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Science and Engineering | Course of Environment and Energy
SHIMIZU Fuminao
Professor
Profile
1983: Graduated from Meisei University (Department of Electrical Engineering, College of Science and Engineering).
1985: Completed master's program (Divisions for Electrical Engineering) Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Meisei University.
1988: Gained credits and quit doctoral course of Meisei University Graduate School, and served as Research Associate for the College of Science and Engineering, Iwaki Meisei University.
1993: Earned doctor's degree (Division for Electrical Engineering) at Meisei University Graduate School of Science and Engineering.
1998: Assistant Professor, Department of Electronic Engineering, College of Science and Engineering, Iwaki Meisei University.
2001: Associate Professor, Department of Electronics and Computer Science, College of Science and Engineering, Iwaki Meisei University.
Major research areas
Dielectric properties of ferroelectrics and related materials
For instance, the ignition element of a gas cookstove generates electricity when it is struck and produces sparks. Such material is called dielectric. Research is intended to look for new ferroelectrics and elucidate their properties.
Other
Funding has been granted for 4 cases of scientific research.

  1. 1994 Grant-in-Aid for Encouragement of Young Scientists (A) 900, 000 yen
  2. 1996 Grant-in-Aid for Exploratory Research 1, 800, 000 yen
  3. 2000-2001 Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)(2) 3, 600, 000 yen
  4. 2004-2005 Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Reserch(C)3, 900, 000 yen.

Website
http://www.iwakimu.ac.jp/~fuminao/