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Distinguished Advisor

Teruo OKANO

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Majored in Applied Chemistry in faculty of Science and Engineering at Waseda University (1974), completed doctoral course of same major (1979). After serving as an Assistant and Lecturer at Tokyo Women's Medical University, Assistant Professor at University of Utah, Assistant Professor at Tokyo Women's Medical University, served as Professor at Institute of Biomedical Engineering (1994) and director of the same institute (1999). Serving as director of the Institute of Advanced Biomedical Engineering and Science (2001) at the Tokyo Women's Medical University, also assigned as a Coordinating Director of Nanotech-driven Materials Research for Biotechnology Field and Special Advisor at NIMS from April 2008. Professor at University of Utah from 1994.


National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
1-2-1 Sengen, Tsukuba-city
Ibaraki 305-0047 JAPAN