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research scientist

Kenkichi Tanioka, Japanese research scientist. Achievements include invention of very sensitive HARP image sensor using avalanche multiplication in an amorphous selenium photoconductive target.

Background

Tanioka, Kenkichi was born on February 14, 1948 in Kochi, Japan. Son of Tomokazu and Yoshiko Tanioka.

Education

Doctor in Engineering, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 1994.

Career

Senior research engineer Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai STRL, Tokyo, 1989—1995, deputy director, 1995—1997, senior research engineer, 1997—2000, director, 2000—2006, general director, 2006—2008, executive research engineer, since 2008. Guest professor Kochi University of Technology, since 2008.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of very sensitive HARP image sensor using avalanche multiplication in an amorphous selenium photoconductive target.

Connections

Married Hisako Okamura, April 23, 1972. Children: Norikazu, Hideaki.

father:
Tomokazu Tanioka

mother:
Yoshiko Tanioka

spouse:
Hisako Okamura

child:
Norikazu Tanioka

child:
Hideaki Tanioka