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chemistry professor

Akihiro Tagaya, Japanese chemistry professor. Achievements include research in design & synthesis of the first zero zero-birefringence polymers. Recipient Outstanding Paper award, Japan Society Applied Physics, 1999. Member of Society Polymer Science, Japan (Research award 2002).

Background

Tagaya, Akihiro was born on April 13, 1967 in Sayama, Saitama, Japan. Son of Iwao and Yoshiko Tagaya.

Education

Master of Science in Engineering, Keio University, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy, Keio University, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan, 1996.

Career

Researcher Hoechst Industry Ltd., Kawagoe, Japan, 1996—1998, Kanagawa Academy of Sciences & Technology, Kawasaki, Japan, 1998—1999. Assistant professor Keio University, 1999—2000, lecturer, 2002—2007, associate professor, since 2007. Researcher, group leader Japan Science & Technology Agency, Kawasaki, since 2000.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in design & synthesis of the first zero zero-birefringence polymers.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Society Polymer Science, Japan (Research award 2002).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis.

Connections

Married Mariko Ohashi. Children: Keiichiro, Souichiro.

father:
Iwao Tagaya

mother:
Yoshiko Tagaya

spouse:
Mariko Ohashi

child:
Keiichiro Tagaya

child:
Souichiro Tagaya