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Tatsuo Oku

Tatsuo Oku, Japanese mechanical engineering educator. Recipient original paper award Atomic Energy Society Japan, 1981, 90. Member Japan Society Promotion of Science.


  • Oku, Tatsuo was born on August 28, 1934 in Kagoshima, Japan. Son of Mitsuo and Shizu (Matsumoto) Oku.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, 1958. Master in Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, 1960. Doctor of Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1975.


    • Researcher Nissan Chemical Limited company, Tokyo, 1960-1961, Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, Tokai-mura, Japan, 1961-1972, senior engineer Japan, 1972-1977, principal engineer, head materials strength laboratory Japan, 1977-1990. Professor department mechanical engineering Ibaraki University, Hitachi, Japan, 1990-2000, professor emeritus Japan, since 2000. Guest professor director Ibaraki Study Center University Air, Mito, Japan, since 2000.

      Member ad hoc investigation committee on Soviet Nuclear Power Plant Accident, 1986-1987. Cooperative researcher National Institute Fusion Science, Nagoya, Japan, since 1990. Research consultant Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, Tokai-mura, since 1991.


    • Co-author: (book) Nuclear Materials, 1972, Fusion Reactor Materials, 1986, Ceramic Engineering Handbook, 1989, also co-editor: Reactor Materials Handbook, 1977. Editor-in-chief: Carbon Society of Japan, 1985-1987.


    Member Japan Society Promotion of Science.


    • Married Hiroko Nakauchi, March 30, 1964. Children: Takeo, Yukari.
    • father: Mitsuo Oku
    • mother: Shizu (Matsumoto) Oku
    • spouse: Hiroko Nakauchi
    • children: Takeo Oku
    • Yukari Oku
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    Born August 28, 1934
    • 1958
      Waseda University
    • 1960
      Waseda University
    • 1975
      Tokyo Institute of Technology
    • 1960 - 1961
      Researcher, Nissan Chemical Company
      Tokyo, Japan
    • 1961 - 1972
      Researcher, Nissan Chemical Company
      Tokai-mura, Ibaraki, Japan
    • 1990
      professor, department mechanical engineering Ibaraki University
      Hitachi, Ibaraki, Japan
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