IGARASHI Akira

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Name
IGARASHI Akira
URL
http://taisui5.dpri.kyoto-u.ac.jp/index_en.html
Affiliation
Kyoto University
Section
Disaster Prevention Research Institute Research Center for Fluvial and Coastal Disasters
Job title
Professor
Degree
Ph. D.(UCSD), Master of Engineering(Kyoto University)
Other affiliation
Department of Urban Management
ORCID ID
0000-0003-0538-7091

Profile

The research topics of Prof. Igarashi are centered around various engineering issues related to structural design and evaluation of dynamic behavior from the viewpoint of structural dynamics and control, earthquake engineering, for large-scale infrastructures. The area of interest also covers the development and application of state-of-the-art seismic response modofication devices, design methods, active/semi-active structural control technologies, evaluation of aging deterioration and maintainance.

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Oct 2013
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Today
Professor, Research Center for Fluvial and Coastal Disasters, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University
 
Apr 2010
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Sep 2013
Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Earth Resources Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University
 
Apr 1996
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Mar 2010
Associate Professor, Department of Urban Management, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University
 
Apr 1994
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Mar 1996
Research Associate, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University
 
Mar 1999
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Dec 1999
Visiting Scholar, Department of Structural Engineering, University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
 

Education

 
Oct 1989
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Mar 1994
Division of Structural Engineering, Dept. of Applied Mechanics and Engineering Sciences (AMES), University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
 
Oct 1988
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Sep 1989
Graduate Dept. of Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO), University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
 
Apr 1988
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Sep 1988
Dept. of Civil Engineering, Doctoral program, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University
 
Apr 1986
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Mar 1988
Dept. of Civil Engineering, Master's Program, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University
 
Apr 1982
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Mar 1986
Dept. of CIvil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University
 

Published Papers

 
Evaluation of directionality considering periodic characteristics for strong motion observation records (in Japanese)
Kazuma Inoue, Keita Saitoh, Yuta Umeyama, Akira Igarashi, Takaaki Ikeda
Proc. 39th JSCE Earthquake Engineering Symposium   39(B21-1487)    Oct 2019
Suita, Japan, 10/7-8, JSCE Earthquake Engineering Committee
Characterization of structural seismic response reduction effect associated with damping performance of high damping rubber bearings (in Japanese)
Naoya Kagemoto, Akira Igarashi, Yasuyuki Nakamura, Nobuhiro Yamazaki
Proc. 39th JSCE Earthquake Engineering Symposium   39(A22-1460)    Oct 2019
Suita, Japan, 10/7-8, JSCE Earthquake Engineering Committee
Takayoshi NISHIMURA, Yoshitaka MURONO, Akihiro TOYOOKA, Akira IGARASHI
Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. A1 (Structural Engineering & Earthquake Engineering (SE/EE))   75(4) I_569-I_578   Sep 2019   [Refereed]
DOI: 10.2208/jscejseee.75.I_569
Yanyan Liu, Ji Dang, Akira Igarashi
Journal of Constructional Steel Research   160 289-300   Jun 2019   [Refereed]
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcsr.2019.05.044
Kazuma INOUE, Kazuaki WATANABE, Akira TATEISHI, Akira IGARASHI
Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. A2 (Applied Mechanics (AM))   74(2) I_603-I_614   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
DOI: 10.2208/jscejam.74.I_603
Analysis and assessment of maximum bi-directional seismic response of asymmetric bridges using phase polarity of bi-directional input ground motion (in Japanese)
Akira Igarashi, Subaru Gigyu
Proc. 15th Japan Earthquake Engineering Symposium (15JEES)   15(GO01-01-05) 41-50   Dec 2018
Sendai, Japan, 12/6-8, JAEE et al.
Seismic behavior analysis of seismic isolated structure by spectrum-compatible bi-directional seismic accelerograms
Kazuma Inoue, Shinnosuke Okayama, Yusuke Noguchi, Akira Igarashi
Proc. 15th Japan Earthquake Engineering Symposium (15JEES)   15(PS1-01-30) 2900-2909   Dec 2018
Sendai, Japan, 12/6-8, JAEE et al.
Influence of impact effect in bidirectional UPSS
Xinhao He, Akira Igarashi
Proc. 7th Asia Conference on Earthquake Engineering (7ACEE)   7(ACEE0042)    Nov 2018   [Refereed]
Bangkok, Thailand, 11/21-25, Asian Institute of Technology / Engineering Institute of Thailand
Kazuma Inoue, Kazuaki Watanabe, Akira Igarashi
Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. A1 (Structural Engineering & Earthquake Engineering (SE/EE))   74(4) I_1087-I_1096   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
DOI: 10.2208/jscejseee.74.I_1087
Shota Kurino, Akira Igarashi
Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. A1 (Structural Engineering & Earthquake Engineering (SE/EE))   74(4) I_148-I_159   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
DOI: 10.2208/jscejseee.74.I_148
Attempt to predict seismic response of rectangular cross-section column by bi-directinal elastic-plastic capacity spectrum method (in Japanese)
Kazuma Inoue, Akira Igarashi
Proc. 38th JSCE Earthquake Engineering Symposium   38(A23-1315)    Oct 2018
Tokyo, Japan, 10/4-5, JSCE Earthquake Engineering Committee
Dead weight compensation mechanism for improving anticatastrophic performance of viaducts: feasibility investigation (in Japanese)
Takayoshi Nishimura, Yoshitaka Murono, Akihiro Toyooka, Akira Igarashi
Proc. 38th JSCE Earthquake Engineering Symposium   38(A12-1370)    Oct 2018
Tokyo, Japan, 10/4-5, JSCE Earthquake Engineering Committee
Evaluation of low-cycle fatigue behavior of pure lead for investigation of durability of rubber bearings with lead plugs (LRB) (in Japanese)
Masatsugu SHINOHARA, Kunihiro HAYASHI, Yukio ADACHI, Osamu KOUCHIYAMA, Kenta NAGAHIRO, Akira IGARASHI, Yoshikazu TAKAHASHI
Proc. 38th JSCE Earthquake Engineering Symposium   38(A22-1372)    Oct 2018
Tokyo, Japan, 10/4-5, JSCE Earthquake Engineering Committee
Influence of phase polarity of bidirectional seismic ground motion on dynamic response of asymmetric bridges
Akira Igarashi, Subaru Gigyu
40th IABSE Symposium: Tomorrow's Megastructures   S23-83-S23-90   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Nantes, France, 9/19-21, IABSE
Effect of accelerogram trajectory of bi-directional spectrum-compatible waves on nonlinear seismic response of structural model
Kazuma Inoue, Kazuaki Watanabe, Akira Igarashi
40th IABSE Symposium: Tomorrow's Megastructures   S23-91-S23-99   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Nantes, France, 9/19-21, IABSE
Investigation on phase lag of bidirectional model in nonlinear seismic analysis
Yanyan Liu, Akira Igarashi
40th IABSE Symposium: Tomorrow's Megastructures   S23-133-S23-139   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Nantes, France, 9/19-21, IABSE
Development of spatio-temporal filter adjustment technique used in phase compensated velocity feedback to active control of floor vibration under impact excitation
Kai Xue, Akira Igarashi, Takahiro Kachi
Proc. 7th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring (7WCSCM)   7(Paper No.0135)    Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Qingdao, China, 7/23-25, IASCM
Kai Xue, Akira Igarashi, Takahiro Kachi
Engineering Structures   165 198-209   Jun 2018   [Refereed]
DOI: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2018.03.024
Kazuma INOUE, Akira TATEISHI, Kazuaki WATANABE, Akira IGARASHI
Proc. 8th Symposium on Disaster Mitigation of Infrastructure and Lifeline   8 23-32   Jan 2018
Niigata, Japan, 1/19, JSCE Earthquake Engineering Committee
Yong Yuan, Wei Wei, Akira Igarashi, Ping Tan, Hirokazu Iemura, Hongping Zhu
Engineering Structures   150 288-299   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
DOI: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2017.06.020

Misc

 
Finite element modeling and performance evaluation of strip tire rubber pad base isolator
M.B. Zisan, Akira Igarashi
Proc. 32nd KKHTCNN Symposium on Civil Engineering   32(KU-33)    Oct 2019
Deajeon, Korea, 10/24-26, KAIST
A method of bi-directional displacement demand assessment for bridge bearings subjected to ground motions with directionality effects
Xinhao He, Akira Igarashi
Proc. 32nd KKHTCNN Symposium on Civil Engineering   32(KU-32)    Oct 2019
Deajeon, Korea, 10/24-26, KAIST
Influence of directionality of bi-directional ground motions on seismic behavior of bridge bearings
Xinhao He, Akira Igarashi
Proc. 14th International Workshop on Advanced Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology (ANCRiSST2019)   14(Paper No.21)    Jul 2019
Rome, Italy, 7/18-21, Sapienza University of Rome
Modeling of restoring force characteristics of silicone rubber-filled foundation for railway catenary pillars
Koji Mokuno, Akira Igarashi, Satoshi Harada
Proc. 31st KKHTCNNSymposium on Civil Engineering   31(KU-56)    Nov 2018
Kyoto, Japan, 11/22-24, Kyoto University
Three-dimensional seismic ground response analysis by bi-axial response spectrum-compatible wave (in Japanese)
Kazuma Inoue, Kazuaki Watanabe, Akira Tateishi, Akira Igarashi
Proc. 21th Applied Mechanics Symposium   21(C000083)    May 2018
Nagoya, Japan, 5/19-20, JSCE Committee of Applied Mechanics
Control of bidirectional seismic response of bridges using bidirectional UPSS bearing
Wei Wei, Yong Yuan, Akira Igarashi
Proc. 13th Annual Meeting of Japan Association for Earthquake Engineering   13(E-4)    Nov 2017
Tokyo, Japan, 11/13-14, JAEE
Real-time hybrid simulation of the seismic response of highway bridges with rate-dependent rubber bearings
Wei Wei, Yong Yuan, Akira Igarashi
Proc. 13th Annual Meeting of Japan Association for Earthquake Engineering   13(E-3)    Nov 2017
Tokyo, Japan, 11/13-14, JAEE
Independent modal space phase-lead velocity feedback control of floor vibration
Kai Xue, Akira Igarashi
Proc. 13th International Workshop on Advanced Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology (ANCRiSST2017)   13(Paper No.025) 118-128   Jul 2017
Tokyo, Japan, 7/22-23
Development for uplifting slide shoe bearing: bidirectional modeling with coupled effect
Xinhao He, Akira Igarashi
Proc. 13th International Workshop on Advanced Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology (ANCRiSST2017)   13(Paper No. 042) 224-232   Jul 2017
Tokyo, Japan, 7/22-23
Optimal sensor placement for active control of floor vibration considering spillover effect associated with modal filtering
Kai Xue, Akira Igarashi, Takahiro Kachi
Proc. 29th KKHTCNN Symposium on Civil Engineering   29 486-492   Dec 2016
Hong Kong, China, 12/3-5
Bi-directional seismic fragility curves of steel bridge piers based on incremental dynamic analysis
Yanyan Liu, Ji Dang, Akira Igarashi
Proc. 29th KKHTCNN Symposium on Civil Engineering   29 475-482   Dec 2016
Hong Kong, China, 12/3-5
Uncertainty of aging deteriorated rubber bearingand its Bayesian probability estimation
Ji Dang, Taku Sato, Akira Igarashi, Kunihiro Hayashi, Yukio Adachi
JAEE Annual Conference and International Symposium on Earthquake Engineering 2015   3 P2-33   Nov 2015
Tokyo, Japan, 11/19-20, JAEE
Synthesis of spectrum-compatible bidirectional seismic accelerograms with target elliptical component of polarization
Akira Igarashi, Subaru Gigyu
Proc. 10th International Conference on Earthquake Resistant Engineering Structures (ERES2015)   10 150-159   Jun 2015   [Refereed]
Opatija, Croatia, 6/29-7/1, Wessex Institute of Technology
Response phenomenon depending on characteristics of bearings under harmonic excitation (in Japanese)
Hiroshige UNO, Tomoaki SATO, Akira IGARASHI, TaijiMAZDA, Yukio ADACHI and Hitoshi YATSUMOTO
Proc. 18th Applied Mechanics Symposium   18(100116)    May 2015
Kanazawa, Japan, 5/17, JSCE Committee of Applied Mechanics
Investigation of nonlinear dynamic amplification of spread foundations using equivalent linearization technique (in Japanse)
Takayoshi NISHIMURA, Akira IGARASHI
Proc. Applied Mechanics Symposium   18(100155)    May 2015
Kanazawa, Japan, 5/17, JSCE Applied Mechanics Committee
Implementation of phase lag compensation of actuator using FPGA
Kan Hirai, Akira Igarashi
Proc. 27th KKHTCNN Symposium on Civil Engineering   27(Paper No. S-3-2)    Nov 2014
Shanghai, China, 11/10-12
Synthesis of spectrum-matched bi-directional ground motion with designated elliptical component of polarization
Subaru Gigyu, Akira Igarashi
Proc. 27th KKHTCNN Symposium on Civil Engineering   27(Paper No. S-10-2)    Nov 2014
Shanghai, China, 11/10-12
Experimental evaluation of remaining performance and aging deterioration of elastomeric bridge bearings with natural rubber
Masaaki Hamano, Akira Igarashi, Kunihiro Hayashi, Yukio Adachi, Ji Dang
Proc. 27th KKHTCNN Symposium on Civil Engineering   27(Paper No. S-12-4)    Nov 2014
Shanghai, China, 11/10-12
Incremental dynamic analysis and statistical evaluation for bi-directional seismic interaction of isolated structures
J. Dang, Y. Ebisawa, A. Igarashi
1st Huixian International Forum on Earthquake Engineering for Young Researchers   1    Aug 2014
Harbin, China, 8/16-19, China Earthquake Administration
Seismic performance evaluation of long span bridges based on Incremental Dynamic Analysis
Akira Igarashi, Sei Taniguchi, Hideto Kida
Proc. 26th KKHTCNN Symposium on Civil Engineering   26(Paper No.S-1-2)    Nov 2013
Singapore, 11/18-20

Books etc

 
Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Structures: Testing, Sensing, Monitoring and Control (Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering 5)
Conte J.P. et al. Eds (Part:Contributor, Xue K, Igarashi A, Kachi T: Modal phase compensation for application of direct velocity feedback to active control of floor vibration under impact excitation)
Springer International Publishing AG   Jan 2018   ISBN:9783319674421
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-67443-8_45
Experimental and Numerical Methods in Earthquake Engineering (contribution)
J. Donea and P.M. Johns Eds. (Part:Contributor)
Kluwer Academic Publishers   Sep 1991   
Structural Control for Civil and Infrastructure Engineering
F.Castiati and G.Magonette Eds. (Part:Contributor, Development of a testing system for dynamic characterization of energy dissipating devices)
World Scientific Publishing   Feb 2001   ISBN:9789810244750

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Urban flood control –structural engineering issues for river-crossing bridges [Invited]
Akira Igarashi
10th Asia Pacific Structural Engineering and Construction Conference (APSEC 2018)   14 Nov 2018   Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Langkawi, Malaysia, 11/13-14
Seismic resistance, seismic isolation and energy dissipation and control technology of the structure [Invited]
Akira Igarashi
6th International Conference on Anti-seismic Technology for Building Structures   20 Apr 2018   China Engineering and Consulting Association Structural Design Committee
Chengdu, China,4/18-21
China Construction Technology Consulting Co., Ltd., China Southwest Architectural Design and Research Institute Co., Ltd., Southeast University, Journal of Building Structure
Seismic Response Modification Techniques for Seismic Protection of Bridges: Structural Dynamics Issues [Invited]
Akira Igarashi
Asia-Pacific-Euro Summer School on Smart Structures (APESS2017)   19 Jul 2017   Yokohama National University
Yokohama National University, 7/17-8/4
Effectiveness of displacement constraint cables against performance degradation of rubber bearings - assessment by Incremental Dynamic Analysis (in Japanese)
Shota Kurino, Akira Igarashi
DPRI Annual Meeting 2017   22 Feb 2017   Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University
Obaku Plaza, Uji Campus, Kyoto University, 2/21-22, Presentation No. A10
Issues on the use of elastomeric bearings and energy dissipation devices under bi-directional seismic excitation [Invited]
Akira Igarashi
1st International Conference on Modern Materials and Structures in Civil Engineering   26 Oct 2016   
10/26-27
Transportation system damage by earthquakes and measures for mitigation
Akira IGARASHI
26th DPRI Public Lecture Series 2015   1 Oct 2015   
Campus Plaza Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Retrofit strategies for structures with seismic response modification devices and seismic performance assessment
A. Igarashi
International Symposium on Disaster Mitigation, Design and Maintenance of Infrastructures in Developing Countries   23 May 2015   Myanmar Society of Civil Engineers (preliminary commitee), Yangon Technological University
Session B
Influence of Rotational Polarity of Bi-directional Input Trajectory on Seismic Response Assessment of Structures
Subaru GIGYU, Akira IGARASHI
DPRI Annual Meeting 2015   24 Feb 2015   Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University
Ohbaku Plaza, 2/23-24, A17
Retrofit Prioritization Index for Existing Bridges including Anti-Tsunami Measure
Akira IGARASHI, Katsuaki KOMOTO, Yasuhiro KAWACHI, Hideyuki MASAKI
DPRI Annual Meeting 2015   23 Feb 2015   Disaster Prevension Research Institute, Kyoto University
Ohbaku Plaza, 2/23-24, C02
Seismic Response Modification Technologies for Structural Systems [Invited]
Akira Igarashi
Academic Lecture   27 Nov 2013   Tianjin Chengjian University
Tianjin, China

Awards & Honors

 
2009
28th Japan Road Conference Outstanding Paper Award, Japan Road Association
 
1993
Outstanding North American Masonry Conference Paper Award, The Masonry Society
 

Patents

 
特願2016-107189 : Active vibration control system
A. Igarashi, K. Xue et al.
特願2016-071759 : Active vibration control system
A. Igarashi, K. Xue et al.
特許6441150 : Active vibration control system
A. Igarashi et al.
特許6267019 : Active vibration contorl system
A. Igarashi, K. Shiomi et al.
特許5899088 : Active vibration contorl system and determination of sensor placements
A. Igarashi, K. Shiomi et al.
特許5985927 : Slide bearing for structures
A. Igarashi, H. Shiraishi et al.
特願2012-032937 : Slide bearing for structures
A. Igarashi, H. Shiraishi et al.
US Patent 6412348 : Dynamic loading test equipment for a real-size vibration-controlling damper

Research Grants & Projects

 
Platform for fluid-structure interaction assessment using real-time hybrid simulation
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research: Challenging Research (Pioneering)
Project Year: Jun 2019 - Mar 2021    Investigator(s): Akira Igarashi
JSPS: Grant-in-aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Kazuyuki IZUNO
Development of Real-Time Hybrid Simulation for Evaluatoin of Fluid-Structure Interaction
Toda Scholarship Foundation: Research Grant
Project Year: Aug 2018 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Akira Igarashi
Development of a seismic design framwork based on incremental dynamic analysis using spectrum-compatible multi-dimentional seismic ground motions
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Akira Igarashi
Development of design method for bridges with seismic response modification devices on the basis of bi-directional seismic action
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): Akira Igarashi
Implementation of High-Speed Parrallel Processing Hybrid Simulation Using FPGA
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research
Project Year: Jun 2011 - Mar 2014    Investigator(s): Akira Igarashi
Development of High-Density Sensing Techniques for Railway Networks and its Application to Earthquake Disaster Control
MEXT: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Jun 2007 - Mar 2010    Investigator(s): Junji Kiyono
Development of Combined Loading Type Real-Time Hybrid Loading Test System
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Jun 2006 - Mar 2008    Investigator(s): Akira Igarashi
Real-time hybrid loading based on the dynamic torque-rockingcontrol scheme and development of pilot validation test systems
The Maeda Engineering Foundation: Research Grant
Project Year: May 2006 - Apr 2007    Investigator(s): Akira Igarashi
Development and application of passive negative stiffness seismic dampers generating apparent nonlinear structural systems
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)
Project Year: Jun 2005 - Mar 2009    Investigator(s): Hirokazu Iemura -> Akira Igarashi
Methods for sloshing response reduction of liquid storage tanks under strong earthquakes using seismic isolation and control techniques
MEXT: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Jun 2004 - Mar 2006    Investigator(s): Akira Igarashi
Development of Non-Uniform Resolution Type Displacement Measurement Device and Application to Pseudodynamic Testing
Konoike Scholarship Foundation: Research Grant
Project Year: Jul 2003 - Mar 2004    Investigator(s): Akira Igarashi
Adaptive Strucutre and Control Scheme for Extreme Earthquake Events
MEXT: Grant-in-Aid for Exploratory Research
Project Year: Jun 2002 - Mar 2004    Investigator(s): Hirokazu Iemura
Development of Highly Versatile On-Line Hybrid Test Systems using DSP units
MEXT: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Jun 2002 - Mar 2004    Investigator(s): Akira Igarashi
Fundamental Research on High Seismic Performance RC Piers with Unbonded Bars
MEXT: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Jun 2001 - Mar 2004    Investigator(s): Hirokazu Iemura
Object-Oriented Analysis and its Applicability of Nonlinear Equation of Motion
MEXT: Grant-in-Aid for Exploratory Research
Project Year: Jun 2000 - Mar 2002    Investigator(s): Hirokazu Iemura
Development of Seismic Isolation and Seismic Response Control Technologies for the Damage Control of Structures using Performance-Based Design
MEXT: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)
Project Year: Jun 1999 - Mar 2002    Investigator(s): Hirokazu Iemura
Development of Phase Delay Compasation Scheme for Substructured Hybrid Shake Table Tests
MEXT: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (A)
Project Year: Jun 1999 - Mar 2001    Investigator(s): Akira Igarashi
Seismic Design of Isolated Bridge Focused on Nonstationary Energy Dissipation Characteristics
MEXT: Specially Promoted Research (A)
Project Year: Jun 1999 - Mar 2000    Investigator(s): Akira Igarashi
Seismic Performance Evaluation of RC Hollow Piers under Level II Earthquake by Hybrid Loading Tests
MEXT: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Jun 1998 - Mar 2001    Investigator(s): Hirokazu Iemura

Committee Memberships

 
May 2019
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Today
Smart Structures and Systems (Techno Press) Member of Editorial Board
 
May 2018
 - 
Today
Japan Association for Earthquake Engineering  Executive Board Member
 
May 2018
 - 
Today
Railway Technical Research Institute  Research Advisor
 
Mar 2017
 - 
Today
ANCRiSST  The 13th International Workshop on Advanced Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology, Organizing Committee member
 
Dec 2015
 - 
Today
International Journal of Advanced Structural Engineering (Springer) Member of Editorial Board
 
Jul 2014
 - 
Today
IASCM (International Association of Structural Control and Monitoring)  Member of Board of Directors
 
Aug 2002
 - 
Today
JSPS (Japan Society for Promotion of Science)  157th Committee on Structural Response Control
 
Nov 2016
 - 
Jul 2018
IASCM  7th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring (7WCSCM), Advisory / International Scientific Committee member
 
May 2016
 - 
May 2018
JSCE Kansai Chapter  Counselor
 
Jun 2016
 - 
Nov 2016
1st International Conference on Modern Materials and Structures in Civil Engineering  Advisory Committee / Scientific Committee
 
2012
 - 
Nov 2012
International Institute for Urban Systems Engineering, Southeast University  3rd International Symposium on Advances in Urban Safety (SAUS2012), Academic Committee
 
2010
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2011
IASEM (International Assoication of Structural Engineering and Mechanics)  1st International Conference on Smart Structures and Systems, International Science Committee
 
2009
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2010
IASCM (International Association for Structural Control and Monitoring)  5th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring, National Organizing Committee
 
Apr 2003
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Apr 2007
JSCE  Steering secretary of Earthquake Engineering Committee
 
Apr 2002
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Mar 2005
JAEE (Japan Association for Earthquake Engineering)  Event Planning Committee
 
May 2001
 - 
May 2004
JSCE Kansai Chapter  Secretary for General Affairs / Chief Secretary for General Affairs
 

Works

 
Modelling of seismic isolation bearing with new high-damping elastomer for design practice
Sep 2018 - Today
Industry-academia joint research
Experimental study on the restoring force characteristics of combined elastomeric isolation bearing
2013 - Today
Industry-academia joint research
Investigation of maintenance method for seismic isolators and dampers
2012 - 2013
Sponsored research
Ageing damage and remaining performance of elastomeric bearings and management
2012 - 2016
Industry-academia joint research
Active control of transient dynamic response of panels
2011 - 2017
Industry-academia joint research
Seismic performance enhancement using uplifing slide bearings
2009 - 2010
Industry-academia joint research
Displacement control device for seismic retrofit of long-span cable stayed bridges
2009 - 2010
Industry-academia joint research
Capacity requirement of experimental evaluation of seismic dampers for long-span bridges
2007 - 2008
Sponsored research
Real-time substructured hybrid loading test of seismic isolation bearing
2004 - 2005
Industry-academia joint research
Improvement of seismic performance of gantry cranes with application of seismic isolation and added damping
2003 - 2004
Industry-academia joint research

Teaching Experience

 
 

Social Contribution

 
JICA International Training Program 2018
[Lecturer]  Kansai International Center, Japan International Cooperation Agency  Disaster Management on Infrastructure (River, Road and Port) (A), 2018  (JICA Kansai International Center)  24 May 2018
JICA International Training Program 2017
[Lecturer]  Kansai International Center, Japan International Cooperation Agency  Disaster Management on Infrastructure (River, Road and Port) (A), 2017  (JICA Kansai International Center)  1 Aug 2017
JICA International Training Program 2016
[Lecturer]  Kansai International Center, Japan International Cooperation Agency  Disaster Management on Infrastructure (River, Road and Port) (A), 2016  (JICA Kansai International Center)  29 Jun 2016
JICA International Training Program 2015
[Lecturer]  Kansai International Center, Japan International Cooperation Agency  Disaster Management on Infrastructure (River, Road and Port) (A), 2015  (JICA Kansai International Center)  17 Jun 2015
JICA International Training Program 2014
[Lecturer]  Kansai International Center, Japan International Cooperation Agency  Disaster Management on Infrastructure (River, Road and Port), 2014  (JICA Kansai International Center)  25 Jun 2014
JICA Group Training Program 2013
[Lecturer]  Kansai International Center, Japan International Cooperation Agency  Disaster Mitigation and Restoration for Infrastructure (River, Road and Port), 2013  (JICA Kansai International Center)  12 Jun 2013