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educator , Materials scientist

Masahiro Yoshimura, Japanese materials scientist, educator. Achievements include patents in field. Recipient Science award Powder and Powder Metallurgy Society Japan, 1987, 95.

Background

Yoshimura, Masahiro was born on November 20, 1942 in Tokyo. Son of Unosuke and Katsuko (Yoshikawa) Yoshimura.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1965. Master of Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1967. Doctor of Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1970.

Career

Research associate Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975-1977, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1970-1973, 77-78, associate professor, 1978-1985, professor materials and structures laboratory, since 1985, director Center for Material Design, 1996—2002. Visiting research National Center for Scientific Research Laboratories, Odeilo, Paris and Orleans, France, 1973-1975. Member, president materials research society Japan, Kawasaki, 1997-1998, 2000-2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in field.

Works

Membership

Fellow: American Ceramic Society (10th R.H. Fulrath award 1987), International Institute of Science Sintering Yugoslavia. Member: European Ceramic Society (International award 2001), International Union materials research society (Somiya award 2002), World Academy Ceramics (chair membership committee, vice president), Ceramic Society Japan (executive board 1991, 100th Anniversary Academy award 1991, Academy award 1994).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Walking, nature, Go-game.

Connections

Married Akiko Yahagi, May 23, 1971. Children: Sayaka, Ayumi, Hirono.

father:
Unosuke Yoshimura

mother:
Katsuko (Yoshikawa) Yoshimura

spouse:
Akiko Yahagi

child:
Sayaka Yoshimura

child:
Ayumi Yoshimura

child:
Hirono Yoshimura