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Aerospace researcher

Keiji Tanaka, Japanese aerospace researcher. Member Minister of Science and Technical award Science and Technology Agency, Japan, 1980, Arch T. Colwell Merit award Society Automotive Engineers, 1992. Member Japan Society Aeronautical and Space Sciences, Japan Ergonomic Research Society, Total Flight Operation Systems Study Group, Japan Aircraft Pilot Association (member committee 1990-1993).

Background

Tanaka, Keiji was born on August 17, 1948 in Himeji, Hyogo, Japan. Son of Satoru and Hiroko Tanaka.

Education

Bachelor in Engineering, Tokyo University, 1971. Doctor of Engineering, Tokyo University, 1979.

Career

Deputy director, Science and Technology Agency, Tokyo, 1988-1989; researcher, National Aerospace Laboratory, Chofu, Japan, 1971-1981; principal researcher, National Aerospace Laboratory, Chofu, Japan, 1981-1988; head human engineering laboratory, National Aerospace Laboratory, Chofu, Japan, 1991-1995; head human-machine system laboratory, National Aerospace Laboratory, Chofu, Japan, since 1995. Visiting researcher Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1982-1983. Member committee Civil Aviation Promotion Foundation Japan, Tokyo, 1992-1994.

Technical advisor National Space Development Agy.Japan, Tokyo, since 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to science publications.

Membership

Member Japan Society Aeronautical and Space Sciences, Japan Ergonomic Research Society, Total Flight Operation Systems Study Group, Japan Aircraft Pilot Association (member committee 1990-1993).

Connections

Married Hidee Kobayashi, November 2, 1972. Children: Saki, Rei.

father:
Satoru Tanaka

mother:
Hiroko Tanaka

spouse:
Hidee Kobayashi

child:
Rei Tanaka

child:
Saki Tanaka