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Engineer , researcher

Yasuo Shimomura, Japanese engineer, researcher.

Background

Shimomura, Yasuo was born on February 8, 1944 in Sakai City, Osaka, Japan. Son of Kitaro and Kimiko Shimomura.

Education

Bachelor in Engineering, Osaka University, 1966. Master in Engineering, Osaka University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Osaka University, 1971.

Career

Researcher, head JFT2a/DIVA Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, Tokai, Japan, 1971—1979, head JT-60 Experiment Naka, Japan, 1980—1991. Deputy director International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor, San Diego, 1992—2002, project leader Garching, Germany, 2003—2006. Retired, 2006.

Connections

Married Nilanara Tongyai, May 25, 1974. Children: Hironobu, Bunjiro, Minoru.

father:
Kitaro Shimomura

mother:
Kimiko Shimomura

spouse:
Nilanara Tongyai

children:
Hironobu Shimomura

Bunjiro Shimomura

Minoru Shimomura