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Materials scientist , researcher

Akira Sato, Japanese materials scientist, researcher. Achievements include design of direct rolling of molten metals, moldless upward continuous casting process continuous steel making; development of ultra=steels, damping materials. Recipient Award of Minister, Science and Technology Agency Government, 1994.

Background

Sato, Akira was born on May 6, 1941 in Tsuruoka, Japan. Son of Tamijiro and Kamfyo Sakuma Sato.

Education

Bachelor in English, University Tokyo, 1965. Master in English, University Tokyo, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in English, University Tokyo, 1970.

Career

Researcher National Research Institute Metals, Tokyo, 1970, chief researcher, 1974, head 1st laboratory, 1982, director division, 1993. Visiting scientist Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1973—1975. Director genera of MEL National Institute Mater Science, Tsukuba, 2001.

Director Japan Microgravity Application Society, Tokyo, 1994—1997, Japan Foundry Engineering Society, Tokyo, 1996—1999, Japan Iron and Steel Institute, Tokyo, 2001—2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include design of direct rolling of molten metals, moldless upward continuous casting process continuous steel making. Development of ultra=steels, damping materials.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Encyclopedia, 1980. Author: (author, editor) Dictionary of Terminology on Materials, 1985, Dictionary of Terminology on Foundry, 1995.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, golf, reading, classical music, Go.

Connections

Married Mitsuko Node Sato, February 28, 1948. Children: Yoshiaki, Naonobu.

father:
Tamijiro Sato

mother:
Kamfyo Sakuma Sato

spouse:
Mitsuko Node Sato

child:
Yoshiaki Sato

child:
Naonobu Sato