Yoshiyuki Endo serves as a Senior Research Fellow in Process and Production Technology Center, Sumitomo Chemical Co., Osaka, Japan. Endo received B.S. and M.S. degrees in chemical engineering from Osaka Prefecture University of Sakai, Osaka, Japan, in 1978 and 1980, respectively. After that, he served as a Designer of Machinery to manufacture pharmaceutical powder at Shionogi Pharmaceutical Co., Japan. In 1991, Endo joined Osaka Prefecture University of Sakai, Osaka, Japan, then received a Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering from the same university in 1993. Then, he got promoted to an Associate Professor in 1996. Also, Endo spent his sabbatical as a Visiting Associate Professor in Particle Technology Laboratory, University of Minnesota of Minneapolis, Minn, USA, with Professor David Y.H. Pui's group from 1996 to 1997. Endo’s research interest focuses on dynamic behavior of particulate dispersed systems (aerosol, powder, and colloid), particularly on dynamic behavior of aerosol particles, development of aerosol measurement equipments, sizing techniques of aerosol particles and fine powders, adhesion/aggregation/dispersion of fine particles in air and water, particle collection in air and water, fluid permeation through particle bed, aerosol processing of materials including battery materials, etc. Endo received two awards: Technical Paper's Award , Japan Association of Aerosol Science and Technology (1993), and Technical Paper's Award, Society of Powder Technology, Japan (1997). Endo also served as an Editor of Journal of the Society of Powder Technology, Japan and Journal of Advanced Powder Technology from 2003 to 2011. Endo has authored or coauthored about 60 scientific papers, 7 books/chapters, and 8 patents.
Biography Updated on 10 May 2012