AKIHIRO TAKEZAWA

Last Updated :2017/09/23

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Engineering, Associate Professor
E-mail
akihirohiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2005/04/01, 2007/03/31, FANUC CORPORATION, Researcher
  • 2007/04/01, 2009/07/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Engineering , Research Assistant
  • 2009/08/01, 2010/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Engineering , Research associate
  • 2010/04/01, 2010/08/31, Hiroshima University, Institute of Engineering, Research associate
  • 2010/09/01, Hiroshima University, Institute of Engineering, Associate Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • Kyoto University, Graduate School, Division of Engineering, Department of Precision Engineering, Japan, 2003/04, 2005/03
  • Kyoto University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Engineering Science, Japan, 1999/04, 2003/03

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Engineering, Kyoto University
  • Master of Engineering, Kyoto University

Educational Activity

  • School of Engineering:Department of Social and Environmental Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering:Transportation and Environmental Systems, Graduate School of Engineering:Transportation and Environmental Systems

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Vehicle and Environmental Systems

Research Fields

  • Complex systems;Biomedical engineering;Medical systems
  • Interdisciplinary science and engineering;Computational science;Computational science
  • Engineering;Mechanical engineering;Materials / Mechanics of materials

Research Keywords

  • Structural optimization
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Porous material
  • Composite material
  • Mechanical vibration
  • Optics
  • Finite element method

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • The Japan Society of Applied Physics
  • The Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers
  • Japan Society for Computational Engineering and Science

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2017, Liberal Arts Education Program1, Second Semester, Science of Vehicle and Transportation
  2. 2017, Liberal Arts Education Program1, First Semester, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  3. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Structural Mechanics and Exercises
  4. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Vehicle and Environmental Systems Project II
  5. 2017, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Theory of Vibration
  6. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Advanced Optimal Design
  7. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Advanced Optimal Design
  8. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Transportation and Environmental Systems Research I
  9. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Transportation and Environmental Systems Research II
  10. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Transportation and Environmental Systems Seminar I
  11. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Transportation and Environmental Systems Seminar II

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Cross-sectional optimization of whispering-gallery mode sensor with high electric field intensity in the detection domain, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 20(6), 381-390, 20141201
  2. Development of a novel phase-field method for local stress-based shape and topology optimization, COMPUTERS & STRUCTURES, 132, 84-98, 20140501
  3. Structural topology optimization with strength and heat conduction constraints, COMPUTER METHODS IN APPLIED MECHANICS AND ENGINEERING, 276, 341-361, 20140701
  4. Design methodology of piezoelectric energy-harvesting skin using topology optimization, STRUCTURAL AND MULTIDISCIPLINARY OPTIMIZATION, 49(2), 281-297, 20140701
  5. Phase field method to optimize dielectric devices for electromagnetic wave propagation, JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS, 257, 216-240, 20140501
  6. Layout optimization methodology of piezoelectric transducers in energy-recycling semi-active vibration control systems, JOURNAL OF SOUND AND VIBRATION, 333(2), 327-344, 20140714
  7. Enhancement of non-resonant dielectric cloaks using anisotropic composites, AIP ADVANCES, 4(1), 20140415
  8. Sensitivity analysis and optimization of vibration modes in continuum systems, JOURNAL OF SOUND AND VIBRATION, 332(6), 1553-1566, 2013
  9. Geometrical design of thermoelectric generators based on topology optimization, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR NUMERICAL METHODS IN ENGINEERING, 90(11), 1363-1392, 2012
  10. Designing piezoresistive plate-based sensors with distribution of piezoresistive material using topology optimization, SMART MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES, 21(8), 2012
  11. Cross-Sectional Shape Optimization of Whispering-Gallery Ring Resonators, JOURNAL OF LIGHTWAVE TECHNOLOGY, 30(17), 2776-2782, 2012
  12. Shape Optimization System of Bottom Structure of Ship Incorporating Individual Mesh Subdivision and Multi-Point Constraint, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OFFSHORE AND POLAR ENGINEERING, 21(3), 209-215, 2011
  13. Topology optimization of compliant circular path mechanisms based on an aggregated linear system and singular value decomposition, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR NUMERICAL METHODS IN ENGINEERING, 89(6), 706-725, 2012
  14. Shape Optimization System of Bottom Structure of Ship Incorporating Individual Mesh Subdivision and Multi-Point Constraint, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OFFSHORE AND POLAR ENGINEERING, 21(3), 209-215, 2011
  15. Topology optimization for worst load conditions based on the eigenvalue analysis of an aggregated linear system, COMPUTER METHODS IN APPLIED MECHANICS AND ENGINEERING, 200(25-28), 2268-2281, 2011
  16. Shape and topology optimization based on the phase field method and sensitivity analysis, JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS, 229(7), 2697-2718, 2010
  17. Topology optimization for designing strain-gauge load cells, STRUCTURAL AND MULTIDISCIPLINARY OPTIMIZATION, 42(3), 387-402, 2010
  18. A topology optimization method based on the level set method incorporating a fictitious interface energy, COMPUTER METHODS IN APPLIED MECHANICS AND ENGINEERING, 199(45-48), 2876-2891, 2010
  19. Structural optimization based on topology optimization techniques using frame elements considering cross-sectional properties, Structural and Multi-disciplinary Optimization, 34(1), 41-60, 2007
  20. Structural Optimization Using Function-Oriented Elements to Support Conceptual Designs, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 128(4), 689-701, 2006
  21. Topology optimization of damping material for reducing resonance response based on complex dynamic compliance, JOURNAL OF SOUND AND VIBRATION, 365, 230-243, MAR 17 2016
  22. Design methodology using topology optimization for anti-vibration reinforcement of generators in a ship's engine room, PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS PART M-JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING FOR THE MARITIME ENVIRONMENT, 230(1), 216-226, FEB 2016
  23. Porous composite with negative thermal expansion obtained by photopolymer additive manufacturing, APL Materials, 3(7), 076103, 20150714
  24. Power evaluation of advanced energy-harvester using graphical analysis, Mechanical Engineering Journal, 2(4), 14-00444, 20150723
  25. Topology optimization of damping material for reducing resonance response based on complex dynamic compliance, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 365, 230-243, 20151219