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Organic chemistry educator

Mitsuo Kira, Japanese organic chemistry educator. Fellow Chemical Society Japan (Shimpo-sho award 1978, Chemical Society Japan award 2005, Wacker Silicone award 2005, medal, 2007).

Background

Kira, Mitsuo was born on August 6, 1943 in Higashi Osaka, Japan. Son of Yoshiharu and Suzuko (Ueta) Kira.

Education

B. Technology, Kyoto University, Japan, 1967. M. Technology, Kyoto University, Japan, 1969. Doctor of Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 1974.

Career

Assistant faculty of science Tohoku University, Sendai, 1970-1986, associate professor faculty of science, 1986-1998, professor Graduate School of Science, 1995—2007, professor emergency, since 2007. Team leader photodynamics research center Institute Physical and Chemical Research, Sendai, 1990-1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow Chemical Society Japan (Shimpo-sho award 1978, Chemical Society Japan award 2005, Wacker Silicone award 2005, medal, 2007).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, classical music, reading.

Connections

Married Satoru Miwa, August 8, 1971. Children: Mitsutaka, Yoshihito, Yuki.

father:
Yoshiharu Kira

mother:
Suzuko (Ueta) Kira

spouse:
Satoru Miwa

child:
Mitsutaka Kira

child:
Yoshihito Kira

child:
Yuki Kira