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Engineering educator

Keizo Watanabe, Japanese engineering educator. Fellow Japan Society Mechanical Engineers (chairman research committee drag reduction 2000-2003, fellow 2002, Frontier award 2001, award Fluid Engineer Division 2005); member Society Rheology, Japan Society Multiphase Flow (director 1995), Turbomachinery Society Japan (director 1995-1996, 98-99, 2001-2002).

Background

Watanabe, Keizo was born on May 29, 1941 in Minato-ku Tokyo, Japan. Son of Kuniyo and Haru (Ikegaya) Watanabe.

Education

Master of Science, Tokyo Metropolitan University, 1970. Doctor Engineering, Tokyo Metropolitan University, 1977.

Career

Lecturer Tokyo Metropolitan Technology College, 1970-1973, associate professor, 1973-1978, Tokyo Metropolitan University, 1978-1988, professor mechanical engineering, 1989—2005, professor emeritus, since 2005. Visiting researcher University Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1985. Invited professor Tokyo University Agril. and Technology, since 2005.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Fluid Mechanics, 1989. Author: Fluid Mechanics-Viscous Flow and Drag, 2002.

Membership

Fellow Japan Society Mechanical Engineers (chairman research committee drag reduction 2000-2003, fellow 2002, Frontier award 2001, award Fluid Engineer Division 2005). Member Society Rheology, Japan Society Multiphase Flow (director 1995), Turbomachinery Society Japan (director 1995-1996, 98-99, 2001-2002).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, mountain climbing.

Connections

Married Yumiko Yoshida, April 24, 1967. Children: Yasushi, Keiko.

father:
Kuniyo Watanabe

mother:
Haru (Ikegaya) Watanabe

spouse:
Yumiko Yoshida

child:
Yasushi Watanabe

child:
Keiko Watanabe