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Engineering educator

Masahiko Morinaga, Japanese engineering educator. Recipient Science award Nagai Science Foundation, Nagoya, 1991. Member Japan Institute Metals (journal editorial member since 1995, vice president 2005-2006, president since 2008, Meritorious award 1989, Tanigawa-Harris award 2008), Discrete Variational-Xalpha Society Japan (member steering committee since 1993, vice president 2002-2003, president since 2004, science award 2001).

Background

Morinaga, Masahiko was born on August 20, 1946 in Osaka, Japan. Son of Rikio and Haruno (Ishiguma) Morinaga.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Kyoto University, Japan, 1969. Master of Science, Kyoto University, Japan, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, 1978.

Career

Lecturer Toyohashi (Japan) University of Technology, 1979-1983, associate professor, 1983-1991, professor, 1991-1994, Nagoya (Japan) University, 1994—1995, head department materials science and engineering, since 2004. Chairman 176th subcommittee Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Tokyo, since 1993. Memorial lecturer Korean Institute Metals, 1997, Tamura-Kawasaki Memorial lecturer Japan Heat Treatment Engineering Society, 1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Quantum Chemistry of Metallic Materials and Quantum Alloy Design, 1997, Hydrogen Storage Alloys, 1998. Co-editor: Proceedings International Symposium on Designing, Processing and Properties of Advanced Engineering Materials, 1997. Patentee in field.

Membership

Member Japan Institute Metals (journal editorial member since 1995, vice president 2005-2006, president since 2008, Meritorious award 1989, Tanigawa-Harris award 2008), Discrete Variational-Xalpha Society Japan (member steering committee since 1993, vice president 2002-2003, president since 2004, science award 2001).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, travel.

Connections

Married Kazue Yoshizaki, November 8, 1980. Children: Haruko, Go-ki.

father:
Rikio Morinaga

mother:
Haruno (Ishiguma) Morinaga

spouse:
Kazue Yoshizaki

child:
Haruko Morinaga

child:
Go-ki Morinaga