ICSID 2018

Dubrovnik, Croatia, October 2 – 5, 2018

Yoshikazu Nakai, Professor

EDUCATION

Department of Precision Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University (1973-1977), Japan

B.Sc. in Engineering, March, 1977

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University (1977-1982), Japan

M.Sc. in Engineering, March, 1979.

Ph.D. in Engineering, March, 1982.

EXPERIENCE

1982-1988 Research Associate, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Osaka University, Japan

1983-1985 Research Associate, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Lehigh University, USA

1988-1990 Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Osaka University, Japan

1990-1991 Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Osaka University, Japan

1991-1998 Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kobe University, Japan

1998-present Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kobe University, Japan

HONORS

JSME Young Engineers Award (1987), The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, "Study on Propagation and Non-propagation of Short Fatigue Cracks"

JSME Medal for Outstanding Paper (1999), The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, "Observation of Fatigue Crack Initiation Process in a-Brass by AFM"

JSMS Award for Academic Contribution (2006), The Society of Materials Science, Japan, “Study on Fatigue of Materials and Contribution to JSMS”

JRPS Medal for Outstanding Paper in CON-EX2006 (2006), Japan Reinforced Plastics Society, "Remaining Life Evaluation of GFRP in Acid Solution by Fracture Toughness Test"

Outstanding Paper (2018), Committee on Fatigue, The Society of Materials Science, Japan, “4D evaluation of grain shape and fatigue damage of individual grains in polycrystalline alloys by diffraction contrast tomography using ultrabright synchrotron radiation 4D evaluation of grain shape and fatigue damage of individual grains in polycrystalline alloys by diffraction contrast tomography using ultrabright synchrotron radiation”

ACTIVITIES

Fellow of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers

Executive Board Member of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (2009-2011)

Executive Board Member of the Society of Materials Science, Japan (1996-1998, 2001-2003, 2005-2007, 2011-2013)

Vice President of the Society of Materials Science, Japan (2011-2013)

Chairman of the 8th International Conference on Advanced Technologies in Experimental Mechanics (ATEM'11)