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Masako Tominaga

Scientist Ashore
Michigan State University

Masako Tominaga is the principal investigator of Multiscale Applied Physics Lab for Earth Science (MAPLES) at Department of Geological Sciences, Michigan State University. Her work focuses on studying the evolution of oceanic lithosphere using geophysical methods.

Masako Tominaga graduated from Waseda University in 2002 with a degree in Environmental and Natural Resource Engineering and completed her MS (2005) and PhD(2009) in geological oceanography at Department of Oceanography, Texas A&M University.

"I am very excited about this opportunity at Inner Space Center that provides invaluable (and somewhat untraditional touch of) ocean experience for our students. "


Masako participated in the following Ocean Exploration Trust expeditions: