Bachelor in Applied Chemistry, University Tokyo, 1980. Master in Applied Chemistry, University Tokyo, 1982. Doctor in Applied Chemistry, University Tokyo, 1985.
Research associate Akita University, 1985—1987, lecturer, 1987—1993. Visiting researcher Canada Metal, Ottawa, Canada, 1989, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, 1996. Visiting professor St. Cloud State University, Minnesota, 2001—2002.
Associate professor Akita University, since 1991.
Member of Chemical Society Japan.
Married Hitomi Satomura, June 26, 1988. Children: Satsuki, Akari.