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speech and audiology educator

Osamu Fujimura, Japanese, American speech and audiology educator. Fellow Acoustical Society of America, American Association for the Advancement of Science; member New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

Fujimura, Osamu was born on August 29, 1927 in Tokyo. Came to the United States, 1973. Son of Susumu and Sei (Tsuneyoshi) Fujimura.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Tokyo, 1952. Doctor of Science, University Tokyo, 1962.

Career

Director, professor Research Institute of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, University Tokyo, 1965-1973. Department head. American Telephone & Telegraph Company Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey, 1973-1988. Professor department speech and hearing science Ohio State University, Columbus, since 1988.

Visiting committee Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1977-1986, Harvard University, Cambridge, 1983-1989. Executive committee Linguistic Society of America, Washington, 1981-1983.

Membership

Fellow Acoustical Society of America, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member New York Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Married Yoko Sugai, December 15, 1957 (divorced June 1987). Children: Akira, Makato. Married Julia Catalina Williams, 1990.

Children: Nicolas Itaru, Andrew S.

father:
Susumu Fujimura

mother:
Sei (Tsuneyoshi) Fujimura

spouses:
Yoko Sugai

Julia Catalina Williams

children:
Akira Fujimura

Makato Fujimura

Nicolas Itaru Fujimura

Andrew S. Fujimura