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Saku Tsuneta

astronomer , educator

Saku Tsuneta, Japanese astronomer, educator. Achievements include active role in Institute Space and Astronautical Science and National Aeronautics and Space Administration experiment for soft X-ray telescope aboard Japanese satellite SOLAR-A. Recipient Inoue medal for science Inoue Science Foundation, Tokyo, 1995. Member International Astronomical Union, American Astronomical Society, Astronomical Society Japan, Physical Society Japan.

Background

Tsuneta, Saku was born on July 14, 1954 in Tokyo. Son of Tominosuke and Okiko Tsuneta.

Education

Master of Science, University Tokyo, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tokyo, 1983.

Career

Research associate Institute Space and Astronautical Science, Tokyo, 1983-1985. Assistant professor Tokyo Astronomical Observatory, 1986-1988. Assistant professor Institute Astronomy University Tokyo, 1988-1992, associate professor Institute Astronomy, 1992-1996.

Professor National Astronomical Observatory, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include active role in Institute Space and Astronautical Science and National Aeronautics and Space Administration experiment for soft X-ray telescope aboard Japanese satellite SOLAR-A.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member International Astronomical Union, American Astronomical Society, Astronomical Society Japan, Physical Society Japan.

Connections

Married Hideko Nagase, August 5, 1990.

father:
Tominosuke Tsuneta

mother:
Okiko Tsuneta

spouse:
Hideko Nagase