEICE. (S. Ura: session chair)

<2017.10.30-11.02> OPJ 2017 @ Univ. Tsukuba Tokyo Campus. (S. Ura: oral presentation)

<2017.10.26> Committee Meeting of Photonics Technology Forum @ OSTEC. (S. Ura)

<2017.10.15> "Flat-top narrowband filters enabled by guided-mode resonance in two-level waveguides" was published in Opt. Lett. (Vol. 42, No. 20, pp. 4127-4130).

<2017.10.12> Prof. Sang-Yung Shin (Emeritus, KAIST) visited our lab to meet S. Ura. It has been more than a quarter century since they met last time. Prof. Shin was a supervisor of Min-Cheol Oh (Prof. in Pusan Univ.) who was a doctor course studnet in KAIST. Prof. Oh visted our lab on August 4, 2010.

<2017.10.02> Topical meeting "Photonics based inspection and sensing" @ OSTEC organized by OSTEC Photonics Technology Forum. (S. Ura)

<2017.09.30> K. Mori (M2) and K. Yamada (M2) attended the following IEEE-PS-K Presentation School and gave presentations. K. Mori (M2) won IEEE-PS-Kansai Best Student Presentation Award.

<2017.09.30> Organization and execution of IEEE-PS Kansai-Chapter "3rd Presentation School for International Conferences on Photonics" @ Kyoto Inst. Tech. Thirteen students from Osaka U., Osaka Pref. U., Doshisha U., and KIT presented their research work. There were lots of Q and A. S. Ura made an Opening Address. K. Nishio, J. Inoue and B4 students were engagedn in Local Arrangement.

<2017.09.29> Organization and execution of a workshop on "New generation beam steering and applications" @ Osaka Univ. Toyonaka Campus. Co-sponsors are IEEE-PS Kansai-Chapter, Technical Committee on "Laser Lighting and Display"of the Laser Society of Japan, and the Optoelectronics Forum of Osaka University. S. Ura made an Opening Address.

<2017.09.26> N. Takishita (M1) went abroad to join Prof. R. Magnusson's Lab. in Univ. Texas Arlington to be engaged in collaboration work for 3 months.

<2017.09.05-08> Attendance at JSAP Autumn Meeting @ Fukuoka International Congress Center. A .Tsuji (M2) gave a presentation.

<2017.09.01> S. Ura attended a roadmap working @ Kairo Kaikan on "Opitcal Packaging Technology" sponsored by a resoponsible committee in JIEP.

<2017.09.> A paper entitled "Magnesiothermic reduction of silica glass substrate - Chemical states of silicon in the generated layers" was published in J. Asian Ceramic Soc. (Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 341-349).

<2017.08.22> OSA/SPIE Student Paper Award at ICO-24 was presented to K. Mori (M2).

<2017.08.21-25> Attendance at ICO-24 @ Keio Plaza Hotel, Tokyo. K. Mori (M2) gave oral presentation. [Final Program]

<2017.08.01> A review paper entitled "Potential of optical surface-mout packaging by cavity-resonator-integrated guided-mode resonance devices" was published in J. JIEP (Vol. 20, No. 5, pp. 336-340) in Japanese.

<2017.07.25> Attendance at OSTEC "Technical Meeting on Photonics Technology Forum" @ OSTEC. The topic was "Laser displays". S. Ura served as a chair.

<2017.07.03-06> Attendance at ICTON 2017 @ Girona. S. Ura gave an invited talk and served as a session chair. [Final Program]

<2017.06.30> S. Ura attended a committe meeting @ Osaka U. Suita Campus on "Laser illumination and display" in The Laser Society of Japn.

<2017.06.26> Attendance at Topical Meeting on "Cutting-edge semiconductor techonology" @ Tokyo U. Hongo Campus organized by JSPS Univ.-Industry Cooperative Reserach 177 committee. S. Ura gave an invited introductry talk on "Cutting-edge photonic integrated circuits"

<2017.06.08> A paper entitled "Reflection-phase spectra of cavity-resonator-integrated guided-mode resonance devices" was published in Jap. J. Appl. Phys. (Vol. 56, No. 7, 072001).

<2017.05.30-06.02> Attendance at ECTC 2017 @ Orlando. S. Ura attended Optoelectronics committee meeting as tha Japan Chair, served as a Co-Chair of session 12, and gave an oral presentation in Session 34. [Final Program]

<2017.04.04 & 05.16> S. Ura attended a Committee Meeting of Photonics Technology Forum @ OSTEC for planning this year action and schedule.

<2017.03.16> S. Ura organized a Committee Meeting of IEEE Photonics Society Kasai Chapter @ Cafe de Crie in Queen's Square.

<2017.03.14-17> Attendance at JSAP Spring Meeting @ Pasifico Yokohama. K. Mori (M1) gave a presentation.

<2017.03.10> OSA Publishing recognizes S. Ura for his dedication to scientific paper reviewing.

<2017.03.10> S. Ura received a Recongnition of OSA Publishing from The Optical Society on his dedication to scientific paper reviewing.

<2017.03.08> K. Yamadai (M1) gave a presentation in JIEP Annual Meeting @ Keio U. Yagami Campus. S. Ura served as a Chair of the 1st session on Optical Packaging Technology.

<2017.02.24> Attendance at Open Seminar "Introduction of Optical Packaging Technology Roadmap 2016" @ Kairo Kaikan organized by Optical Packaging Technology Committee in JIEP. S. Ura faced one-hour interview on "Trends and Future Issues on Silicon Photonics".

<2017.02.24> A roadmap booklet "Issues for the Second Generation Optical Interconnects" (in Japanese) was published by Optical Packaging Technology Committee in JIEP. S. Ura partly wrote "5.2 Silicon Photonics".

<2017.02.21> Attendance at OSTEC "Technical Meeting on Next-generation Optical Devices" @ TRI Osaka. The topic was "New developments of laser processing technology".

<2017.01.18> Special seminar organized by IEEE-PS Kansai Chapter was held at Ise Tourism and Culture Center. Prof. R. Katayama (Osaka Univ.) and Dr. M. Kawaguchi (Panasonic Co.) gave invited talks. S. Ura gave the opening address as the Chapter Chair.

<2017.01.17> A paper entitled "Grating-position-shifted cavity-resonator-integrated guided-mode resonance filter" was published in IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. (Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 201-204).

<2016.12.22> K. Mori (M1) came back from Texas after three-month collaboration work in Prof. R. Magnusson's Lab. in Univ. Texas Arlington.

<2016.12.20> Attendance at OSTEC "Technical Meeting on Next-generation Optical Devices" @ AIST Kansai. The topic was "New glasses as optical materials". S. Ura served as a chair.

<2016.12.02> Attendance at 142nd Microoptics Meeting @ Osaka Univ. organized by Microoptics Group of JSAP. The topic was "More beautiful and delicious with microoptics". S. Ura served as a session chair.

<2016.11.30, 12.14, 12.21> Support of a graduate lecture "History of Technology Developments". The lecturer was Dr. Y. Tanaka (Panasonic).

<2016.11.24-25> Attendance at Topical Meeting @ Tohoku Univ. organized by IPDA committee of IEICE. S. Ura served as a session chair.

<2016.11.16> Support of a graduate lecture "History of Technology Developments". The lecturer was Prof. R. Satoh (Osaka Univ.). His lecture is always exciting and educational.

<2016.11.08> A paper entitled "High reflectance with steep reflection phase spectrum by guided-mode resonance" was published in Appl. Phys. Express (Vol. 9, No. 12, paper 122501).

<2016.11.07-09> Attendance at ICSJ 2016 @ Kyoto. K. Yanagida (M2) and A. Tsuji (M1) gave oral presentations. J. Inoue served as an Arrangement Chair of the Symposium. [Proceedings]

<2016.11.05> Organization and execution of IEEE-PS Kansai & KIT Symposium on Photonics @ Kyoto Inst. Tech. This symposimu includes "International Symposium on Applications of Guided-Mode Resonance" and "IEEE Photonics Society Distinguished Lecture". Famous and leading researches from US, France and Australia gave excellent talks. J. Inoue also give an invited presentation. S. Ura addressed the rapid growth of research field of guided-mode resonance in the opening remarks. [Photos]

<2016.11.03-06> Drs. O. Gauthier-Lafaye and G. Almuneau in PHOTO group in LAAS-CNRS stayed in our lab. and discussed on-going research collaboration. [Photos]

<2016.11.01> An invited paper entitled "Technical issues for Optical Interconnect Circuit Board" was published in IEICE Transactions on Electronics (Japanese Edition) (Vol. J99-C, Issue 11, pp. 543-549).

<2016.10.25> Attendance at Open Seiminar organized by OSTEC "Technical Meeting on Photonics Technology Forum" @ OSTEC. The topic was "Photonics for Imaging". S. Ura introduced related research work done in our lab.

<2016.10.19> S. Ura attended a roadmap working @ Kairo Kaikan on "Opitcal Packaging Technology" sponsored by a resoponsible committee in JIEP.

<2016.10.12-14> J. Inoue presented his research work in Poster session at MOC 2016 @ Berkeley.

<2016.10.08> K. Yanagida (M2) and A. Tsuji (M1) attended the following IEEE-PS-K Presentation School and gave presentations.

<2016.10.08> Organization and execution of IEEE-PS Kansai-Chapter "2nd Presentation School for International Conferences on Photonics" @ Kyoto Inst. Tech. Presentation school for students. Eleven presentations and lots of discussion.

<2016.09.22> K. Yamada (M1) and K. Mori (M1) went abroad to join Prof. R. Magnusson's Lab. in Univ. Texas Arlington to be engaged in collaboration work for 1 and 3 months, respectively.

<2016.09.13-16> K. Yanagida (M2) and A. Tsuji (M1) gave presentations in 77th JSAP Autumn Meeting @ Toki Messe.

<2016.09.12-15> K. Yamada (M1) presented his research work in Poster session at ISLC 2016 @ Kobe Meriken Park Oriental Hotel.

<2016.08.24> S. Ura attended a roadmap working @ Kairo Kaikan on "Opitcal Packaging Technology" sponsored by a resoponsible committee in JIEP.

<2016.08.05> Attendance at IEEE Metro Area Workshop in Kansai @ Doshisha University. S. Ura introduced acivities of Photonics Society Kansai Chapter as a vice chair in Poster Presentation.

<2016.07.11> Attendance at OSTEC "Technical Meeting on Next-generation Optical Devices" @ OSTEC. The topic was "Structural Color". S. Ura served as a chair.

<2016.07.10-14> K. Kintaka (AIST) gave an invited talk in ICTON 2016 @ Trento.

<2016.06.25> A paper entitled "Cavity-resonator-integrated guided-mode resonance band-stop reflector" was published in Opt. Express (Vol. 24, Issue 13, pp. 15120-15127).

<2016.05.31-06.03> S. Ura attended Opto-Electronics Committee Meeting and gave interactive presentation in ECTC 2016 @ Las Vegas. S. Ura served as the Japan Chair in Optoelectronics Committee.

<2016.04.29> K. Yanagida (M2) came back from Toulouse after three-month collaboration work in LAAS-CNRS.

<2016.04.28> S. Ura attended a roadmap working @ Kairo Kaikan on "Opitcal Packaging Technology" sponsored by a resoponsible committee in JIEP.

<2016.03.19-22> J. Inoue gave a presentation in 63th JSAP Spring Meeting @ Tokyo Institute of Technology.

<2016.03.15> Attendance at OSTEC "Technical Meeting on Next-generation Optical Devices" @ OSTEC. The topic was "Optics and Human Body". S. Ura served as a chair.

<2016.03.11> S. Ura attended a roadmap working @ Kairo Kaikan on "Opitcal Packaging Technology" sponsored by a resoponsible committee in JIEP.

<2016.03.03> K. Asai (M1) presented his research results in Poster Session in Topical Meeting @ Toray Education Center organized by IPDA committee of IEICE.

<2016.03.03> S. Ura visited LAAS-CNRS to discuss reserach collaboration.

<2016.02.28-03.02> S. Ura gave an invited talk on behalf of Dr. K. Kintaka in AIST and served as a session chair in ODF 2016 @ Weingarten.

<2016.02.17> K. Yanagida (M1) went abroad to join LAAS-CNRS in Toulouse for collaboration research work under supervision by Drs. G. Almuneau and O. Gauthier-Lafaye.

<2016.02.02> S. Ura attended an Annual Meeting of IEEE Kansai Chap. @ Campus Plaza Kyoto and reported activites of IEEE-PS Kansai Chap. as a Vice Chair.

<2016.01.28> Special seminar organized by IEEE-PS Kansai Chapter was held at Kobe Industrial Promotion Center. Dr. T. Matsubara (Kyocera Co.) and Prof. M. Tsukamoto (Osaka Univ.) gave invited talks. S. Ura served as the chair.

<2016.01.28> H. Okuda (M2) and M. Nakata (M2) presented their research results in Technical Meeting @ Kobe Industrial Promotion Center organized by technical committees of IEICE.

<2015.12.16> A paper entitled "Lens-Less Coupling of Cavity-Resonator-Integrated Guided-Mode Resonance Filter" was published in J. Lightwave Technol. (Vol. 33, Issue 24, pp. 5278-5283).

<2015.12.08> S. Ura attended a roadmap working @ Kairo Kaikan on "Opitcal Packaging Technology" sponsored by a resoponsible committee in JIEP.

<2015.12.07> Attendance at OSTEC "Technical Meeting on Photonics Technology Forum"@OSTEC. The topic was "Biomedical Photonics".

<2015.12.04> S. Ura visited Prof. R. Magnusson's Lab. in Univ. Texas Arlington to check and discuss the progress of collaboration research work. S. Ura gave a presentation on background of collaboration research work.

<2015.11.30-12.02> S. Ura gave an invited talk in ISPEC 2015 @ Univ. Tokyo.

<2015.11.17-12.15> K. Asai (M2) and K. Yamada (M0) joined Prof. R. Magnusson's Lab. in Univ. Texas Arlington to be engaged in collaboration work for 1 month.

<2015.11.11> Support of a graduate lecture "History of Technology Developments". The lecturer was Prof. R. Satoh (Osaka Univ.). His lecture is always exciting and educational.

<2015.11.09-11> J. Inoue presented experimental work on complex response of CRIGF in ICSJ 2015 @ KRP in Kyoto.

<2015.11.06> Sponsor of "1st Fabrication Technology Workshop for Optical-wave Manipulation Devices" @ Kyoto Inst. Tech. Prof. H. Kikuta's group (Osaka Pref. Univ.) and Dr. I. Yamada's group (Shiga Pref. Univ.) cosponsored. [Photos]

<2015.10.31> Power lunch with Prof. R. Magnusson (Univ. Texas Arlington) on research collaboration and soon-coming students' stay in UTA. The students, K. Asai (M2) and K. Yamada (M0), and S. Ura joined with Dr. K. Kintaka from AIST. We visited Tekijuku after lunch.

<2015.10.25-28> K. Asai (M2) and H. Okuda (M2) presented their research work in Poster session at MOC 2015 @ Fukuka Int'l Congress Center. S. Ura served as a chair of a session.

<2015.10.21> Support of a graduate lecture "History of Technology Developments". The2nd lecture by Dr. Y. Tanaka (Panasonic).

<2015.10.23> Attendance at OSTEC "Technical Meeting on Next-generation Optical Devices" @ Aichi Pref. Univ. "Car photonics" is the topics of a series of meetings from last year. S. Ura served as a chair.

<2015.10.14> Organization and execution of IEEE-PS Kansai-Chapter "Memorial Seminar on the International Year of Light 2015"&KIT Electronics The 4th Symposium @ Kyoto Inst. Tech. Profs. S. Noda (Kyoto Univ.) and H. Kawaguchi (NAIST) gave excellent invited talks including tutorial contents on Most Advanced Photonics Technology. We had just 100 audiences. S. Ura served as the presider.

<2015.10.10> Organization and execution of IEEE-PS Kansai-Chapter "1st Presentation School for International Conferences on Photonics" @ Kyoto Inst. Tech. Nine presentations and lots of discussion.

<2015.10.07> Support of a graduate lecture "History of Technology Developments". The1st lecture by Dr. Y. Tanaka (Panasonic). Tutorial includes development of optical lenses for optical pickups and compact cameras.

<2015.09.13-16> J. Inoue gave a presentation in 76th JSAP Autumn Meeting @ Nagoya Congress Center.

<2015.09.08-11> S. Ura gave an invited talk in 2015 IEICE Society Conf. @ Tohoku Univ.