Yasuo Shimomura, Japanese engineer, researcher.
Shimomura, Yasuo was born on February 8, 1944 in Sakai City, Osaka, Japan. Son of Kitaro and Kimiko Shimomura.
Bachelor in Engineering, Osaka University, 1966. Master in Engineering, Osaka University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Osaka University, 1971.
Researcher, head JFT2a/DIVA Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, Tokai, Japan, 1971—1979, head JT-60 Experiment Naka, Japan, 1980—1991. Deputy director International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor, San Diego, 1992—2002, project leader Garching, Germany, 2003—2006. Retired, 2006.