Hirosi Noguchi received the Mechanical Engineering degree and the Ph.D. degree in engineering from Kyushu University, Japan, in 1978 and 1983, respectively. He is a Full Professor at the Mechanical Engineering Department of Kyushu University, where he is heading a research team working in the area of solid mechanics and fatigue and fracture of engineering materials. He is a Fellow of the JSME (Japanese Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2005). He received the JSME Academic Award (1984, 2002, and 2012). He was Editor‐in‐Chief for Transaction of JSME (2007).
Biography Updated on 10 April 2014