Tomonari Furukawa

Professor

(540) 231-9311
225 Goodwin Hall- 0238
635 Prices Fork Road
Blacksburg, VA 24061
tomonari@vt.edu

Education

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

225 Goodwin Hall – 0238 Marker-48

LEARN MORE ABOUT TOMONARI

  • 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

  • Professional Affiliations


  • Publications

  • Professional History


  • Awards and Honors

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

  • Professional Leadership

    • Editorial Advisory Board, International Journal on Micro Aerial Vehicles, 2008
    • Editorial Advisory Board, Engineering Optimization, 2008

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