Masao Doi

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Professor Emeritus

Masao Doi
CitizenshipJapan
EducationDoctor of Philosophy in Engineering at the University of Tokyo, 1976
Alma materUniversity of Tokyo
OccupationProfessor
EmployerNagoya University
Known forSimulation system for soft materials
Notable work
The Theory of Polymer Dynamics published in 1978
Awards2001 Polymer Physics Prize Recipient, Rheology Society of Japan, IBM Award of Science, and doctor honoris causa of Katholic University Leuven in Belgium
Websitemdoi.jp/index_E.html

Masao Doi (土井正男, Doi Masao) is a Professor Emeritus at Nagoya University and The University of Tokyo. He is a Fellow of the Toyota Physical and Chemical Research Institute.[1] In 1978 and 1979 he wrote a series of papers with Sir Sam Edwards expanding on the concept of reptation introduced by Pierre-Gilles de Gennes in 1971.[2][3][4][5] In 1996 he authored the textbook Introduction to Polymer Physics.[6]

In 2001 the American Physical Society awarded Doi the Polymer Physics Prize for "pioneering contributions to the theory of dynamics and rheology of entangled polymers and complex fluids."[7]

He was also awarded the Bingham Medal in 2001 by the Society of Rheology. [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Home Page of Masao Doi, retrieved 2013-03-01
  2. ^ Doi, M.; Edwards, S. F. (1978). "Dynamics of concentrated polymer systems. Part 1.?Brownian motion in the equilibrium state". Journal of the Chemical Society, Faraday Transactions 2. 74: 1789. doi:10.1039/f29787401789.
  3. ^ Doi, M.; Edwards, S. F. (1978). "Dynamics of concentrated polymer systems. Part 2.?Molecular motion under flow". Journal of the Chemical Society, Faraday Transactions 2. 74: 1802. doi:10.1039/F29787401802.
  4. ^ Doi, M.; Edwards, S. F. (1978). "Dynamics of concentrated polymer systems. Part 3.?The constitutive equation". Journal of the Chemical Society, Faraday Transactions 2. 74: 1818. doi:10.1039/F29787401818.
  5. ^ Doi, M.; Edwards, S. F. (1979). "Dynamics of concentrated polymer systems. Part 4.?Rheological properties". Journal of the Chemical Society, Faraday Transactions 2. 75: 38. doi:10.1039/F29797500038.
  6. ^ Doi, M. (1996). Introduction to Polymer Physics. Oxford Science Publications. Clarendon Press. ISBN 9780198517894.
  7. ^ 2001 Polymer Physics Prize Recipient, retrieved 2013-03-01
  8. ^ "Bingham Medalist". Society of Rheology. Retrieved 15 December 2018.