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Engineering educator

Zenta Iwai, Japanese Engineering educator. Member Society Instrument and Control Engineers (board directors 1997-1999, Best Paper award 1970), Japan Society Mech. Engineers (member county 1990, 97, Contribution award as reviewer 1997), Institute of Sys., Control and Information Engineers (member county since 1983).

Background

Iwai, Zenta was born on April 4, 1941 in Tokyo. Son of Fumio and Makie (Sindo) Iwai.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Kyoto University, 1964. Master of Science, Kyoto University, 1966. Doctor of Engineering, Kyoto University, 1970.

Career

Research associate, Kyoto U., 1964-1970; associate professor, Kumamoto (Japan) U., 1970-1980; professor, Kumamoto (Japan) U., since 1980.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Observer, 1988, Mechanical Engineering Dictionary, 1997, Control Engineering, 1999, Lecture and Exercise of Vibration Engineering, 2000.

Membership

Board directors Kumamoto University, 1999-2002, dean Faculty of Engineering, 2000-2002. Member Society Instrument and Control Engineers (board directors 1997-1999, Best Paper award 1970, president Kyushu Br 2000, fellow 2003), Japan Society Mechanical Engineers (member council 1990, 97, Contribution award as reviewer 1997, fellow 2003), Institute of Systems, Control and Information Engineers (member council since 1983), Kyushu Association Engineering Education (Best Contribution award 2000).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fishing, gardening.

Connections

Married Michiko Nunoi, July 7, 1968. Children: Ken, Yoshi.

father:
Fumio Iwai

mother:
Makie (Sindo) Iwai

spouse:
Michiko Nunoi

child:
Ken Iwai

child:
Yoshi Iwai