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Engineering educator

Takashi Niioka, Japanese engineering educator. Recipient The Minister prize Science and Technology Agency, 1987. Member Japanese Society of Aeronautical and Space Sciences (board directors 1988-1990), Japanese Combustion Society (board directors since 1992, president 1995-1999), Combustion Institute (board directors 1997-1908, vice president 2004-2008, Egerton Gold medal 2000).

Background

Niioka, Takashi was born on August 24, 1940 in Akita, Japan. Son of Eiji and Kinko (Sasaki) Niioka.

Education

Bachelor, Tohoku University, 1963. Master, Tohoku University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Tohoku University, 1969.

Career

Research associate Tohoku University, Sendai, 1968-1969, professor, since 1988. Research official National Aerospace Laboratory, Kakuda, Japan, 1969-1975, section head, 1976-1988. Visiting researcher University California, San Diego, 1975-1976.

Visiting professor University Tsukuba, Japan, 1988, University California, Berkeley, 1995. Professor Akita Perfectural University, 2004-2006. Trustee, vice president, since 2006.

Membership

Member Japanese Society of Aeronautical and Space Sciences (board directors 1988-1990), Japanese Combustion Society (board directors since 1992, president 1995-1999), Combustion Institute (board directors 1997-1908, vice president 2004-2008, Egerton Gold medal 2000).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Japanese igo, reading, travel, swimming.

Connections

Married Keiko Saito, March 8, 1969. Children: Fumiko, Kyoko, Satoru, Tsutoma.

father:
Eiji Niioka

mother:
Kinko (Sasaki) Niioka

spouse:
Keiko Saito

child:
Fumiko Niioka

child:
Kyoko Niioka

child:
Satoru Niioka

child:
Tsutoma Niioka