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I suppose the reason I chose electrical engineering was because I had always been interested in electricity, involving myself in such projects as building radios from the time I was a child. ---->>>

However, the occasional visit of success provides just the excitement an engineer needs to face work the following day. ---->>>

The thought grew strong in me that since I had gone to the trouble of being born, I might as well be useful in helping people live long and healthy lives. And this thought has always resided in the back of my mind. ---->>>

When it came time to find employment, I set my sights on becoming an engineer at a home electronics manufacturer, a field that was closely related to my major at university. ---->>>

From my father, I learned the importance of working sincerely at things to which I had committed myself, and to persevere untiringly even in the face of little progress. ---->>>

My natural mother died one month after I was born, apparently due to giving birth at an advanced age. ---->>>

The tenacious character I've possessed since I was a small child propelled me to successfully meet this challenge, and I was able to safely gain acceptance to the university of my choice. ---->>>

In such an environment, I was able to study things that could be of immediate usefulness to the world. That learning experience undoubtedly served me well when I eventually entered the work force. ---->>>

Upon receiving my notification of acceptance to the university, my parents noticed that they were obliged to submit to the university, among other things, a copy of my official family register. After much mental anguish, they decided to inform me of the secret of my birth. ---->>>

Most of the work performed by a development engineer results in failure. ---->>>

I cannot say that I was a particularly diligent student, especially during the lower grades. ---->>>

My grandmother valued even the smallest of things. ---->>>

The Faculty of Technology of Tohoku University is renowned for its tradition of practical studies. ---->>>

In 1978, I entered Tohoku University, into the Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Technology. ---->>>


Nationality: Japanese
Born: 08-03, 1959
Occupation: Scientist

Koichi Tanaka (田中 耕一, Tanaka Kōichi, born August 3, 1959) is a Japanese engineer who shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2002 for developing a novel method for mass spectrometric analyses of biological macromolecules with John Bennett Fenn and Kurt Wüthrich (the latter for work in NMR spectroscopy) (wikipedia)