Management

Toshio CHIBA CEO

1975 Graduated, School of Medicine, Tohoku University
1978 Protein Research Center, Osaka University
1984 Assistant, Pediatric Surgery Div., Tohoku University
1986 Clinical Fellow, Pediatric Surgery Div., Pittsburgh University
1992 Lecturer, Tohoku University, Pediatric Surgery Div.
1993 Head of office, Tohoku University, Pediatric Surgery Div.
1997 Visiting Associate Professor, The Fetal Treatment Center, UCSF
1998 Vising Professor, The Fetal Treatment Center, UCSF
2001 Division Head, Special Practice Div., National Center for Child Health and Development
2010 Vice Head, Center for Clinical Research, National Center for Child Health and Development
2012 Chair, Medical Imaging Consortium (MIC)
2013 Professor, Information Science and Engineering, University of Tokyo
2015 Professor, Research Center, Nihon University
2016 Appointed Director, Kairos Co., Ltd.

M.D. / Ph.D., Specialties are fetal surgery and pediatric surgery.

Naoki UENO President

1971 Joined Riko-shinsha, Co., Ltd., worked on the business development, editing and advertising for various publications.
1982 After serving as Director of Riko-shinsha, Co., Ltd., established The Optronics Co., Ltd. for the spread and advancement of optoelectronics and the optoelectronic industry and served as President and Representative Director. Published OPTRONICS (monthly magazine) (Appointed Chairperson and Representative Director in September 2016, to present).
1994 Planning / operations for “LASER EXPO” and other optoelectronics related exhibitions
2010 Published Medical Photonics (magazine)
2012 Launched the international optoelectronics conference Optics & Photonics International Congress (OPIC) and served as Secretary-General, held OPIC in April of each year until the present. Established Medical Imaging Consortium the same year, appointed Secretary-General.
2016 Established Kairos Co., Ltd. and served as President and Representative Director, to present.

Currently hold “OPIE” every spring, a comprehensive exhibition bringing together seven specialized exhibitions including the “Medical & Imaging EXPO” as well as the “Science and Technology Fair of Optics and Laser” each fall.

Hiromasa YAMASHITA Director

2007 Ph.D. (Information Science and Technology), Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo
Research resident, National Center for Child Health and Development
Research resident, Japan Association for the Advancement of Medical Equipment
2008 Assistant professor, The University of Tokyo
2010 Flexible researcher, Japan Association for the Advancement of Medical Equipment
Researcher, Center for Clinical Research and Development, National Center for Child Health and Development
2012 Part-time lecturer, Hosei University, Faculty of Science and Engineering
2013 Part-time lecturer, Hosei University, Faculty of Engineering and Design
Director, Medical Imaging Consortium
Researcher, Division of Medical Devices, National Center for Child Health and Development
2015 Associate professor, University Research Center, Nihon University
Part-time lecturer, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Nihon University
2017 Director, Kairos Co., Ltd.

Councilor of Japan Society of Computer Aided Surgery, Councilor and editorial board member of The Society for Nursing Science and Engineering
Specialized in medical imaging and surgical robots

Technical Advisors

Kenkichi Tanioka

1966 Joined the NHK Kochi Broadcasting Station
1976 Transferred to the NHK Science & Technology Research Laboratories (NHK STRL) and worked on the research and development of amorphous selenium photoconductive film for image sensors
1985 Discovered the sensitivity increase phenomenon through the avalanche multiplication (electronic avalanche multiplication) of amorphous selenium photoconductive film. Based on this, invented the HARP super-high sensitivity camera tube
1989 Senior Research Engineer, Image Devices Research Division, NHK STRL
1995 Deputy Director, Image Devices Research Division, NHK STRL
1997 Senior Research Engineer, Advanced Imaging Devices, NHK STRL
2000 Director, Advanced Imaging Devices, NHK STRL
2004 Director (Chief of Bureau), Advanced Broadcasting Devices, NHK STRL
2006 Director-General (treated as Board Member), NHK STRL
2008 Retired from NHK. Advanced research on applications of the HARP pickup tube and 8K Super Hi-Vision in the medical field as a contract employee of NHK STRL. Visiting Professor, Kochi University of Technology.
2011 Visiting Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Tokyo Denki University
2012 Vice President, Medical Imaging Consortium
2013 Principal Research Scientist, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
2015 Visiting Professor, Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, The State University of New York at Stony Brook
2017 Research Professor, Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, The State University of New York at Stony Brook

Awarded 15 prizes including the Imperial Invention Prize and the Ovshinsky Lectureship Award 2016. Fellow and honorary member, The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers. PhD (Engineering) (Tohoku University).

Yasuhiro Koike

1977 Graduated from the Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Keio University
1979 MA, Graduate School of Engineering, Keio University
1982 PhD, Graduate School of Engineering, Keio University
1989 Visiting Researcher, Bell Laboratories
1997 Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University
2003 Visiting Professor, Tohoku University
2007 Honorary Doctorate of Eindhoven University of Technology
2009 Affiliate Professor, University of Washington
2009 Director, Keio Photonics Research Institute, Keio University
2010 Member of Board of Councillors, Keio University

Medical Advisors

Makoto Hashizume

1979 graduated after Kyushu University School of Medicine
1979 finished residency at General Surgery II, Kyushu University Hospital
1998 Associate Professor, Dept. of Surgery II, Kyushu University
1999 Professor and Chairman, Division of Disaster and Emergency Medicine, Department of Advanced Medical Initiatives, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University
2003 Concurrent post as Head of the Center for Integration of Advanced Medicine Life Science Innovative Technology, Kyushu University Hospital
2006 Concurrent post as Director of the Emergency and Critical Care Center, Kyushu University Hospital
2010 Concurrent post as Director of the Center for Advanced Medical Innovation, Kyushu University
2014 Appointed Distinguished Professor, Kyushu University
2016 Concurrent post as Director of the International Research Center for Multidisciplinary Computational Anatomy

Kensaku Miyake

1966 Graduated from the Nagoya University School of Medicine
1967 Entered the Department of Ophthalmology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine
1971 PhD, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine
1972 Vice Director, Shohzankai Medical Foundation Miyake Eye Hospital
1975 Director, Shohzankai Medical Foundation Miyake Eye Hospital
1990 Chairman of the board of Directors, Shohzanakai Medical Foundation Miyake Eye Hospital
1994 Part-time Instructor, Nagoya University School of Medicine
2003 Visiting Professor, Fujita Health University School of Medicine

Japan Ophthalmologists Association (Director, Executive Director, Vice President, President), Japanese Ophthalmological Society (Trustee, Committee Member, Honorary Member), Japanese Society of Ophthalmic Surgery (Director, President, Honorary Member), Japanese Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (Director, President, Honorary Member), Japanese Ocular Inflammation Society (Director), American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, International Intra-Ocular Implant Club (President), Academia Ophthalmologica Internationalis (Chair XXVI)

Awarded the Japanese Medical Associations Supreme Award of Merit, Alcon Research Institute’s Award, the Japanese Ophthalmological Society Award, The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, etc.

Toshiyuki MORI

1980 Graduated from the School of Medicine, Tohoku University
1980 Surgical Resident, Toranomon Hospital
1984 Department of Surgery, Tokyo University
1990 International Medical Center, Saitama Medical University
1991 Post Doc Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco
1995 Department of Surgery, Kyorin University
2008 Professor of Surgery, Kyorin University (Current Post)

Toru Noda

1986 Graduated from Hamamatsu University School of Medicine
1988 Completed clinical training, Department of Ophthalmology, Keio University Hospital
1990 Assistant, Department of Ophthalmology, Keio University School of Medicine
1991 Department of Ophthalmology, The Second Tokyo National Hospital, Part-time Instructor, Department of Ophthalmology, Tokyo Women’s Medical University
1998 Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, National Hospital Organization Tokyo Medical Center
2001 Director, Visual Research Center, Clinical Research Department, National Hospital Organization Tokyo Medical Center
2003 Head of the Rehabilitation Research Department, Clinical Research Center, National Hospital Organization Tokyo Medical Center
2007 Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, National Hospital Organization Tokyo Medical Center
Clinical Professor, Graduate School of Nursing, Tokyo Healthcare University

Motohiro Kamei

1988 Graduated from the Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine / Resident, Department of Ophthalmology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
1990 Clinical Fellow and Staff, Division of Ophthalmology, Osaka National Hospital
1995 Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
1996 International Research Fellowship, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
2000 Senior Lecturer, Department of Ophthalmology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine / Senior Lecturer, Department of Ophthalmology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine
2002 Senior Lecturer, Department of Ophthalmology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
2006 Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
2011 Clinical Professor, Osaka University Hospital
2015 Professor and Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Aichi Medical University