Doctor of Philosophy, Kyoto University, 1987.
From research scientist to director pharmaceutical technical research Kanebo Ltd., Osaka, Japan, 1973-1999. Manager manufacturing and technical planning Nippon Organon K.K., since 1999. Lecturer Osaka Municipal University, Japan, 1991-1995.
Member Chemical Society Japan, Pharmaceutical Society Japan, The Quantitative structure–activity relationship and Modelling Society.
Married Midori Kobayashi, January 10, 1973. Children: Hiromi, Atsushi.