Log In

Kou Imachi Edit Profile

researcher , Biomedical engineering educator

Kou Imachi, Japanese biomedical engineering educator, researcher. Recipient Technical award Japanese Society Medical Instruments, 1991, Society award Japanese Society of Medical Engineering, 1994.

Background

Imachi, Kou was born on June 5, 1942 in Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan. Son of Ken and Shizuyo (Tamura) Imachi.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan, 1966. Master of Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy of Medical Science, University Tokyo, Tokyo, 1981.

Career

Research engineer Hitachi (Japan) Chemical Company Ltd., 1968-1970. Instructor medicine University Tokyo, Tokyo, 1972-1987, associate professor biomedical engineering, 1987-1993, professor biomedical engineering, 1993—2004. Professor, board TUBERO (Tohoku University biomedical Engineering Research Organization), Tohoku University, since 2004.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author book. Contributor papers and articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow American Institute Medical and Biological Engineering, Japanese Society Artificial Organs (award). Member New York Academy of Sciences, International Society Artificial Organs (board directors 1990-1994, 99-2003, vice president 1996-1998), International Society Rotary Blood Pumps (board directors 1993-2004).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Jogging, soccer, skiing, flowers, travel.

Connections

Married Toshiko Itoh, March 21, 1968. 4 children.

father:
Ken Imachi

mother:
Shizuyo (Tamura) Imachi

spouse:
Toshiko Itoh