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engineering company executive

Takahiko Kato, Japanese engineering company executive. Recipient President Technical award, Hitachi, Ltd., 1994, Kujin award, Hitachi Ltd., 1998, 2008. Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Japan Society Applied Physics, Japan Society Corrosion Engineering, Japan Institute Electronics Packaging (com.mem since 2008), Atomic Energy Society.

Background

Kato, Takahiko was born on December 24, 1956 in Nagano, Japan. Son of Takeshige and Kaworu (Hara) Kato.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 1980. Master of Engineering, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, Hokkaido University, Japan, 1993.

Career

Researcher Hitachi, Ltd. Research Laboratory, Japan, 1982—1992, senior researcher, 2001—2003. Engineer Hitachi, Ltd.

Nuclear Systems Division, 1992—1993, manager, 1993—2001. Unit leader & senior researcher Hitachi, Ltd. Materials Research Laboratory, 2003—2008, chief researcher, since 2008.

Councilor JAERI Research Organization of European Cooperation and Development Halden Project, Tokai-mura, 1997—2001. Committee member Japan Institute Metals, Sendai, 1995. Visiting professor Hokkaido University, 2009.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals (Best Paper award, 2007, 1994).

Membership

Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Japan Society Applied Physics, Japan Society Corrosion Engineering, Japan Institute Electronics Packaging (com.mem since 2008), Atomic Energy Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, swimming, reading, painting, walking.

Connections

Married Noriko Miyauchi Kato, March 21, 1982. Children: You-ki, Saki, Miku, Taiki.

father:
Takeshige Kato

mother:
Kaworu (Hara) Kato

spouse:
Noriko Miyauchi Kato

child:
You-ki Kato

child:
Saki Kato

child:
Miku Kato

child:
Taiki Kato