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materials engineering educator , researcher

Akihisa Inoue, Japanese materials engineering educator, researcher. Registered professional engineer, Japan. Recipient Ichimura Science Contributor award Ichimura Foundation, 1988, best paper award Acta Metallurgica Materialia, 1994, Gold prize International Symposium Metastable Mechanically Alloyed and Nanostructured Materials, 1994.


Inoue, Akihisa was born on September 13, 1947 in Himeji, Hyogo, Japan. Son of Hisao and Sachiko (Kosaka) Inoue.


Bachelor in Engineering, Himeji Institute of Technology, Japan, 1970. Master in Engineering, Tohoku University, Dendai, Japan, 1972. Doctor of Engineering, Tohoku University, Dendai, Japan, 1975.


Research associate Institute for Materials Research Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 1976-1985, associate professor Institute for Materials Research Japan, 1985-1990, professor Institute for Materials Research Japan, since 1990. Professor Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1997-2002. Visiting scientist American Telephone & Telegraph Company, Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey, 1982-1983, Swedish Institute for Metals Research, Stockholm, 1985.

Project leader exploratory research Japan Science and Technology Corporation, Tokyo, 1997-2002.


  • Registered professional engineer, Japan.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals. Speaker, presenter, inventor in field.


Fellow Japan Institute Metals (best paper awards 1974, 87, 90, 92, 93, 94, 96). Member Japan Society Powder and Powder Metallurgy (director since 1996), Japan Materials Research Society (director since 1996).


  • Other Interests

    Reading, travel, driving.


Married Mariko Kanda, October 27, 1975.

Hisao Inoue

Sachiko (Kosaka) Inoue

Mariko Kanda