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Prof. Yukio Tamura

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Global COE program secretariat 1583, Iiyama, Atsugi-shi, Kanagawa, 243-0297, Japan
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1. Personal Information
Name: Yukio Tamura
Position: Professor
- Director, Wind Engineering Research Center, Tokyo Polytechnic University
- Director, The 21st Century COE Program under Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japanese Government
Organization: Department of Architectural Engineering,
Faculty of Engineering,
Tokyo Polytechnic University
Work Address: 1583 Iiyama, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan, 243-0297
Phone & Fax: +81-46-242-9547
E-mail: yukio@arch.t-kougei.ac.jp
2. Prizes
June 2004 Jack E. Cermak Medal, Engineering Mechanics Division, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
May 1994 The Prize of Japan Association for Wind Engineering (The most significant paper in 1993), Japan Association for Wind Engineering (JAWE)
May 1993 The Prize of Architectural Institute of Japan (The most significant paper in 1992), Architectural Institute of Japan (AIJ)
3. Appointments
Aug 2006 - present Guest Professor, Shenzhen University, China
Sep 2004 - present Guest Professor and Part Time Professor for PhD Students, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Apr 2004 - present Advisory Professor, State Key Laboratories for Disaster-Resistance in Civil Engineering, Tonji University, China
Oct 2003 - present Guest Professor, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China
Jan 2002 -
Mar 2002
Visiting Melchor Professor, Department of Civil Engineering & Geological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, USA
Dec 2000 -
Nov 2002
Guest Professor, College of Civil Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Sep 1998 - present Guest Professor, Opole University of Technology, Poland
4. Partial List of Social Activities
President,International Association for Wind Engineering (2007 - present)
Chairman,International Symposium on Computational Wind Engineering (CWE2006), July 16 - 19, Yokohama, Japan (2006)
Assessor,Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, (2005 - present)
Chairman,Workshop on Regional Harmonization of Wind Loading and Wind Environmental Specifications in Asia-Pacific Economies (APEC-WW) , November 19 - 20, Atsugi, Japan (2004)
Member,SEI Technical Activities Division Wind Effects Committee, ASCE, USA (2004 - 2010)
Member,International Editorial Board, Journal of Wind and Engineering (2004 - present)
Chairman,First International Symposium on Wind Effects on Buildings and Urban Environment (1ISWE) , March 8-9, Tokyo, Japan (2004)
Member,Tall Buildings Committee, ASCE, USA (2003 - 2009)
Member,International Editorial Board, Advances in Structural Engineering (2003 - present)
Member,Aerodynamics Committee, ASCE, USA (2002 - 2008)
Chairman,The 2nd Codification Workshop, International Association for Wind Engineering, Kyoto (2001)
Assessor,University Grants Committee, Hong Kong (1998 - present)
Member,International Editorial Board, Wind & Structures, Techno-Press, Korea(1998 - present)
Assessor,Australian Research Council, Australia (1998 - present)
Member,Advisory Board, Structural Dynamic Research Center, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (1997 - present)

Associate Member,Science Council of Japan (2006 - present)
President,Japan Association for Wind Engineering (2004 - present)
Chairman,Committee on Wind Loading, Architectural Institute of Japan (2002 - present)
being appointed to more than 50 other academic and governmental committees in
Japan, currently
5. External Examiner for PhD Dissertations
2005 K.M. Parammasivam, Madras Institute of Technology, Anna University, Chennai (India)
2003 E. Mayol, University of Technology, Sydney (Australia)
2001 A. Tanurdjaja, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
2000 R. Denoon, The University of Queensland (Australia)
1998 S.D. Xue, Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong)
1997 M. J. Glanville, The University of Sydney (Australia)
1996 Q. S. Li, Monash University (Australia)
6. Partial List of Invited lectures
Extreme wind events and assessment Aug.,2006 Institute for Building Science and Technology,Vietnam
Wind resistant design of tall buildings in Japan Aug.,2006 International Wind Loading Workshop,James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Strong wind events: full-scale observations, wind tunnel simulation and damage assessment July,2006 International Summer School on Full-Scale and Model-Scale Studies of Dynamical Structures,Poland
Damping in buildings and estimation techniques Feb.,2006 Australasian Wind Engineering Society,Queenstown, New Zealand
Strong wind events: Full-scale observations, wind tunnel simulation and damage assessment Dec.,2005 Croucher Advanced Study Institute,The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Damping in buildings and estimation techniques Sep.,2005 The 6th Asia-Pacific Conference on Wind Engineering (APCWE-VI),Seoul, Korea
Wind resistant design of tall buildings Oct.,2004 Architectural Institute of Korea,Seoul
7. Partial List of Recent Papers
Profiles of mean wind speeds and vertical turbulence intensities measured at seashore and two inland sites using Doppler sodars Jun. 2007 Y. Tamura, et al. JWEIA, Vol.95, Issue 6, pp.411-427
Mean wind pressure coefficients on surfaces of gable-roofed low- rise buildings Jun. 2007 Y. Quan,Y. Tamura,
M. Matsui
Advances in Structural Engineering, Vol.10, No.3, pp.259-271
Wind speed profiles in tropical cyclones Jan. 2007 L.T.Giang,Y. Tamuraet al. J. Wind and Engineering Vol.4, No.10 pp.39-48
Vortex shedding and aerodynamic forces on a circular cylinder in linear shear flow at sub-critical Reynolds number Jul. 2007 S. Cao, S. Ozono, H. Hirano, Y. Tamura J. Fluids and Structures, Vol.23, Issue 5 pp.703-714
Evaluation perception of wind-induced vibration in buildings May, 2006 Y. Tamura et al.

Structures and Buildings ICE Vol.159, Issue SB5 pp.283-293.
Wind tunnel tests and wind-induced vibration analysis of spherical domes May, 2006 Z. Zhang, Y. Tamura Advances Steel Constructions, pp.71-86
Building Monitors, The complementary characteristics of GPS and accelerometers in monitoring structural deformation Mar. 2006 X. Li, C. Rizos L. Ge, E. Ambikairaiah,Y. Tamura, A. Yoshida Inside GNSS, Engineering Solutions for the Global Navigation Satellite System Community Vol.1, No.2 pp.40-47
8. Miscellaneous
First Grade Qualified Architect