Adapted from: Marquis Who's Who in Asia, 1st Edition (2006), 2nd Edition (2011); Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 3rd Edition (1996), 5th Edition (1999); Marquis Who's Who in the World, 14th Edition (1996), 15th Edition (1997), 18th Edition (2000), 30th Edition (2012), 31st Edition (2013), 33rd Edition (2016).
Born in Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan, April 17, 1935; son of Kunika and Chiyoko (Kawamura) Tabata; married Teiko Murata, Nov. 6, 1960; children: Yuko (see her web site in Japanese), Yasuko.
BS, Kyoto University (Japan), 1958; MS, 1960; DSc, 1967.
Researcher Radiation Center of Osaka Prefecture, Sakai, 1960-69; senior researcher, 1969-85; chief researcher, 1985-90; professor Osaka Prefecture University, Sakai, 1990-99; emeritus professor, 1999-; part-time researcher Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute (presently Japan Atomic Energy Agency), Naka-gun, Ibaraki Prefecture, 1984-99; consultant Osaka Nuclear Science Association, Osaka, 2000-.
Co-authored Brush Up English for Science, 1989 (in Japanese); Radiation Dosimetry of Electron Beams for Radiation Processing, 1990 (in Japanese).
Contributed more than 90 articles to more than 20 professional journals in the fields of computers, physics, medical physics, nuclear engineering, biology and psychology.
Recipient: Takamine prize, Dr. Takamine Jokichi Memorial Foundation, 1953.
Grantee for Defect Detection by Electron Beams, Science and Technology Agency of Japanese Government, 1982-85.
Academic Membership: American Physical Society, Physical Society of Japan.
Non-academic Membership: Citizens' Association for Fostering the Culture of Sakai, Friends of Tuva-Japan, University Alumni Association (Gakushikai), Citizens' Group to Study Hideki Yukawa.
Home & Office: 198-51 Kami, Sakai, Nishi-ku, Osaka 593-8311, Japan.