Log In

Akane Okada Edit Profile

chemist

Akane Okada, Japanese chemist. Achievements include industrialization of first polymeric molecular composite; over 180 related patents. Member American Chemical Society, Material Research Society, Chemical Society Japan (member Tokai branch committee 1988-1990, Award of Chemistry and Engineering 2000), Society Polymer Science Japan (member organizing committee Polymer Material Forum 1995), Society Material Life (Tokyo).

Background

Okada, Akane was born on July 2, 1946 in Kyoto, Japan. Son of Takeo and Yaeko (Yoshimatsu) Okada.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Synthetic Chemistry, Kyoto University, 1969. Master of Science in Chemistry, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 1974.

Career

Researcher, Mitsubishi Chemical Indiana, Yokohama, Japan, 1974-1985; researcher, Toyota Control Research and Development laboratories, Nagakuta, Japan, 1985-1989; laboratory manager organic materials, Toyota Control Research and Development laboratories, Nagakuta, Japan, 1989-1997; manager intellectual property division, Toyota Control Research and Development laboratories, Nagakuta, Japan, since 1997. Lecturer in field.

Achievements

  • Achievements include industrialization of first polymeric molecular composite. Over 180 related patents.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor 80 papers to technical publications.

Membership

Member American Chemical Society, Material Research Society, Chemical Society Japan (member Tokai branch committee 1988-1990, Award of Chemistry and Engineering 2000), Society Polymer Science Japan (member organizing committee Polymer Material Forum 1995), Society Material Life (Tokyo).

Connections

Married Hisayo Sakakibara, January 14, 1981. 1 child, Keitaroh.

father:
Takeo Okada

mother:
Yaeko (Yoshimatsu) Okada

spouse:
Hisayo Sakakibara

child:
Keitaroh Okada