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Chemistry educator

Tsuneo Imamoto, Japanese chemistry educator. Fellow Yamada Science Foundation, Osaka, 1982, Ito Science Foundation, Tokyo, 1987; recipient Synthetic Organic Chemistry award, 1997. Member Japan Chemical Society, American Chemical Society, Rare Earth Society Japan.

Background

Imamoto, Tsuneo was born on October 1, 1942 in Yaizu, Shizuoka, Japan. Son of Yukichi and Michi (Takahashi) Imamoto.

Education

Bachelor, Shizuoka University, 1967. Master, Osaka University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Osaka University, 1972.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1972-1973. Research assistant Osaka (Japan) University, 1973-1976. Postdoctoral fellow Wayne State University, Detroit, 1975-1978.

Research fellow University Tokyo, 1978-1980. Research assistant Chiba (Japan) University, 1980-1987, associate professor, 1988-1993, professor, since 1994. Invited professor University Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Bulletin Chemical Society Japan, since 1991. Inventor organocerium reagents, 1984.

Membership

Member Japan Chemical Society, American Chemical Society, Rare Earth Society Japan.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Stamp collecting/philately, softball.

Connections

Married Sachie Hirai, April 29, 1973. Children: Makiko, Kazumi.

father:
Yukichi Imamoto

mother:
Michi (Takahashi) Imamoto

spouse:
Sachie Hirai

child:
Makiko Imamoto

child:
Kazumi Imamoto