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Kanya Kusano

Kanya Kusano, Japanese research scientist, educator. Achievements include propounding a solar flare trigger theory. Recipient Nishinomiya Yukawa Memorial award, 1998. Member of International Astronomical Union, American Geophysical Union, Japan Society Plasma Science and Nuclear Fusion Research, Astronomical Society Japan, Physical Society Japan.

Background

  • Kusano, Kanya was born on June 13, 1959 in Muroran, Hokkaido, Japan. Son of Sadao and Keiko Kusano.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, 1982. Master of Science, Hiroshima University, Japan, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, Hiroshima University, Japan, 1987.

    Career

    • Assistant professor Hiroshima University, 1987—1996, associate professor, 1996—2004, guest professor, since 2005, Meiji University, Yokohama, Japan, since 2008, Tokyo Institute of Technology, since 2008. Group leader Earth Simulator Center, JAMSTEC, Yokohama, 2004—2006, program director, since 2006.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include propounding a solar flare trigger theory.

    Works

    • Author: (science book) Multi-Structure Dynamics: Universal Law in the Life, Space, and Earth Sciences.

    Membership

    Member of International Astronomical Union, American Geophysical Union, Japan Society Plasma Science and Nuclear Fusion Research, Astronomical Society Japan, Physical Society Japan.

    Connections

    • Married Rieko Enoki; children: Genya, Moe, Koya.
    • father: Sadao Kusano
    • mother: Keiko Kusano
    • spouse: Rieko Enoki
    • children: Genya Kusano
    • Moe Kusano
    • Koya Kusano
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    Born June 13, 1959
    (age 58)
    Nationality
    • 1982
      Hokkaido University
    • 1984
      Hiroshima University
    • 1987
      Hiroshima University
    • 2004 - 2006
      group leader, Earth Simulator Center
      Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
    • 2008
      Assistant, professor Hiroshima University
      Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
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