Satoru Okamoto currently works as a Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Shimane University Shimane, Japan from 1995. He pursued his degree in M.S. degree in 1977 and Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering in 1980 from Osaka University, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. Then, he worked as a Researcher in the Research and Development Department at Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Co., Ltd (IHI). Meanwhile, in 1994, he joined Professor Donald Rockwell’s group at Lehigh University as a Visiting Research Scientist for about one year. During this period, he explored an application of flow visualization and PIV. He is a Member of AIAA and JSME, and currently he also serves on the editorial board of International Journal of Energy and Environmental Engineering. His current research interest lies in advanced thermal and fluids science and technology such as renewable energy systems and computational fluid dynamics, and assistive technologies. In addition, he has published about 100 journals and conference papers.
Biography Updated on 12 September 2012