Masahiko Furusawa, Japanese marine engineer, educator. Achievements include research in acoustic scattering by marine organisms, designing quantitative echo sounders.
Furusawa, Masahiko was born on January 28, 1944 in Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan. Son of Sakuroh and Aki Furusawa.
Doctor in engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, 1967.
Researcher National Research Institute Fisheries Engineering, Kashima, Japan, 1967—1993, department chief, 1993—1995. Professor Tokyo University Marine Science and Technology, Minato, Japan, since 1998. President Marine Acoustics Society of Japan, Bunkyo, Tokyo, since 2003.
Achievements include research in acoustic scattering by marine organisms, designing quantitative echo sounders.
Married Masako Matsunaga, June 1, 1971. 1 child Kensuke.