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nuclear engineer

Akira Kawahara, Japanese nuclear engineer. Achievements include 11 patents and 6 technical papers related to nuclear reactor including nuclear fuel. General manager, soccer team Hitachi Works, Japan, 1992—1994; Member of Atomic Energy Society Japan (associate; board member since 2001), Japan Society Mechanical Engineering (associate).

Background

Kawahara, Akira was born on January 1, 1942 in Hajikami, Wakayama, Japan. Son of Hiroshi and Yoshiko Kawahara.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Kyoto University, 1962—1966.

Career

Director, general manager, nuclear system division Hitachi, Ltd., Tokyo, 1997—2000, corporation officer, senior chief engineer, since 2001. Board directors Dalian Hitachi Baoyan Machinery & Equipment Limited company, Liaoning, China, 1997—1999. Board director Hitachi Engineering Service Limited company, Ibaraki, Japan, 1999—2001, Global Nuclear Fuel Limited company, Wilmington, North Carolina, 2000—2001.

President Hitachi Engineering Consulting Company, Ibaraki, Japan, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include 11 patents and 6 technical papers related to nuclear reactor including nuclear fuel.

Membership

General manager, soccer team Hitachi Works, Japan, 1992—1994. Member of Atomic Energy Society Japan (associate. Board member since 2001), Japan Society Mechanical Engineering (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, fishing, golf.

Connections

Married Kayoko Kishimoto, May 3, 1968. Children: Rika Okamoto, Taichiro, Yutaka Kishimoto, Hisashi.

father:
Hiroshi Kawahara

mother:
Yoshiko Kawahara

spouse:
Kayoko Kishimoto

child:
Rika Okamoto Kawahara

child:
Taichiro Kawahara

child:
Yutaka Kishimoto Kawahara

child:
Hisashi Kawahara