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Tetsuo Fukasawa

Tetsuo Fukasawa, Japanese nuclear engineer. Achievements include development of silver impregnated alumina absorbent for radioactive iodine removal; patents for advanced nuclear fuel reprocessing methods; patents for radioactive waste management methods; patents for innovative nuclear fuel cycle. Recipient Research and Development 100 award, Research and Development Magazine, 1997, Chairman's award, Japan Electrical Mfr.s' Association, 1998.

Background

  • Fukasawa, Tetsuo was born on February 20, 1954 in Tsuru, Japan. Son of Osamu and Masako Saito.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 1981.

    Career

    • Research scientist, chief engineer Hitachi, Ltd., Ibaraki, Japan, 1981—2007. Chief engineer Hitachi-General Electric Nuclear Energy Ltd., since 2007.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of silver impregnated alumina absorbent for radioactive iodine removal. Patents for advanced nuclear fuel reprocessing methods. Patents for radioactive waste management methods.

      Patents for innovative nuclear fuel cycle.

    Membership

    Member of American Nuclear Society, European Nuclear Society, Atomic Energy Society Japan (Technical award 1995).

    Connections

    • Married Hisako Saito, July 15, 1986. Children: Naoko, Toshiya.
    • father: Osamu Saito
    • mother: Masako Saito
    • spouse: Hisako Saito
    • children: Naoko Fukasawa
    • Toshiya Fukasawa
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    Born February 20, 1954
    (age 63)
    Nationality
    • 1981
      Tohoku University
    • 1981 - 2007
      Research scientist, Hitachi
      Ibaraki, Japan
    • 1981 - 2007
      chief engineer, Hitachi
      Ibaraki, Japan
    • 2007
      chief engineer, Hitachi-General Electric Company Nuclear Energy Limited