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Junji Matsumura

Junji Matsumura, Japanese agriculturist, educator. Achievements include patents for determination of wood shrinkage by observing wood cross section by using macroscopy, measuring size change of wood cross section under wet and dry conditions; research in visualization of liquid movement in wood; research in visualization with time of shrinkage and microcrack. in wood.

Education

  • B.Agr., Kyushu University, Japan, 1990. Master of Agriculture, Kyushu University, Japan, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy, Kyushu University.

Career

  • Assistant professor Kyushu University, Fukuoka, 1992—2001. Visiting sicentist New Zealand Forest Research Institute, Rotorua, 1996—1997, Canterbury University, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1998—1999, Melbourne University, Australia, 1999. Expert Vietnam project Japan International Cooperation Agency, Tokyo, 1999, expert China project, 2002.

    Associate professor Kyushu University, Fukuoka, since 2001. Editor Journal Wood Science, Wood Industry, Wood Science Kyushu.

Major achievements

  • Achievements include patents for determination of wood shrinkage by observing wood cross section by using macroscopy, measuring size change of wood cross section under wet and dry conditions. Research in visualization of liquid movement in wood. Research in visualization with time of shrinkage and microcrack. in wood.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals (prize, 2002).

Membership

Member of Wood Technological Association Japan, Japan Society Microscopy, International Association Wood Anatomists, Japan Wood Research Society.

Connections

  • Married Natsuyo Oto; children: Suzuna, Takuto.
  • spouse: Natsuyo Oto
  • children: Suzuna Matsumura
  • Takuto Matsumura
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Nationality
  • 1990
    Kyushu University
  • 1992
    Kyushu University
  • 1992 - 2001
    Assistant, professor Kyushu University
    Fukuoka, Japan
  • 1996 - 1997
    visiting sicentist New Zealand Forest Research Institute
  • 1998 - 1999
    visiting sicentist New Zealand Forest Research Institute
    Christchurch, New Zealand, New Zealand
  • 1999
    visiting sicentist New Zealand Forest Research Institute
    Australia
  • 1999
    expert Vietnam project Japan Intern, ational Cooperation Agency
    Tokyo, Japan
  • 2001
    associate, professor Kyushu University
    Fukuoka, Japan
  • 2002
    expert Vietnam project Japan Intern, ational Cooperation Agency
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