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Akito Takasaki

Akito Takasaki, Japanese engineering educator, researcher. Achievements include research on mechanical engineering and materials science. Research grantee Kato Science Foundation, Tokyo, 1995, Hosakawa Powder Technology Foundation, Osaka, 1999, Ministry Education, Science and Culture, Japan, 2000, 03-05. Member American Institute of Mining, American Society for Microbiology International, Materials Research Society, American Physical Society.

Background

  • Takasaki, Akito was born on June 5, 1959 in Kyoto, Japan. Son of Hideo and Emiko (Egawa) Takasaki.

  • Education

    • Bachelor Engineering, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Tokyo, 1982. Master Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1984. Doctor Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1988.

      Doctor of Science, Hiroshima (Japan) University, 1996.

    Career

    • Researcher Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, Ibaraki, Japan, 1987-1988, 90-91, Organization of European Cooperation and Development Halden (Norway) Reactor Project, 1988-1990. Research associate National Defense Academy, Yokosuka, Japan, 1991-1996. Assistant professor Shibaura Institute of Technology, 1996-1998, associate professor, 1998—2003, professor, since 2003.

      Visiting professor Washington University, St. Louis, 2001—2002. Reviewer Israel Science Foundation, 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research on mechanical engineering and materials science.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Institute of Mining, American Society for Microbiology International, Materials Research Society, American Physical Society.

    Connections

    • Married Kiyoko Minami, August 30, 1989. 1 child, Kento.
    • father: Hideo Takasaki
    • mother: Emiko (Egawa) Takasaki
    • spouse: Kiyoko Minami
    • child: Kento Takasaki
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    Born June 5, 1959
    (age 58)
    Nationality
    • 1982
      Shibaura Institute of Technology
    • 1984
      Tokyo Institute of Technology
    • 1988
      Tokyo Institute of Technology
    • 1996
      Hiroshima (Japan) University
    • 1987 - 1988
      Researcher, Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute
      Ibaraki, Japan
    • 1991 - 1996
      research associate, National Defense Academy
      Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
    • 2001 - 2002
      visiting professor, Washington University
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