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Physics educator

Jiro Arafune, Japanese physics educator. Member Physical Society Japan, American Physical Society, International Astronomical Union, Academy Japan (liaison committee physics, national council since 1987).

Background

Arafune, Jiro was born on July 13, 1940 in Osaka, Japan. Son of Seiichi and Tomiko (Hori) Arafune.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Tokyo, 1964. Master of Science, University Tokyo, 1966. Doctor of Science in Physics, University Tokyo, 1969.

Career

Research assistant National Laboratory High Energy Physics, Tsukuba, Japan, 1975-1976, associate professor Japan, 1976-1979, councilor Japan, since 1987. Professor physics Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1986-1987. Professor Institute for Cosmic Ray Research University Tokyo, Tanashi City, 1979-1986, 87-01, director Institute, 1987-1997.

Professor National Institution for Academy Degrees, since 2001. Chairman Cosmic Ray Commission, International Union Pure and Applied Physics, 1996-1999. Research associate Enrico Fermi Institute, University Chicago, 1972-1975.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals including Physical Review Letters, Journal Mathematical Physics, Physics Letters B, Physical Review D.

Membership

Member Physical Society Japan, American Physical Society, International Astronomical Union, Academy Japan (liaison committee physics, national council since 1987).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Shogi (japanese chess).

Connections

Married Yasuko Migita, June 7, 1972. 1 child, Tatsuhiko.

father:
Seiichi Arafune

mother:
Tomiko (Hori) Arafune

spouse:
Yasuko Migita

child:
Tatsuhiko Arafune