(3 Aug 1959 - )
Japanese electrical engineer and chemist who shared the 2000 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for for “development of soft desorption ionisation methods for mass spectrometric analyses of biological macromolecules.”
Science Quotes by Koichi Tanaka (1 quote)
Most of the work performed by a development engineer results in failure. The occasional visit of success provides just the excitement an engineer needs to face work the following day.
— Koichi Tanaka
In Tore Frängsmyr (ed.), Les Prix Nobel. The Nobel Prizes 2002 (2003), 193.