B.E. & M.E., Kyushu Institute of Tech., 1995 & 1997
Arii was a Senior Engineer with Mitsubishi Space Software Company, Ltd., Kamakura, Japan, where he developed several spaceborne synthetic aperture radar (SAR) systems, including Phased-Arraytype L-band SAR/Advanced Land Observing Satellite, and obtained many patents for advanced SAR applications such as moving target indicator and inverse SAR. His research areas covered Remote Sensing developing soil moisture retrieval algorithms while at Caltech and JPL. Currently, he is with Mitsubishi Space Software and leads the R&D section as Radar Science Manager in electromagnetic scattering theory and modeling, classification, and physical information extraction from polarimetric SAR imagery. Dr. Arii was the recipient of the Atwood Fellowship and was recognized as the GRSL Best Reviewer for 2012.