Introduction of Professor Naoki Furuta

Name:Naoki Furuta
E-mail:nfuruta@chem.chuo-u.ac.jp
Specialty:Analytical Chemistry and Environmental Chemistry
Research Topics:Development of analytical methods for
trace elements in environmental and
biological samples

Academic Career:
April 1966 - March 1969Graduate Tokyo Metropolitan Oizumi High School
April 1969 - March 1973BSc from Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Tokyo Metropolitan University
April 1973 - March 1975MSc from The University of Tokyo
Sept. 1979PhD from The University of Tokyo
Oct. 1979 - March 1981Post-doctoral Researcher at University of Alberta (Canada)
April 1988 - Sept. 1988Visiting Scientist at Indiana University (USA)
April 2002 - Aug. 2002Visitingl Scientist at Indiana University (USA)
Sept. 2002Visitingl Scientist at Sheffield University (UK)
Aug. 2004Visitingl Scientist at Indiana University (USA)

Academic DegreeF
PhD (The University of Tokyo, 1979)
Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry, C Chem, FRSC (2005)

Occupational Career:
April 1975 - June 1986 Researcher of Water Quality Measurement Section, Division of Chemistry and Physics, National Institute for Environmental Studies
July 1986 - June 1990Promotion to Senior Researcher
July 1990 - Nov. 1992 Senior Researcher of Analytical Instrumentation and Methodology Section, Division of Chemical Environment
Dec. 1992 - March 1994Research Program Manager at Global Environmental Research Center
April 1994 -Professor of Environmental Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
April 2000 - March 2014Part-time Lecturer of Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Rikkyo University

April 2001 -March 2003Part-time Lecturer of Graduate School of Economics, Chuo University
April 2004 -March 2005Part-time Lecturer of Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University
April 2014 - Part-time Lecturer of Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Gakushuin University


Professional Activities:
April 1977 - The Japan Society of Analytical Chemistry
April 1975 -Chemical Society of Japan
April 1981-Discussion Group for Plasma Spectrochemistry in Japan
April 1983 -American Chemical Society
Oct. 1998 -Royal Society of Chemistry
July 2009 -Society for Applied Spectroscopy

Social Activities:
April 1989 - March 1990 The Japan Society of Analytical Chemistry, Kanto Region Secretary
April 1991 - March 1993 The Japan Society of Analytical Chemistry, Kanto Region Standing Secretary
April 1989 - March 1991 The Spectroscopical Society of Japan, Organizing Comittee, Environmental Science Division, Secretary
April 1991 - March 1993 The Spectroscopical Society of Japan, Organizing Comittee, Environmental Science Division, Main Secretary
March 1988 - Dec. 1994 Spectrochim. Acta Part B, Editorial Advisory Board
April 1994 - March 2003 Discussion Group for Plasma Spectrochemistry in Japan, Secretariat
April 1994 - March 2003 National Institute for Environmental Studies Visiting Researcher
April 1994 - March 2003 Global Environmental Research Center, Advisory Board of Global Environmental Monitoring
April 1994 - March 2003 ILAS Satellite Data Validation and Data Use, Advisory Board
July 1995 - Sept. 1999 J. of Anal. At. Spectrom., Asia-Pacific Associate Editor
Oct. 1996 - Forum of Earth Science and Technology, Member
April 1997 - March 1999 The Japan Society of Analytical Chemistry, Advisory Board
June 1997 - ICP Information Newsletter, Japanese Representative on the Board of National Correspondents
Jan. 2000 - Dec. 2005 J. of Anal. At. Spectrom., International Advisary Board
April 2003 - March 2005 Discussion Group for Plasma Spectrochemistry in Japan, a vice chairman
March 2005 - Dec. 2008 Discussion Group for Plasma Spectrochemistry in Japan, Chairman
Dec. 2005 Pacifichem 2005 Symposium, "New paradimes in AnalyticalSpectrochemistry", the corresponding co-organizer
Nov. 2008 Third Asia-Pasific Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry, Chairperson of 2008 APWC
Jan. 2006 - Dec. 2011 Editorial Board of J. of Anal. At. Spectrom (Royal Society of Chemistry, RSC)
Jun. 2009 - May. 2011 Member of Program Committee for IUPAC International Congress on Analytical Sciences 2011
July. 2009 - Jun. 2012 Editorial Board of Appl.Spectro. (Sciety for Applied Spectroscopy, SAS)
Dec. 2010 Pacifichem 2010 Symposium, "New Frontiers of Plasma Spectrochemistry", the corresponding co-organizer
Jan. 2012 - Advisory Board of J. of Anal. At. Spectrom (Royal Society of Chemistry, RSC)

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