Shintaro Arai, Dr.Eng – Associate Professor –

Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Okayama University of Science

1-1 Ridai-cho, Kita-ku
Okayama, 700-0005 JAPAN

Email: arai (at)


Shintaro Arai received the B.E., M.E. and D.E. degrees from Tokushima University, Japan, in 2004, 2006 and 2009, respectively. From Jan. 2007 to Dec. 2008, he was a Special Research Student at Nagoya University, Japan. From Apr. 2009 to Mar. 2011, he was as a Postdoctoral Fellow of ITS Laboratory, Aichi University of Technology. From Apr. 2011 to Mar. 2016, he was as a Research Associate at National Institute of Technology, Kagawa College. From Apr. 2016 to Mar. 2021, he was as a lecturer at Okayama University of Science. Since Apr. 2021, he has been an Associate Professor at Okayama University of Science. His research interests include visible light communication systems, chaos-based communication systems and stochastic resonance phenomena. He is a member of the IEEE, the IEICE and the RISP.

Topics of Interest

Visible Light Communications (VLC)
– VLC using Camera (Image Sensor Communication)
– Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) using VLC

Nonlinear Applications
– Chaos-Based Communication Systems
– Stochastic Resonance and its Applications