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Professor, Institute for Life and Medical Sciences, Kyoto University
RIKEN Hakubi Team Leader (Principal Investigator)

Dr. Hirofumi Shintaku is a Professor at the Institute of Life and Medical Sciences,  Kyoto University, and a Hakubi Team Leader at RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research. 
He studied Mechanical Engineering at Kyoto University (Japan), where received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in 2002, 2004, and 2006, respectively. 
His current research activities include the development of microfluidic systems for single-cell analyses and measurement techniques of fluid dynamics in nano/micro confined space.
He was awarded the Best Paper Award from JSAEM (’06), the IIP Division Award for Young Engineer from JSME(’09), JSME Young Engineers Award (’10), Osaka University Achievement Award (’11),  Certificate of Merit for Micro-Nano Science and Technology Division of JSME (’14), the Micro-Nano Engineering Excellent Paper Certificate of Merit ('22).

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