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Sadatoshi Kumagai

Sadatoshi Kumagai, house representatives, science foundation director. Achievements include research in piecewise linear solving algorithm; research in fundamental theory of Petri Nets; research in autonomous distributed system modeling and design.

Background

  • Kumagai, Sadatoshi was born on January 1, 1945 in Osaka, Japan. Son of Saburo and Michiko Kumagai.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Tokyo, Japan, 1968. Master, Osaka University, Toyonaka, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Osaka University, Toyonaka, 1975.

    Career

    • Visiting research associate University California, Berkeley, 1979—1981. Assistant professor Osaka University, Suita, 1975—1988, associate professor, 1988—1990, professor, 1990—2007, professor emeritus, since 2008. Director International Research Foundation Lifelong Learning, Osaka, since 2008.

      Director Computation Center Osaka University, 1990—1995. Advisor Sequent Computers, Japan, Inc., Tokyo, 1998—2001, Kyowa Technology, Japan, Osaka, 2004—2007, Pusan National University, since 2006. Visiting professor Osaka University Economics & Law, Yao, Osaka, since 2008.

      Member House Representatives DPJ, since 2009.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in piecewise linear solving algorithm. Research in fundamental theory of Petri Nets. Research in autonomous distributed system modeling and design.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers J.C.Hung Best Paper award, 2006).

    Membership

    Director Tekijuku Memorial Foundation, 2006, Neiraku Art Museum, Nara, 2000. Fellow: Institute Electronic, Information, & Communication Engineers, Japan (fellow 2002). Member: Society Instrument & Control Engineers Japan, Osaka Umeda Rotary Club (Paul Harris fellow 2007).

    Personality

    Interests

    Soccer, golf, music, reading, history.

    Connections

    • Married Miwako Turuta, June 1, 1975. Children: Naoko Irizawa, Takako Kosuga, Koichi.
    • father: Saburo Kumagai
    • mother: Michiko Kumagai
    • spouse: Miwako Turuta
    • children: Naoko Irizawa Kumagai
    • Takako Kosuga Kumagai
    • Koichi Kumagai
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    Born January 1, 1945
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      University Tokyo
    • 1970
      Osaka University
    • 1975
      Osaka University
    • 1975 - 1988
      assistant, professor Osaka University
      Suita, Osaka, Japan
    • 1979 - 1981
      Visiting research associate, University California
      Berkeley, California, United States
    • 2008
      director, International Research Foundation Lifelong Learning
      Osaka, Japan
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