Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Tokyo Institute of Technology
Areas of expertise
- High-pressure Physics
- Deep Earth Science
Post-perovskite phase transition in MgSiO3. Motohiko Murakami, Kei Hirose, Katsuyuki Kawamura, Nagayoshi Sata, Yasuo Ohishi.
The structure of iron in Earth's inner core. Shigehiko Tateno, Kei Hirose, Yasuo Ohishi, Yoshiyuki Tatsumi.
Kei Hirose is a Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences and the director of ELSI, "Earth-Life Science Institute" at Tokyo Institute of Technology. He has been working on ultra high-pressure experiments on deep Earth materials and discovered a primary mineral in the Earth’s lowermost mantle, in 2004.