Bachelor of Science, Osaka University, Japan, 1956. Doctor of Science, Osaka University, Japan, 1965.
Research manager Daicel Limited. Filter Laboratory, Osaka, Japan, 1973-1980, general manager, 1980-1985, senior executive scientist research center, 1986-1989, general, manager planning and development department, 1989-1992. Chairman technology committee Biodegradable Plastics Society.
Advisor Biodegradable Plastics Society, 1992.
Convenor International Organisation for Standardization, member technical committee 61, sub committee 5, working group 22, 1992.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Testing and Materials, American Chemical Society, Society Polymer Science Japan, Chemical Society Japan, Society Fiber Science and Technology, New York Academy Sciences, International Union Pure and Applied Chemistry.
Son of; married Yoshiko Kasai, May 5, 1961. Children: Yukari, Jun.