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consultant , Engineering educator

Tomotsugu Sakai, Japanese engineering educator, consultant. Recipient Okoshi Memorial prize, Japan Society Precision Engineers, 1976. Fellow: Japan Society Mechanical Engineers (manager material mechanics division 1989-1991, checking member of manuscripts 1992-1994, Hatakeyama prize 1964, Medal for Distinguished Engineers 1998); member: Japan Society Material Science (manager fatigue fracture division 1993—2001).

Background

Sakai, Tomotsugu was born on August 5, 1941 in Okazaki, Aichi, Japan. Son of Sataro and Chi-e Sakai.

Education

Bachelor in Engineering, Nagoya University, Japan, 1964. Master in Engineering, Nagoya University, Japan, 1966. Doctor of Engineering, Nagoya University, Japan, 1979.

Career

Engineer Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota, Japan, 1966—1979, manager Japan, 1980—1989, project general manager Japan, 1990—1995, senior staff engineer Japan, 1996—2001. Project general manager Toyota Techno Service Corporation, since 2001.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (books) Points to Design Bolted Joints, 1992, Bolted Joints Engineering Fundamentals & Applications, 2000. Contributor numerous papers to professional publications.

Membership

Fellow: Japan Society Mechanical Engineers (manager material mechanics division 1989-1991, checking member of manuscripts 1992-1994, Hatakeyama prize 1964, Medal for Distinguished Engineers 1998). Member: Japan Society Material Science (manager fatigue fracture division 1993—2001).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, trimming of garden trees, carpentry, album making.

Connections

Married Kimi-e Iwai, December 18, 1971. Children: Tomohiro, Masamichi.

father:
Sataro Sakai

mother:
Chi-e Sakai

spouse:
Kimi-e Iwai

child:
Tomohiro Sakai

child:
Masamichi Sakai