He received his B. Eng. (1983) and M. Eng. (1985) in Mineral and Energy Resources Engineering from Tohoku University, Japan. In 1985, he joined its Faculty of Engineering as a Research Associate. He received a Dr. Eng. from Tohoku University in 1993, and served as an Associate Professor at Department of Quantum Science & Energy Engineering from 1996 to 2012, Tohoku University. Within that period, he stayed temporarily at Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zürich (1999) and University of California Berkeley (2006) as a Visiting Scholar. He has served as a Professor since April 2012 at Department of Quantum Science & Energy Engineering, Tohoku University. His current research interests include dynamic behavior of radionuclides sorption onto rock surface altered by cementitious materials for the underground repository construction.
Biography Updated on 30 October 2012