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Saku Tsuneta

Saku Tsuneta, Japanese astronomer, educator. Achievements include active role in Institute Space and Astronautical Science and National Aeronautics and Space Administration experiment for soft X-ray telescope aboard Japanese satellite SOLAR-A. Recipient Inoue medal for science Inoue Science Foundation, Tokyo, 1995. Member International Astronomical Union, American Astronomical Society, Astronomical Society Japan, Physical Society Japan.

Background

  • Tsuneta, Saku was born on July 14, 1954 in Tokyo. Son of Tominosuke and Okiko Tsuneta.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, University Tokyo, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tokyo, 1983.

    Career

    • Research associate Institute Space and Astronautical Science, Tokyo, 1983-1985. Assistant professor Tokyo Astronomical Observatory, 1986-1988. Assistant professor Institute Astronomy University Tokyo, 1988-1992, associate professor Institute Astronomy, 1992-1996.

      Professor National Astronomical Observatory, since 1996.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include active role in Institute Space and Astronautical Science and National Aeronautics and Space Administration experiment for soft X-ray telescope aboard Japanese satellite SOLAR-A.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member International Astronomical Union, American Astronomical Society, Astronomical Society Japan, Physical Society Japan.

    Connections

    • Married Hideko Nagase, August 5, 1990.
    • father: Tominosuke Tsuneta
    • mother: Okiko Tsuneta
    • spouse: Hideko Nagase
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    Born July 14, 1954
    (age 62)
    Nationality
    • 1980
      University Tokyo
    • 1983
      University Tokyo
    • 1983 - 1985
      Research associate, Institute Space and Astronautical Science
      Tokyo, Japan
    • 1986 - 1988
      assistant, professor Tokyo Astronomical Observatory
    • 1996
      professor, National Astronomical Observatory

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