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physics professor

Mineo Kimura, Japanese physics professor. Recipient Excellent Research award, United States Department Energy, 1994; grantee, National Science Foundation, since 1991, Ministry of Education, Tokyo, since 1996, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Tokyo, since 2001. Member of International Radiation Research Society, Japanese Physical Society, American Physical Society.

Background

Kimura, Mineo was born on November 15, 1946 in Tokyo. Son of Shoichi and Tsugiko (Tada) Kimura.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Waseda University, Japan, 1970. Master of Science, University Tokyo, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 1981.

Career

Assistant professor University Missouri, Rolla, 1981-1984. Scientist Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics University Colorado, Boulder, 1984-1986. Physicist Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois, 1986—1996.

Professor physics Yamaguchi University, Ube, Japan, 1996—2004, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, since 2004. Adjunct professor Rice University, Houston, since 1986, Institute space and Astronomical Science, Kanagawa, Japan, since 1997. Consultant International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, since 1991, National Institute Fusion Science, Nagoya, Japan, since 1996, Department Energy, Washington, since 1996.

Membership

Member of International Radiation Research Society, Japanese Physical Society, American Physical Society.

Connections

Married Keiko Arai, December 2, 1973. Children: Kana, Mari, Nao.

father:
Shoichi Kimura

mother:
Tsugiko (Tada) Kimura

spouse:
Keiko Arai

child:
Kana Kimura

child:
Mari Kimura

child:
Nao Kimura