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Motohiko Umeyama

science educator

Motohiko Umeyama, Japanese science educator. Asia Pacific scholar, State of Hawaii, Honolulu, 1984-1987; Governmental fellow, Netherlands Organization International Cooperative Higher Education, 1989-1990. Member Japan Society Civil Engineers, Oceanographic Society Japan.

Background

Umeyama, Motohiko was born on March 27, 1955 in Hita, Japan. Son of Yoshio and Moto (Okano) University.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Tokyo University Fisheries, 1978. Master of Science, Tokyo Metropolitan University, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Hawaii, 1989.

Career

With Mitsui Consultant Limited company, Tokyo, 1980-1984. Chief scientist CTI Science Systems Limited company, 1991-1994. Associate professor Tokyo Metropolitan University, since 1994.

Visiting scientist Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, 1989-1990. Research assistant University Hawaii, Honolulu, 1987-1988. Chief civil engineer Minister Public Works, Indonesia, 1992-1993.

Assistant manager Office of Prime Minister, Cook Islands, 1993-1994.

Religion

People need not just to accept but also to grow in relationship with God. God's grace and love constantly prompts and seeks to transform people, and so they should continually seek and pray to grow in holiness and love.

Politics

Christian men and women should pursue positions of public leadership and service within the government at the local, state, and federal levels.

Views

The strongest feature of Baptism is that ordinary people play a major role in the running of the Church.

Membership

Member Japan Society Civil Engineers, Oceanographic Society Japan.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, painting.

Connections

father:
Yoshio University

mother:
Moto (Okano) University