Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Kurpinski Sensei Receives PhD

Sennin Foundation teacher Kyle Kurpinski Sensei recently received his PhD from the University of California (Berkeley). Kurpinski Sensei specializes in human biology and genetics.
Kurpinski Sensei is a native of Huntington Woods, Michigan. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a BSE in Chemical Engineering and a MSE in Biomedical Engineering.

He came to the San Francisco Bay Area to attend the University of California. He's published numerous papers in national scientific journals and presented his research at a number of prestigious scientific meetings. He is presently working on tissue engineering solutions for skin and cardiovascular applications in medicine. He's also worked at the National Human Genome Research Institute in Maryland.

Kurpinski Sensei joined the Sennin Foundation Center in September of 2003, where he has studied the Shin-shin-toitsu-do system of Japanese yoga and meditation, along with the Saigo Ryu system of Japanese martial arts. He has obtained a Shihan-dai Associate Instructor certificate in Shin-shin-toitsu-do and a Menkyo Shodan teaching license in Saigo Ryu.

He currently resides in Berkeley, and he regularly teaches Japanese yoga and martial arts to children and adults at the Sennin Foundation Center. Everyone at the Sennin Foundation Cetner congratulates Dr. Kurpsinki on his new degree!