Revised on 2021.10.6
2021.8.6 An interview article of Prof. Isobe regarding the collapse of Champlain Tower South in Florida, USA, has been published in Nikkei Architecture on July 22.
2021.7.8 An interview article of Prof. Isobe regarding the collapse of Champlain Tower South in Florida, USA, has been published in Nikkei xTECH website. Article
2021.5.14 An article introducing Isobe Lab. has been published by Nu. Ink, a team steered by students of University of Tsukuba for INNOVATION WORLD FESTA. Article
2021.3.29 Prof. Isobe has been invited as a plenary speaker for the forthcoming ICCES2022 conference. It will be held during January 8-12, 2022, in Dubai.
2021.2.9 Prof. Isobe has been approved as a fellow of JSME.
2020.12.16 Have changed the starting time of Lab demonstration seminar. It will be held from 6:15 PM on Friday, January 8th, 2021, at 3E103 (Isobe Lab).
2020.12.2 Lab demonstration seminar will be held from 3:15 PM on Friday, January 8th, 2021, at 3E103 (Isobe Lab). All students who are interested to be in our lab should attend.
2020.12.1 COMPSAFE2020 chaired by Prof. Isobe will be held during 8th-11th December, 2020, online.
2020.8.26 A book written by Prof. Isobe, "Solving problems in structural dynamics using beam elements: From collapse analysis of buildings to robot ontrol", will be published from Maruzen on 19th September. Maruzen Amazon
2020.8.14 Prof. Isobe delivered a plenary lecture entitled: "Solving problems in structural dynamics using beam elements: From collapse behaviors of buildings to torque cancelling of robots" on 10th August, in ICCM2020.
2020.7.30 Prof. Isobe will deliver a plenary lecture on 10th August, in the forthcoming ICCM2020.
2020.7.22 Prof. Isobe received the 2020 Computational Mechanics Award from JACM.
2020.6.23 Prof. Isobe has been elected for the Vice President of JSCES during the general council meeting held on June 22, 2020.
2020.6.10 The download site has been revised. All the source programs are now can be downloaded freely. A download site for the parallel solution scheme is now open. Download site
2020.5.16 An article regarding the project on tsunami evacuation building appeared on the latest edition of Impact, published by Science Impact Ltd. Publication Article
2020.2.21 A seminar entitled "Concept and Treatment of Coupled and Contact Problems in Structural Engineering" was held at Kenchiku-kaikan Hall on 20th, February. The textbook of the same title is published from Maruzen.
2020.2.21COMPSAFE2020 is postponed to 8th-11th December, 2020 due to the pandemic of COVID-19.
2020.2.14 COMPSAFE2020 chaired by Prof. Isobe will be held during 8th-11th March, 2020, at Kobe International Conference Center.
2020.1.28 Prof. Isobe has been selected for a recepient of the 2019 Best Presentation Award, Computational Mechanics Devision, JSME by the presentation at CMD conference held in September, 2019.
2019.12.28 Prof. Isobe delivered a lecture entitled: "On Uncertainties Appear in Collapse Behaviors of Buildings" at Tohoku Univ. on 27th of December, in a joint workshop of study groups on Hypercomplex Disaster Simulation and Modeling and Simulation Methods of Uncertainties.
2019.12.12 Lab demonstration seminar will be held on Friday, January 10th from 6:15 PM at 3E103 (Isobe Lab). All students who are interested to be in our lab should attend.
2019.9.27 The 5th German-Japanese Workshop on Computational Mechanics was held at Dresden Inst. Tech. on 23rd and 24th of September. GACM
2019.9.20 Prof. Isobe delivered a lecture on "Simulations of In-door Non-structural Components" in Japan Earthquake Engineering Symposium held at Kyoto University.
2019.9.18 Prof. Isobe received the 2019 Computational Mechanics Achievements Award from JSME on Sep. 17 at CMD conference. Recipient list
2019.3.25 Mr. Sora Yoshimi of Isobe Lab. received the Hatakeyama award from the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers.The award was presented at the graduation ceremony on March 25.
2019.1.25 Mr. Kazuki Sato, Mr. Kotoku Maeda and Mr. Hiroyuki Omura of Isobe Lab. received the best presentation awards for young researchers at the Annual Meeting of Architectural Institute of Japan, 2018.
2018.12.19 The NHK special program "MEGA CRISIS" will be re-broadcasted at BS1 channel on January 2, 2019 (14:00-14:49). This will be its 6th broadcast.
2018.12.6 A book entitled: "Earthquakes - Forecast, Prognosis and Earthquake Resistant Construction" has been published from InTech. Open Access
2018.12.6 Lab demonstration seminar will be held on Wednesday, January 16th from 6:15 PM at 3E103 (Isobe Lab). All students who are interested to be in our lab should attend.
2018.3.23 Mr. Kenta Higashi of Isobe Lab has received the Best Presentation Award in Master's Thesis from the department.
2018.3.1 An article regarding Prof. Isobe's research topic has been published in IACM Expressions No. 42. Article
News in the past
Numerical Code for Seismic Collapse Analysis of Buildings, Motion Analysis of Non-Structural Components, and Tsunami Analysis
Analytical and Experimental Systems for Blast Demolition of Framed Structures
Aircraft Impact Analysis of the World Trade Center Towers
Fire-Induced Progressive Collapse Analyses of High-Rise Towers
Quasi-Static Control of Connected Piezoelectric Actuators Using FEM
Impact Force Prediction System for Robotic Structures
Motion Planning of Manipulators with Structural Safety as Priority
Parallel Solution Scheme of Inverse Dynamics for Link Systems
Torque Cancelling System for Quick-Motion Robots
Hypervelocity Debris Impact Analysis of the International Space Station
Active Control of Deformation and Vibration of Large-Scale Space Structures
Design-Aid Simulation of a "Spiral Top" Floating Device (ISS/KIBO culture and human science pilot mission by JAXA and Prof. Takuro Osaka, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, Univ. of Tsukuba)
Dynamic Force Determination Using Air-Slide Type Impact Test System
Vibration Control of Plates and Cylinders Using Piezoelectric Films
Daigoro Isobe, Dr. Eng., Professor
Born in Washington D.C., July 1st, 1965
1989 Graduated from Department of Ship Engineering, Univ. of Tokyo
1994 Graduated from the Graduate School, Univ. of Tokyo. Dr. of Engineering
Research Associate, Inst. of Industrial Science, Univ. of Tokyo
1995 Assistant Professor, Inst. of Engineering Mechanics, Univ. of Tsukuba
1999 Assistant Professor, Inst. of Engineering Mechanics and Systems, Univ. of Tsukuba
2002 Associate Professor, Inst. of Engineering Mechanics and Systems, Univ. of Tsukuba
2004 Associate Professor, Dept. of Engineering Mechanics and Energy, Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering, Univ. of Tsukuba
2011 Associate Professor, Division of Engineering Mechanics and Energy, Faculty of Engineering, Information and Systems, Univ. of Tsukuba
2013 Professor, Division of Engineering Mechanics and Energy, Faculty of Engineering, Information and Systems, Univ. of Tsukuba
JSME (Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers)
JSCES (Japan Society for Computational Engineering and Science)
AIJ (Architectural Institute of Japan)
IACM (International Association for Computational Mechanics)
April 2002-March 2004, Journal Editorial Committee, Refereeing Sub Committee, RSJ
November 2002-June 2006, Conference Steering Committee, JSCES
April 2003-March 2007, Management Committee, Computational Mechanics Division, JSME
April 2003-March 2004, Secretary, Technical and Planning Committee, Computational Mechanics Division, JSME
April 2003-March 2004, Member Reinforcement Subcommittee, JSME
Semptember 2003-June 2014, Councilor, JSCES
January 2004-December 2005, Steering Committee, 2005 CMD Annual Conference, JSME
January 2004-January 2005, Steering Committee, SI2004 Annual Conference, System Integration Division, SICE
April 2004-March 2005, Secretary, Computational Mechanics Division, JSME
April 2004-March 2005, Steering Committee, 54th Annual Conference of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Science Council of Japan
April 2005-March 2006, Secretary, Commendation Committee, Computational Mechanics Division, JSME
April 2006-March 2008, Paper Referee, JSME
September 2006-August 2013, International Program Committee, IASTED International Conference on Robotics and Applications
April 2007-March 2008, Sub-secretary, Journal Editorial Committee, JSCES
September 2007-June 2008, Steering Committee, 57th Annual Conference of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Science Council of Japan
December 2007-September 2009, Young Researchers Commendation Committee, RSJ
February 2008-October 2008, Steering Committee, International Symposium on Structures under Earthquake, Impact, and Blast Loading 2008 (IB'08)
April 2008-March 2009, Secretary, Journal Editorial Committee, JSCES
September 2008-, E-Simulator Development Committee, E-Defense, NIED
October 2008-March 2009, Program Committee, 14th Robotics Symposia
October 2008-August 2009, Technical Committee, 2nd International Workshop on Performance, Protection, & Strengthening of Structures under Extreme Loading (PROTECT 2009)
January 2009-March 2010, Organizing Committee, 2nd International Workshops on Advances in Computational Mechanics (IWACOM II)
April 2009-, Sub Committee for Resilience Evaluation of Structures, Research Committee on Structures, AIJ
October 2009-March 2010, Program Committee, 15th Robotics Symposia
March 2010-August 2013, International Program Committee, IASTED International Conference on Robotics
April 2010-, Chief investigator, Facility WG, E-Simulator Development Committee, E-Defense, NIED
July 2010-May 2011, 16th Annual Conference Steering Committee, JSCES
August 2010-August 2011, International Committee, 3rd International Workshop on Performance, Protection, & Strengthening of Structures under Extreme Loading (PROTECT 2011)
September 2010-March 2018, Structural Engineering Journal Editorial Committee, Structural Engineering Committee, JSCE
March 2011-November 2011, National Organizing Committee Member, 9th International Conference on Shock & Impact Loads on Structures
May 2011-March 2014, Investigation and Suggestion Committee for East Japan Great Earthquake, JSME
September 2011-May 2012, 17th Annual Conference Steering Committee, JSCES
September 2011-May 2013, ROBOMEC2013 Steering Committee, JSME
April 2012-November 2012, International Advisory Committee, 2nd International Conference on Computational Design in Engineering (CODE 2012)
May 2012-, Director, JSCES
September 2012-June 2013, 18th Annual Conference Steering Committee, JSCES
October 2012-April 2014, Secretary General, International Conference on Computational Engineering and Science for Safety and Environmental Problems (COMPSAFE 2014)
July 2013-, General Council member, IACM
October 2013-March 2018, Secretary, Sub-committee on Blast and Inpact Resist Design, Committee on Structural Engineering, JSCE
July 2014-October 2015, Conference Chairman, the 3rd International Workshops on Advances in Computational Mechanics (IWACOM-III)
April 2014-December 2014, Guest Editor, International Journal of High-Rise Buildings
October 2014-March 2015, Organizer, the 3rd German-Japanese Workshop on Computational Mechanics
October 2014-April 2015, Organizer, the 7th Korea-Japan Workshop on Computational Mechanics
May 2015-, Member, Study Group on Hypercomplex Disaster Simulation, JSCES
April 2016-, Sub Committee for Coupled and Contact Problems of Spatial Structures, AIJ
October 2016-March 2017, Chairman, the 4th Japanese-German Workshop on Computational Mechanics
December 2017-March 2018, Chairman, Investigation and Evaluation Committee on Protection of Steel Structures, Ministry of Defence
December 2017-June 2018, Chairman, the 8th Japan-Korea Workshop on Computational Mechanics
March 2018-December 2020, Chairman, International Conference on Computational Engineering and Science for Safety and Environmental Problems (COMPSAFE 2020)
October 2018-March 2019, Chairman, Investigation and Evaluation Committee on Protection of Large-Scale Steel Structures, Ministry of Defence
April 2019-March 2020, Advisoty committee chairman, the 4th International Workshops on Advances in Computational Mechanics (IWACOM-IV)
November 2019-March 2020, Chairman, Investigation and Evaluation Committee on Protection of Large-Scale Steel Structures, Ministry of Defence
April 2020-, Member, Steering committee on Shell and Spatial Structures, AIJ
April 2020-, Secretary, Sub committee for Coupled Problems of Continuum Mechanics, AIJ
June 2020-, Vice President, JSCES
January 2021-, Technical Program Chair, WCCM XV - APCOM VIII
April 2021-, Member, Special Task Force on Numerical Analysis and Qualification System for Performance Assurance of Buildings, AIJ
A guest editor of:
International Journal of High-Rise Buildings
Frontiers in Built Environment, section Earthquake Engineering
A reviewer of:
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Series A, C
Transactions of the Japan Society for Computational Engineering and Science
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan
Transactions of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers
Journal of Applied Mechanics, JSCE
Journal of Structural Engineering, JSCE
Journal of Structural and Construction Engineering, AIJ
IEEJ Transactions on Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Journal of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences
IEEE Transactions on Robotics
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics
IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics
Journal of Space Engineering
Journal of Advanced Mechanical Design, Systems, and Manufacturing
Journal of Environment and Engineering
Journal of System Design and Dynamics
Journal of Solid Mechanics and Materials Engineering
Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics
International Journal of Robotics and Automation
International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics
International Journal of Damage Mechanics
Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines
Earthquakes and Structures
The Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings
Structural Engineering and Mechanics
Transactions of the JSASS / Aerospace Technology
Media releases,TV appearances:
2001.2.19 Newspaper release, "Developed a general-purpose operating
system for robots, Univ. of Tsukuba", Nihon Keizai Shinbun.
2007.9.12 Newspaper release, ""Back bone" cracked on the aircraft impact, a Japanese professor deploys a new theory", Asahi Shinbun.
2007.10.16 Newspaper release, "Collapsed due to springback phenomena, according to 9.11 WTC simulation", Jyoyo Shinbun.
2010.1.12 Weekly magazine release, "An interview regarding the collapse theory on WTC towers", Weekly-Asahi.
2010.3.7 Appeared in an NHK special TV program "MEGAQUAKE" with his seismic collapse analytical results.
2011.1.8 Appeared in a TBS TV program with his mimic blast demolition experimental results.
2011.2.10 Appeared in a Yomiuri TV program "ten!", an interview on trends of blast demolition.
2011.6.24 Appeared in a Nihon TV program as a quiz guest.
2011.11.25 An interview article on collapse behavior of CTV building appeared in Nikkei Architecutre.
2012.2.18 An interview article on collapse behavior of CTV building appeared in Kita-Nihon Shinbun.
2012.12.11 An interview article on collapse behavior of CTV building appeared in Asahi Shinbun Digital.
2015.10.13, 20 Appeared in a TV show (Suiensaa) of NHK E television.
2016.1.5, 12 Appeared in a TV show (Suiensaa) of NHK E television.
2016.12.17 Appeared in a special TV program of Fuji television regarding the WTC collapse.
2017.1.10, 17 Appeared in a TV show (Suiensaa) of NHK E television.
2017.9.2 Appeared in an NHK special TV program "MEGA CRISIS".
2021.7.8 An interview article on collapse of Champlain Tower South in Florida, USA appeared in Nikkei xTECH.
2021.7.22 An interview article on collapse of Champlain Tower South in Florida, USA appeared in Nikkei Architecture.
2005.11 Selected for Marquis Who's Who in the World 2006.
2006.11 Selected for Marquis Who's Who in the World 2007, Who's Who in Asia 2007, Who's Who in Science and Engineering 2006-2007.
2007.4 Education contribution award, Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering, Univ. of Tsukuba.
2007.11 Selected for Marquis Who's Who in the World 2008, Who's Who in Science and Engineering 2008-2009.
2011.11.18 Highly Commendable Paper Award 2011, SILOS2011.
2014.4.18 The Ichimura Award.
2015.2.12 The Best Faculty Member 2014 Award, University of Tsukuba.
2015.5.22 The Kawai Medal, JSCES.
2019.9.17 The 2019 Computational Mechanics Achievements Award, JSME.
2020.1.28 The 2019 Best Presentation Award, Computational Mechanics Devision, JSME.
2020.7.22 The 2020 Computational Mechanics Award, JACM.
2021.2.9 Approved as a fellow, JSME.
Division of Engineering Mechanics and Energy,
Faculty of Engineering, Information and Systems, Univ. of Tsukuba,
1-1-1 Tennodai Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki 305-8573, Japan
Room No. 3F214
Students' room: 3G204 Tel. +81-29-853-5461
Laboratory: 3E103 Tel. +81-29-853-5387
Private (Japanese only)
|Grade||Name||Main research theme|
|D2||Hiroyuki Omura||Development of Improved Explicitly Represented Polygon Model with Consideration of Contribution of Wall near Edges and Application to ISPH method|
|M2||Satoru Chiba||Numerical Investigation on Progressive Collapse of Rack Systems in Warehouse|
|M2||Jiang Ranmeng||Development of Blast Demolition PlanningTool of Buildings Considering Impact Loads|
|M2||Yan Meng||VR Visualization of Numerical Results for Furniture under Seicmic Excitation|
|M2||Masaaki Miyata||Development of Highly Precise Analytical Tool for Furniture|
|M1||Takumi Tago||Numerical Evaluation on Collapse Behavior of Prefabricated Scaffolds under Wind Loads|
|M1||Jun Yamazaki||Computation of Drag Coefficients of Structures Using Particle Method|
|Research student||Xie Bingqing|
|Research student||Yang Quanyi|
Univ. of Tsukuba
College of Engineering Systems, Univ. of Tsukuba
Division of Engineering Mechanics and Energy, Univ. of Tsukuba
Research group of Advanced Robotics and Cybernics, Univ. of Tsukuba
Research group of Disaster Control, Univ. of Tsukuba
Research group of Space Exploitation Engineering, Univ. of Tsukuba
ASIFEM3: Finite element code for framed structures using ASI technique (cubic beam element version) download site
ASIFEM: Finite element code for framed structures using ASI-Gauss technique download site
ASIRES: Seismic response analysis code for framed structures using ASI-Gauss technique download site
Download site for Parallel Solution Scheme