B.A. in Applied Physics, University of Tokyo, 1970
M.Sc. in Applied Physics, University of Tokyo 1973
Doctor of Engineering, University of Tokyo 1976
1974/04-1978/09 Assistant Professor in Physics, Tokyo Metropolitan Univ.
1978/10-1989/07 Associate Professor in Physics, Tokyo Metropolitan Univ.
1989/08-1997/03 Professor in Applied Physics, Nagoya Univ.
1997/04-2004/03 Professor in Computational Science and Engineering, Nagoya Univ
2004/04-2012/03 Professor in Applied Physics, University of Tokyo
2012/04-2013/03 Fellow of Toyota Physical and Chemical Research Institute
2013/04- Professor, Beihang University, Beijing, China
1976/10-1978/09 Postdoctor at Imperial College and University of Cambridge, U.K.
1984/05-1985/02 Visiting professor, University of Cambridge, U.K.
1998/08-2002/03 Project Leader of the
"Research and Development of Platform for Designing High Functional Materials"
Physical society of Japan, Polymer society of Japan, Rheological society of Japan, Liquid crystal society of Japan
Institute of physics(IOP), American institute of physics(AIP)
1982/05 The Awards of the Society of Polymer Science,Japan
1983/05 Young Awards of the Rheological Society of Japan
1988/11 Japan IBM Awards of Science
1999/02 Honorary Doctor, Katholic University Leuven,Belgium
2001/03 Polymer Prize(Ford Prize) American Physical Soceity
2001/10 Bingham Medal, The Soceity of Rheology (USA)
2003/05 The Awards of the Rheological Society Japan
2005/01 Honorary Fellow, Institute of Physics (U.K.)
2010/05 Purple Ribbon Medal (Japan)
2012/05 SPSJ Award for Outstanding Achievement in Polymer Science and Technology
2014/05 Awards of Society of Rheology, Japan
2014/05 Humboldt Research Award
2015/09 Award for Authorship, Society of Liquid Crystals, Japan
2015/10 Fellow of The Society of Rheology
2016/01 Foreign member of National Academy of Engineering, USA
2019/09 Polymer Physics Group Founders' Prize,
Institute of Physics, UK
1989/03 Kurt Wohl Memorial Lectureship, University of Delaware, USA
1991/01 College de France, Paris, France
1994/04-08 Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Scholar, California Institute of Technology, USA
1996/04 Dale Pearson Lecturer, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
2013/11-12 ESPCI Paris Tech-Michelin visiting professor, Paris, France
2014/02-05 Otto Monsted Guest Professor, Denmark Technical University, Copenhagen, Denmark