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Yoshimitsu Okada

[Present]
President, National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention (NIED), Tsukuba, Japan
[Education]
1963-1967 Geophysics Course, Faculty of Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, Obtained B.Sc.
1967-1969 Graduate School (Geophysics), University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, Obtained M.Sc. (Thesis advisor; Prof. Toshi Asada)
1980 Obtained Ph.D., University of Tokyo (Thesis advisor; Prof. Ryosuke Sato) [Dr. Thesis: Theoretical strain seismogram and its applications]
[Academic Career]
1970-1980 Assistant, Fujigawa Geophysical Observatory, Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo
1980-1985 Chief, Crustal Dynamics Laboratory, 2nd Research Division, National Research Center for Disaster Prevention (NRCDP)
1985-1987 Chief, Earthquake Precursor Laboratory, 2nd Research Division, NRCDP
1987-1988 Chief, Seismic Activity Laboratory, 2nd Research Division, NRCDP
1988-1990 Principal Researcher, 2nd Research Division, NRCDP
1990-1993 Director, Earthquake and Volcanic Eruption Prediction Research, Solid Earth Science Division, NIED
1993-1996 Director, Research Center for Earthquake Prediction, NIED
1996-2001 Director, Earthquake Research Center, NIED
2001-2006 Director, Strategic Planning Department, NIED
2006- President, NIED

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