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Shinichi Ookawara

Shinichi Ookawara, Japanese engineering educator. Grantee, Kawakami Memorial Foundation, 1999, Tokyo Institute of Technology Venture Business Laboratory, 1999; Research fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, 1993-1996. Member of American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Japanese Society Biorheology, Japan Society Mechanical Engineers, Society Chemical Engineers Japan.

Background

  • Ookawara, Shinichi was born on June 26, 1965 in Tsu, Mie, Japan. Son of Kunio and Yoshiko Ookawara.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1990. Master in Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1993. Doctor in Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1996.

      Master of Science in Engineering (honorary), University Leeds, England, 1992.

    Career

    • Assistant professor Tokyo Institute of Technology, since 1996.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in new type of blood viscometer with disposable vacuum glass suction tube. Research in new prediction method for red-cell deformability and plasma viscosity based on flow curve. Research in dilatanf flow characteristics model of suspension.

      Research in unified entry length correlation for Newtonian, power law and Bingham fluids in laminar pipe flow at low Reynolds number. Research in flow properties of Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluid down stream of stenosis.

    Membership

    Member of American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Japanese Society Biorheology, Japan Society Mechanical Engineers, Society Chemical Engineers Japan.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, swimming, travel, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Noriko Uehira, February 20, 1993.
    • father: Kunio Ookawara
    • mother: Yoshiko Ookawara
    • spouse: Noriko Uehira
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    Born June 26, 1965
    (age 51)
    Nationality
    • 1990
      Tokyo Institute of Technology
    • 1993
      Tokyo Institute of Technology
    • 1996
      Tokyo Institute of Technology
    • 1992
      University Leeds
    • 1996
      Assistant, professor Tokyo Institute of Technology