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researcher , rocket engineer

Kenjiro Kamijo, Japanese rocket engineer, researcher. Recipient Science of Technology Agency prize, 1990, Edward E. Bisson award STLE, 1995. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Japan Society Mechanical Engineers (prize 1987, 95).

Background

Kamijo, Kenjiro was born on April 8, 1940 in Matsukawa-machi, Nagano, Japan. Son of Ekio and Toyo (Kobayashi) Kamijo.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Nagoya (Japan) Institute of Technology, 1964. Master of Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1969.

Career

Researcher, National Aerospace Laboratory, Kakuda (Japan) Research Center, 1969-1975; section head, National Aerospace Laboratory, Kakuda (Japan) Research Center, 1975-1991; deputy director, National Aerospace Laboratory, Kakuda (Japan) Research Center, 1991-1992; division director, National Aerospace Laboratory, Kakuda (Japan) Research Center, since 1992. Visiting associate California Institute Technology, Pasadena, 1975-1976. Committee member World Energy Network, Tokyo, since 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Encyclopedia of Fluid Mechanics, Volunteer 8, 1989, To Launch a Rocket, 1993. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Japan Society Mechanical Engineers (prize 1987, 95).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: playing the guitar, mountain fishing, tennis, gardening, Go.

Connections

Married Sachie Kosaka, March 21, 1970. Children: Takashi, Makoto, Satoshi.

father:
Ekio Kamijo

mother:
Toyo (Kobayashi) Kamijo

spouse:
Sachie Kosaka

child:
Makoto Kamijo

child:
Satoshi Kamijo

child:
Takashi Kamijo