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astronomer , educator

Yoshiaki Sofue, Japanese astronomer, educator. Member of Astronomical Society (Japan) (president 2005-2006), International Astronomical Union.

Background

Sofue, Yoshiaki was born on May 2, 1943 in Tokyo.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Astronomy, University Tokyo, 1973.

Career

Professor Reserve Associate Nagoya University, 1968—1982, Max-Planck-Institute Radioastronomie, 1976—1978. Associate professor astronomy department University Tokyo, 1982—1987, professor emeritus, since 2006, professor institute astronomy, 1987—2006. Professor Kagosshima University, 2007, Meisei University, since 2009.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Astronomical Society (Japan) (president 2005-2006), International Astronomical Union.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Motorcycling, skiing, music.