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Hiroo Wakaumi

Hiroo Wakaumi, Japanese engineering educator. Achievements include development of novel two-frequency drive method for Air Corps-refresh plasma display panels; development of novel magnetic grooved barcode recognition system with an Magnetic Resonance sensor, novel ternary barcode detection system with a dual threshold method and novel high-density ternary barcode detection system with an envelope differential composite method.

Background

  • Wakaumi, Hiroo was born on July 6, 1949 in Kawagoe, Saitama, Japan. Son of Nihei and Masako Wakaumi.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering, Chiba University, Japan, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Hachioji, Japan, 2000.

    Career

    • Research manager Nippon Electric Corporation Corporation, Kawasaki, Japan, 1988—1992. Associate professor Tokyo Metropolitan College Industrial Technology, Shinagawa, Japan, 1992—2002, professor, since 2002.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of novel two-frequency drive method for Air Corps-refresh plasma display panels. Development of novel magnetic grooved barcode recognition system with an Magnetic Resonance sensor, novel ternary barcode detection system with a dual threshold method and novel high-density ternary barcode detection system with an envelope differential composite method.

    Works

    • Contributor scientific papers to professional journals (Best Invited Paper award, 2007).

    Membership

    With Shiroi City Municipal, 1997—2008. Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior member 2008).

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Mineko Sasaki, November 30, 1975. Children: Wakaumi Hiroki, Wakaumi Yukari.
    • father: Nihei Wakaumi
    • mother: Masako Wakaumi
    • spouse: Mineko Sasaki
    • children: Wakaumi Hiroki Wakaumi
    • Wakaumi Yukari Wakaumi
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    Born July 6, 1949
    (age 68)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Chiba University
    • 1988 - 1992
      Research manager, Nippon Electric Corporation Corporation
      Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan
    • 1992 - 2002
      associate, professor Tokyo Metropolitan College Industrial Technology
      Japan