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Shigenao Maruyama, Japanese mechanical engineering educator.


Maruyama, Shigenao was born on November 30, 1954 in Niigata, Japan. Son of Shoi and Takako (Honma) Maruyama.


Bachelor in Engineering, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 1977. Master in Engineering, Tohoku University, 1980. Doctor in Engineering, Tohoku University, 1983.

Master of Science, London University Imperial College, 1980.


Research associate Tohoku University, Sendai, 1983—1988, associate professor, 1989—1997, professor, since 1997, assistant to president, 2005—2006, councilor, 2006—2009, special advisor to president, 2006—2008, special advisor, since 2006. Visiting scholar Purdue University, West Larayett, Indiana, 1987—1988. Visiting scholar Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1988-1989.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Inventor in field.


Fellow: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate), Japan Society Mechanical Engineers (secretary thermal engineering division 1993-1994, councilors 2004-2006, chairman 2008-2009, 1999—2000, award for young engineers 1989, Journal Series C Mechanical Systems, Machine Elements and Manufacturing medal Outstanding Paper 1999, northeastern section award for technical and research 2001, thermal engineering division award for academic achievements 2001, award Contribution 2003). Member: American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Japan Academy Engineering, Japan Society Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics (The AEM awards for technological development), Heat Transfer Society Japan (vice chairman North-East. branch 1998—2000, board directors 1998—2000, trustee 1998—2000, chairman since 2001, vice chairman 2004-2006, award for science contribution 1998, award for technical contribution 2002), Japan Society for Aero, and Space Sciences (secretary northern section 1991-1993, secretary northern chairman 2008, chairman 2008-2009).


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, skiing, golf.


Married Mika Ito, November 25, 1984. Children: Risa, Shigekazu.

Shoi Maruyama

Takako (Honma) Maruyama

Mika Ito

Risa Maruyama

Shigekazu Maruyama