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Osamu Motojima, Japanese science educator, director. Recipient Technology Progress prize, Japan Society Plasma Science & Nuclear Fusion Research, 1997, Alfren award, Royal Institute of Technology, 2002. Member of Institute Electrical Engineers Japan (Research Paper prize 1994), Japan Physical Society, Japan Plasma & Fusion Society (Technology Progress prize 1997).

Background

Motojima, Osamu was born on December 5, 1948 in Kyoto. Son of Kenji and Kumiko Motojima.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Kyoto University, 1971. Master of Science in Physics, Kyoto University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, Kyoto University, 1976.

Career

Research associate Kyoto University, Uji, Japan, 1976, associate professor, 1980—1987, professor, 1987, Nagoya University, Japan, 1988, National Institute Fusion Science, Nagoya, 1989—1998, director department, 1999—2003, general director, since 2003. Director department fusion science Graduate University Advanced Studies, Toki, since 2004. Council member Research Institute Applied Mechanics Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, since 2003.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (books) Plasma Physics in Picture, 1993, Energy for Building the Future, 2001, Fusion Engineering and Design, Elgerier, since 2001.

Membership

Member of Institute Electrical Engineers Japan (Research Paper prize 1994), Japan Physical Society, Japan Plasma & Fusion Society (Technology Progress prize 1997).

Connections

Married Kaoru Motojima, April 18, 1976. Children: Ai, General.

father:
Kenji Motojima

mother:
Kumiko Motojima

spouse:
Kaoru Motojima

child:
Ai Motojima

child:
General Motojima