Tokyo Institute of Technology,Japan
Biography of Masahiro Yoshimura
Masahiro YOSHIMURA was graduated for B.S. at 1965, M.S. at 1967 and D. Sc. in Engineering at 1970 from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan. Then 1970,Research Assoc.,1978 Assoc. Prof. ,1985 Full Prof. in Materials and Structures Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology. During those periods, 1973-1975 Post Doc. in 3 CNRS Labs.(Odeillo, Orleans and Paris) in France, and 1975-1977 in Mass. Inst. Tech., USA. He was the Director of Center for Materials Design for 1996-2002. He retired at 2008, Professor Emeritus,from Tokyo Institute of Technology. After experienced several Visiting/Guest Profs. In Tohoku Univ., Japan, Univ. Limerick, Ireland, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, Inst. Metal. Res., CAS, Shenyang, China, etc. he has been in National Cheng Kung Univ., Taiwan since Feb. 2010 as a Visiting Chair Prof. then now Distinguished Chair Prof. and Director of Promotion Center for Global Materials Research , NCKU, since July 2011. He received ,Academic Award (1993) from The Ceramic Soc. Japan, 10th Fulrath Pacific Award(1987) and Fellow(1995) from The Amer. Ceram. Soc., International Award(2001) from European Ceramic Soc., IUMRS Somiya Award for International Collaborative Work, IUMRS(2002), Honorary Members in MRS –India (2003), Research Award, Ministry of Education, Culture & Science, Japan(2007), Lee Hsun Award, Institute of Metal Research, CAS, Shenyang, China(2008) and Honorable Permanent Resident Visa,Taiwan(2012), Honorary Fellow of European Ceramic Society(2017),Distinguished Life Member from Amer. Ceram. Soc.(2017) .etc. He is nominated form Thomson-Reuter as ISI Highly-Cited Researcher(2001). Now he has >730 peer-reviewed Papers, 84 Reviews,4 Books (49 Book Chapters) & >30 Patents, and >18,000 International. Citations with h-index >68, in Google Scholars: >28,700 Citations with h-index= 78.