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research scientist

Fumiya Tanabe, Japanese research scientist. Achievements include research in revealing of causes and mechanism of nuclear accidents such as Three Mile Island Reactor Unit-2 in United States of America (1979), Chernobyl Reactor Unit-4 in Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics (1986) and JCO Criticality Accident in Japan (1999).

Background

Tanabe, Fumiya was born on November 9, 1945 in Otaru-shi, Hokkaido, Japan. Son of Tadasu and Hana Tanabe.

Education

Bachelor in Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan, 1968. Doctor in Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan, 1975.

Career

Prime researcher Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, Tokai-mura, Japan, 1975—2005. Supreme researcher Safety Research Center, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, since 2005.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in revealing of causes and mechanism of nuclear accidents such as Three Mile Island Reactor Unit-2 in United States of America (1979), Chernobyl Reactor Unit-4 in Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics (1986) and JCO Criticality Accident in Japan (1999).

Connections

Married Nobuko Toya, August 30, 1950. Children: Ayako, Fumiko, Tetsuya.

father:
Tadasu Tanabe

mother:
Hana Tanabe

spouse:
Nobuko Toya

children:
Ayako Tanabe

Fumiko Tanabe

Tetsuya Tanabe