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Masakatsu Umehara

Masakatsu Umehara, Japanese physicist, researcher. Recipient Research Achievement prize Science and Technology Agency, 1995. Member Physical Society Japan.


  • Umehara, Masakatsu was born on December 4, 1944 in Syuzenji-cho, Shizuoka, Japan. Son of Kyouhei and Rise (Kotouda) University.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Shizuoka University, 1967. Master of Science, Tohoku University, 1969. Doctor of Science, Tohoku University, 1976.


    • Researcher National Institute Research in Inorganic Materials, Tokyo, 1969-1978, senior researcher Tsukuba, 1978-2001. Senior researcher, principal researcher National Institute Materials Science Advanced Materials Laboratory, 2001—2005, researcher emeritus, since 2005. Lecturer Tsukuba University, 1984-1995, visiting researcher Electrotech.

      Laboratory, Tsukuba, 1991-1994. Visiting researcher Institute Solid State Physics, Tokyo University, since 2005.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Member Physical Society Japan.


    • Married Chikako Orihara, November 23, 1978. Children: Tomoyuki, Mayuko.
    • father: Kyouhei University
    • mother: Rise (Kotouda) University
    • spouse: Chikako Orihara
    • children: Tomoyuki Umehara
    • Mayuko Umehara
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    Born December 4, 1944
    (age 72)
    • 1967
      Shizuoka University
    • 1969
      Tohoku University
    • 1976
      Tohoku University
    • 1969 - 1978
      Researcher, National Institute Research in Inorganic Materials
      Tokyo, Japan