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Engineering educator

Genki Yagawa, Japanese engineering educator. Recipient Giga Flop award Cray Research, Inc., Minneapolis, 1990. Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Paper award 1989); member Engineering Academy Japan, Japan Society Industrial and Applied Mathematics (vice president since 1995), Japan Society Simulation Technology (vice president since 1995), Japan Society Computational Engineering and Science (vice president since 1995).

Background

Yagawa, Genki was born on October 24, 1942 in Fukuoka, Japan. Son of Gentei and Nobuko (Ishibashi) Yagawa.

Education

Bachelor in Engineering, University Tokyo, 1965. Master in Engineering, University Tokyo, 1967. Doctor in Engineering, University Tokyo, 1970.

Career

Lecturer University Tokyo, 1970-1971, associate professor, 1971-1984, professor, 1984—2004, professor emeritus, since 2004. Honorary advisor China National Standards Committee Pressure Vessels, Beijing, China, since 1985. Visiting professor Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 1986, University Karlsuhe, Germany, 1992.

General chairman international conference Computational Mechanics, 1986, Computational Engineering Science, 1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Computational Mechanics, since 1986.

Membership

Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Paper award 1989). Member Engineering Academy Japan, Japan Society Industrial and Applied Mathematics (vice president since 1995), Japan Society Simulation Technology (vice president since 1995), Japan Society Computational Engineering and Science (vice president since 1995).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Playing cello, swimming.

Connections

Married Chikako Wada, April 11, 1971. Children: Makiko, Sonoko.

father:
Gentei Yagawa

mother:
Nobuko (Ishibashi) Yagawa

spouse:
Chikako Wada

child:
Makiko Yagawa

child:
Sonoko Yagawa