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educator , Mathematician

Mutsuo Oka, Japanese mathematician, educator. Recipient Inamori Grand award, Inamori Foundation, Kyoto, 1995, Kiban B award, Japan Society Promotion Sciences, Tokyo, 1997—2000. Member of American Mathematical Society, Japan Mathematics Society.

Background

Oka, Mutsuo was born on January 28, 1947 in Nakamura, Kochi, Japan. Son of Toshio and Miyoko Oka.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Tokyo, 1970. Master of Science, University Tokyo, 1972. Doctrat D'Etat, University Paris XI, 1975.

Career

Assistant University Tokyo, 1973—1975, lecturer, 1975—1979. Associate professor Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1979—1988, professor, since 1988, emeritus professor, 1997. Professor Tokyo Metropolitan University, since 1996.

Visiting professor University Nice, France, 1979—1980, University Sydney, Australia, 1985, University Basel, Switzerland, 1991, University Provence, Marseille, France, 1991.

Membership

Member of American Mathematical Society, Japan Mathematics Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, Go, swimming, gardening, walking.

Connections

Married Mariko Kodaira, June 15, 1973. Children: Tetsuya, Yasuhide.

father:
Toshio Oka

mother:
Miyoko Oka

spouse:
Mariko Kodaira

child:
Tetsuya Oka

child:
Yasuhide Oka