|Died||October 21, 2018 (aged 92)|
|Alma mater||Tohoku University|
|Awards||IEEE Edison Medal (2000)|
Order of Culture
Iwate Prefectural University
Tokyo Metropolitan University
Jun-ichi Nishizawa (西澤 潤一 Nishizawa Jun'ichi, September 12, 1926 – October 21, 2018) was a Japanese engineer and inventor. He was known for his electronic inventions beginning in the 1950s, including the PIN diode, static induction transistor, and static induction thyristor. He was a professor at Sophia University. Many called him the "Father of Japanese Microelectronics".