Researcher's Profile

  • Adviser
  • Kiyoshi NISHIOKA
  • RCAST Adviser


March 1977 M.S. Precision Engineering, Osaka University
April 1977 Joined Nippon Steel Corporation (NSC)
September 1983 Department of Metallurgy and Material Science, University of Cambridge, U.K.
June 1997 General Manager, Superintendent of Plate Mill, Kimitsu Works, NSC
June 2005 Director, Technical Development Bureau, NSC
November 2012 Project Professor, RCAST, the University of Tokyo (UTokyo)
April 2017 Adviser, RCAST, UTokyo
July 2018 Advisor, IoT Acceleration Lab., Eiheiji Town, Fukui Prefecture

Research Interests

Novel application development of various kind of materials, such as steel, nonferrous metal and ceramic are studied. Effective utilization of radiative and convective heat transfer at high temperature is of special interest. Research interest is also extended into the field of interdisciplinary study of the utilization of IoT technology, the Management of Technology, the Business-Academia Collaboration, as well as the Human resource development. Introducing the world's most advanced researches in RCAST to the wide range of industries, Human resource development of young researchers, Work style reform, and the Industry-government-academia collaboration including business-to-business network are actively supported.



New Materials Development, IoT Technology, Management of Technology, Business-Academia Collaboration, Human Resource Development

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