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Tatsuo Oku

mechanical engineering educator

Tatsuo Oku, Japanese mechanical engineering educator. Recipient original paper award Atomic Energy Society Japan, 1981, 90. Member Japan Society Promotion of Science.

Background

Oku, Tatsuo was born on August 28, 1934 in Kagoshima, Japan. Son of Mitsuo and Shizu (Matsumoto) Oku.

Education

Bachelor in Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, 1958. Master in Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, 1960. Doctor of Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1975.

Career

Researcher Nissan Chemical Limited company, Tokyo, 1960-1961, Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, Tokai-mura, Japan, 1961-1972, senior engineer Japan, 1972-1977, principal engineer, head materials strength laboratory Japan, 1977-1990. Professor department mechanical engineering Ibaraki University, Hitachi, Japan, 1990-2000, professor emeritus Japan, since 2000. Guest professor director Ibaraki Study Center University Air, Mito, Japan, since 2000.

Member ad hoc investigation committee on Soviet Nuclear Power Plant Accident, 1986-1987. Cooperative researcher National Institute Fusion Science, Nagoya, Japan, since 1990. Research consultant Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, Tokai-mura, since 1991.

Works

  • Co-author: (book) Nuclear Materials, 1972, Fusion Reactor Materials, 1986, Ceramic Engineering Handbook, 1989, also co-editor: Reactor Materials Handbook, 1977. Editor-in-chief: Carbon Society of Japan, 1985-1987.

Membership

Member Japan Society Promotion of Science.

Connections

Married Hiroko Nakauchi, March 30, 1964. Children: Takeo, Yukari.

father:
Mitsuo Oku

mother:
Shizu (Matsumoto) Oku

spouse:
Hiroko Nakauchi

children:
Takeo Oku

Yukari Oku