Masashi Shiraishi received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from Kyoto University, Japan, in 1991, 1993 and 2003. He was a researcher in SONY Corporation Research Center (1993-2004), an associate professor (2004-2010) and a professor (2010-2013) at Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, Japan. Since 2013, he has been a professor at Department of Electronic Science and Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan. He was a guest scientist of Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforshung (Stuttgart, 1997-1998), a guest professor of Uni. Regensburg (Germany, 2007) and a researcher of JST-PRESTO program (2007-2011).
Prof. Shiraishi has published over 150 technical articles in peer-reviewed journals, including book chapters and review articles, and has given more than 50 invited presentations at international conferences. He received Outstanding Research Award (Magnetic Society of Japan, 2013), Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Prizes for Science and Technology, Research Category, 2017) and 36th Osaka Science Award (2018).