Kunio Yoshikawa has received his B.S., M.S., and D.Eng. degrees in applied physics from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, in 1977, 1979, and 1986, respectively. He has worked as a Researcher in Hiroshima Technical Institute of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Hiroshima, Japan, from 1979 to 1980, as a Research Associate in Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology from 1980 to 1990, as an Associate Professor in Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology from 1990 to 1998, and as a Professor in Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1998. His major area of research includes waste treatment, energy conversion, combustion, gasification, and biomass. He has been a Fellow of JSME since 2008. He is a Member of Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Member of Japan Institute of Energy, and Member of Japan Society of Material Cycles and Waste Management. He also serves as an Associate Editor of Applied Energy. He has received the AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics) Best Paper Award in 1999, ASME International (The American Society of Mechanical Engineers) James Harry Potter Gold Medal in 2001, and JSME (The Japanese Society of Mechanical Engineers) Best Technical Achievement Award in 2006.
Biography Updated on 17 October 2012