Bachelor of Science, Kyoto (Japan) University, 1955. Master of Science, Kyoto (Japan) University, 1957. Doctor of Engineering, Kyoto (Japan) University, 1962.
Research assistant Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1959-1961. Assistant professor Kyoto University, 1961-1965. Associate professor Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1965-1971.
Humboldt visiting professor Aachen (Germany) University of Technology, 1966-1967. Professor manufacturing systems engineering Osaka University, 1971-1980. Professor industrial management Kyoto University, 1979-1995.
Professor manufacturing system engineering Ryukoku University, Kyoto, 1995—2004. Visiting professor Pennsylvania State University, 1975. Stocker visiting professor Ohio University, Athens, 1991.
Coordinator, lecturer Japan Productivity Center, Tokyo, 1968-1994. Technical advisor Asian Productivity Organization, Tokyo, 1979. Science-technical advisor Kyoto Prefecture, Japan, 1980-1995.
Advisory professor Nanjing (China) University, since 1990. Trustees' academy Ohio University, since 1991. Board directors Center Manufacturing Systems Engineering.
Advisory Ryukoku University Center Kyoto Industrial Management.
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Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Member Office Automation Society (advisory member), Institute Industrial Property Law (director), Systems Integration Society (director), Nanjing EconomistSoc. of China (advisory member), Korean Society Mech. Engineers.
Married Noriko Okamoto, April 1, 1970. 1 child, Katsunori.