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research and development company executive

Osamu Karatsu, Japanese research and development company executive. Recipient Minister award, Japanese Government, 2007. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Japan Society Applied Physics, American Physical Society, Institute Electronic, Information and Communication Engineers Japan, Institute Electrical Engineering Japan.

Background

Karatsu, Osamu was born on April 25, 1947 in Tokyo. Son of Hajime Karatsu, Sumako (Narumi) Karatsu.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Tokyo University, 1970. Master of Science, Tokyo University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Tokyo University, 1975.

Career

Researcher Musashino Laboratories Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation, Tokyo, 1975-1979, staff researcher, 1979-1983. Senior staff researcher Atsugi Laboratories Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, 1983-1986, research group leader LSI Laboratories Atsugi, 1987. Senior manager Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Headquarters, Tokyo, 1988—1989.

Senior research manager LSI Laboratories Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Atsugi, 1989-1990, executive manager, 1991-1996. Vice president, director ATR-I, Kyoto, 1997-1998. Principal Stanford Research Institute Consulting, Tokyo, 1999.

Chief executive director Stanford Research Institute, International, since 2000. Chairman LSI design language standardization committee, Tokyo, 1987—1995. Director Takeda Foundation, Tokyo, since 2001.

Chairman technical committee 93 International Electrotech. Commission, Geneva, since 2004. Director Foundation Promotion Industrial Science, University Tokyo, since 2010.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Introduction to Very Large Scale Integration Design, 1983. Microelectronics Series, 1985, Encyclopedia of Information Science, 1990, Electronics Revolution in Everyday Life, 1999, Business Golden Rules Guided by the Bible, 2006.

Membership

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Japan Society Applied Physics, American Physical Society, Institute Electronic, Information and Communication Engineers Japan, Institute Electrical Engineering Japan.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Playing and listening to classical music.

Connections

Married Yoko Endo Sakai. Children: Ken, Yumiko.

father:
Hajime Karatsu Karatsu

spouse:
Yoko Endo Sakai

child:
Ken Karatsu

child:
Yumiko Karatsu