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educator , laser scientist

Minoru Obara, Japanese laser scientist, educator. Fellow: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Optical Society of America; member: Society Plasma and Fusion Research Japan, Laser Society Japan (executive board, since 2001, general chair 16th annual meeting 1995-1996, Best Paper award 1982, 1992, 2001), American Institute Physics.

Background

Obara, Minoru was born on September 29, 1947 in Tokyo. Son of Yoshio and Hana Obara.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Keio University, 1971. Master of Science, Keio University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Keio University, 1976.

Career

Research associate Keio University, Yokohama, Japan, 1976-1980, assistant professor Japan, 1980-1986, associate professor Japan, 1986-1993, professor Japan, since 1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology, 1987, Encyclopedia of Lasers and Optical Technology, 1991, second edition, 2002. Editor: Japanese Journal Applied Physics, 1992-1997. Guest editor: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 1994-1995, 2000, assoc editor: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Journal Quantum Electronics, 1997—2002.

      Member editorial board Handbook of Laser Technology and Applications, 2003, member vice editorial board Handbook of Lasers, 2005.

Membership

Fellow: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Optical Society of America. Member: Society Plasma and Fusion Research Japan, Laser Society Japan (executive board, since 2001, general chair 16th annual meeting 1995-1996, Best Paper award 1982, 1992, 2001), American Institute Physics.

Connections

Married Yuko Ishibashi. Children: Ryo, Go.

father:
Yoshio Obara

mother:
Hana Obara

spouse:
Yuko Ishibashi

child:
Ryo Obara

child:
Go Obara