Professor of Practice, Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering
Office: JEC 3018
Ph.D. in Computer and Systems Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), 1990
M.Eng. in Computer and Systems Engineering, RPI, 1985
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, RPI, 1983
Junichi Kanai is currently the Associate Director of the Design Lab and Professor of Practice of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering at RPI. He has been teaching multidisciplinary engineering design courses since 2004. Dr. Kanai brings a variety of practical industrial experience to undergraduate courses as he draws from his experience as a research scientist, and a manager of a research group and a product development group in the U.S.-based Panasonic organization. His current research focuses on adapting teaching strategies to a rapidly changing student population.
6 U.S. patents granted