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土井正男

Physics educator

Masao Doi, Japanese physics educator. Recipient International Business Machines Corporation Japan Science award, 1988, Polymer prize, American Physical Society, 2001; grantee fellowship, Science Research Council United Kingdom, 1976-1977, Japan Society for Promotion of Science, 1984-1985.

Background

Doi, Masao was born on March 28, 1948 in Tahara, Aichi, Japan. Son of Yasuo and Kiyo Doi.

Education

Bachelor in Applied Physics, University Tokyo, 1970. Master of Science in Applied Physics, University Tokyo, 1973. Doctor of Engineering Tokyo, 1976.

Doctor (honorary), Catholic University, Leuven, Belgium, 1999.

Career

Assistant professor physics Tokyo Metropolitan University, 1974-1978, associate professor, 1978-1989. Professor applied physics Nagoya University, Japan, 1989—1997, professor computational science and engineering, 1997—2004. Professor applied physics University Tokyo, since 2004.

Postdoctoral fellow Imperial College, London, 1976-1977, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, England, 1977-1978, visiting professor, 1984-1985. Fairchild distinguished professor California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1994.

Works

Membership

Fellow: Institute Physics (honorary). Member: Rheology Society of America (Bingham medal 2001), American Institute Physics, Society Rheology Japan (award 1983, 2003), Polymer Society Japan (award 1982), Physical Society Japan.

Connections

Married Masako Doi, November 4, 1974. Children: Isseki, Akiko.

father:
Yasuo Doi

mother:
Kiyo Doi

spouse:
Masako Doi

child:
Akiko Doi

child:
Isseki Doi