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director , engineering company executive

Keiji Tani, Japanese engineering company executive, director. Achievements include development of world fastest supercomputer the Earth Simulator and three dimensional orbit-following Monte-Carlo code to simulate the confinement of fast ions in tokamaks.

Background

Tani, Keiji was born on July 12, 1948 in Tokushima, Japan. Son of Seiichi and Tsukiko Tani.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, Osaka University, 1974.

Career

Principal scientist Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Naka, 1974—2008. Director Nippon Advanced Technology Company Ltd., Toukai, since 2008.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of world fastest supercomputer the Earth Simulator and three dimensional orbit-following Monte-Carlo code to simulate the confinement of fast ions in tokamaks.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Martial arts, carpentry.

Connections

Married Junko Takeichi.

father:
Seiichi Tani

mother:
Tsukiko Tani

spouse:
Junko Takeichi.