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information technology educator

Toshiyuki Shimokawa, Japanese information technology educator. Achievements include discovery of fundamental relationship between fatigue life distribution, fatigue strength distribution, and S-N curve; development of proposal for accelerated fatigue durability testing of composite structures; research in long-term durability properties of high-temperature composite materials for next-generation supersonic transport.

Background

Shimokawa, Toshiyuki was born on November 13, 1941 in Aso, Namegata, Ibaraki, Japan. Son of Toshio and Sui Shimokawa.

Education

Bachelor in engineering, U.Electro-Communications, Tokyo, 1961—1965. Master in engineering, U.Electro-Communications, 1965—1967. Doctor in engineering, U.Tokyo, Tokyo, 1985.

Career

Research engineer National Aerospace Laboratory, Chofu, Japan, 1967—1977, principal research officer, 1977—1983, section head, 1983—2001. Professor Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology, Hino, Japan, since 2001. Instructor Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers, Tokyo, since 1985.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of fundamental relationship between fatigue life distribution, fatigue strength distribution, and S-N curve. Development of proposal for accelerated fatigue durability testing of composite structures. Research in long-term durability properties of high-temperature composite materials for next-generation supersonic transport.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Practical Reliability Engineering, Standard Method of Statistical Fatigue Testing.

Membership

Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Japan Society Composite Materials, Society Materials Science, Japan, Japan Society Aeronautical and Space Sciences, Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Connections

Married Hiroko Kashiwazaki, January 23, 1967. Children: Saeko, Yoko.

father:
Toshio Shimokawa

mother:
Sui Shimokawa

spouse:
Hiroko Kashiwazaki

child:
Saeko Shimokawa

child:
Yoko Shimokawa