SHIRATANI Masaharu

Dean of the Institute for Advanced Study

Distinguished Professor, Faculty of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University

Specialized Fields :
Plasma Engineering

Academic Background

March 1983

Bachelor of Engineering, Kyushu University

March 1985

Master of Engineering, Kyushu University

March 1988

Completed the doctoral program without a doctoral degree of doctoral program in Engineering, Kyushu University

April 1990

Doctor of Engineering, Kyushu University

Occupation Background

April 1988

Assistant Professor of Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University

August 1990

Associate Professor of Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University

March 1996~January 1997

Visiting researcher of The French Aerospace Lab.

May 1996

Associate Professor of Graduate school of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University

April 2000

Associate Professor of Faculty of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University

February 2006

Professor of Faculty of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University

October 2009

Distinguished Professor of Kyushu University

October 2010

Director of Center of Plasma Nano-interface Engineering

April 2018~March 2021

Dean of Faculty of Information Science and Electrical Engineering of Kyushu University

April 2020

Director of Quantum and Photonics Technology Research Center

April 2021

Dean of Institute for Advanced Study, Kyushu University

Academic Awards・Awards

F.Y. 2013

Fellow of The Japan Society of Applied Physics

F.Y. 2015

Plasma Material Science Award

F.Y. 2016

Plasma Electronics Award

Publication List

  • C. Suriyasak, K. Hatanaka, H. Tanaka, T. Okumura, D. Yamashita, P. Attri, K. Koga, M. Shiratani, N. Hamaoka, Y. Ishibashi, Alterations of DNA Methylation Caused by Cold Plasma Treatment Restore Delayed Germination of Heat-Stressed Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Seeds, ACS Agricultural Science & Technology 1 (1), 5-10 (2021).
  • N. Itagaki, Y. Nakamura, R. Narishige, K. Takeda, K. Kamataki, K. Koga, Growth of single crystalline films on lattice-mismatched substrates through 3D to 2D mode transition, Scientific reports 10 (1), 1-10 (2020).
  • S. Toko, S. Tanida, K. Koga, M. Shiratani, Low-Pressure Methanation of CO2 Using a Plasma–Catalyst System, Science of Advanced Materials 10 (8), 1087-1090 (2018).
  • N. Puač, M. Gherardi, M. Shiratani, Plasma agriculture: A rapidly emerging field, Plasma Processes and Polymers 15 (2), 1700174 (2018).
  • M. Ito, J.S. Oh, T. Ohta, M. Shiratani, M. Hori, Current status and future prospects of agricultural applications using atmospheric‐pressure plasma technologies, Plasma Processes and Polymers 15 (2), 1700073 (2018).
  • M. Shiratani, K. Koga, S. Iwashita, G. Uchida, N. Itagaki, K. Kamataki, Nano-factories in plasma: present status and outlook, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 44 (17), 174038 (2011).
  • M. Shiratani, K. Koga, S. Iwashita, S. Nunomura, Rapid transport of nano-particles having a fractional elementary charge on average in capacitively-coupled rf discharges by amplitude-modulating discharge voltage, Faraday discussions 137, 127-138 (2008).
  • M. Shiratani, K. Koga, S. Ando, T. Inoue, Y. Watanabe, S. Nunomura, Single step method to deposit Si quantum dot films using H2+ SiH4 VHF discharges and electron mobility in a Si quantum dot solar cell, Surface and Coatings Technology 201 (9-11), 5468-5471 (2007).
  • M. Shiratani, J. Jolly, H. Videlot, J. Perrin, Surface reaction kinetics of CH3 in CH4 RF discharge studied by time-resolved threshold ionization mass spectrometry, Japanese journal of applied physics 36 (7S), 4752 (1997).
  • Y. Watanabe, M. Shiratani, Y. Kubo, I. Ogawa, S. Ogi, Effects of low‐frequency modulation on rf discharge chemical vapor deposition, Applied physics letters 53 (14), 1263-1265 (1988).