Hiroshi Yoshihara was born in 1963 in Tokyo, Japan. He received the Ph.D. degree in 1995 from The University of Tokyo (Japan). He worked as Research Associate from 1988 to 1996 at the Department of Forest Products, Faculty of Agriculture, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, and has been an Associate Professor from 1996 to present at the Department of Natural Products Process Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Shimane University, Matsue, Shimane, Japan. His principal interests are focused on the experimental characterization of wood and wood products, particularly the fracture mechanics properties, strength and deformation behaviors, and so forth.
Biography Updated on 28 February 2011