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researcher , Engineering educator

Yoshimi Furukawa, Japanese engineering educator, researcher. Achievements include invention of four wheel steering system for passenger car, parallel two wheel mobility; development of two legs walking robot, inter vehicle communication systems. Recipient Award, Japan Institute Invention and Innovation, 1991. Fellow: Society Automotive Engineers Japan (Asahara award 1984, Architect T. Colwell Merit award 1987).

Background

Furukawa, Yoshimi was born on March 23, 1948 in Shibuyaku, Tokyo, Japan. Son of Haruo and Chizuko Furukawa.

Education

Doctor, University Tokyo, Japan, 1977.

Career

Chief engineer Honda Research and Development Company Ltd., Wakoshi, Japan, 1977—2002. Professor Shibaura Institute of Technology, Saitamashi, Japan, since 2002. Education and research Shibaura Institute of Technology, since 2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of four wheel steering system for passenger car, parallel two wheel mobility. Development of two legs walking robot, inter vehicle communication systems.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor scientific papers.

Membership

Fellow: Society Automotive Engineers Japan (Asahara award 1984, Architect T. Colwell Merit award 1987).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, cooking, gardening.

Connections

Married Kyoko Sakurai, April 21, 1979. Children: Maho Nakaie, Rei.

father:
Haruo Furukawa

mother:
Chizuko Furukawa

spouse:
Kyoko Sakurai

child:
Maho Nakaie Furukawa

child:
Rei Furukawa