Bachelor of Science, Kobe (Japan) University, 1969. Master of Science in Engineering, Kobe (Japan) University, 1971. Doctor of Science, Kobe (Japan) University, 1989.
Research associate, Kobe U., 1975-1984;
lecturer, Kobe U., 1984-1991;
associate professor, Kobe U., 1991-1995;
professor of chemistry, Kobe U., since 1995. Invited researcher Osaka National Research Institute, since 1996. Invited lecturer Okayama U., 1996, Konan U., Kobe, 1996.
Research consultant Okayama Industrial research Center, 1992-1996.
Member American Ceramic Society, The Electrochemical Society, Chemical Society Japan.
Married Tatsumi Deki, March 28, 1980. 1 child, Suzuki.