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Eiji Osawa

chemist

Eiji Osawa, Japanese chemist. Recipient Naito award for Chemistry, 1988, Chunichi Cultural award, 2001. Member Chemical Society Japan, American Chemical Society, Fullerene Research Associates, Japan Chemistry Program Exchange (president 1989-1992).

Background

Osawa, Eiji was born on June 9, 1935 in Toyama, Hokuriku, Japan. Son of Shoichi and Akiko (Kato) Osawa.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan, 1958. Master of Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan, 1960. Doctor of Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan, 1965.

Career

Research chemist Teijin Ltd., Osaka, Japan, 1960-1964. Staff assistant Kyoto University, Japan, 1964-1968. Associate professor Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 1969-1990.

Professor Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan, 1990-2001. President Nanocarbon Research Institute, Chiba, Japan, since 2001.

Works

  • Author: Aromaticity, 1971, Quantitative Conference Analysis, 1991, Molecular Simulation, 1990. Member editorial board Fullerene Science Technology, since 1994. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Chemical Society Japan, American Chemical Society, Fullerene Research Associates, Japan Chemistry Program Exchange (president 1989-1992).

Connections

Married Sachiko Okumura, November 22, 1961. Children: Kazuko, Shuichi, Kenji.

father:
Shoichi Osawa

mother:
Akiko (Kato) Osawa

spouse:
Sachiko Okumura

children:
Kazuko Osawa

Shuichi Osawa

Kenji Osawa