Masahiro Kanazaki

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Masahiro Kanazaki
Tokyo Metropolitan University
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Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2004
Mar 2008
Invited resercher, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Awards & Honors

Jun 2017
AIAA Honorable @Mentions: Exhibition hall contest on Instagram, The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Apr 2016
2015 Outstanding Reviewers, American Society of Civil Engineers
Dec 2014
JPNSEC2014 Best Paper Award in EC Workshop, The Japan Society for Evolutionary Computation
Winner: Masahiro Kanazaki, Kazuhisa Chiba, Koki Kitagawa, Toru Shimada
Nov 2012
Tokyo Designers Week2012 Design Next Award Grand Prix, TOKYO DESIGN WEEK Co. Ltd.
Winner: Masahiro Kanazaki, Hidenori Watanabe
Apr 2009
Nacelle Chine Installation Based on Wind-Tunnel Test Using Efficient Global Optimization, Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences, 2009 honorable mention, Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences

Published Papers

Kanazaki, M., Yamada, Y. and Nakamiya, M
Advances in Science and Technology. Research Journal   3(6) 479-488   Dec 2019   [Refereed]
Space debris removal is currently a critical issue for space development. It has been reported that five pieces of debris should be removed each year to avoid further increase in the amount of debris in orbit. One approach for the removal of multi...
Fujita, K., Oyama, A., Kubo, D., Kanazaki, M., and Nagai, H.
Journal of Flow Control, Measurement & Visualization, Science Research Publishing   7(2)    Apr 2019   [Refereed]
This paper reports the results of the aerodynamic deformation measurements of the meter-scale, entire shape, actual UAV in the wind tunnel using a video grammetry technique. The measured airplane was the airplane for Mars exploration being develop...
Kishi, T., Kitazaki, S., Makino, Y., Kanazaki, M., Ariyarit, Y.
Aerospace Science and Technology, Elsevier   in Press    Apr 2019   [Refereed]
The difference in the supersonic aerodynamic characteristic of different wing planforms is evaluated to determine the optimum parameters for the cross-sectional geometry of a supersonic wing. The supersonic performance of wings with integrated eng...
Y. Kagawa, S., Watanabe, M., Kanazaki, H., Yoda and K., Chiba
8(2) 75-87   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
In recent years, there has been many examples of applying evolutionary multi-criterion optimization (EMO) to practical problems in many fields. On the other hand, a new problem of how to analyze non-dominated solutions (NDSs) with many design vari...
Ariyarit, A., Sugiura, M., Tanabe, Y., and Kanazaki, M.
Engineering Optimization   50(6) 1016-1040   2018   [Refereed]
A multi-fidelity optimization technique by an efficient global optimization process using a hybrid surrogate model is investigated for solving real-world design problems. The model constructs the local deviation using the kriging method and the gl...


KANAZAKI Masahiro, WATANABE Hidenori
Journal of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences   61(1)    Jan 2013

Conference Activities & Talks

Yotsuya Tomoyoshi, Kanazaki Masahiro
設計工学・システム部門講演会講演論文集   27 Oct 2010   
In this research, modified PARSEC airfoil representations are developed and they are investigated by the design exploration of airfoils for the Mars airplane. The existent PARSEC airfoil representation method is useful for the aerodynamic optimiza...
Kanazaki Masahiro, Jeong Shinkyu
設計工学・システム部門講演会講演論文集   28 Oct 2009   
Multi-point aerodynamic optimization of a transonic wing using data mining is discussed. Design problem has two objectives which are minimization of drag coefficient at Mach number 0.6 and 0.8 respectively. Here, Mach number 0.6 is considered as a...