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Hiroyuki Nishiakwa

Hiroyuki Nishiakwa, Japanese chemist, educator, chemist, researcher. Achievements include development of organic superconductors. Grantee, Ishikawa Carbon Foundation, 2002. Member of Japan Society Coordination Chemistry, Society Synthetic Organic Chemistry, American Chemical Society, Physical Society Japan, Chemical Society Japan (member topics committee 1999—2001).

Background

  • Nishiakwa, Hiroyuki was born on April 6, 1964 in Osaka, Japan. Son of Yasuhiko Nishiakwa and Yasuko Nishiawa.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Engineering, Kyoto University, 1988. Master in Engineering, Kyoto University, 1990. Doctor in Engineering, Kyoto University, 1993.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral fellow Risø National Laboratory, Roskilde, Denmark, 1993—1994. Assistant professor Tokyo Metropolitan University, Hachiohji, Japan, 1994—2004. Associate professor University Tsukuba, Japan, since 2004.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of organic superconductors.

    Works

    • Contributor chapters to books, articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of Japan Society Coordination Chemistry, Society Synthetic Organic Chemistry, American Chemical Society, Physical Society Japan, Chemical Society Japan (member topics committee 1999—2001).

    Personality

    Interests

    Swimming.

    Connections

    • father: Yasuhiko Nishiakwa
    • mother: Yasuko Nishiawa
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    Born April 6, 1964
    (age 53)
    Nationality
    • 1988
      Kyoto University
    • 1990
      Kyoto University
    • 1993
      Kyoto University
    • 1993 - 1994
      Postdoctoral fellow, Ris+
      Roskilde, Denmark
    • 1994 - 2004
      assistant, professor Tokyo Metropolitan University
      Japan
    • 2004
      associate, professor University Tsukuba
      Japan

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