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:
Apr. 1966 - Mar. 1969Graduate Tokyo Metropolitan Oizumi High School
Apr. 1969 - Mar. 1973BSc from Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Tokyo Metropolitan University
Apr. 1973 - Mar. 1975MSc from The University of Tokyo
Sep. 1979PhD from The University of Tokyo
Oct. 1979 - Mar. 1981Post-doctoral Researcher at University of Alberta (Canada)
Apr. 1988 - Sep. 1988Visiting Scientist at Indiana University (USA)
Apr. 2002 - Aug. 2002Visitingl Scientist at Indiana University (USA)
Sep. 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:
Apr. 1975 - Jun. 1986 Researcher of Water Quality Measurement Section, Division of Chemistry and Physics, National Institute for Environmental Studies
Jul. 1986 - Jun. 1990Promotion to Senior Researcher
Jul. 1990 - Nov. 1992 Senior Researcher of Analytical Instrumentation and Methodology Section, Division of Chemical Environment
Dec. 1992 - Mar. 1994Research Program Manager at Global Environmental Research Center
Apr. 1994 -Professor of Environmental Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Apr. 2000 - Mar. 2014Part-time Lecturer of Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Rikkyo University

Apr. 2001 - Mar. 2003Part-time Lecturer of Graduate School of Economics, Chuo University
Apr. 2004 - Mar. 2005Part-time Lecturer of Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University
Apr. 2014 - Mar. 2016Part-time Lecturer of Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Gakushuin University


Professional Activities:
Apr. 1977 - The Japan Society of Analytical Chemistry
Apr. 1975 -Chemical Society of Japan
Apr. 1981-Discussion Group for Plasma Spectrochemistry in Japan
Apr. 1983 - Dec. 2015American Chemical Society
Oct. 1998 - Dec. 2015Royal Society of Chemistry
Jul. 2009 - Dec. 2012Society for Applied Spectroscopy

Social Activities:
Apr. 1989 - Mar. 1990 The Japan Society of Analytical Chemistry, Kanto Region Secretary
Apr. 1991 - Mar. 1993 The Japan Society of Analytical Chemistry, Kanto Region Standing Secretary
Apr. 1989 - Mar. 1991 The Spectroscopical Society of Japan, Organizing Comittee, Environmental Science Division, Secretary
Apr. 1991 - Mar. 1993 The Spectroscopical Society of Japan, Organizing Comittee, Environmental Science Division, Main Secretary
Mar. 1988 - Dec. 1994 Spectrochim. Acta Part B, Editorial Advisory Board
Apr. 1994 - Mar. 2003 Discussion Group for Plasma Spectrochemistry in Japan, Secretariat
Apr. 1994 - Mar. 2003 National Institute for Environmental Studies Visiting Researcher
Apr. 1994 - Mar. 2003 Global Environmental Research Center, Advisory Board of Global Environmental Monitoring
April 1994 - March 2003 ILAS Satellite Data Validation and Data Use, Advisory Board
Jul. 1995 - Sep. 1999 J. of Anal. At. Spectrom., Asia-Pacific Associate Editor
Oct. 1996 - Forum of Earth Science and Technology, Member
Apr. 1997 - Mar. 1999 The Japan Society of Analytical Chemistry, Advisory Board
Jun. 1997 - ICP Information Newsletter, Japanese Representative on the Board of National Correspondents
Jan. 2000 - Dec. 2005 J. of Anal. At. Spectrom., International Advisary Board
Apr. 2003 - Mar. 2005 Discussion Group for Plasma Spectrochemistry in Japan, Vice Chairman
Mar. 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
Jul. 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 - Dec. 2016 Advisory Board of J. of Anal. At. Spectrom (Royal Society of Chemistry, RSC)
Dec. 2015 Pacifichem 2015 Symposium, "Fundamentals and Applications of Atomic Spectrometry", the corresponding co-organizer

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