Eiji Kusano, Japanese engineering educator, researcher. Achievements include patents for transparent heat reflective coatings for architectural plate glass; patents for multilayered unit-reflection coatings; patents pending for transparent touch panels; patents pending for atmospheric pressure discharge system.
Kusano, Eiji was born on February 10, 1959 in Kobe, Japan.
Bachelor, Kobe University, 1981. Master, Kobe University, 1983. Doctor, University Tokyo, 1993.
Researcher Nippon Sheet Glass Limited company, Tsukuba, Japan, 1983—1991, engineer Yokkaichi, 1991—1994. Associate professor Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Nonoichi, 1995—2001, professor, since 2004, director department chemistry, since 2006. Editorial board Thin Solid Films.
Author: Introduction to Thin Film Processes, Japanese edition, Hajimeteno Hakamau-Gijutsu. Co-author: Nanotechnology and Applications of Plasma/Ion Beams (in Japanese). Guest editor: Vacuum 59(2-3), Vacuum 66(3-4).
Member of The Surface Finishing Society Japan, The Vacuum Society Japan, Japan Society Applied Physics, Society Vacuum Coaters, American Vacuum Society.
Grantee, The Miyashita Research Foundation Mate...Grantee, The Miyashita Research Foundation Materials Science, 1998, Nippon Sheet Glass Foundation for Materials Science and Engineering, 1999. Scholar, University Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1985-1987.