SPST Organization

Board of Directors

The SPST Board of Directors, the Society’s chief governing body, is chartered to “administer all the affairs of the Society”. The Board is made up of 5 members.




Takeo Watanabe is the Professor, Director of the Center for EUV, Dean of Laboratory of Advanced Science and Technology for Industry, University of Hyogo. He received his Ph.D from Osaka City University in 1990. He had been engaged at the Central Research and Development Laboratory of SHARP Corporation since 1990. Since 1996, he has been engaged at Himeji Institute of Technology (Current University of Hyogo). He is an expert of the EUV lithographic technology; including optics, exposure tool, mask and resist technologies. He served as Director of International Affairs (2016), EUVL Symposium chair, and a member of the organizing committee and program committee to progress the International Conference of Photopolymer Science and Technology.



Teruaki Hayakawa is professor of Tokyo Institute of Technology. 



HIrOyuki MAYAMA, Director of Publication

Hiroyuki Mayama graduated from Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University in 1999 and was given Dr. of Engineering. He was a CREST researcher of Kyoto University in 1999-2003, and then research associate at Research Institute of Electronic Science, Hokkaido University between 2003-2012. Now he is associate professor at Asahikawa Medical University. He is acting as a new editor in Chief of J. Photopolym. Sci. Technol. since beginning of 2020.

His interest includes soft matter physics (polymer physics, wetting phenomenon), fractal science, nonlinear science, and biomimetics.


Itaru OSAKA, Director of Awards

Itaru Osaka is the Professor, Hiroshima University.


Hiroto KUDO, Director of Administration

Hiroto Kudo is the Professor of Applied Chemistry, Kansai University.


Masataka ENDO, Special Assistant of the president

Osaka University



Chiba University