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Hiroaki Misawa

Hiroaki Misawa, Japanese education educator. Achievements include 32 patents. Recipient Science for Art De Vinci of Excellence, Moet Hennesy Louis Vuitton International, France, 1993. Member of Japanese American Frontiers of Science (planning member since 2002), National Institute of Science and Technology Policy, New Energy Industrial Technology Development Organization (member evaluation committee since 2002).

Background

  • Misawa, Hiroaki was born on November 10, 1955 in Tokyo, Japan. Son of Sukeo and Toshie Misawa.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Engineering, Tokyo Metropolitan University, 1979. Master in Engineering, University of Tsukuba, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, University of Tsukuba, 1984.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral researcher University of Texas, 1984—1986. Assistant professor University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, 1986—1988. Researcher ERATO Project, Japan Science and Technology Corporation, 1988—1991, group leader, 1991—1993.

      Assistant professor University of Tokushima, 1993—1995, professor department engineering, 1995—1997, professor department of ecosystem engineering, since 1997. Republican researcher New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization, 1998—2001. Project leader Japan Science and Technology Corporation, Toyko, Japan, since 2001.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include 32 patents.

    Works

    • Author: (articles in journals including) Nature, Applied Physics Letters, 2000-2001, 19 books.

    Membership

    Member of Japanese American Frontiers of Science (planning member since 2002), National Institute of Science and Technology Policy, New Energy Industrial Technology Development Organization (member evaluation committee since 2002).

    Connections

    • Married Sayoko Misawa, May 13, 1983. Children: Tomoyo, Takahiro, Momoko.
    • father: Sukeo Misawa
    • mother: Toshie Misawa
    • spouse: Sayoko Misawa
    • children: Tomoyo Misawa
    • Takahiro Misawa
    • Momoko Misawa
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    Born November 10, 1955
    (age 62)
    Nationality
    • 1979
      Tokyo Metropolitan University
    • 1981
      University of Tsukuba
    • 1984
      University of Tsukuba
    • 1984 - 1986
      Postdoctoral researcher, University of Texas
    • 1986 - 1988
      assistant, professor University of Tsukuba
      Ibaraki, Japan
    • 1988 - 1991
      researcher, ERATO Project
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