Visitors Profile

Prof. M. L. Baesso (Visited from 15 to 24, Oct 2008) Mauro Luciano Baesso had his graduation in Physics at Universidade Estadual de Maringá (1984) and specialization in Instrumentation Sicence And Technology (1994) , master's in Physics at Universidade Estadual de Campinas (1987) , Ph.D. in Physics at Universidade Estadual de Campinas (1990) and Postdoctorate at Umist Manchester (1993).  He is a referee to most of the physics journals. He has more than 150 publications in international journals with citations more than 1200.   His research interest is in optics and optical  materials.


Universidade Estadual de Maringá
Centro de Ciências Exatas
Departamento de Física
Campus Universitário Zona 7
87020900 - Maringa
PR - Brasil.


Dr. Katsuhiko Ariga (Visited from 11 Jan to 15 Jan 2008)


Dr. Katsuhiko Ariga is a director of the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS).  He was born in 1962, and received his B.Eng. M.Eng., and Ph.D. degrees from the Tokyo Institute of Technology (TIT).   He was a research associate at TIT, worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Texas at Austin, and then served as a group leader in the Supermolecules Project at JST.  Thereafter, he worked as an associate professor in the Nara Institute of Science and Technology, and then entered the ERATO Nanospace Project, JST.  His research field is based on supermolecular chemistry and surface science, including the boundary research areas of organic chemistry, physical chemistry, biochemistry, and materials chemistries.   His major interests are the fabrication of novel nanostructures based on molecular recognition and thin film technologies, including Langmuir-Blodgett, layer-by-layer, and mesoporous films.  He moved to his current position in January, 2004. He has 5211 citations in ISI as of now.


Dr. Katsuhiko Ariga
Supermolecules Group
National Institute for Materials Science

Professor  SHIN, Byoung-Chul ( Visited from 10th  - 24th Jan 2008)


Prof Shin completed his Ph.D in Materials Science and Engineering from KAIST, South Korea in the year 1988. He was a visiting scientist to The Pennsylvania State University, USA and visiting researcher to the University of Tokyo, Japan. He is a professor in Dongeui University, Busan, Korea since 1996. His recent research work is focussed on ultrasonic sensors and SiC wafers by Sublimation.


Department of Nano Technology
Dongeui University
Busanjin-gu, Busan 614 714


Dr. B. Venkatesan (Visited from Dec. 2007- Jan 2008)

Dr. B. Venkatesan is the Director (R&D) of NanoTech laboratory, Canare Electric Co. Ltd Japan. After his Ph.D in growth of binary and ternary compound semiconductors by chemical vapour deposition he joined Anna University, Chennai as a Lecturer till 1993. He joined Canare Electric Co., Japan as a senior researcher in the year 1993 and raised to the position of Director of R&D. He is a visiting professor for the centre of nanoscience and nanotechnology, Univeristy of Madras, India.  His research interest is in the field of Design and Fabrication of Optical Devices for Optical Communications and Medical Applications, Quantum dots on GaAs and InP, Si/Si-Ge Multilayer photodiodes.


Dr. B. Vengatesan
Director (R&D)
Nano Tech Laboratory
Canare Electric Co Ltd
2888-1, Rikka, Kumabari, Nagakute-cho
Aichi-ken, 480-1101, Japan

email: cbsvenki(at)