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Koji Uenishi --Curriculum Vitae--

[Education] [Positions Held] [Honors and Awards] [Publications, Products, Seminars] [Professional Activities]

Educational Background

[1]Bachelor's degree (aeronautics and astronautics), The University of Tokyo, Japan.
[2]Master's degree (aeronautics and astronautics), Graduate School of the University of Tokyo.
[3]Doctor's degree with honors (geophysics and mechanics), Vienna University of Technology, Austria.

Positions Held

[1]Research associate, Fracture and Photo-Mechanics Laboratory, Institute of Mechanics, Vienna University of Technology.
[2]Assistant professor, Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Kobe University.
[3]Assistant professor, Research Center for Urban Safety and Security, Kobe University.
[4]Visiting scientist, Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, USA.
[5]Visiting scientist, Institute of Constructive Hydraulic Engineering, Vienna University of Technology.
[6]Visiting scientist, Geology Laboratory, Department of Earth-Atmosphere-Ocean, École Normale Supérieure in Paris, France.
[7]Visiting scientist, Department of Mathematics, University of Savoie, France.
[8]Visiting scientist, Institute of Mathematics, The Romanian Academy, Romania.
[9]Associate professor, Research Center for Urban Safety and Security, Kobe University.
[10]Visiting scientist, Department of Seismology, Geophysical Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia.
[11]Associate professor, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo.
[12]Visiting associate professor, Research Center for Urban Safety and Security, Kobe University.
[13]Visiting scientist, Institute of Mechanics and Mechatronics, Vienna University of Technology.
[14]Visiting associate professor, Research Center for Urban Safety and Security, Kobe University.
[15]Visiting academic fellow/professor, Galilee Institute, University Paris 13, France.
[16]Professor, Department of Advanced Energy, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo.

Honors and Awards

[1]Leopold Müller AwardAwarded by the Austrian Society for Geomechanics (Salzburg, Austria) for the thesis "Rayleigh Pulse - Dynamic Triggering of Interface Slip."
[2]Young Scientist AwardSSJ - Seismological Society of Japan (Tokyo, Japan).
[3]Outstanding Paper Presentation AwardAwarded by the Committee on Rock Mechanics of the Japan Society of Civil Engineers (Tokyo, Japan) for the paper presentation "On the Mechanical Instability of a Displacement-Softening Plane of Weakness."
[4]Excellent Contributions AwardIACMAG - International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (Tucson, Arizona, USA).
[5]The Young Scientists' PrizeAssociated with "The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology" (Tokyo, Japan).
[6]JCRM AwardAwarded by the Japanese Committee for Rock Mechanics (JCRM, Tokyo, Japan) of the International Society for Rock Mechanics, for the paper "Uenishi, K. (2010). The Town Effect: Dynamic Interaction between a Group of Structures and Waves in the Ground. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 43(6), 811-819."
[7]Highly Commendable Paper Award (JIC Award)Awarded at the 10th International Conference on Shock and Impact Loads on Structures (Singapore, 25-26 November 2013), for the paper "Uenishi, K., and S. Sakurai. Seaquakes and Their Impact on Floating Structures."
[8]JSPS PrizeAwarded by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS, Tokyo, Japan).


Professional Activities


MemberAGU - American Geophysical Union
IACM - International Association for Computational Mechanics
ISRM - International Society for Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering
JGS - Japanese Geotechnical Society
JpGU - Japan Geoscience Union
JSASS - Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences
JSCE - Japan Society of Civil Engineers
SSJ - Seismological Society of Japan


Book Reviewer
PAGEOPH - Pure and Applied Geophysics
Editorial Board MemberIJRMMS - International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences
Guest EditorRSTA - Theme Issue "Fracture Dynamics of Solid Materials: From Particles to the Globe" of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A (379(2196))

Lectureships, Past and Present

LecturerOrganization for General Education, Kumamoto University, Japan
Research Center for Urban Safety and Security (and Department of Civil Engineering), Kobe University, Japan
College of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan

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