Frontier Research Institute for Interdisciplinary Sciences
Tohoku University


末光 眞希

Maki Suemitsu

Senior advisor


I was born in Sapporo in 1953 and grew up in Kyoto from kindergarten to high school. My native language is thus Kyoto dialect or Kyotoben.

I have lived in Sendai since 1971, when I entered the Department of Electricity and Applied Physics, Faculty of Engineering, Tohoku University. I received my degree in low-temperature physics and have been working on the applied physics of semiconductors since I became a research associate at RIEC (Tsu-ken), which includes the period when I was a professor at CIR (Gakusai center), the predecessor of FRIS, from 2003 to 2008. I proudly tell you that the work conducted here at CIR later became my major work, graphene formation on Si substrate.

My hobby is music; I have performed twice at Carnegie Hall in NY (once as a choir member and once as a choral conductor) and I still serve as an organist to play the pipe organ at church. I find interest in everything. I would be more than happy to be of any help to you all, young scientists.

I look forward to working with you.