BiographyYoshihiro Baba received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, in 1994, 1996 and 1999, respectively. In 1999, he joined Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, where since 2012 he has been a Professor. From April 2003 to August 2004, he was a Visiting Scholar at the University of Florida, Gainesville, on sabbatical leave from Doshisha University. He is the author or coauthor of more than 50 papers published in reviewed journals. Dr. Baba is a Co-chairperson of the Technical Program Committee of the 2013 Asia-Pacific Conference on Lightning and a Co-chairperson of the Technical Committee on Lightning of the Asia Pacific Electromagnetic Compatibility Symposium. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Lightning Research and an Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery. He is a member of the American Geophysical Union, the International Council on Large Electric Systems, the Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan, and the Institution of Engineering and Technology.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Electromagnetic Compatibility, High Voltage Engineering, Computational Electromagnetics, Lightning