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bio-electronics professor

Kaku Uehara was Japanese bio-electronics professor. Achievements include research in photosynthesis and organic solar cells. Named Top 100 Scientist, International Biographical Center England, 2005; recipient Achievement award, American Biographical Institute, Inc., 2001; grantee Matsunaga Science Research Fund, 1968.

Background

Uehara, Kaku was born on November 28, 1940 in Sinuiju, Republic of Korea. Son of Kan-ichi and Keiko Uehara.

Education

Deng, Osaka Prefecture University, Sakai, Japan, 1969.

Career

Research associate Osaka Prefecture University, 1969—1979, assistant professor, 1979—1992, associate professor, 1992—1995, professor, 1995—2004. Visiting professor Kyoto University, Uji, Japan, 2004—2007. Director Uehara Reserve Institute Advisory Science and Technology, Sakai, since 2007.

Cooperative research fellow Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, 1974—1975. Visiting assistant professor Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1982—1983. Cooperative research fellow Odense University, Denmark, 1990—1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in photosynthesis and organic solar cells.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (book) Leading-edge Technology for Thin Film Organic Photovoltaic Cells, Photosynthetic Microorganisms: Fundamentals and Novel Applications of their Bio-functions. Contributor articles to professional research journals.

Membership

Director Gideons International, Sakai, 2001—2003. Executive chairman 51st National Convention Gideon, 2002. Member of Chemical Society Japan, Society Polymer Science, American Society Photobiology, Gideons Japan.

Connections

Married Hideko Uehara, April 14, 1968. Children: Tetsugo, Yasushi, Akito.

father:
Kan-ichi Uehara

mother:
Keiko Uehara

spouse:
Hideko Uehara

child:
Tetsugo Uehara

child:
Yasushi Uehara

child:
Akito Uehara