Prof. Toshikazu Nishida

iDISPLA Academic Advisor

Short Biography

Prof. Toshikazu Nishida (SM'08) received the B.S. degree in engineering physics, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL, USA, in 1983, 1985, and 1988, respectively. He is currently a Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, an Affiliate Professor with the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and an Associate Dean for Academic Affairs with the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA. He has authored or coauthored more than 170 articles. He holds 13 patents. His current research interests include development of reliable, high-performance, multifunctional semiconductor devices and solid-state physical sensors and actuators for microsystems employing strained Si, SiGe, GaN, ferroelectrics, and polymers.