Name:                  Eiji OHTANI

E-mail:                 ohtani@m.tohoku.ac.jp

 

Occupation:       Distinguished Professor of Mineral Physics

Department of Earth and Planetary Materials Science, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, Sendai 980-8578, Japan

Tel.: 81-22-795-6662, Fax: 81-22-795-6662

 

Education:

Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 1969-1973.

B. Sc. in Petrology, 1973.

Graduate school of Science, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan, 1973-1978.

M. Sc. in Geophysics, 1975.

D. Sc. (PhD) in Geophysics, 1979.

 

Research and professional experience:

1978.4.1-1980.3.31   : Post-doctoral fellow from Japanese Association of Promotion of Science at Department of Earth Sciences, Nagoya University, Nagoya 464 Japan.

1980.7.16-1982.3      :  Assistant  Professor  at  Department  of  Earth  Sciences,  Faculty  of  Science, Ehime University, Matsuyama 790, Japan.

1982.4-1984.3         : Research Fellow at Research School of Earth Sciences, The Australian National University (Petrochemistry group), Canberra A.C.T., 2601, Australia.

1984.4-1987.3.31       : Assistant Professor of Geophysics at Department of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Science, Ehime University, Matsuyama 790, Japan.

1987.4.1-1988.9.31    : Associate Professor of Geophysics at Department of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Science, Ehime University, Matsuyama 790, Japan.

1988.10.1-1994.6.30. :Associate  Professor  of  Mineral  Physics  at  Institute  of  Mineralogy, Petrology, and Economic Geology, Tohoku University, Sendai 980, Japan.

2002-2007                  : Project leader of 21st century COE program of Earth Science, Tohoku University in Sendai.


2008-2013                  : Project leader of Global COE program of Earth and Planetary Science, Tohoku University in Sendai.

2008.4-2011.3            : Distinguished Professor of Tohoku University. 2011.8- 2014.3: Distinguished Professor of Tohoku University

2011.4- 2013.3             : Trustee of Tohoku University (elected on Jan. 26, 2011 by Faculty of Science). 1994.7.1-present.  Professor  of  Mineral  Physics  at  Institute  of  Mineralogy,  Petrology,  and Economic Geology, Faculty of Science, Tohoku University, Sendai 980, Japan.

 

Major Honors and Awards:

Post-doctoral   fellowship   from   JSPS   (Japanese   Association   for   Promotion   of   Science), 1978-1980.

Visiting Professor Award of Bayerisches Geoinsitut from DFG (German Science Foundation) 1995.

Mineralogical Society of Japan Award 1997.

Reimei Research Award from Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, 1998. Fellow of Mineralogical Society of America, 2002.

Fellow of American Geophysical Union, 2006.

N.L. Bowen Award from VGP section of 2007AGU, Dec., 2007.

N.L. Bowen Lecturer, 2007AGU Fall Meeting, Dec. 2007. Distinguished Professor of Tohoku University, 2008.4-2011.3 Distinguished Professor of Tohoku University, 2011.8-2014.3

Medal with Purple Ribbon for Outstanding Performance in Science and Arts, Government of Japan, 2010, Nov.03.

Mega-grant   from  Ministry  of   Science  and  Education,  Federal   Government   of   Russia, 2013-2017p.

Geochemical Fellow, Geochemical Society, 2015.

 

Professional Society activities:

Section president of Solid Earth Science section of Japan Geoscience Union: 2012.5-present Vice President of Japan Geoscience Union: 2010-2012.

President of Japan Association of Mineralogical Sciences: 2010-2012.

Vice President of Japan Association of Mineralogical Sciences: 2008-2009. 2005-present: Member of Japan Science Council.

2008-present: A chair of Japanese committee for IMA (International Mineralogical Association) of Japan Science Council.

 

 

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