Yoshihiro Kawahara
Yoshihiro Kawahara (川原圭博) is a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Systems, Graduate School of Engineering The University of Tokyo.

His research interests are in the areas of Computer Networks and Ubiquitous and Mobile Computing. He is currently interested in developing energetically autonomous information communication devices. Even though wireless communication technology advances, the terminals are still tethered by power codes. He's trying to eliminate the power codes by the Energy Harvesting and the Wireless Power transmission. He's not only interested in academic research activities but also enjoyed designing new business and its field trial while joining IT startup companies.

He is a technical advisor of AgIC, Inc and SenSprout, Inc.

He received his Ph.D. in Information Communication Engineering in 2005, M.E. in 2002, and B.E. in 2000. He joined the faculty in 2005. He is a member of IEICE, IPSJ, and IEEE. He's a committee member of IEEE MTT TC-24 (RFID Technologies.) He was a visiting assistant professor at Georgia Institute of Technology and MIT Media Lab.