Soft and Wet matter Engineering Laboratory (SWEL), Yamagata University
Furukawa Hidemitsu completed his Ph.D. in Physics in the Department of Physics, Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1996.
After this, he worked as an assistant professor in Tokyo Institute of Technology and Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, an associate professor in Hokkaido University, and in April 2009 he was appointed associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Systems Engineering at the Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Yamagata University, where he set up the Soft & Wet Matter Engineering Laboratory (SWEL).
He was promoted to professor in 2012.
In June 2013, he founded the Yamagata University Life-3D Printing Innovation Center (LPIC). and became the chair of the Center.