Shigeru Uno was born in Tokyo, Japan, in 1955. He received the D.D.S. and the Ph.D. degrees from Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, in 1980 and 1984, respectively. He worked at the Department of Operative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Hokkaido University as an Assistant Professor and then as a Lecturer from 1984 to 2004. During this occupation, he worked as a Visiting Researcher in the Department of Dental Materials, School of Health Science, Copenhagen University, Denmark (Professor Dr. Erik Asmussen) in 1990-1991, and Bayer Dental, Dormagen, Germany (Professor Dr. Werner Finger). Since 2004, he serves as a Senior Staff of Toranomon Hospital, Department of Dentistry, Tokyo, Japan. He is mainly interested in resin composite restorations, resin polymerization, and adhesion between resinous materials and tooth substrates. In 1991, he developed a slow-curing technique of resin composites with Dr. Erik Asmussen (Scad. J Det Res). Currently, he has researched on the microstructures of the interfaces between bonding agents and dentin. Moreover, he works as a Certified Conservative Dentistry, Japanese Society of Conservative Dentistry, and a Dental Materials Senior Adviser, Japanese Society of Dental Materials and Devices. Uno is a Councilor and joined the Editorial Board of Japan Society for Adhesive Dentistry and an active Member of IADR and JADR.
Biography Updated on 4 September 2011