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Astrophysicist , educator

Ken'ichi Nomoto, Japanese astrophysicist, educator. Recipient Nishina Memorial prize, 1989, Japan Academy prize, 1995. Member of American Astronomical Society, International Astronomical Union, Astronomical Society Japan.

Background

Nomoto, Ken'ichi was born on December 1, 1946 in Tokyo, Japan.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Astronomy, University Tokyo, 1969. Master of Science in Astronomy, University Tokyo, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Astronomy, University Tokyo, 1974.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow Japan Society Promotion of Science, Tokyo, 1974—1976. Research associate department physics Ibaraki University, Mito, Japan, 1976—1981. Research associate department general systems studies University Tokyo, 1982—1985, associate professor department earth science and astronomy, 1985—1989, associate professor department astronomy, 1989—1993, professor, since 1993.

National Research Council research associate National Aeronautics and Space Administration Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, 1979—1981. Visiting researcher Max Planck Institute Astrophysics, Garching, Germany, 1982, 83. Visiting associate professor University Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1983.

Visiting physicist Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, 1985—1986. Visiting professor University Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to science journals. Member editorial board: Encyclopedia Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2001.

Membership

Member of American Astronomical Society, International Astronomical Union, Astronomical Society Japan.