• Research

    Multiphysics system analysis and design
    Computational and experimental mechanics
    Structural health monitoring
    Material characterization
    Sensor networks
    Image analysis
    Bayesian estimation and control
    Autonomous systems
    Cooperative robotics
    Inverse analysis and optimization
  • Awards and Honors

    2006 – JACM Young Investigator Award for Computational Mechanics, Japan Association on Computational Mechanics
    2005 – Best Student Paper Presentation Award (with student), International Conference on Sensing Technologies
    2004 – Best Paper Award Finalist, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems
    2004 – IACM Young Investigator Award for Computational Mechanics, International Association on Computational Mechanics
    2004 – APACM Young Investigator Award for Computational Mechanics, Asian-Pacific Association on Computational Mechanics
    2003 – Anthony Mason Fellowship, UNSW
    2000 – U2000 Research Fellowship, University of Sydney
    2000 – JSME Young Investigator Award, Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers
    2000 – Toyota Research Fellowship, Toyota Research Foundation
    1995 – Student Paper Award Finalist, ASME/JSME Joint Conference on Pressure Vessels and Piping
    1992 – Overseas Postgraduate Research Scholarship, Australian Government
    1990-1991 – Japanese Government Scholarship
    1987 – Saneyoshi Scholarship


Ph.D., University of Tokyo, 1996
M.S., University of Sydney, 1993
B.S., Waseda University, 1990

(540) 231-9311
225 Goodwin Hall – 0238
635 Prices Fork Road
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Tomonari Furukawa