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Astrophysicist , educator

Kiyoshi Kawabata, Japanese astrophysicist, educator. Grantee Fulbright Foundation, 1967. Member American Astronomical Society, Astronomical Society Japan, International Astronomical Union.

Background

Kawabata, Kiyoshi was born on October 27, 1940 in Hisai-shi, Mie, Japan. Son of Sotaroh and Masu (Ubukata) Kawabata.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Kyoto, 1964. Master of Science, University Kyoto, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 1973.

Doctor of Science, University Kyoto, 1981.

Career

Research scientist Columbia University, New York City, 1974. Research scientist Goddard Institute Space Studies National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1974-1982. From associate professor to professor Science University Tokyo, since 1982, dean College of Science division II, since 1999.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Observing the Universe, 1991, Physics Laboratory: Advanced Course, 1991, Physics Laboratory: Basic Course, 1993. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Drawing, papercrafts, football, baseball, reading.

Connections

Married Hideko Miyazaki, June 24, 1978. 1 child, Shino.

father:
Sotaroh Kawabata

mother:
Masu (Ubukata) Kawabata

spouse:
Hideko Miyazaki

child:
Shino Kawabata