B.S. Department of Physics
March 31, 1977. Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
M.S. Department of Material Physics
March 31, 1979. Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
Dissertation Title - Phase transition in barium and bismuth under high pressure
Ph.D. Department of Earth Sciences
July 19, 1990. Nagoya University, Nagoya Japan
Dissertation Title - Pressure derivatives of elastic constants of single crystal MgO and MgAl2O4
April, 1979 - December, 1993: Senior Technical Officer, Department of Earth Sciences, Nagoya University.
April, 1992 - March, 1994: Research Associate at the Cooperative Institute for Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado, USA.
January 1994 - August 1997: Assistant Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, Nagoya University.
September, 1997 - present: Associate professor, Institute for Study of the Earth's Interior, Okayama University.