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Optical engineer

Kazuo Tanaka, Japanese optical engineer. Recipient Hatakeyama award Japan Society Mechanical Engineers, 1971; JMA award Japan Management Association, 1991. Member New York Academy of Sciences, Japan Society Applied Physics (Optics Best Paper award 1983), Optical Society Japan, Optical Society of America, International Society Optical Engineers, Kanagawa Science Academy.

Background

Tanaka, Kazuo was born on December 11, 1948 in Tokyo.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Precision Engineering, Chuo University, Tokyo, 1971. Master of Science, Chuo University, Tokyo, 1973. DrEng in Applied Physics, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1984.

Career

Optical system designer Optics division Canon Inc., Tokyo, 1973-1978, senior scientist Research Center, 1979-1983, senior lens designer video division, since 1984, manager Research and Development headquarters, since 1986. Visiting lecturer Chuo University, 1995-2001, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, 1997-2000.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Progress in Optics, volunteer XXIII, others. Contributor over 60 articles to professional journals. Holder over 45 Japanese patents, 35 University patents.

Membership

Member New York Academy of Sciences, Japan Society Applied Physics (Optics Best Paper award 1983), Optical Society Japan, Optical Society of America, International Society Optical Engineers, Kanagawa Science Academy.

Connections

Married Kumiko Tanaka, April 17, 1982. Children: Naoki, Sachi.

spouse:
Kumiko Tanaka

child:
Naoki Tanaka

child:
Sachi Tanaka