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The University of Electro-Communications 
Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering, School of Informatics and Engineering 
Department of Engineering Science, Cluster III (Fundamental Science and Engineering) 

顔写真 Associate Professor 
Rei FURUKAWA 

Tel.042-443-5949  
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Career
University of Washington  Research Associate  2009/06/08-2010/02/28 
The University of Electro-Communications  Assistant Professor  2010/05/01-Present 

Academic background
University of Washington  College of Engineering  Department of Materials Science and Engineering  Master's program  2006/06  Completed 
Keio University  Collage of Science and Engineering  Integrated Design  Doctoral program  2009/03  Completed 
慶應義塾湘南藤沢高等部  Graduated 

Academic degrees
PhD (Engineering)  Keio University  2009/03 

Classes responsible within the university
2017  電子工学実験第一(木曜)  Spring semester  Undergraduate, daytime  Subject in specialty 
2017  先進理工学専攻基礎(H27年度以前入学生)  Spring semester  Graduate, IE  Master's program  Subject in specialty 
2017  基盤理工学専攻基礎  Spring semester  Graduate, IE  Master's program  Subject in specialty 
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Classes responsible in other universities
2016  工業化学特別講義  東京理科大学 
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Education and research activities in foreign countries
ポスドク  2009/06-2010/02  アメリカ合衆国 
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Current research areas
Composite materials/Surface and interface engineering 
Structural/Functional materials 
Polymer/Textile materials 
Polymer chemistry 

Current research subjects
Organic light harvesting devices  polymer photonics devices, energy transfer  2010/05/01-2013/03/31  天然界の光捕集系に倣ったポリマーデバイスの提案と評価を行っている。 
Radio-over-fiber using polymer optical fibers  2011/10/01-Present 
Direction-detectable Fiber-optic strain sensor  2013/04/01-Present 
Colour detecting fiber-optic strain sensor  2015/04/01-Present 

Published papers
Paper  Yes  Reflection noise reduction effect of graded-index plastic optical fiber in multimode fiber link  Joint  Inoue, Azusa, Furukawa, Rei, Matsuura, Motoharu, Koike, Yasuhiro  OPTICS LETTERS  39/ 12, 3662-3665  2014/06  0146-9592  10.1364/OL.39.003662 
Paper  Yes  Evaluation of modal noise in graded-index silica and plastic optical fiber links for radio over multimode fiber systems  Joint  Matsuura, Motoharu, Furukawa, Rei, Matsumoto, Yuki, Inoue, Azusa, Koike, Yasuhiro  OPTICS EXPRESS  22/ 6, 6562-6568  2014/03  1094-4087  10.1364/OE.22.006562 
Paper  Yes  Core stress distribution of phase shifting multimode polymer optical fiber  Joint  Furukawa, Rei, Nagata, Morio, Mishima, Kenji, Matsuura, Motoharu, Inoue, Azusa, Tagaya, Akihiro, Koike, Yasuhiro  APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS  103/ 21, 720-725  2013/11  0003-6951  10.1063/1.4832343 
Paper  Yes  Two-dimensional patterning of bacterial light-harvesting 2 complexes on lipid-modified gold surface  Shunsuke Yajima, Rei A. Furukawa, Morio Nagata, Shunsuke Sakai, Masaharu Kondo, Kouji Iida, Takehisa Dewa, and Mamoru Nango  Applied Physics Letters  100/ 23, 233701-  2012/06 
Paper  Yes  Differential Mode Analysis of a Polarization-Maintaining Graded-Index Plastic Optical Fiber Using Macrobending  Rei A. Furukawa, Akihiro Tagaya, Yasuhiro Koike  Japanese Journal of Applied Physics  48, 022503/1-7  2009 
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Research presentations
Oral presentation for an academic conference  Copolymer-based polymer optical fiber for multimodal polarization-maintaining  The 11th SPSJ International Polymer Conference (IPC 2016)  16E11  Yes  Daichi Mizorogi, Eisuke Nihei and Rei Furukawa  2016/12/16  URL 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  Inter-core/cladding boundary light exchange of dye-doped polymer optical fiber  The 11th SPSJ International Polymer Conference (IPC 2016)  14E14  Yes  So Kamimura and Rei Furukawa  2016/12/14  URL 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  Increased Light Absorption in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells with Light Harvesting Dye  PRiME2016  1  Yes  武隈侑也, 落合剛, 古川怜, 永田衞男  2016/10/02 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  複屈折相殺効果のある三元共重合体を使ったポリマー光ファイバーの作製  第77回応用物理学会秋季学術講演会  0/ 0  Yes  溝呂木 大地、二瓶 栄輔、古川 怜  2016/09/16 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  蛍光体添加ポリマー光ファイバーのコア/クラッド境 界における光エネルギー授受の解析  第65回高分子討論会  0/ 0  Yes  上村創、古川怜  2016/09/15 
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Intellectual property rights
Patent  光導波路及びその製造方法、リアクター、光導波路用プリフォーム、光導波路用中空管  特願2017-018882  2017/02/03  Filed 
Patent  応力センサ  PCT/JP2016/082631  2016/11/02  Filed 
Patent  応力センサ,応力センサシステム  PCT/JP2016/059673  2016/03/25  Filed 
Patent  応力センサ  特願2015-216995  2015/11/04  Filed 
Patent  光導波路およびこれを用いた応力センサ並びに応力センサシステム  特願2015-065790  2015/03/27  Filed 
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Awards
エヌエフ基金研究開発奨励賞  電力を消費しない肉眼検知式光ファイバー構造物ヘルスモニタリングの開発  2015/10/13 
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Past records of joint or funded research
ポリマー光ファイバーを用いた光ファイバー無線伝送の研究  2013-2014  Commissioned research  Funded commissioned research 
ポリマー光ファイバーを用いた光ファイバー無線伝送の研究  2012-2012  Commissioned research  Funded commissioned research 
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Memberships of academic societies
応用物理学会 
SPIE 
The Society of Polymer Science, Japan  2012/06-Present 
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Committee or council involvement
高分子学会  高分子武蔵野懇話会幹事  2016-Present 
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Committee activity in the University
学生支援担任  2017/04-Present 
広報委員  2017/04-Present 
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