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Honda R&D Co., Japan

2008-2009

Mr. Kensuke Iwanaga, an engineer at the Honda R&D Co. in Saitama, Japan, conducted research on device simulation for wide-bandgap semiconductor power devices with ISR-affiliated Professor Neil Goldsman (ECE).

 

 

TetsuakiMr. Tetsuaki Nakano, an engineer at the Honda R&D Co. in Toghigi, Japan, conducted research on intelligent and robust control for robotic systems with Professor P.S. Krishnaprasad (ECE).

 

 

 

2006-2007

ShigeruMr. Shigeru Narihiro, an engineer working on automobile engines at the Honda R&D Co. Tochigi Automobile R&D Center in Japan, conducted control theory research with ISR-affiliated Associate Professor Dave Akin (AE) and Associate Professor Robert Sanner (AE).

 

 

2004-2005

Masaaki NagashimaMr. Masaaki Nagashima, a researcher at Honda Motors, Co., Ltd., worked with ISR-affiliated Professor William Levine (ECE) on improving control for automobile drivability and emissions. 

 

 

 

2003-2004

NishigakiMr. Morimichi Nishigaki, a researcher from Honda R&D, worked with Professor Yiannis Aloimonos (CS/UMIACS) on 3-D image reconstruction for video images. The research was conducted in the Computer Vision Laboratory of the Center for Automation Research (CfAR).

 

2002-2003

YokoyamaMr. Takeo Yokoyama, a chassis designer in the motorcycle body design division of Honda R&D, worked with Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor David Holloway on the Future Truck program.

 

 

EguchiMr. Yoshihiko Eguchi, a noise-damping and exhaust systems engineer in the automobile body development department of Honda R&D, worked with Mechanical Engineering Professor Kenneth Kiger on turbulence and transition in cardiovascular circulation.

 

 

2001-2002

NakaieMr. Hirokatsu Nakaie designs chassis for scooters as an engineer with Honda Motor Co., and worked with ISR-affiliated Professor William Levine (ECE) on dynamic characterization of suspension systems in motorcycles.

 

 

NishidaMr. Kazutomo Nishida designs electrical components for general purpose commercial engines as an engineer with Honda Motor Co. He conducted research with ISR-affiliated Professor Christopher Davis (ECE) on various projects involving sensor and control systems for general purpose engines.

 

 

2000-2001

AdachiMr. Eiji Adachi, engineer in the Research Department of Honda R&D, conducted research with Professor Balakumar Balachandran (ME) on the dynamic analysis of a motorcycle structure via modeling and simulation.

 

 

1999-2000

HiguchiMr. Naritomo Higuchi, an automotive engineer at Honda R&D, worked with ISR Associate Professor Lung-Wen Tsai on hybrid electric vehicle transmissions. Dr. Tsai is now deceased.

 

 

 

KatoMr. Yuichi Kato, a motorcycle engineer at Honda R&D Japan worked with ISR-affiliated Professor William Levine (ECE) on motorcycle noise damping systems.

Toshiba Corporation, Japan

2013-2014

Tomoki UmetsuMr. Keiichiro Urayama is an engineer from the Information System Research Center in Toshiba's Corporate Manufacturing Engineering Center.  He is working on a joint project with Professors Steve Marcus (ECE/ISR) and Michael Fu (BGMT/ISR) to study manufacturing production control for Toshiba's major semiconductor fabrication facility.

2012-2013

Tomoki UmetsuMr. Tomoki Umetsu is a researcher at Toshiba's Corporate Manufacturing Engineering Research Center. He worked with Professor Hugh Bruck (ME), conducting joint research on determining the real contact area for materials using experimental and numerical techniques.

 

 

2011–2012

Satoshi YoshidaMr. Satoshi Yoshida is a researcher at Toshiba Corp.'s Corporate Manufacturing Engineering Center in Yokohama, Japan. He worked with Professor Jeffrey Herrmann (ME/ISR) to develop optimization models to decide on the strategic location of facilities that maximize supply chain profitability.

 

2009–2010

hiromasaMr. Ryuichi Teramoto is a researcher at Toshiba Corp.'s Corporate Manufacturing Engineering Center in Yokohama, Japan. He conducted research on accelerated stress testing of electronics with Professor Abhijit Dasgupta (ME).

 

 

2008–2009

hiromasaMr. Hiromasa Takahashi, a researcher at Toshiba's Corporate Manufacturing Center in Yokohama, Japan, continued the research in vibrations reductions begun by Takeshi Yamanaka. He worked with Professor Balakumar Balachandran (ME) in the Vibrations Laboratory.

 

 

MarikoMs. Mariko Sugimoto, from Yokohama, Japan, worked with ISR-affiliated Professor Bill Levine (ECE) on vibration control.

 

 

 

TakeshiMr. Takeshi Yamanaka, from Yokohama, Japan, worked with Professor Balakumar Balachandran (ME) in the Vibrations Laboratory on vibration reductions.

 

 

 

2007-2008

KuboMr. Yosuke Okamoto, engineer for the Quality Control System Technology Center in Toshiba's Corporate Manufacturing Engineering Center. He worked with Professor Yiannis Aloimonos (UMIACS) on computer vision and image processing software.

 

 

2005-2006

KuboMr. Tomoaki Kubo, chief research scientist for the Solution Project Group in Toshiba's Corporate Manufacturing Engineering Center, worked with Professor P.S. Krishnaprasad (ECE/ISR) and Steve Marcus (ECE/ISR) on quality control methodologies and systems.

 

MiyauchiMr. Ko Miyauchi, a researcher in the Mechatronics Development Center at Toshiba's Corporate Manufacturing Engineering Center, worked with Professor Mohammad Modarres (ME) on reliability engineering.

 

 

2004-2005

IguchiMr. Tomohiro Iguchi conducted research with Assistant Professor Reza Ghodssi (ECE/ISR) and Professor Gottlieb Oehrlein (MSE) of the Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics (IREAP) on microelectronics process technology for advanced small optical modules using 3D silicon interposers and IC stacking technology. 

 

TomiokaMr. Taizo Tomioka, a research scientist from Yokohama, worked with Assistant Professor Reza Ghodssi (ECE/ISR) and Professor Gottlieb Oehrlein (MSE) of the Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics (IREAP) on microelectronics process technology for advanced small optical modules using 3D silicon interposers and IC stacking technology. 

 

2003-2004

MizusawaMr. Hideo Mizusawa, a Toshiba researcher, worked with Professor Michael Ball (Robert H. Smith School of Business/ISR) on a project related to production scheduling.

 

 

2002-2003

ShirasuMr. Yoshinori Shirasu, a Toshiba researcher, worked with Professor Michael Ball (Robert H. Smith School of Business/ISR) on a project related to production scheduling. 

 

 

InoMr. Tomomi Ino, a research scientist at Toshiba's Quality Control System Technology Center in Yokohama, worked with Professor Gary W. Rubloff (MNE/ISR) on advanced process control system development.

 

 

2001-2002

KotakeMr. Masahiro Kotake, Research Scientist with Toshiba Corporation, conducted research with Professor Michael Ball (Robert H. Smith School of Business/ISR) on supply chain management with the Robert H. Smith School of Business and ISR. The work originally was begun by Mr. Atsushi Takada.

 

Mr. Haruhiko Kondo, Research Scientist with Toshiba Corporation, Japan, worked with V.S. Subrahmanian (CS/UMIACS) on data mining algorithm development in ISR and the Computer Science Department.

 

 

Mr. Atsushi Takada spent a year working on supply chain management with Professor Michael Ball (Robert H. Smith School of Business/ISR).