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Ichiro Omura

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Ichiro Omura
Kyushu Institute of Technology


Ichiro Omura (Member, IEEE) received his M.S. degree from Osaka University, Osaka in 1987 and Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich in 2001. From 1987 he was with Toshiba Corporation, Kawasaki, Japan, engaging in research on power semiconductor including high voltage IGBTs, super-junction MOSFETs and GaN power devices. From 1996 to 1997, he was a visiting Researcher at ETH. Since 2008, he has been with the Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan. He has published papers in over 80 journals and conferences, has filed more than 140 patent applications and holds more than 40 patents in the field of power semiconductors.