Prof. Tatsuo Itoh, a Terahertz Pioneer from IEEE Transactions in Terahertz Science and Technology
IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology and its
editor-in-chief, Peter Siegel, pay tribute to individuals who have
shaped the study of terahertz in its article entitled Terahertz
Pioneers. For the month of May, they focus on the life and works
of Professor Tatsuo Itoh a compelling name in the world of
terahertz, notable for his numerous journals and citations, and
his seminal concept of “transmission lines and antennas: left and
Through interviews with Prof. Itoh and his affiliates, Siegel explores the foundation of Prof. Itoh’s dedicated work with an underlying principle of “speed and novelty.” The fortuitous turn of events that had led a young man to shine and conquer his world by his ingenious ideas and approach. And his unrelenting interest to explore the next big thing amidst a crowded life dedicated to family, students and writing.
Prof. Itoh is a member of the National Academy of Engineering since 2003. Early this year, he was elected to the National Academy of Inventors, a major professional recognition to an academic inventor for his or her exemplary and productive vocation in innovation with a relevant impact to life, society and economic development.
The article, Terahertz Pioneers, featuring Prof. Itoh is available online and in the monthly printed material.