Katsunobu Oide


Prof. Katsunobu Oide was born in Tokyo on February 20, 1952.

He received Ph. D. degree in physics from University of Tokyo in 1980, by researching on detection of gravitational radiation.

In 1981, he was appointed Research Associate at KEK accelerator division, and joined the construction and commissioning of TRISTAN until 1988. Since 1986, he has been participating in the development of SAD (Strategic Accelerator Design/Control) code. He made his contribution to the optics design of final focus system for linear colliders from 1987 to 1996, while he joined the collaboration of FFTB (Final Focus Test Beam) at Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) from 1988 to1996 (1988-1989, he was in SLAC as a visiting physicist). In 1989, he became an associate professor at KEK accelerator division. He contributed to making the design of KEKB B-factory from 1989 to 1997, and to making the design and commissioning of KEK-ATF damping ring from 1990 to 1997. In 1997, he was promoted to professor at KEK accelerator division. He did his service as Head of KEKB Commissioning Group from 1997 to 2001, and has been doing the service as Head of KEKB Accelerator Group since 2001.

He was awarded Nishikawa Prize in 1989, Nishina Prize in 2001, and R.R. Wilson Prize in 2004.



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