(Last updated : 2020-12-09 21:14:36)
  MINEJIMA, Chika

   Associate Professor

   Division of Arts and Sciences, College of Liberal Arts, International Christian University
■ Academic Background
1. ~2000/03 Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Tohoku University, Graduated
2. 2000/04~2002/03 〔Master degree program〕 Chemistry, Graduate School, Division of Natural Science, Tohoku University, Completed
3. 2002/09~2008/12 〔Doctoral course〕, Department of Chemistry, College of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, Completed
■ #Professional Background
1. 2016/04~2018/03 Associate Professor, International Christian University, Chemistry Major, Major Advisor
2. 2017/12 Parttime Lecturer, Graduate School of Bio-Applications and Systems Engineering, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
3. 2015/12~2017/12 Parttime Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
4. 2014/04~ Associate Professor, Division of Arts and Sciences, College of Liberal Arts, International Christian University
5. 2011/04~2014/03 Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
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■ #Present Specialized Fields
Environmental dynamic analysis, Atmospheric and hydrospheric sciences, Environmental agriculture (Key Word:FLEXPART, nitrous acid, HONO) 
■ #Main Course Titles
Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Atmospheric Chemistry
■ #Books and Articles
1. Book How to Obtain a Scholarship, Case 1 “Getting graduate degrees abroad in Science” pp.192-194 (Collaboration) 2010
2. Book Nighttime Chemisytry:Observations of NO3 and N2O5 Final Report for ARB Contract CARB 04-335 04-335 (Collaboration) 2008
3. Article Association between Indoor Nitrous Acid, Outdoor Nitrogen Dioxide, and Asthma Attacks: Results of a Pilot Study International Journal of Environmental Health Research 29(6),pp.632-642 (Collaboration) 2018/12
4. Article Effects of Nitrous Acid Exposure on Baseline, Pulmonary Resistance and Muc5ac in Rats Inhalation Toxicology 30(4-5) (Collaboration) 2018/06 Link
5. Article Effects of Nitrous Acid Exposure on Plumonary Resistance on Rats Proceedings of Annual Meeting of Building Environmental Hygiene Management 43,pp.90-91 (Collaboration) 2016
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■ #Academic Conference Presentation
1. 2019/12/05 Relation of Indoor Nitrous Acid, Outdoor Nitrogen Dioxide and Asthma (2019 Annual Meeting of Society or Indoor Environment, Japan)
2. 2019/11/05 Quantification and Mechanism Clarification of Nitrous Acid Emission from Activated Sludge used in a Wastewater Treatment Plant (2019 Japan Society of Atmospheric Chemistry Annual Meeting)
3. 2019/09/26 Where is HONO from? (2nd Japanese-American-German Frontiers of Science Symposium)
4. 2019/09/18 Meteorological Conditions Affecting Nitrogen Dioxide Concentrations in the Atmosphere over Japan -Selection of Locations- (60th Annual Meeting of Japan Society of Atmospheric Environment)
5. 2019/09/18 Meteorological Conditions Affecting Nitrogen Dioxide Concentrations in the Atmosphere over Japan -Time Series Analysis- (60th Annual Meeting of Japan Society of Atmospheric Environment)
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■ #Lectures
1. 2015/07/24 Transport and Removal of Atmospheric Pollutants –In Situ Observations of Nitrogen Oxides and Model Study of Greenhouse Gasses Using Atmospheric Transport Models-
2. 2014/11/14 Chasing the air pollutants
3. 2014/08/06 Investigation of Emission and Transport of Atmospheric Pollutants and Greenhouse Gasses from East Asia
4. 2013/09/12 What to Write in a Laboratory Notebook
5. 2013/06/19 Chasing the Fate of Atmospheric Nitrogen Oxides
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■ #Academic Society Memberships
1. 2014/06~2020/06 Japan Society for Atmospheric Environment
2. 2011/12~2014/02 The Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan
3. 2011/07~2015/03 Japan Association of Aerosol Science and Technology
4. 2009/04~ Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU)
5. 2009/04~ Japan Society of Atmospheric Chemistry
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■ Educational Achievements
● Announcement concerning education
1. 2017/12 FD Seminar on Oxford EMI
● Matter that should be mentioned specially in others educational activity
1. 2017/06~2017/06 Participant of the Workshop for Science and Engineering Faculty from the Global Liberal Arts Alliance (GLAA) in Greece
2. 2017/07~2018/08 Participant of 1 week Oxford EMI (English as a Medium of Instruction)
3. 2019/11 The EMI Workshop ‘Teaching in English in Multilingual Higher Education Contexts: Dialogue and Professional Development’, Participant of the Session on “Reflective Practice in Action”, Panel Participant of the Session on “Meeting Japan’s EMI Challenges by Enhancing Curriculum and Pedagogy”.
4. 2019/11 The Global Liberal Arts Alliance (GLAA) Leadership Meeting
■ #Teaching Experience
1. Atmospheric Chemistry(International Christian University)
2. Atmospheric Chemistry(Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology)
3. Foundation of Chemistry Laboratory(International Christian University)
4. General Chemistry(International Christian University)
5. Introduction to Astronomy(University of California, Berkeley)
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■ #Qualification and Licenses
1. 2001 Teachers Certificate for High School Science
2. 2017/08 Oxford EMI (English as a Medium of Instruction) Course
■ #Academic Awards
1. 2016 The Japan Society for Atmospheric Environment The Best Paper Award (note/preliminary report category) (Measurements of Nitrous Acid (HONO) Direct Emission from Rice Paddy Soil and Its Contribution to Atmospheric HONO Concentration)
■ #Research Topics, Funded Research, and Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
1. 2018/08~2021/03  Determination of Nitrous Acid Emission Mechanisms from Rice Paddy Soils  (Key Word : ) Link
2. 2015/04~2017/03  Biological Effects of Nitrous Acid Based on Animal Exposure Experiments  (Key Word : )
3. 2015/04~2016/03  Determination of Nitrous Acid Emission Mechanisms from Rice Paddy Soils  (Key Word : )
4. 2015/04~2016/03  Global Warming Gas Emissions from Rice Paddies and Tea Fields  (Key Word : )
5. 2015/04~2016/03  The Residence Time and the Antibacterial Effectiveness of Fragrance Substance in Automobiles  (Key Word : )
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■ #Social Activities
1. 2020/10 Chapel Hour Message
2. 2018/05 Early Morning Message in C-week
3. 2018/02 FD newsletter on Oxford EMI
4. 2018/02 Senior thesis student presented at the Japan ICU Foundation Undergraduate Research Day, GC/MS and IC Analysis of Nicotine Reacting with HONO ~As the First Step of Examining the Effect of Surfactant on Carcinogen Formation~
5. 2018/02 Senior thesis student presented at the Japan ICU Foundation Undergraduate Research Day, The Measurements of Gaseous Nitrous Acid (HONO) Emission from Bacteria Living in a Wastewater Treatment Plant,
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■ #Committees and Societies
1. 2020/10~ Japan Geophysical Union Annual Meeting Steering Committee’s Subcommittee, Global Strategy Committee Committee Member
2. 2020/08~ Japan Geophysical Union Annual Meeting Steering Committee’s Subcommittee, On-line Meeting Committee, Committee Member
3. 2020/05~2020/05 Japan Geophysical Union-Americam Geohysical Union Joint Meeting 2020, Career Path Consulting Consultant
4. 2019/04/01~2019/09/30 60th Annual Meeting of Japan Society of Atmospheric Environment Member of Program Committee
5. 2017~2019 The 2nd JSPS Japanese-German-American Frontiers of Science (JAGFoS) Symposium Chief of Program Committee
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■ #Websites
   Laboratory of Atmospheric Chemistry
■ #E-Mail Addresses
  kyoin_mail
■ #Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research Researcher Number
20550198