Bachelor of Science, Osaka University, 1945. Doctor of Science, Osaka University, 1954.
Research associate Osaka University, 1945-1955, associate professor, 1955-1958, professor, 1958-1985, professor emeritus, since 1985. Professor Osaka Institute of Technology, 1985-1992. Assistant professor University Maryland, College Park, 1961-1962.
Professor graduate school Osaka University, 1959-1985, Institute Plasma Physics Nagoya University, Japan, 1963. Member governing body Baika Gakuen, 1987-2004.
Member governing body Baika Gakuen, 1988. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Physical Society Japan (director Osaka branch 1977-1978), American Physical Society, New York Academy Sciences, Rotary International, Sigma Xi.
Married Sawako Handa, March 15, 1953. Children: Ayami Nishiyama Kobayashi, Yuri Nishiyama Kamino-o.