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educator , ceramics engineer

Yoshihiro Hirata, Japanese ceramics engineer, educator. Achievements include patents in field. Member of Materials Research Society, American Ceramic Society (Fulrath award 1998), Ceramic Society Japan (Science award 1997).

Background

Hirata, Yoshihiro was born on December 17, 1953 in Kagoshima, Kagoshima, Japan. Son of Yoshimi and Emiko Hirata.

Education

Bachelor in Engineering, Kagoshima University, 1976. Master in Engineering, Kagoshima University, 1978. Doctor of Engineering, Kyushu University, 1983.

Career

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.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Materials Research Society, American Ceramic Society (Fulrath award 1998), Ceramic Society Japan (Science award 1997).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, painting, gardening.

Connections

Married Yuko Kuroiwa, March 10, 1985. Children: Hiroko, Keiko.

father:
Yoshimi Hirata

mother:
Emiko Hirata

spouse:
Yuko Kuroiwa

child:
Hiroko Hirata

child:
Keiko Hirata