Takayuki Sugimoto



Age: 41


Summary: Japanese scientist and associate researcher with the Department of Theoretical and Computational Molecular Science at the Institute for Molecular Science (IMS) in Okazaki, Japan who was among one of more than 67 Japanese tourists reported missing and presumed dead in the devastating South Asian Tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean and killed over 2,300+ people during the tidal wave while he was on vacation along with his wife Masami Sugimoto and the couple's two young sons Tomoki and Ryohei at a beachfront resort in Thailand.



Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami


Born: 1963


Died: December 26, 2004


Location: Koh Phi Phi, Thailand