Structural optimization, Conceptual deisgn support, Creativity support

[Associate Professor] Masakazu Kobayashi

Basic Information

Masakazu Kobayashi

Degree

Doctor of Engineering

Laboratory Name

Design Engineering Laboratory

Research Fields

Structural optimization, Conceptual deisgn support, Creativity support

Website

http://www.toyota-ti.ac.jp/Lab/Kikai/5k40/index_english.html

E-mail Address

Academic Background

Department of Precision Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University

Work History

2006- Associate professor, Toyota Technological Institute
2005 Research Associate, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

Membership of Academic Societies

Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers
Japan Society for Pecision Engineering
2009- Affiliate, Japan Society for Pecision Engineering

Research Themes

Optimal design of a flow control valve based on a thermal actuated compliant mechanism
Optimal design of a vehicle suspension based on a compliant mechanism
Conceptual design CAD based on the cooperation between functional and shape designs
Conceptual design optimization considering product lifecycle
Support of designers' creativity under collaboration environment

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