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neutron structural biology scientist

Nobuo Niimura, Japanese neutron structural biology scientist. Recipient Tsukuba award Ibaragi-Prefecture, Mito, Japan, 1996, Nikkei BP, Tokyo, 1998, prize Minister of State for Science and Technology, 1999, award Neutron Science Society Japan, 2003. Member Japan Physical Society, Japan Crystallography Society.

Background

Niimura, Nobuo was born on June 22, 1942 in Toyokawa, Japan. Son of Masao and Yasuko (Abe) Niimura.

Education

Master of Science, University Tokyo, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tokyo, 1970.

Career

Research associate Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 1970-1982, associate professor Japan, 1983-1997, professor Japan, 1998. Prime scientist Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, Tokai-Mura, 1998—2003. Professor Ibaraki U.2004.

Group leader Japan Atomic Energy Institute, 1993-1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Japan Physical Society, Japan Crystallography Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, Go, music.

Connections

Married Sekiko Tomioka. Children: Kaku, Uta, Towa, Mune, Nori.

father:
Masao Niimura

mother:
Yasuko (Abe) Niimura

spouse:
Sekiko Tomioka

child:
Kaku Niimura

child:
Uta Niimura

child:
Towa Niimura

child:
Mune Niimura

child:
Nori Niimura