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educator , Electrical engineer

Akio Kobayashi, Japanese electrical engineer, educator. Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Institution of Electrical Engineers Japan (Academy Promotion award 1992, 1998).

Background

Kobayashi, Akio was born on February 15, 1943 in Tokyo. Son of Takashi and Fukuko Kobayashi.

Education

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, 1966. Master of Electrical Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, 1979.

Career

Specialist Toshiba High Power Laboratory, Kawasaki, Japan, 1977—1979, senior specialist Japan, 1980—1982, Toshiba High Voltage Switchgear Department, Kawasaki, 1983—1986, section manager, 1987—1988, chief specialist, 1989—1997, principal engineer, 1998—2007. Lecturer Kokshikan University, Tokyo, since 2003. Chairman Japanese National Committee, International Electrotechnical Commission TC73.

Board directors Power Transmission and Distribution, Japanese Electrotech. Committee.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in current zero measurement for circuit breaking phenomena. Research in abnormal phenomena of contacts using disconnecting switch and BUS in 300kV geographic information system or geographical information science. Research in gas insulated switchgear.

    Development of 145/245kV new-concept integrated air-insulated-switchgear. Development of 550kV 1-break gas circuit breaker. Development of 1100 kV gas insulated switchgear.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Institution of Electrical Engineers Japan (Academy Promotion award 1992, 1998).

Connections

Married Sachiko Arioka, March 30, 1970. Children: Ayako, Yasutaka, Nobuaki.

father:
Takashi Kobayashi

mother:
Fukuko Kobayashi

spouse:
Sachiko Arioka

child:
Ayako Kobayashi

child:
Yasutaka Kobayashi

child:
Nobuaki Kobayashi