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Seishi Meiarashi

Seishi Meiarashi, Japanese civil engineer, researcher. Achievements include invention of Porous elastic road surface as urban highway noise countermeasure. Recipient Technical award, Japan Society Composite Material, 2001. Member of Transportation Research Board.

Background

  • Meiarashi, Seishi was born on April 15, 1959 in Furen, Hokkaido, Japan. Son of Hiroshi and Fukuko Meiarashi.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Engineering, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, 1984.

    Career

    • Researcher Public Works Research Institute, Tsukuba, Japan, 1984—1989. Examination officer Personnel Authority, Tokyo, 1989—1991. Senior researcher Public Works Research Institute, Tsukuba, Japan, 1991—1996, head of chemistry division Japan, 1997—2001, advanced material research team leader Japan, 2001—2004, research coordinator Japan, since 2004.

      Visiting researcher Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, Federal Highway Administration of Department of Transportation, Mclean, Virginia, 1996—1997.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include invention of Porous elastic road surface as urban highway noise countermeasure.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Views

    Human beings can become like gods. It means they can become a part of God, and remain separate individuals with the attributes of God.

    Membership

    Member of Transportation Research Board.

    Personality

    Interests

    Go, gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Kumiko Miura, February 8, 1961. Children: Kazutoshi, Kaori, Ayane.
    • father: Hiroshi Meiarashi
    • mother: Fukuko Meiarashi
    • spouse: Kumiko Miura
    • children: Kazutoshi Meiarashi
    • Kaori Meiarashi
    • Ayane Meiarashi
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    Born April 15, 1959
    (age 58)
    Nationality
    • 1984
      Hokkaido University
    • 1984 - 1989
      Researcher, Public Works Research Institute
      Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    • 1989 - 1991
      examination officer, Personnel Authority
      Tokyo, Japan
    • 1991 - 1996
      senior, researcher Public Works Research Institute
      Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    • 1996 - 1997
      visiting researcher, Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center
      Mclean, Virginia, United States

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