Akita-shi Asahikawa-minamimachi 15-21
1992-2001 Researcher of micropaleontology (foraminifera) at Japan Petroluem Exploration Co. Ltd (JAPEX Research Center). 2001-now Independent researcher of the Cenozoic and Mesozoic foraminifera from Japan. 2004 Ph.D. in Science (Nagoya University).
Department of Science Education (Geology)
Faculty of Education
Oya 836, Suruga-ku
Professor of Science Education (Geology), Shizuoka University, Japan. Researcher in Cenozoic marine molluscan palaeontology, especially in deep-sea palaeoecology containing chemosynthetic fauna.
Member of the Palaeontological Society of Japan, the Geological Society of Japan, and the Malacological Society of Japan. Main investigation areas are Cenozoic offshore to deep-sea muddy facies in SW Japan.