Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, Tohoku University, Miyagi, Japan, 1991.
Visiting researcher University California, Santa Barbara, 1999—2000. Group leader National Institute Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Sendai, since 1991. Guest professor Tohoku Gakuin University, Sendai, since 2007.
Member of Surface Science Society Japan, Clay Science Society Japan, Society Chemical Engineers Japan, American Chemical Society, Chemical Society Japan.
Married Yukako Ebina. 1 child Ichiro.