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researcher , watch manufacturing company executive

Hirofumí Kawashima, Japanese watch manufacturing company executive, researcher. Recipient Science & Technology Minister award Science & Technology Agency Japan, 1993, Memorial prize Okochi Memorial Foundation Japan, 1995. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior, Cady award 1993), Japan Society Applied Physics (Best Paper award 1996), Horological Institute Japan.

Background

Kawashima, Hirofumí was born on September 23, 1946 in Gunma-ken, Japan. Son of Isuke and Haru (Watanabe) Kawashima.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Science University Tokyo, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Waseda University, Tokyo, 1985.

Career

Engineer Seiko Instruments Inc., Tokyo, 1971-1978, senior engineer, 1979-1983, manager Chiba, Japan, 1984-1990, general manager Japan, 1991-1998. President Piedek Technical Laboratory, Tokyo, since 1998. Lecturer Yamanashi University, Koufu, 1994-1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.

Membership

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior, Cady award 1993), Japan Society Applied Physics (Best Paper award 1996), Horological Institute Japan.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Playing golf, fishing, shougi.

Connections

Married Motoko Yamada, May 26, 1976. 2 children.

father:
Isuke Kawashima

mother:
Haru (Watanabe) Kawashima

spouse:
Motoko Yamada