Prof Morinobu Endo

Professor, Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Faculty of Engineering

Shinshu University
4-17-1 Wakasato
PH: +81 (26) 269-5201
Fax: +81 (26) 269-5208
Email: [email protected]


Morinobu Endo was born in Suzaka city, which is located near the center of Japan's main island.

He studied electrical engineering at Shinshu University in Nagano, Japan, and obtained his PhD in 1975 from the University of Orleans, France. It is in his PhD work that he has developed the synthesis method of carbon nanotubes, and showed that it was a tubular structure for the first time.

In 1990, he became professor of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Shinshu University. In 1994, he held the concurrent professorship at Institute of Functional Materials Science, Kyushu University for four months. From September 2005 to March 2006, he held the concurrent professorship at the Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University.

Main interests are science and application of nanocarbons such as carbon nanotubes, and the development of high- performance energy storage devices such as Lithium ion battery, electric double layer capacitor, and fuel cell.

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