Career Development in Japan for Graduate Students and Young Professionals

Career Development in Japan for Graduate Students and Young Professionals

Webinar Speaker: Ryo Natsuaki

About the Webinar

Interested in starting a career in the field of Geoscience and Remote Sensing in Japan?
Join us at the upcoming webinar presented by Dr. Ryo Natsuaki to get an overview of the research environment in Japan. You may find a challenging career path as a postdoc in academia or as a researcher in the industry sector.

About the Speaker

Ryo Natsuaki
(Student member 2011-2014, Regular member 2015-2020, Senior member 2021-present) received B. S., M. S. and Ph. D. degrees in electrical engineering from The University of Tokyo, Japan in 2009, 2011 and 2014, respectively. He was Aerospace Project Research Associate of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Tsukuba, Japan from 2014 to 2017. He was also a guest scientist with Microwaves and Radar Institute, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany from 2018 to 2020 under JSPS Overseas Research Fellowships. He is currently an Associate Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Systems, The University of Tokyo, Japan. His research interests include active remote sensing with synthetic aperture radar (SAR). He is also a member of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE), Japan and American Geophysical Union (AGU). He currently serves as an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (IEEE TGRS), a secretary of IEICE technical committee on Electromagnetic Theory (EMT). He is also a technical committee member of Frequency Allocations in Remote Sensing (FARS) and Remote sensing Environment, Analysis and Climate Technologies Technical Committee (REACT) in GRSS. He was a publicity chair of IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) 2019 and secretary of IEEE GRSS Japan chapter from 2014 to 2017 as well as a secretary of IEICE technical committee on Space, Aeronautical and Navigational Electronics (SANE) from 2017 to 2022.