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Arata Yoshiaki

Arata Yoshiaki, Japanese retired engineering educator. Recipient prize Japan Academy, 1985, Arthur Schawlow award Laser Institute American, 1992; named Person of Cultural Merit Japan Government, 1993. Fellow American Society Matals; member High Temperature Society (president since 1977), Ukraine Academy of Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences, Laser Institute American.

Background

  • Yoshiaki, Arata was born on May 22, 1924 in Kyoto, Japan. Son of Sosuke and Yoshi (Hashi) A.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Engineering, Osaka University, 1949; Doctor in Engineering, Osaka University, 1956; Doctor (honorary), Warsaw University, 1987.

    Career

    • Associate professor Osaka University, 1956-1964, professor, 1964-1988, director general, 1977-1988, professor emeritus, since 1988. Director Japan Advanced Material Processing Institute. Chairman Okada Memorial Foundation, Amagaski, since 1997.

    Works

    • Author: Plasma Engineering, 1965, Plasma, Electron, and Laser Beam Technology, 1986. Author, editor: High Temperature Engineering, 1988.

    Membership

    Fellow American Society Matals, member High Temperature Society (president since 1977), Ukraine Academy of Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences, Laser Institute American.

    Connections

    • Married Michiko Yamato, November 7, 1956. Children: Yuko, Riko, Eriko.
    • child: Yuko Yoshiaki
    • child: Riko Yoshiaki
    • child: Eriko Yoshiaki
    • mother: Yoshi (Hashi) A.
    • spouse: Michiko Yamato
    • father: Sosuke
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    Born March 22, 1924
    Nationality
    • 1949
      Osaka University
    • 1956
      Osaka University
    • 1987
      Warsaw University