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research scientist

Shigeki Murakami, Japanese research scientist. Achievements include research in forest canopy interception mechanism; discovery of new comet C/2002 E2 Snyder-Murakami. Recipient Edgar Wilson award, The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, 2002, New Objects Discovery award, Oriental Astronomical Association, 2002, award for Indiana Discovery of New Objects, Astronomical Society Japan, 2003.

Background

Murakami, Shigeki was born on February 1, 1962 in Otsu-shi, Shiga-ken, Japan.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 1981—1985. Master of Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 1985—1987. Doctor of Philosophy, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 2000.

Career

Chief Tohkamachi Experimental Station, Forestry & Forest Products Research Institute, Tohkamachi-shi, Japan, since 2002. Trustee Japan Society Hydrology & Water Resources, Shinjuku-ku, 2004—2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in forest canopy interception mechanism. Discovery of new comet C/2002 E2 Snyder-Murakami.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor papers to professional jours and publications.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Skiing.