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Mechanical engineer

Seiji Chonan, Japanese mechanical engineer. Achievements include research on flexible robotic fingers driven by piezoceramic actuators, flatness control scheme of slicing blades, linear drive scheme and the driving circuit of piezoelectric actuators, mechanical urethral valves driven by Strategic Medical Alliances actuators.

Background

Chonan, Seiji was born on November 12, 1942 in Ohshima, Japan. Son of Kenya and Yoshi (Kawamura) Chonan.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 1966. Master of Engineering, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 1968. Doctor of Engineering, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 1971.

Career

Research associate Tohoku University, 1971-1977, associate professor, 1977-1990, professor, since 1990. Visiting researcher University British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 1983-1984. Visiting professor Chonbuk National University, Chonju, Korea, 1987, 93.

Exchange professor Northea. University, Shenyang, China, 1987.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on flexible robotic fingers driven by piezoceramic actuators, flatness control scheme of slicing blades, linear drive scheme and the driving circuit of piezoelectric actuators, mechanical urethral valves driven by Strategic Medical Alliances actuators.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editorial board International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics, since 1995.

Membership

Member Japan Society for Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics (director since 1992), Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Connections

Married Takako Ito, March 21, 1971. Children: Akihiro, Narumi.

father:
Kenya Chonan

mother:
Yoshi (Kawamura) Chonan

spouse:
Takako Ito

child:
Akihiro Chonan

child:
Narumi Chonan