Prof. Osamu Terasaki

Invited Guest Professor
Graduate School of EEWS
WCU Energy Science & Engineering

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
N5-2306, 335 Gwahangno, Yuseong-Gu, Daejeon 305-701, Republic of KOREA
TEL : +82 (0)42 350 1711
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1965                   Dept of Physics, Faculty of Science, Tohoku University, B.Sc. with Honor.
1967                   Graduate course, Department of Physics, Tohoku University, M.Sc.
Titles: Doctor of Science, Tohoku University, 1982.
“Studies of ordered structures and incommensurability in Au-based alloys”

Professional Experience
1967-1994 Assistant Professor, Dept of Physics, Faculty of Science, Tohoku University.
1994-2002 Assoc. Prof., Head of the Microstructure Phys, Dept of Phys., Tohoku Univ.
1996-2001 Research Director, Core Research for Evolutional Science & Technology
(CREST), Japan Science and Technology Corporation (JST).
2002–2003 Professor, Dept. Physics, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University.
2003- Professor, Structural Chemistry, Stockholm University.
1982-1984 Guest Research Fellow of the Royal Society (UK). University of Cambridge.
1988.09-12 Guest Prof. of NFR, Inorganic Chemistry II, Univ. of Lund, Sweden.
2007- Guest Professor, Waseda University, Japan.

1964 Y.S. Kuno Prize, Honor Prize of Tohoku University.(1964),
First Place, Int Metallographic Exhibit in the electron microscopy-transmission
class (International Metallographic Society and American Society for Metals)(1982).
Grand Award, US Popular Science Magazine (1992),
Seto Award, Award of Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy. (1993),
Daiwa Adrian Prize, Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, London. (1996),
The Best Paper Award, Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy. (2001),
The Donal W Breck Award, International Zeolite Association (2007),
Humboldt Research Award (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation) (2008)

State Award
2003:  Friendship Award, State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs of the P.R. China.