Noriaki Kida is an experimentalist with interests in emergent electrodynamics in solids. His expertise is in fields of terahertz radiation and spectroscopy using femtosecond lasers. He received his Ph.D. in 2002 from Osaka University, Japan. He moved first to Tokura Spin Superstructure Project, ERATO, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) as a researcher and later to Tokura Multiferroics Project, ERATO, JST. Since 2010 he has been an associate professor at The University of Tokyo, where he is leading a group on terahertz optics in correlated electrons.