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Mechanical engineer

Hiromitsu Ando, Japanese mechanical engineer. Achievements include invention of Lean Burn Engine; invention of Gasoline Direct Injection Engine. Recipient Horning award, International Society Automotive Engineering, 1994, 1999, Colwell Merit award, 1998, 2000. Fellow: Japan Society Mechanical Engineering, Japan Society Automotive Engineering (councilor).

Background

Ando, Hiromitsu was born on October 28, 1947 in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan. Son of Takamitsu and Kazue Ando.

Education

Bachelor Engineering, University Tokyo, 1970. Master Engineering, University Tokyo, 1972. Doctor of Engineering Tokyo, 1977.

Career

Director engine research Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, Tokyo, 1996—2001, managing director, 2001—2004, chief executive scientist, since 2004. Executive officer Mitsubichi Motors Corporation, Tokyo, 2001—2004. Visiting professor Toyohashi University of Technology, since 2005, University Tokyo, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of Lean Burn Engine. Invention of Gasoline Direct Injection Engine.

Membership

Fellow: Japan Society Mechanical Engineering, Japan Society Automotive Engineering (councilor).

Connections

father:
Takamitsu Ando

mother:
Kazue Ando