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science educator

Masaaki Kimura, Japanese science educator. Recipient Asahi Gakujutsu Shoreikin award Asahi Newspaper Company, 1982; Okinawa research scholar Okinawa Times Company, 1986. Member American Geophysical Union, National Geography Society, Japanese Geological Society.

Background

Kimura, Masaaki was born on November 6, 1940 in Yokohama City, Kanagawa, Japan. Son of Masayoshi and Tatsu Kimura.

Education

Bachelor's degree, Tokyo University Fisheries, 1963. Master of Science, University Tokyo, 1965. Doctor of Science, University Tokyo, 1968.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow University Tokyo, 1968-1970. Research officer Geological Survey of Japan, Kanagawa, 1970-1977. Associate professor University Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan, 1977-1995, professor Japan, since 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (books) Relationship Between Eruptions and Big Earthquakes, 1978, MU Continent, Subsided Nearby Ryukyu Islands, 1991, A Continent Lost in the Pacific Ocean, 1997, A Riddle of Submarine Ruins in Okinawa, 2000, Diving Survey Report for Submarine Ruins of Yonguni, Japan, 2000. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Geophysical Union, National Geography Society, Japanese Geological Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Scuba diving, Karate (black belt).

Connections

Married Mikiko Iwahashi, March 22, 1978. Children: Yoko, Taeko, Hideaki.

father:
Masayoshi Kimura

mother:
Tatsu Kimura

spouse:
Mikiko Iwahashi

child:
Yoko Kimura

child:
Taeko Kimura

child:
Hideaki Kimura