Dr. Fumiya Watanabe

WatanabeDirector of Instrumentation

Dr. Fumiya Watanabe joined CINS as the Director of Instrumentation in June of 2006; in his position, he maintains CINS collection of advanced instruments, trains users, and educates visitors about the applications of nanotechnology in today’s world.  Dr. Watanabe’s research focuses on instrumentation, including microscopy, spectroscopy and spectrometry instruments; the development of new instrumentation; surface science; surface diffusion; surface atomic dynamics; thin film and crystal growth; gas-phase-MBE; MOCVD; and femtosecond lasers. Dr. Watanabe also teaches courses for UALR’s Department of Systems Engineering.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Metallurgical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990
  • M.S. in Metallurgical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, YEAR
  • B.S. in Engineering Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, YEAR

Previous Research Experience

  • Visiting Scientist, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003-2006
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuok, Japan, 1993-2003
  • Visiting Scientist, IBM Research / Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California, 1991-1993