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educator , earth scientist

Ichiro Kaneoka, Japanese earth scientist, educator. Recipient Tanakadate prize Society Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences, Tokyo, 1978, Miyake prize Society Geochem. Research, Tokyo, 1992, award Geochemical Society Japan, 2003; grantee Ito Science Foundation, Tokyo, 1975, Matsunaga Science Foundation, Tokyo, 1976.

Background

Kaneoka, Ichiro was born on May 8, 1942 in Ichikawa, Chiba, Japan. Son of Susumu and Kikue (Iwase) Kaneoka.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Tokyo, 1965. Master of Science, University Tokyo, 1967. Doctor of Science, University Tokyo, 1970.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow University Tokyo, 1970-1971. Guest scientist Max-Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics, Heidelberg, Germany, 1971-1972. Researcher National Center for Scientific Research, Paris, 1972.

Associate physicist Institute de Physique du Globe, University Paris 6, 1972-1973. Research associate faculty science University Tokyo, 1973-1986, associate professor Earthquake Research Institute, 1986-1991, professor, 1991—2004, professor emeritus, since 2004, division chief, 1994-1997, 99-2001.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Geochronology, 1978, Volcanoes and Magma, 1997, Numerical Dating, 1998. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Volcanological Society Japan (president 1993-1995), American Geophysical Union (member regional advisory committee 1991-2000), International Union for Geological Sciences (vice chairman subcommission on geochronology, 1997-2002).

Connections

Married Mieko Tanaka, April 18, 1972. Children: Rie, Hirokazu.

father:
Susumu Kaneoka

mother:
Kikue (Iwase) Kaneoka

spouse:
Mieko Tanaka

child:
Rie Kaneoka

child:
Hirokazu Kaneoka