Bachelor degree, Tokyo (Japan) University, 1944. Master degree, Nagoya (Japan) University, 1946. Doctor of Science, Nagoya (Japan) University, 1954.
Research assistant Nagoya (Japan) University, 1946-1950. Research member Kobayashi Institute of Science, Tokyo, 1950-1960. Research fellow Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1957-1960.
Research associate Bristol (England) University, 1960. Assistant professor Nagoya (Japan) University, 1960-1961, professor, 1961-1986, emeritus professor. Professor Meijo University, Nagoya, 1986-1995.
Guest member Institute Inorganic Materials, Tsukuba, Japan, 1968-1969. President International Union Crystallography, Chester, England, 1978-1981. Council member Synchroton Division Kek, Tsukuba, 1982-1986.
Visiting research member Bell Laboratories, Marey Hill.
Member Japanese Society Crystallography (president 1982-1983), Japanese Society Crystal Growth (honorary member), Japanese Society Physics, Japanese Society Applied Physics, International Organization Crystal Growth (committee officer 1967-1976), International Union Crystallography (member executive committee 1969-1975, president 78-81, past president 81-84).
Married Tomoko Kakiuchi, May 4, 1953. Children: Shigeo, Masako.