Motoi Machida serves as a Professor at the Division of Environmental Safety (safety and health organization) at Chiba University, Chiba, Japan, and concurrently at Department of Applied Chemistry and Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering at Chiba University, Japan. He received his B.S. degree in 1983 and his M.S. degree in 1985 in chemistry from Hokkaido University at Sapporo, Japan, and a Ph.D. degree in 1998 in molecular chemistry from Hokkaido University as well. He also obtained a national qualification of Professional Engineer Japan (P.E.Jp) in chemistry in 2000 stipulated by the Professional Engineer Law in Japan. His main research fields are water environment and adsorptive removal of pollutants (heavy metal ions, nitrate/nitrite, phosphate, dyes, etc.) from aqueous solutions by modified activated carbons (AC), activated carbon fibers (ACF), and related materials.
Biography Updated on 4 July 2015