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Mechanical engineering educator

Michihiro Nishi, Japanese mechanical engineering educator. Achievements include research on fluid mechanics of internal flow; on boundary layer control; on diffuser performance; on draft tube surging; on flow measurement. Grantee Harada Foundation, 1983, 86, 92.

Background

Nishi, Michihiro was born on July 4, 1943 in Fukuoka, Japan. Son of Hiroshi and Junko (Inamochi) Nishi.

Education

D. Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, 1976.

Career

Research associate Research Institute Industrial Science Kyushu University, Fukuoka, 1965-1971. Lecturer Kyushu Institute of Technology, Kitakyushu, Japan, 1971-1975, associate professor Japan, 1975-1984, professor Japan, since 1984. Visiting professor Stanford (California) University, 1987-1988.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on fluid mechanics of internal flow. On boundary layer control. On diffuser performance.

    On draft tube surging. On flow measurement.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Book Series on Hydraulic Machinery, 1991. Reviewer Transactions Japan Society Mechanical Engineers. Contributor articles to Transactions Japan Society Mechanical Engineers, Transactions American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Proceedings IAHR Symposium.

Membership

Advisor Division Commerce and Industry, Fukuoka Prefecture Office, since 1985. Member Japan Society Mechanical Engineers (Hatakeyama prize 1965, prize 1986), International Association Hydraulic Research (Delft, the Netherlands), American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Connections

Married Yukiko Abe, November 28, 1971. 1 child, Mariko.

father:
Hiroshi Nishi

mother:
Junko (Inamochi) Nishi

spouse:
Yukiko Abe

child:
Mariko Nishi