Born in Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan, April 17, 1935; son of Kunika and Chiyoko (Kawamura) Tabata; married Teiko Murata, Nov. 6, 1960; children: Yuko, 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. Jokichi Takamine Memorial Association, 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.