Osao Takigawa Japan

Biography of Osao Takigawa

Osao Takigawa enrolled at the University in 1916 as a Research Student of Science. He was born in Tokyo, son of Osatomi, officer of the Japanese Emperor, and lived in Kyushu. Takigawa graduated BSc from Tokyo in 1904 before enrolling at the University in March 1917 to carry out research on the subject of “Construction of Alloy Steels”, along with two other Japanese research students, Tokiji Ishikawa and Takehiko Hattori.


Archival Materials

  • R14/1 List of Research students and fellows, with index Feb 1897-Oct 1924


Osao Takigawa
Born 28 August 1888.
GU Degree: Science and Engineering, 1916-17;
University Link: Researcher
Occupation categories: metallurgists
English snippet: Research student at the University of Glasgow
Record last updated: 14th May 2013

Country Associations

Japan Japan, Tokyo
Place of Birth

University Connections

University Roles

  • Researcher