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chemist

Masao Kaneko, Japanese chemist. Recipient Alexander von Humboldt Foundation award, 1972, Research grant on Solar Energy Science Agency for Science and Technology Japan, 1978-1999. Member Society Polymer Science Japan (award 1989), Chemical Society Japan, Electrochemical Society Japan, Catalysis Society Japan, Japanese Photochemistry Association.

Background

Kaneko, Masao was born on January 28, 1942 in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan. Son of Yasuji and Yoshie (Yuyama) Kaneko.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Waseda University, 1965. Master of Science, Waseda University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Waseda University, 1970.

Career

Assistant Waseda University, Tokyo, 1970-1971. Postdoctoral researcher Free University, Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany, 1971-1973. Researcher Nissan Petrochemical Company Ltd., Ichihara, Japan, 1973-1975.

Senior researcher Rikagaku Kenkyūsho Institute, Wako, Japan, 1975-1985, associate director, chemical dynamics laboratory, 1985-1993. Professor Ibaraki University, Mito-shi, Japan, 1993—2007, professor emeritus Japan, since 2007. Director Institute Biophotochemonics Company Ltd., since 2007.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Advanced Polymer Science, 1987. Editor-author: Photofunctional Polymers, 1991. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Society Polymer Science Japan (award 1989), Chemical Society Japan, Electrochemical Society Japan, Catalysis Society Japan, Japanese Photochemistry Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Studying japanese history, religion, culture.

Connections

Married Tsuneko Tsugeyama, February 27, 1970. 1 child, Yuki.

father:
Yasuji Kaneko

mother:
Yoshie (Yuyama) Kaneko

spouse:
Tsuneko Tsugeyama

child:
Yuki Kaneko