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Koji Fumoto

Koji Fumoto, Japanese engineering educator. Achievements include research in heat transfer device; research in brain hypothermia. Recipient W. J. Yang award for Young Scientists, Heat Transfer Society Japan, 1998, Cold Region Technical award, Hokkaido Development Engineering Center, 2005.


  • Fumoto, Koji was born on December 20, 1968 in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. Son of Yoshiaki and Hisako Fumoto.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, Hokkaido University, 2003.


    • Research assistant Kushiro (Japan) National College of Technology, 1994—2003, associate professor, since 2003.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in heat transfer device. Research in brain hypothermia.


    Member of Journal Series C Mechanical Systems, Machine Elements and Manufacturing (associate), Japan Society Thermophysical Properties, Japan Society Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers, Japanese Society Snow and Ice, Heat Transfer Society Japan.


    • Married Miho Tateda, April 28, 1974. Children: Miyu, Raito, Ryouta.
    • father: Yoshiaki Fumoto
    • mother: Hisako Fumoto
    • spouse: Miho Tateda
    • children: Miyu Fumoto
    • Raito Fumoto
    • Ryouta Fumoto
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    Born December 20, 1968
    (age 48)
    • 2003
      Hokkaido University