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Materials scientist , researcher

Hironobu Sakata, Japanese materials scientist, researcher. Achievements include research in glasses, thin films and nano-technology materials. Member of New York Academy of Sciences, Physical Society Japan, Association Glass Art Studies Japan, Gakushikai University Alumni Association.

Background

Sakata, Hironobu was born on January 9, 1935 in Tokyo. Son of Takeo and Yoshie Sakata.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physics, Nagoya University, Japan, 1958. Master of Science in Physics, Nagoya University, Japan, 1960. Doctor in Applied Physics, Nagoya University, Japan, 1972.

Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Chemistry, University Bordeaux, France, 1986.

Career

Researcher Asahi Glass Company Ltd., Tokyo, 1960—1975, chief Research/engineer, 1976—1989. Professor Tokai University, Kanagawa, Japan, 1990—2001, researcher, since 2002. Director Association Glass Studies, Tokyo, 1991—2003.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in glasses, thin films and nano-technology materials.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Glass Handbook, 1985. Co-author: New Glasses, 1989, Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2004. Translator: L'Arte Vetraria by A. Neri, 2007.

      Contributor articles to professional science journals.

Membership

Member of New York Academy of Sciences, Physical Society Japan, Association Glass Art Studies Japan, Gakushikai University Alumni Association.

Connections

Married Noriko Nishikata.

father:
Takeo Sakata

mother:
Yoshie Sakata

spouse:
Noriko Nishikata.