Academic Staff and Fellows

Associate Professor Doctor of Enginnering
Department/Architecture  Graduate school/Environmental Engineering

Japan is one of the most earthquake-prone countries in the world. To enable people to live with peace of mind, we are conducting research to help improve the seismic safety of steel-frame buildings.

Fracture at beam end

Research Area Steel Structures, Earthquake-Resistant Structures
Research Interests Seismic Performance of Steel Structure
Selected Publications (1) Test on retrofit effects of field welded beam-to-column connections with RC floor slab in high-rise buildings, Journal of structural and construction engineering, Vol.75, No.653, pp. 1343-1350, 2010.07
(2) Shake-table test on beam-to-column connections in high-rise steel buildings conducted with a four-story moment frame, Journal of structural and construction engineering, Vol.77, No.671, pp. 85-94, 2012.01
(3) E-defense tests on the seismic performance of beam-to-column moment frame connections in high-rise steel buildings, Vol.78, No.685, pp. 569-578, 2013.03
Research and Achievements
(Undergraduate Course)
Kansai University
(Master's/Doctral Course)
Kyoto University

Earthquake-Resistant Structure Laboratory

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Academic Staff and Fellows