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Jumpei Tsujiuchi

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Jumpei Tsujiuchi is Professor Emeritus of Tokyo Institute of Technology, and graduated from Faculty of Science, University of Tokyo, and Ph.D. in applied physics from the same university. He joined Mechanical Engineering Laboratory (MEL) of Japanese government, Professor of applied optics at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Professor of imaging science at Chiba University. He was also guest scientist in Institut d’Optique, Paris for 1.5 year on leave of absence from MEL. He is a Fellow of OSA, SPIE, and IoP. Throughout his career, he has won numerous awards, including the SPIE President Special Award in 1987, the J. Petzval Award from OSAFE, Hungary in 1988, the Blue Ribbon Award from the Japanese Government in 1995, OSA’s C.E.K. Mees Medal in 1997, JSAP’s Brilliant Achievement Award in 2011, and OSA’s Emmet N. Leith Medal in 2017.

He developed coherent optical image restoration in 1960, and other kinds of image restoration using video optical setup and multiple aperture scanning. In holography, various kinds of holographic interferometry and holographic stereograms for medical use were studied. He also made some proposals in image processing for medical diagnosis. AS a result of these researches, he was invited as Gordon Conference lecturer in 1991, and received Outstanding Achievement Award from Japan Society of Applied Physics in 2010.

Document Created: 17 Mar 2020
Last Updated: 19 Jun 2020