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Hiroshi Wada

Hiroshi Wada, Japanese engineering educator. Achievements include patents for United States Patent Northern 5,063,946. Recipient Distinguished Scholarly Achievements award, Japan Society Mechanical Engineers, 2003; grantee British Council Scholarship, United Kingdom, 1983-1984, Human Frontier Science Program Organization, 2003-2006.

Background

  • Wada, Hiroshi was born on January 18, 1949 in Sendai, Japan. Son of Toyoji and Keiko Wada.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Tohoku University, 1972. Master of Arts, Tohoku University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Tohoku University, 1977.

    Career

    • With Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan. Department head Tohoku University, Sandai, Japan, 1994—1995, 1997—1998, 2006—2007, since 2008. Honorary professor University Queensland, since 2004.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents for United States Patent Northern 5,063,946.

    Membership

    Fellow: Japanese Society Mechanical Engineers. Member: Association Research Otolaryngology, Acoustical Society of America, International Institute Acoustics and Vibrations (director 2001-2005), International Society Audiology (committee member 1998, editor since 2005).

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, skiing, cars.

    Connections

    • Married Mieko Sato, May 2, 1977. Children: Madoka, Ei.
    • father: Toyoji Wada
    • mother: Keiko Wada
    • spouse: Mieko Sato
    • children: Madoka Wada
    • Ei Wada
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    Born January 18, 1949
    (age 68)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      Tohoku University
    • 1974
      Tohoku University
    • 1977
      Tohoku University