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Masaru Kurihara, Japanese chemist. Achievements include patents for Usp 06187200 (2001.02.13), Reverse Osmosis Separation Equipment and Reverse Osmosis Sparation Technique. Recipient, Okochi Memorial Foundation, 2003, international Desalination Association, 2002, The Chemical Society of Japan, 1992. Fellow: International Desalination Association; member: North American Membrane Society, American Chemical Society.

Background

Kurihara, Masaru was born on December 17, 1940 in Tokyo, Japan. Son of Soujuro and Tome Kurihara.

Education

Bachelor, Gunma University, Japan, 1963. Doctor, University of Tokyo, 1970.

Career

Research chemist TORAY Industries, Inc., Otsu, Japan, 1963—1991. Research associate University of Iowa, 1970—1972. General manager TORAY Industries, Inc., Otsu, 1991—1996, director, 1997—2001, senior director, since 2001.

Visiting lecturer Kyoto University, 2002—2004.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for Usp 06187200 (2001.02.13), Reverse Osmosis Separation Equipment and Reverse Osmosis Sparation Technique.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Progress in Polymer Science, Development and Application of Functional Membranes for Separate, (journal) Operation and Reliability of Very High Recovery Seawater Desalination Technologies by Brine Conversion Two Stage RO Desalination System IDA World Congress on Desalination and Water Reuse, Bahrain, 2002.

Membership

Fellow: International Desalination Association. Member: North American Membrane Society, American Chemical Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, tennis.

Connections

Married Emiko Kurihara.

father:
Soujuro Kurihara

mother:
Tome Kurihara

spouse:
Emiko Kurihara.