(Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan)
Qualifications: PhD, MEng; Fellow of Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME)
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Faculty of Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Professor: from April 2004 to present
Associate Professor: from September 1993 to March 2004
Lecturer: from April 1992 to August 1993
University of Bristol, Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Visiting Fellow in 2004
University of California at Berkeley, Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Visiting researcher from March 1993 to August 1994
University of Tokyo, Institute of Industrial Science.
Lecturer: from September 1991 to March 1992
Research Associate: from April 1989 to August 1991
Recent professional activities:
Division chair, Dynamics, Measurement and Control Division, JSME (2017)
Executive board member of Japan Association for Vibration Technologies (JAVIT) (2006 - )
Steering committee chair, Dynamics and Design Conference 2018 (2018)
Board member of E-Defense (the world largest shaking table) (2017 - )
Steering committee chair, 13th Motion and Vibration Control Symposium (2013)
Chair, Research Committee on Advanced Simulators, Transportation and Logistics Division, JSME (2004 - 2016)
Chair, Research Committee on Motion and Vibration Control to Support a Safe and Peace Society, Dynamics, Measurement and Control Division, JSME (2008 - 2010 )
Executive board member of SICE (2006 - 2007)
Councillor of SICE (2008 - 2009 )
Steering committee chair, 50th Japan Joint Automatic Control Conference (2007)
Motion and vibration control in mechanical systems and structures; Simulation based control and its applications for industrial devices, advanced vehicles, robots and structures ; Advanced transfer function based control synthesis; Concurrent modularization of software and hardware in multi-body systems.