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researcher , photonics engineer

Yutaka Tsuchiya, Japanese photonics engineer, researcher. Recipient Suzuki Memorial award Institute television Engineers Japan, 1978, Award for the Paper Institute television Engineers, Japan, 1981, Laser award Laser Society Japan, 1986, Chunich prize Chunichi Newspaper, Nagoya, Japan, 1991, Takayanagi Memorial prize, 1993.

Background

Tsuchiya, Yutaka was born on March 22, 1942 in Mie-Pref, Japan. Son of Shiro and Setsuko (Morimoto) Tsuchiya.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering, Aichi Institute of Technology, Nagoya, Japan, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, University Tokyo, 1985.

Career

From engineer to division manager Hamamatsu (Japan) Photonics, 1965-1990, deputy director Center Research Laboratory, since 1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Inventor photon counting imaging system, optical oscilloscope, ultrafast streak cameras (Okochi memorial prize 1991). Patentee in field.

Membership

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, The Optical Society, Australian Psychological Society, The Society Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (board directors).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, classical music, game of go.

Connections

Married Kazuko Nishida, April 19, 1969. 1 child, Yuri.

father:
Shiro Tsuchiya

mother:
Setsuko (Morimoto) Tsuchiya

spouse:
Kazuko Nishida

child:
Yuri Tsuchiya