Tomoko Adachi
Lanham, MD


Education & Current Position:

Engineer, Code 553
Detector System Branch, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD

Physics Department, Catholic University of America
Washington DC, USA

Masters, Geological Sciences/Astrobiology, 2005
Department of Geological Sciences, Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ, USA

B. S., Astrobiology, Evergreen State College, WA  2000
International & Environmental Issues, Asian Rural Institute, Japan 1993
Certificate, English Translation, Babel Institute,  Japan 1992

Translation Experience:
Freelance Translator, Japan 1993-1995

Industrial and Business Translations, Sights Japan Co., Ltd. 1995-1997
Articles for the magazine HIRAGANA-TIMES, E-J 1994-1995
"Women & Appropriate Technology" report of International NGO Symposium, J-E 1993
"Production of Hydrogen from Industrial waste fluid", E-J 1993

Interstellar medium and Exobiology, Oral and poster presented to the Astronomy, Energy and Cosmic Model program, June 2000
Extremophiles and Dark Matter, Oral and paper presented to the Astronomy, Energy and Cosmic Model program, March 2000
Oort*s Cloud and the Implications, Oral and paper presented to the Astronomy, Energy and Cosmic Model program, February 2000
Generating Water by Thermoelectric Cooling Device, Oral and paper presented to the Matter and Motion program, June 1999

Research Papers:
Why Does The Ozone Hole Form?, March 1999
Exploration of Symmetry, June 1998
Bioremediation of Cyanide Waste, March 1998
The Chemistry of Cyanide, Cyanide heap leach mining, December 1997
Energy Flux In/Out in our Homeroom, December 1997
A community Development Plan, Sustainability in Brazil with Biogas, June 1997
Women & Environmental Issues, 1993
Contemporary Social Issues of Elderly People in 90*s, (Japanese) 1994

Special Research Interests:
Extremophiles as a Possible Candidate of Dark Matter
Energy Transferring  System of Interstellar Medium and DNA Repairing System

 Work History:
Teacher and Representative, Adachi English and Culture School, Tochigi, Japan 1989-1995
Japanese Instructor, Asian Rural Institute, Tochigi, Japan April 1994 - July 1994

Fund Raising:
Amway Corporation Japan funded at (Japanese Yen) 3,000,000 to protect and preserve the natural pasture "Kofukahori", Tochigi, Japan 1994

Evergreen State College Cultural Diversity Scholarship, 1999 and 2000

Counseled junior high and high school students for them to decide their future course exploration and extending education, Adachi English and Cultural School, Japan 1989-1995

Community Service:
Natural Environment Protection Group, "Kofukahori", Coordinator and Fund-raiser, 1993-1995
Environment Protection Organization, "Nasuno-Shizen ni Manabu-Kai," Activist 1992-1995
Counseled and helped foreigners for their various problems caused by the cultural gap and a lack of communication, Japan 1989-1995

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