Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Japan
Takashi Goto is a professor at the Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan. He has graduated the Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University and took a Doctor of Engineering on the study of chemical vapor deposition (CVD) of silicon nitride in 1984. He joined the Institute for Materials Research in 1979 as a research associate, and was appointed as an associate professor in 1988 and as a full professor in 1998 in the Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University.
He has been involved in the synthesis and processing of thin and thick films by vapor deposition and bulk ceramics by sintering and melt-solidification. He has published 666 papers (484 ISI papers) and held 35 patents. He has received more than 12 awards, including Chim Bells Award in China, and was elected as an academician of the World Academy of Ceramics, a fellow of the American Ceramic Society and an academician of the Asia Pacific Academy of Materials. He is the general editor and an editor-in-chief of Journal of Asian Ceramic Societies, and editor of Ceramic International and Materials Letters.