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Engineering educator

Setsuro Hiraoka, Japanese engineering educator. Achievements include innovation of wire-gauze impeller, research on general power correlation in agitated vessels. Recipient research award Society Tokai Chemical Engineers, Nagoya, 1976. Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Society Chemical Engineers Japan (board directors 1989-1991, 97-99), Chemical Society of Japan.

Background

Hiraoka, Setsuro was born on June 15, 1940 in Kawabe-cho, Gifu, Japan.

Education

Graduate, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan, 1963. Master, Kyoto University, Japan, 1965. Doctor, Kyoto University, Japan, 1968.

Career

Research associate Kyoto University, 1968-1969. Lecturer Nagoya Institute of Technology, 1969-1973, associate professor, 1973-1984, professor, since 1984. Visiting professor Kansas State University, 1978-1980.

Chairman Research Group of Mixing, Japan, 1992-1994.

Achievements

  • Achievements include innovation of wire-gauze impeller, research on general power correlation in agitated vessels.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (in Japanese) Agitation and Mixing, 1990, Mixing Technology, 2000. Chief editor: Fundamentals of Chemical Engineering, 1992.

Membership

Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Society Chemical Engineers Japan (board directors 1989-1991, 97-99), Chemical Society of Japan.

Connections

Married Fumiko Matsui, February 5, 1972. 1 child, Tsuneaki.

spouse:
Fumiko Matsui

child:
Tsuneaki Hiraoka