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educator , Hydrologist

Akira Asada, Japanese hydrologist, educator. Achievements include development of underwater security sonar system, seafloor geodetic observation system; development of interferometric bathymetry sonar Autonomous Underwater Vehicle, processing software for multibeam echo sounder.

Background

Asada, Akira was born on March 20, 1954 in Fujimimachi, Nagano, Japan. Son of Asada Yoshio and Asada Tatsumi.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Waseda University, Tokyo, 1977. Doctor of Science, University Tokyo, 1995.

Career

Principal, senior researcher Hydrographic Department, Maritime Safety Agency, Tokyo, 1979—2000. Professor University Tokyo, since 2000. Engineer Suwa Seikosha, Nagano, 1977—1978.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of underwater security sonar system, seafloor geodetic observation system. Development of interferometric bathymetry sonar Autonomous Underwater Vehicle, processing software for multibeam echo sounder.

Connections

Married Asada Inoue; children: Komine Mayumi, Asada Makoto.

father:
Asada Yoshio

mother:
Asada Tatsumi

spouse:
Asada Inoue

children:
Komine Mayumi Asada

Asada Makoto Asada