Yoshihiro Hirata Edit Profile
Bachelor in Engineering, Kagoshima University, 1976. Master in Engineering, Kagoshima University, 1978. Doctor of Engineering, Kyushu University, 1983.
Research associate, assistant professor, associate professor Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan, 1981—1994, professor, since 1994. Postdoctoral research associate University Washington, Seattle, 1985—1987. Part-time lecturer Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan, 1990—1991, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Kita-kyushu, Japan, 1992—1993, Toyohashi University of Technology, Toyohashi, Japan, 1995—1997, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan, 1998—2000.
Member of Materials Research Society, American Ceramic Society (Fulrath award 1998), Ceramic Society Japan (Science award 1997).
Married Yuko Kuroiwa, March 10, 1985. Children: Hiroko, Keiko.