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Planetary science educator

Hitoshi Mizutani, Japanese planetary science educator. Member Japanese Society for Planetary Science (vice president since 1991, president 2001-2004), Seismological Society Japan, American Geophysical Union.

Background

Mizutani, Hitoshi was born on February 27, 1942 in Tokyo. Son of Hisao and Shukuko (Shiraishi) Mizutani.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Tokyo, 1964. Master of Science, University Tokyo, 1966. Doctor of Science, University Tokyo, 1971.

Career

Assistant University Tokyo, 1966-1978. Associate professor Nagoya (Japan) University, 1978-1981, professor, 1981-1987, Institute Space and Astronautical Science, Sagamihara-shi, Japan, 1987—2005. Editor in chief Newton Press Inc., Tokyo, since 2005.

Research fellow California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1971-1973. Visiting scientist University Colorado, Boulder, 1976-1977.

Membership

Member Japanese Society for Planetary Science (vice president since 1991, president 2001-2004), Seismological Society Japan, American Geophysical Union.

Connections

Married Teruko Tanaka, May 30, 1967. Children: Shin, General.

father:
Hisao Mizutani

mother:
Shukuko (Shiraishi) Mizutani

spouse:
Teruko Tanaka

child:
Shin Mizutani

child:
General Mizutani