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Masahiko Shimada

educator , Ceramicist

Masahiko Shimada, Japanese ceramicist, educator. Recipient Academy award Japan Society Powder and Powder Metallurgy, 1991. Fellow American Ceramic Society (Richard M. Fulrath award 1985); member Ceramic Society Japan (Academy award 1989).

Background

Shimada, Masahiko was born on October 18, 1940 in Obama, Fukui, Japan. Son of Shozo and Hideko (Torii) Shimada.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Kyoto (Japan) University, 1964. Master of Science, Kyoto (Japan) University, 1966. Doctor of Science, Kyoto (Japan) University, 1971.

Career

Research associate Osaka University, 1966-1978, associate professor, 1978-1983. Professor Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, since 1983. Director IAMP of TohokuU., since 1995.

Project leader Synergy Ceramics, AIST, Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Tokyo, since 1994.

Works

  • Author: Introduction to Materials Science, 1990. Editor Materials Letters, 1992, Journal Porous Materials, 1994.

Membership

Fellow American Ceramic Society (Richard M. Fulrath award 1985). Member Ceramic Society Japan (Academy award 1989).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening.

Connections

Married Kazuko Kinbara, April 6, 1968. Children: Tomoko Kawano, Masayuki.

father:
Shozo Shimada

mother:
Hideko (Torii) Shimada

spouse:
Kazuko Kinbara

children:
Tomoko Kawano Shimada

Masayuki Shimada