Takeshi Sakanoi, Ph.D.

Co-Investigator, LAMP Mission
Associate Professor, Tohoku University, Japan

Takeshi Sakanoi is an associate professor at Planetary Plasma and Atmospheric Research Center (PPARC), Tohoku University, Japan. He received his PhD degree in geophysics from Tohoku University in 2006. His research interests include small-scale aurora and field-aligned acceleration process, and atmospheric gravity waves in the thermosphere. He experienced PIs of auroral imager on the Reimei satellite, and visible and near-infrared spectrograph on the international space station. He is in charge of auroral camera AIC2 of PARM2 package for the LAMP mission.