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Physics educator

Shoichi Kai, Japanese physics educator. Grantee Yamada Science Foundation, Osaka, 1985, Kajima Foundation, Tokyo, 1991, Shimadzu Science Foundation, Kyoto, 1991.

Background

Kai, Shoichi was born on October 31, 1947 in Ohita, Japan. Son of Katumi and Misaho (Inoue) Kai.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Miyazaki University, Japan, 1970. Master of Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, 1977.

Career

Assistant professor Kyushu University, Fukuoka, 1977-1979. Postdoctoral fellow Stanford (California) University, 1979-1982. Associate professor physics and electronics Kyushu Institute of Technology, Kitakyushu, Japan, 1982-1988, professor physics and electronics Japan, 1988-1993.

Professor applied physics Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, since 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Noise in Nonlinear Dynamical Systems, 1989, Liquid Crystal Dictionary, 1988, Pattern Formation, 1991. Editor: Pattern Formation in Complex Dissipative Systems, 1992. Contributor more than 160 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Consultant Kitakyushu City, Japan, 1986-1987. Member American Physical Society, Physical Society Japan, Society Applied Physics Japan, Institute of Electrical Engineering (councilor 1989-1991), Society of Science on Form (councilor since 1985), Institute of E.I.C.E., Japanese Liquid Crystal Society (councilor 1998-2000), Science Council Japan (international conference committee 2000-2001).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Fishing, archaeology.

Connections

Married Keiko Nishimura, April 23, 1978. Children: Masayoshi, Kazuki, Satoru.

father:
Katumi Kai

mother:
Misaho (Inoue) Kai

spouse:
Keiko Nishimura

child:
Masayoshi Kai

child:
Kazuki Kai

child:
Satoru Kai