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Junichi Koike

science educator

Junichi Koike, Japanese science educator. Achievements include patents for semiconductor devices that uses Cu-Mn alloys; patents for novel Cu alloys for TFT electrode materials in flat panel displays; research in deformation mechanisms of magnesium alloys; research in irradiation-induced amorphization mechanisms.

Background

Koike, Junichi was born on February 7, 1959 in Toba, Mie, Japan.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1983. Master of Science in Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1989.

Career

Directors postdoctoral fellow Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico, 1989—1991. Assistant professor Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1991—1994. Associate professor Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 1994—2004, professor, since 2004.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for semiconductor devices that uses Cu-Mn alloys. Patents for novel Cu alloys for TFT electrode materials in flat panel displays. Research in deformation mechanisms of magnesium alloys.

    Research in irradiation-induced amorphization mechanisms.