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Associate Professor
Geotechnical Engineering Group
Department of Engineering Mechanics and Energy
Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering
University of Tsukuba
We study GRANULAR MATERIALS including geomaterials, engineering powders, and polycrystalline solids. We are developping new experimental and simulation techniques to understand and describe the complicated bulk behavior of such materials. Applications to various engineering fields are also our great concern.

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[1] Visualization Technique
LAT (Laser-Aided Tomography)
Micro X-ray CT at SPring-8

[2] Discrete Element simulation

[3] Macro simulation
(3-1) Strain gradient FEM
(3-2) SPH (Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics)


Personal history
List of publications


Geotechnical Engineering group web site (in Japanese)

Civil engineering group web site

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