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biophysicist , educator

Hitoshi Sumi, Japanese biophysicist, educator.

Background

Sumi, Hitoshi was born on February 1, 1943 in Takayama, Gifu-ken, Japan. Son of Takashi and Toshi Sumi.

Education

Master Engineering, Kyoto University, 1967. Doctor of Science, University Tokyo, 1972.

Career

Research associate Electrotechnical Laboratory, Tanashi, Japan, 1972—1976, senior researcher, 1976—1979. Associate professor University Tsukuba, Japan, 1980—1992, professor, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in theoretical elucidation of Urbach rule in optical spectroscopy. Research in establishment of dynamical coherent potential approximation in condensed matter physics. Research in general formula for rates of recombination-enhanced defect reactions in semiconductors.

    Research in general formula for rates of solvent-fluctuation-influenced chemical reactions. Research in general formula for rates of electron and excitation transfer mediated by a midway molecule in application to photosynthesis. Research in general formula for rates of excitation-energy transfer in application to photosynthesis.

    Research in DNA analysis of the people of Japan's central mountain area for clarifying the origin of the Japanese.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Electron Transfer, From Isolated Molecules to Biomolecules, 1999, Electron Transfer in Chemistry, 2001.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Mountain climbing.

Connections

Married Atsuko Ohkawa, September 25, 1971. 1 child Haruka.

father:
Takashi Sumi

mother:
Toshi Sumi

spouse:
Atsuko Ohkawa

child:
Haruka Sumi