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researcher , Engineering educator

Kakuji Tojo, Japanese biochemical engineering educator, pharmaceutics researcher. Research grantee National Institutes of Health, Ministry Education (Japan), and others.


Tojo, Kakuji was born on January 31, 1947 in Sakai, Osaka, Japan.


Bachelor in Engineering, University Osaka Prefecture, Sakai, 1969. Master in Engineering, University Osaka Prefecture, Sakai, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, University Osaka Prefecture, Sakai, 1975.


Research associate University Osaka Prefecture, Sakai, 1972-1982, Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1977-1979, visiting assistant professor, 1981. Assistant professor College Pharmacy Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, 1983-1985, associate professor College Pharmacy, 1985-1990, visiting professor College Pharmacy, since 1990. Professor, director Therapeutic Systems Research Laboratory Kyushu Institute of Technology, Iizuka, Fukuoka, Japan, since 1990, regent professor Japan, since 1993.

Member technical advisory board TTS Research Institute, Tokyo, since 1990. Consultant pharmaceutical and chemical industries, Japan, United States of America, Europe, since 1985. Director Center Iizuka Research and Development, since 1992.

Organizer Symposium on Transdermal Drug Delivery, since 1992.


  • book

    • Transdermal Delivery

    • Inventor transdermal delivery systems, pesticide patch, ocular implants


Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association Pharmaceutical Scientists (chartered), American Institute Chemical Engineers, New York Academy of Sciences, Pharmaceutical Society Japan, Controlled Release Society (board governors 1991-1995), Sigma Xi.


  • Other Interests