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inventor , Computer scientist

Kenichi Owaki, Japanese computer scientist, inventor. Recipient Hyogo Prefecture Culture award Hyogo Prefecture Government, 1949, National Award medal with blue ribbon Prime Minister Office National Government, 1950, Recognition award Society Information Society of America, 1974.

Background

Owaki, Kenichi was born on August 25, 1910 in Kochi, Japan. Son of Yasu and Ikushi (Kawaguchi) Owaki.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Osaka University, 1948.

Career

Board directors, Kobe Kogyo Ltd., 1962-1968;board directors, Fujitsu Company Ltd., Kawasaki, Japan, 1968-1973;professor, Hiroshima Institute of Technology, 1975-1986;president, Hiroshima (Japan) College of Computer Science, 1983-1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Inventor in field.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: computer graphics, cruising, gardening.

Connections

Married Shizuko Saito, April 4, 1939. Children: Yasuko, Tsutomu, Masako, Osamu.

father:
Yasu Owaki

mother:
Ikushi (Kawaguchi) Owaki

spouse:
Shizuko Saito

children:
Yasuko Owaki

Tsutomu Owaki

Masako Owaki

Osamu Owaki