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Shigenao Maruyama

Shigenao Maruyama, Japanese mechanical engineering educator.

Background

  • Maruyama, Shigenao was born on November 30, 1954 in Niigata, Japan. Son of Shoi and Takako (Honma) Maruyama.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Engineering, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 1977. Master in Engineering, Tohoku University, 1980. Doctor in Engineering, Tohoku University, 1983.

      Master of Science, London University Imperial College, 1980.

    Career

    • Research associate Tohoku University, Sendai, 1983—1988, associate professor, 1989—1997, professor, since 1997, assistant to president, 2005—2006, councilor, 2006—2009, special advisor to president, 2006—2008, special advisor, since 2006. Visiting scholar Purdue University, West Larayett, Indiana, 1987—1988. Visiting scholar Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1988-1989.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Inventor in field.

    Membership

    Fellow: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate), Japan Society Mechanical Engineers (secretary thermal engineering division 1993-1994, councilors 2004-2006, chairman 2008-2009, 1999—2000, award for young engineers 1989, Journal Series C Mechanical Systems, Machine Elements and Manufacturing medal Outstanding Paper 1999, northeastern section award for technical and research 2001, thermal engineering division award for academic achievements 2001, award Contribution 2003). Member: American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Japan Academy Engineering, Japan Society Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics (The AEM awards for technological development), Heat Transfer Society Japan (vice chairman North-East. branch 1998—2000, board directors 1998—2000, trustee 1998—2000, chairman since 2001, vice chairman 2004-2006, award for science contribution 1998, award for technical contribution 2002), Japan Society for Aero, and Space Sciences (secretary northern section 1991-1993, secretary northern chairman 2008, chairman 2008-2009).

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, skiing, golf.

    Connections

    • Married Mika Ito, November 25, 1984. Children: Risa, Shigekazu.
    • father: Shoi Maruyama
    • mother: Takako (Honma) Maruyama
    • spouse: Mika Ito
    • children: Risa Maruyama
    • Shigekazu Maruyama
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    Born November 30, 1954
    (age 62)
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    • 1977
      Tohoku University
    • 1980
      Tohoku University
    • 1983
      Tohoku University
    • 1980
      London University Imperial College
    • 1983 - 1988
      Research associate, Tohoku University
      Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    • 1987 - 1988
      visiting scholar, Purdue University
    • 2006 - 2009
      Research associate, Tohoku University
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