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Takashi Ohsawa

Takashi Ohsawa, Japanese engineer. Achievements include invention of single transistor memory cell named Floating Body Cell (FBC). Recipient Takuo Sugano award, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers International Solid-State Circuits Conference, 2002.

Background

  • Ohsawa, Takashi was born on February 16, 1954 in Tokyo, Japan. Son of Hideo and Mutsuko Ohsawa.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Physics, Waseda University, Tokyo, 1977. Master in Physics, Waseda University, Tokyo, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy in Electronic Engineering, University Tsukuba, 2009.

    Career

    • Manager Toshiba Corporation, Kawasaki, Japan, 1982—1997, Product Design Department, Dynamic random-access memory Development Alliance (International Business Machines Corporation, Siemens and Toshiba), Essex Junction, Vermont, 1997—2000. Chief specialist Toshiba Corporation Semiconductor Company, Yokohama, Japan, 2000—2010. Professor Tohoku University, Sendal, Miyagi, Japan, since 2010.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include invention of single transistor memory cell named Floating Body Cell (FBC).

    Personality

    Interests

    Music.

    Connections

    • Married Yumiko Kimura, October 27, 1984. Children: Kunihiko, Tatsuya, Mayumi.
    • father: Hideo Ohsawa
    • mother: Mutsuko Ohsawa
    • spouse: Yumiko Kimura
    • children: Kunihiko Ohsawa
    • Tatsuya Ohsawa
    • Mayumi Ohsawa
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    Born February 16, 1954
    (age 63)
    Nationality
    • 1977
      Waseda University
    • 1979
      Waseda University
    • 2009
      University Tsukuba
    • 2010
      chief specialist, Toshiba Corporation Semiconductor Company
      Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
    • 1982 - 1997
      Manager, Toshiba Corporation
      Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan
    • 1997
      Manager, Toshiba Corporation
      Essex Junction, Vermont, United States
    • 2010
      professor, Tohoku University
      Miyagi, Japan