Masato Fujinaga serves as the TCAD Applications Engineering Manager at Silvaco Japan and has been working for the company since 2010. From 2006 to 2010 he worked for TCAD international Inc and prior to that from 2003 to 2005, he worked in Renesas Technology Corporation. From 1997 to 2003, he was engaged in TCAD applications such as DRAM/Flash memory devices and logic transistors for ULSI development. During this time he also participated in the development of 3D TCAD at Semiconductor Leading Edge Technologies Inc.. He started his career in 1985 at the LSI /ULSI development laboratory of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, where he engaged in the development of TCAD process and device simulators.
He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Physics from Osaka University, Japan, in 1983 and 1985, respectively. In 1996, he received the Ph.D degree in electronics engineering from Osaka University.