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Dean

Yuji Furukawa, Japanese dean. Recipient Japanese Machine Tool Engineers award, 1980, 81, 85, 90. Member CIRP, Japanese Society Precision Engineers (board member 1990-1997, vice president 1994-1996), Japanese Society Mechanical Engineers (chairman international board 1995-1997, FA award 1991).

Background

Furukawa, Yuji was born on June 8, 1943 in Tokyo. Son of Shigeo and Kimiko Furukawa.

Education

Bachelor in Engineering, Tokyo Metropolitan University, 1966. Master in Engineering, Tokyo Metropolitan University, 1968. Doctor in Engineering (honorary), Tokyo Metropolitan University, 1974.

Career

Research associate Tokyo Metropolitan University, 1968-1974, associate professor, 1974-1983, professor, 1983-1997, dean Faculty Engineering, 1993-1997. Advisory member Ministry of International Trade and Industry, 1994-1997, Science Technology Conference Japan, 1995-1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Flexible Manufacturing System, 1983. Patentee in field.

Membership

Member CIRP, Japanese Society Precision Engineers (board member 1990-1997, vice president 1994-1996), Japanese Society Mechanical Engineers (chairman international board 1995-1997, FA award 1991).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, swimming.

Connections

Married Tamako Kawaguchi, April 1, 1973. 1 child, Yuichiro.

father:
Shigeo Furukawa

mother:
Kimiko Furukawa

spouse:
Tamako Kawaguchi

child:
Yuichiro Furukawa