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Tomoya Yamashiki, Ph. D.

Tomoya Yamashiki, Ph. D.

Tomoya Yamashiki, Ph. D.

 Dr. Tomoya Yamashiki, Director of Corporate Research and business Development at Toray Industries (America), is currently tasked with establishing a new framework to enhance North American innovation for Toray’s industries (parent company in Japan, a major supplier of advanced materials and components).  Dr. Yamashiki’s past activities include development single-crystalline organic nonlinear optical devices, phase-change optical rewritable disks, and photo-sensitive ceramic materials for electronics applications.  Along with research, planning, and management positions at Toray Industries, he has been assigned as a research team leader in a major project at RIKEN (Institute for Physical and Chemical Sciences).