Smart Processing Research Center (SPRC), Osaka University
Yuichi Setsuhara received his Dr. Eng. in Electrical Engineering from Osaka University in 1991. He joined Welding Research Institute, Osaka University as Research Associate in 1991, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University as Associate Professor in 2001, and has been a professor in Joining and Welding Research Institute, Osaka University since 2004. He is currently a Director of Smart Processing Research Center (SPRC) and a Vice Director of Joining and Welding Research Institute (JWRI), Osaka University since 2014. He has published more than 150 papers in SCI journals and has been serving as board members of several committees such as International Scientific Committee for International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering and International Advisory Board for the journal “Plasma Processes and Polymers”.
His research interests include the followings; development of novel plasma sources for advanced processing technologies; development of novel large-area, low-damage and high-density plasma sources for flexible electronics and thin-film electronics devices; studies on plasma-materials interactions for development of advanced processing technologies; studies on temporal and spatial control of discharge for development of innovative atmospheric-pressure plasma sources for plasma medicine.