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Engineering educator

Hideaki Miyata, Japanese engineering educator. Achievements include discovery of free-surface shock wave; invention of world third ocean-going hydrofoil system. Fellow: World Innovation Foundation (life).

Background

Miyata, Hideaki was born on January 20, 1948 in Matsuyama-shi, Ehime, Japan. Son of Taketoshi and Masako Miyata.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University Tokyo, 1970. Master of Science in Engineering, University Tokyo, 1972. Doctor of Engineering Tokyo, 1978.

Career

Research associate Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industry, 1972—1977, University Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, 1977—1979, associate professor, 1979—1994, professor, since 1994. Technical director, chief designer Nippon Challenge, America's Cup, Tokyo, 1995—2000.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of free-surface shock wave. Invention of world third ocean-going hydrofoil system.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (books) Advances in Applied Mechanics, volunteer 24, 1984, Scientific Business Administration, 2003.

Membership

Fellow: World Innovation Foundation (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, painting.

Connections

Married Yoko Miyata, 1976. Children: Kaigo, Hiroki.

father:
Taketoshi Miyata

mother:
Masako Miyata

spouse:
Yoko Miyata

child:
Kaigo Miyata

child:
Hiroki Miyata