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Astrophysicist

Kouichi Hirotani, Japanese astrophysicist. Member of American Astronomical Society.

Background

Hirotani, Kouichi was born on January 27, 1965 in Osaka, Japan. Son of Muneo and Kuniko Hirotani.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physics, Nagoya University, Japan, 1987. Master of Science in Physics, Nagoya University, Japan, 1989. Doctor of Science, Nagoya University, Japan, 1992.

Career

National Research Council senior research associate National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, 2001—2003. Postdoctoral fellow Max-Planck Institute Nuclear Physics, Heidelberg, Germany, 2003—2005. Visiting associate professor department physics National Tsing Hua University Theoretical Institute Advanced Research in Astrophysics, Hsin-chu, Taiwan, since 2005.

Director personnel committee Japanese Language School, Washington, 2002—2003.

Membership

Member of American Astronomical Society.

Connections

Married Ayako Watanabe. Children: Lyra, Mira.

father:
Muneo Hirotani

mother:
Kuniko Hirotani

spouse:
Ayako Watanabe

child:
Lyra Hirotani

child:
Mira Hirotani