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Eiji Osawa

Eiji Osawa, Japanese chemist. Recipient Naito award for Chemistry, 1988, Chunichi Cultural award, 2001. Member Chemical Society Japan, American Chemical Society, Fullerene Research Associates, Japan Chemistry Program Exchange (president 1989-1992).

Background

  • Osawa, Eiji was born on June 9, 1935 in Toyama, Hokuriku, Japan. Son of Shoichi and Akiko (Kato) Osawa.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan, 1958. Master of Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan, 1960. Doctor of Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan, 1965.

    Career

    • Research chemist Teijin Ltd., Osaka, Japan, 1960-1964. Staff assistant Kyoto University, Japan, 1964-1968. Associate professor Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 1969-1990.

      Professor Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan, 1990-2001. President Nanocarbon Research Institute, Chiba, Japan, since 2001.

    Works

    • Author: Aromaticity, 1971, Quantitative Conference Analysis, 1991, Molecular Simulation, 1990. Member editorial board Fullerene Science Technology, since 1994. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Buddhist

    Membership

    Member Chemical Society Japan, American Chemical Society, Fullerene Research Associates, Japan Chemistry Program Exchange (president 1989-1992).

    Connections

    • Married Sachiko Okumura, November 22, 1961. Children: Kazuko, Shuichi, Kenji.
    • father: Shoichi Osawa
    • mother: Akiko (Kato) Osawa
    • spouse: Sachiko Okumura
    • children: Kazuko Osawa
    • Shuichi Osawa
    • Kenji Osawa
    Eiji Osawa
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    Born June 9, 1935
    Nationality
    • 1958
      Kyoto University
    • 1960
      Kyoto University
    • 1965
      Kyoto University
    • 1960 - 1964
      Research chemist, Teijin Limited
      Osaka, Japan
    • 1964 - 1968
      staff assistant, Kyoto University
      Japan
    • 1969 - 1990
      associate, professor Hokkaido University
      Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
    • 1990 - 2001
      professor, Toyohashi University of Technology
      Japan
    • 2001
      president, Nanocarbon Research Institute
      Chiba, Japan

    Award