Revised on 2013.5.13
2012.12.11 A comment on collapse behavior of CTV building by Prof. Isobe appeared
on a newspaper. Newspaper article Asahi Shinbun Digital, 2012.12.11, in Japanese.
2012.11.29 Lab demonstration seminar will be held on Wednesday 12/19 from 3:00 PM at 3E103 (Isobe Lab). All students who are interested to be in our lab should attend.
2012.2.24 A comment on collapse behavior of CTV building by Prof. Isobe appeared on a newspaper. Newspaper article Kita-Nihon Shinbun, 2012.2.18, in Japanese.
2011.12.7 Lab demonstration seminar will be held on Wednesday 12/21 from 3:00 PM, and on Thursday 12/22 from 4:30 PM at 3G204 (Isobe Lab). All students who are interested to be in our lab should attend.
2011.11.24 An interview article on collapse behavior of CTV building appeared on Nikkei Architecture.
2011.11.24 A paper written by Prof. Isobe and Mr. Katsu, presented by Prof. Isobe in SILOS2011 (held during 11/16~18 in Fukuoka), received a Highly Commendable Paper Award.
2011.8.24 Prof. Isobe made a talk on WTC collapse bahaviors in a symposium held by Asia Press Club on August 23.
2011.6.27 Prof. Isobe and his lab members appeared in a NTV program which was broadcasted on June 24th, 2011.
2011.3.16 Regarding to the great earthquake, safety of all the members in Isobe lab is confirmed.
2011.3.15 A book entitled: "Intelligent Mechatronics" has been published from InTech. Open Access
2011.2.14 Prof. Isobe appeared in a Yomiuri TV program which was broadcasted in Kinki area on February 10th, 2011. here
2011.1.11 Prof. Isobe and his lab members demonstrated a blast demolition experiment in a TBS TV program which was broadcasted on January 8th, 2011.
2010.11.25 Lab demonstration seminar will be held on Wednesday 12/15 from 3:15 PM, and on Thursday 12/16 from 5:00 PM at 3G204 (Isobe Lab). All students who are interested to be in our lab should attend.
2010.8.18 Introduction page for "Torque Cancelling System" is now open. here
2010.3.9 Numerical results on impact and collapse analysis of neibouring buildings were introduced in NHK special program "MEGAQUAKE" which was broadcasted on 7th of March. The rebroadcasting of the program is on 30th of March, 0:15AM~1:04AM, NHK.
2010.1.12 An interview article regarding the collapse theory of the New York WTC towers appeared on Weekly-Asahi.
News in the past
Numerical Code for Seismic Collapse Analysis of Framed Structures
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., Associate 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
JSME (Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers)
JSCES (Japan Society for Computational Engineering and Science)
AIJ (Architectural Institute of Japan)
RSJ (Robotics Society 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-, 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-, 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-, 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-, 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-, Investigation and Suggestion Committee for East Japan Great Earthquake, JSME
September 2011-May 2012, 17th Annual Conference Steering Committee, JSCES
September 2011-, 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-, 18th Annual Conference Steering Committee, JSCES
October 2012-, Secretary General, International Conference on Computational Engineering and Science for Safety and Environmental Problems (COMPSAFE 2014)
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
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
Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines
Earthquakes and Structures
Media releases, awards:
2001.2.19 Newspaper release, "Developed a general-purpose operating
system for robots, Univ. of Tsukuba", Nihon Keizai Shinbun.
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.
2007.9.12 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.
2007.11 Selected for Marquis Who's Who in the World 2008, Who's Who in Science and Engineering 2008-2009.
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.
2011.11.18 Received a Highly Commendable Paper Award 2011 in SILOS2011.
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.
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. +81-29-853-5461
Private (Japanese only)
|Grade||Name||Main research theme|
|M2||Yusuke Imai||Vibration Control and Mechanical Sway Stabilization of Flexible Link System|
|M2||Rong Lin Zhu||Inverse Dynamics Calculation of a Robot with Linear-Motion Link Mechanism using Parallel Solution Scheme|
|M2||Yuan Qi Dong||Collapse Analysis of Building due to Tsunami and Tsunami Debris Impact|
|M2||Kouhei Fujii||Development of Motion Planning Scheme for Compensating Elastic Deformation of Flexible Link Systems|
|M2||Naoki Yokemura||Study on Scattered Area of Non-Structural Elements of Steel Construction Buildings under Fire|
|M1||Yukari Ido||Seismic Collapse Analysis of the CTV Building|
|M1||Kyouhei Kuroda||Collapse Analysis of Building due to Tsunami and Multiple Floating Containers|
|M1||Kaori Shoji||Study on Suppression of Thermal Deformation of Large-Scale Space Structures|
|M1||Takuya Yamamoto||Motion Analysis of Ceiling under Seismic Excitation|
|M1||Jiajie Gu||Verification and Validation of Motion Analysis Code for Furniture under Seismic Excitation|
|M1||Wei Du||Mechanical Sway Stabilization of Small-Size Biped Robot Using TCS|
|B4||Yoshiki Kusaka||Blast Demolition Analysis of Buildings using a Planning Tool Based upon Key Element Index|
|B4||Kenta Takatera||Seismic Pounding Analysis of Buildings under Long-Period Seismic Wave|
|B4||Mitsunori Fukudome||Mechanical Sway Stabilization of Space Structure using TCS|
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