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Petrologist , researcher

Ikuo Kushiro, Japanese Petrologist, researcher. Recipient Japan Academy prize, 1982, Geological Society Japan award, 1988. Fellow American Geophysical Union, European Union of Geosci. (honorary); member Japan Academy, National Academy Sciences United States (foreign associate), Geological Society London (honorary).

Background

Kushiro, Ikuo was born on March 30, 1934 in Osaka, Japan. Son of Shuichiro and Yoshiko (Kawaguchi) Kushiro.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Tokyo, 1957. Master of Science, University Tokyo, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tokyo, 1962.

Career

Research associate, U. Tokyo, 1962-1969; associate professor, U. Tokyo, 1969-1971; professor, U. Tokyo, 1974-1994; petrologist, Carnegie Institution Washington, 1971-1974; professor, Institute for Study of Earth's Interior, Misasa, Japan, since 1994; director, Institute for Study of Earth's Interior, Misasa, Japan, since 1995. Dean faculty of science U. Tokyo, 1990-1993, vice president, 1993-1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow American Geophysical Union (Harry H. Hess medal, 1999), European Union of Geosci. (honorary, Arthur Holmes medal). Member Japan Academy, National Academy of Sciences United States (foreign associate), Geological Society London (honorary).

Connections

Married Kazue Hamamoto, July 22, 1962. 1 child, Tetsuo.

father:
Shuichiro Kushiro

mother:
Yoshiko (Kawaguchi) Kushiro

spouse:
Kazue Hamamoto

child:
Tetsuo Kushiro