Kenji Aono received a B.S. in electrical engineering, a B.S. in computer engineering, and a M.S. in electrical engineering from Michigan State University (MSU), East Lansing, MI, U.S.A. in 2011, 2011, and 2013, respectively. A Ph.D. in computer engineering from Washington University in St.~Louis (WashU), MO, U.S.A. was completed in 2018.
He was a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellow on tenure at MSU and WashU. In 2014 he was an NSF GROW Fellow stationed at The University of Tokyo, Japan. He is currently a Postdoctoral Research Associate at WashU and a staff researcher at MSU.
Dr. Aono was an officer and advisor of IEEE/Eta Kappa Nu at MSU and has been elected to roles in IEEE SEM including Chair of the Education Society, Director for Circuits and Systems, and Vice-Chair for Young Professionals. He is a recipient of the Michigan Space Grant Consortium graduate fellowship for the 2012--2015 years and the Skandalaris LEAP fund for 2019.