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ICCES attracts numerous renowned researchers to Tokyo, Japan in Cherry Blossom Season, on March 25-28, 2019.

31 May 2018

As international advanced conference, ICCES attracts numerous renowned researchers to Japan in Cherry Blossom Season, March 25-28, Tokyo. Now approximately 40 plenary /semi-plenary lectures, and 30 symposia are being prepared. Researchers and scholars are diversified globally, some of which are as shown follows:

Prof. Ney Augusto Dumont


Ney Augusto Dumont is a Professor and Head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Brazil. He received his BS degree in Civil Engineering at the Federal University of Bahia, Brazil, in 1972, and the MS and Dr.-Ing. degrees in Structural Engineering at PUC-Rio, in 1973, and at the Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany, in 1978, respectively. His research interests are in computational mechanics, variational methods, hybrid methods, FEM, BEM, fracture mechanics, time-dependent problems and gradient elasticity. He has over 150 publications in international journals, conference proceedings, and book chapters. He is Distinguished Fellow of ICCES since 2014.

Prof. Rama Govindarajan


Rama Govindarajan is the professor of International Centre for Theoretical Sciences. Her Research interests include Fluid dynamics flow instability, vortex dynamics, stratified and interfacial flows-on scales from laboratory to ocean and atmosphere. Her recognition includes Platinum Jubilee Prize, Aerospace Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Science, Fellow of the American Physical Society (Division of Fluid Dynamics), Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore and so on.

Prof. Wanlin Guo


Wanlin GUO, Ph.D. Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, chair Professor in mechanics and nanoscience, founder and director of the Key Laboratory of Intelligent Nano Materials and Devices of Ministry of Education and the Institute of Nanoscience of Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He received the National Science Foundation of China for Distinguished Young Scholars in 1996 and the honor of Cheung Kong Scholars in 1999. In 2005, he leaded a team in Nanoscale Physical Mechanics enters the Cheung Kong Scholars Excellent Team Programme of the Ministry of Education of China. In 2010, he founded Key Laboratory of Intelligent Nano Materials and Devices of the Ministry of Education of China. In 2012, he obtained the National Nature Science Prize of China. He has published 400+ refereed papers in mechanics-related journals such as Nature Nanotech, Nature Comm., Phys. Rev. Lett., Nano Lett., J. Am. Chem. Soc., Adv. Mater., J. Mech. Phys. Solids, Phys. Rev. B, Appl. Phys. Lett., Int. J. Strct. Solids, Int. J. Fracture, Int. J. Fatigue, Int. J. Plasticity, Engng Fracture Mech. et al. His current research focuses on 1) three dimensional fatigue fracture and damage tolerance and durability design of structures; 2) intelligent nano materials and devices, multiscale physical mechanics, novel conception and technology for efficient energy conversion; 3) molecular physical mechanics for neuronal signaling and molecular biomimics. 

Prof. Gwo-Bin Lee


Gwo-Bin Lee received his Ph.D. in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering from University of California, Los Angeles, USA in 1998. Dr. Gwo-Bin Lee is currently a Chair Professor in the Department of Power Mechanical Engineering at National Tsing Hua University. His research interests lie on nano-biotechnology, micro/nanofluidics and their biomedical applications. He is the directors of“MEMS Design and Microfabrication Lab" and“Microfluidic Biochips Lab” Dr. Lee has been very active in the field of micro/nanofluidic systems, and has developed integrated micro/nano systems incorporated with nano/biotechnology for biomedical applications. He has developed several micro/nano-scale platforms for cell, protein, and DNA manipulation and detection. Dr. Lee has published over 290 SCI journal papers, 390 conference papers, and filed 155 patents (112 patents granted) in the past 21 years. His works have been highly cited (over 8200 times) with an H-index of 48 (ISI). In Google Scholar, citations of all Dr. Lee’s papers are 13400 times with an h-index of 65. He also published 8 book chapters. He has served as a technical or organizing committee member in many international conferences. He is the General Co-chair of Micro TAS 2018. He was the General Co-chair of IEEE NEMS 2014, IEEE MEMS 2013 and IEEE NANOMED 2013 and General chair of IEEE NEMS 2011.

Prof. Yoichiro Matsumoto


Dr.Matsumoto is appointed as President of Tokyo University of Science in April, 2018. Before this appointment, he was Executive Director of RIKEN from 2015 to 2018. Dr. Matsumoto received his Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral degrees all from the University of Tokyo in Mechanical Engineering respectively in 1972, 1974 and 1977. He became Lecturer of the same University in 1977, Associate Professor in 1978 and full professor in 1992. He served as Dean of School of Engineering from 2006 to 2008, and served as Executive Vice President from 2009 to 2015. He is now Professor Emeritus of the University of Tokyo. Dr. Matsumoto's recent scientific interests are computational engineering, fluids engineering and biomedical engineering. His research works have received numerous awards; ASME Calvin W. Rice Lecture Award in 2005, JSME Medals for Outstanding Paper, JSME Fluids Engineering Award, JACM Award for Computational Mechanics in 2007, APACM Award for Computational Mechanics in 2010, ASME Ted Belytschko Applied Mechanics Award in 2010, JSME Medal for Outstanding Paper in 2011 and JSMF Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016. He served as President of the Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics in 2004, President of the Visualization Society of Japan in 2007 and President of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers in 2010. He is honorary members of VSJ and JSME and Life Time Member of ASME. He is fellows of JSFM, JSME and ASME and member of the Engineering Academy of Japan and cooperation member of Science Council of Japan.

Prof.Yoshiharu Morimoto 


Yoshiharu Morimoto, the Emeritus Professor at Wakayama University, holding the position of CEO, Chairman of 4D Sensor Inc., Japan. He receieved the Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering Department from Osaka University, 1981.

Area of Achievement

Image processing and optical methods for shape and deformation measurement

Current Research
He is developing high-speed, highly-accurate and low-cost measurement systems using some optical methods and image processing methods for shape, deformation, and stress and strain measurement.

Accomplished research
He developed some optical methods and image processing methods for shape, deformation, and stress and strain measurement. He developed the following novel methods.

Prof. Hidekazu MURAKAWA


Hidekazu Murakawa, the Emeritus Professor of Joining and Welding Research Institute, Osaka University, Japan. His research interest includes Computational Nonlinear Mechanics, Computational Welding Mechanics(Cutting, Forming, Welding, Straightening, Distortion, Residual Stress, Crack Growth). He received ICCES’04, The K. Washizu Medal, 2004, Japan Welding Society, Best Paper Award, 2002, Japan Society of Naval Architects, Best Paper Award, 1994, International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers, Best Paper Award, 1992 and American Society of Mechanical Engineers (OMAE), Best Paper Award, 1990. 

Prof. Demosthenes Polyzos


Demosthenes Polyzos is Professor of the Department of Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics, Division of Applied Mechanics and Biomechanics of the University of Patras in Greece. His research activities include wave propagation phenomena in materials and structures, computational mechanics, Boundary Element Method, Meshless Methods, modeling in non-destructive testing, homogenization techniques, mechanics of materials and biomaterials with microstructural effects and computational methods in bioengineering. He is Regional Editor of the International Journal CMES: Computer Modelling in Engineering and Sciences and organizer of many National and International Conferences. His contribution includes 95 articles in International Refereed Journals, 21 articles in books and 120 articles in proceedings of International and National Conferences. He participated in many National and EU projects. He is recipient of P.S. Theocharis award by the Academy of Athens and S.N. Atluri medal in recognition of his “outstanding contributions to boundary element methods in general”. He is invited speaker in many Universities, Conferences and Institutes. Currently is Vice Rector of Research and Development and President of the Special Account of Research Funds and the Unit of Research, Innovation & Entrepreneurship of the University of Patras.

Prof. Ivatury S. Raju


During the past four decades at NASA Langley Research Center, Dr. Raju’s research focused on Fracture Mechanics, Durability and Damage Tolerance, Composite Materials, and development of advanced Structural Analysis Methods such as Finite Element, Boundary Element, and Meshless Methods. Dr. Raju held various positions such as Head of the Mechanics of Materials Branch in the Materials Division; Head of the Analytical and Computational Methods Branch and Senior Technologist of Structures and Materials, NASA Engineering and Safety Center’s (NESC) Structures Discipline Expert, and NASA Technical Fellow for Structures. He made significant contributions to various NASA programs such as the Aircraft Energy Efficiency, Advanced Composite Technology, Aging Aircraft, and Vehicle Systems Programs. During his career, Dr. Raju was called on to participate in many major failure investigations–7’ x 10’ fan blade failure at Langley, Challenger SRB field joint, X-33 Composite tank failure, and the AA 587 Airbus A300-600 rudder failure. During his Tech Fellow’s position at the NESC, Dr. Raju’s work focused on finding solutions to ensure safe operations of several programs such as Space Shuttle, the International Space Station, the Ares rockets of the Constellation, and the Commercial Crew Program. Dr. Raju retired from NASA Langley in March 2017. He currently serves gratuitously as Distinguished Research Associate at NASA Langley.

Prof. Shengping SHEN


Shengping SHEN, is the Dean and professor of School of Aerospace Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University. He was awarded China National Funds for Distinguished Young Scientists, Changjiang Scholars Professor, and Distinguished Fellow of ICCES. His research interests focus on flexoelectric materials & devices, Chemomechanics, Fatigue & Fracture. He has coauthored a monographs, and is an author of over 100 journal articles. Through the years, his research work has received supports from Chinese governmental agencies such as NSFC, 863 Program, and MOE etc. He serves in the editorial boards for some journals. He has been in the organization/scientific committee for a number of international conferences.

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