I earned my Dr degree in the field of Forest Ecology from Nagoya University, Japan. I was promoted to Assistant Professor and then to Associated Professor at Nagoya University. I moved to University of the Ryukyus as a Professor. My major is now Plant Ecology, especially in the field of the density effect of plants, self-thinning process, canopy photosynthesis and plant size-dependence of whole plant respiration.
Biography Updated on 21 October 2010