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science historian

Yasu Furukawa, Japanese science historian. Member Japanese Society for History of Chemistry (treasurer since 1994, executive member since 1983).

Background

Furukawa, Yasu was born on March 4, 1948 in Shizouka, Japan. Son of Masatoyo and Yoshiko Furukawa.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1971. Master of Arts, University Oklahoma, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oklahoma, 1983.

Career

Chemical researcher Teijin Limited company, Osaka, Japan, 1971-1977. Graduate assistant University Oklahoma, Norman, 1979-1983. Associate professor Yokohama (Japan) College Commerce, 1985-1988, Tokyo Denki University, 1988-1991, professor, 1991—2004, Nihon University, since 2004.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: A Social History of Science, 1989, Inventing Polymer Science, 1998.

Membership

Member Japanese Society for History of Chemistry (treasurer since 1994, executive member since 1983).

Connections

Married Natsuko Kizaki, March 31, 1984. Children: Yoko, Soh.

father:
Masatoyo Furukawa

mother:
Yoshiko Furukawa

spouse:
Natsuko Kizaki

child:
Soh Furukawa

child:
Yoko Furukawa