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Wataru Koterayama, Japanese underwater engineering educator. Recipient prize for Science Paper, 1984. Member International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineering (charter member, editor, award 2002), Society Naval Architects Japan (chairman ocean engineering committee, 1996-1998, chairman division performance in ocean engineering, 1993-1995, underwater engineering 1990-1993, Prize for Science paper 1984).

Background

Koterayama, Wataru was born on September 28, 1943 in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan. Son of Kiyoharu and Setsuko (Kubota) Koterayama.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering, Osaka University, Japan, 1967. Master of Engineering, Osaka University, Japan, 1969. Doctor of Engineering, Osaka University, Japan, 1975.

Career

Research associate Kyushu University, Kasuga, Fukuoka, Japan, 1972-1976, associate professor Japan, 1976-1986, professor Japan, since 1986, Research Institute Applied Mechanics University Kyushu. Director Tsuyazaki Sea Disaster Laboratory, 1990—1991. Director general Research Institute Applied Mechanics Kyushu University, 2001—2004, vice president, since 2004.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Under Water Engineering, 1992. Inventor robot for ocean measurement, 1989.

Membership

Member International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineering (charter member, editor, award 2002), Society Naval Architects Japan (chairman ocean engineering committee, 1996-1998, chairman division performance in ocean engineering, 1993-1995, underwater engineering 1990-1993, Prize for Science paper 1984).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, swimming.

Connections

Married Kazuko Inoue, March 8, 1975. Children: Miho, Satoru, Emy.

father:
Kiyoharu Koterayama

mother:
Setsuko (Kubota) Koterayama

spouse:
Kazuko Inoue

child:
Miho Koterayama

child:
Satoru Koterayama

child:
Emy Koterayama