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Shinichi Ookawara

engineering educator

Shinichi Ookawara, Japanese engineering educator. Grantee, Kawakami Memorial Foundation, 1999, Tokyo Institute of Technology Venture Business Laboratory, 1999; Research fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, 1993-1996. Member of American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Japanese Society Biorheology, Japan Society Mechanical Engineers, Society Chemical Engineers Japan.

Background

Ookawara, Shinichi was born on June 26, 1965 in Tsu, Mie, Japan. Son of Kunio and Yoshiko Ookawara.

Education

Bachelor in Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1990. Master in Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1993. Doctor in Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1996.

Master of Science in Engineering (honorary), University Leeds, England, 1992.

Career

Assistant professor Tokyo Institute of Technology, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in new type of blood viscometer with disposable vacuum glass suction tube. Research in new prediction method for red-cell deformability and plasma viscosity based on flow curve. Research in dilatanf flow characteristics model of suspension.

    Research in unified entry length correlation for Newtonian, power law and Bingham fluids in laminar pipe flow at low Reynolds number. Research in flow properties of Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluid down stream of stenosis.

Membership

Member of American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Japanese Society Biorheology, Japan Society Mechanical Engineers, Society Chemical Engineers Japan.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, swimming, travel, reading.

Connections

Married Noriko Uehira, February 20, 1993.

father:
Kunio Ookawara

mother:
Yoshiko Ookawara

spouse:
Noriko Uehira