About Tahei Tahara
Tahei Tahara obtained his Ph.D. degree from the University of Tokyo in 1989.
He became research associate of the University of Tokyo in 1989 and then moved to the newly founded Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology (KAST) as a research associate in 1990.
In 1995, he joined Institute for Molecular Science (IMS) as an associate professor and started his own research group.
He moved to RIKEN as Chief Scientist in 2001 and has been the Director of Molecular Spectroscopy Laboratory since then.
His research interests are ultrafast spectroscopy, nonlinear spectroscopy, and single-molecule spectroscopy of complex molecular systems.