Program Director (PD) Teruo KISHI

Teruo Kishi, Ph.D.

Advisor, National Institute for Materials Science
Professor Emeritus, the University of Tokyo

1) Profile

March 1969 Engineering from the University of Tokyo, Ph.D., Engineering
April 1988 Professor, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo
April 1995 Director General, the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (RCAST), the University of Tokyo
April 1997 Director General, the National Institute for Advanced Interdisciplinary Research, Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)
April 2001 President, the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
July 2003 - September 2005 Vice President, the Science Council of Japan
July 2009 Advisor, the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)

2) Research Activity

Materials science (especially fracture mechanics and nondestructive testing of metal, ceramics and composite materials.)

3) Society Activity

President of the Japan Federation of Engineering Societies (2007), Officier de l'Ordre National du Merite, France (2004), Honda Memorial Award, Honda Foundation (2006), Barkhausen Award, Dresden, Germany (2007), Carl-von-Bach-Medal Award, Germany (2009), etc.