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Ikue Hirata

Post Doc
Postdoctoral researcher

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Bioinspired Soft Robotics




Viale Rinaldo Piaggio, 34, 56025 Pontedera PI
+39 050 883038
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Ikue Hirata was born in 1988 in Japan. She received the B.E., M.E., and Ph.D. degrees in electronic engineering from the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, in 2010, 2012, and 2015, respectively. Her Ph.D. thesis title is “Control of threshold voltages of organic thin-film transistors by self-assembled monolayers and their structural analysis.”

In 2015, she joined the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) Centre for Nano Science and Technology, Milan, Italy.


  • 2015 Best Poster Award, 29th Japanese Institute of Electronics Packaging Conference, Japanese Institute of Electronics Packaging.
  • 2013-2014 Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
  • 2011 Best Master Thesis Award, The Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Systems (EEIS), The School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
  • 2009 IEEJ Tokyo Branch Student Encouragement Award, The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan


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