Managing Officer,
General Manager of Corporate R&D H.Q.,
OMRON Corporation
Kizugawa-City, Kyoto, 619-0283, JAPAN

Tel: 81 774 74 2010
FAX: 81 774 74 2001

Dr. IMANAKA was born in Osaka City, Japan in 1950.
He received the B.E. degree in Material Science from Osaka University
in 1974, and the M.E and the Ph.D. degrees in Solid State Physics from
Osaka City University, Japan in 1976 and 1979, respectively.

Between 1980 and 1982, he was a Visiting Researcher at the Institute of
Physics of NeuchatelUniversity, Switzerland.

Since 1982, he had been with Oki Electric Industry, Co. Ltd., Tokyo, Japan,
where he worked on Semiconductor Laser research for long-haul

In 1985, he joined OMRON Corporation, Kyoto, Japan, and was engaged in
the research of compound semiconductor quantum well lasers, micro
integrated photonic devices, MEMS, and Nanodevices.

From June 2005, he is a Managing Officer and GM of Corporate R&DH.Q.
of OMRON Corporation.

Dr. Imanakais an officer of MicromachineCenter, Japan and has been a
Guest Professor of RitsumeikanUniversity, Japan since 2004.
He is a member of IEEE, SPIE, SID, IEEJ and JSAP.