Satoru Yoneyama

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Aoyama Gakuin University

Ph.D. Tokyo Institute of Technology 2000
M.S. Aoyama Gakuin University 1997
B.S. Aoyama Gakuin University 1995

Satoru Yoneyama received his bachelor's and master's degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Aoyama Gakuin University in 1995 and 1997 respectively and Ph.D. degree in Mechanical and Control Engineering from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 2000. He was affiliated with Aoyama Gakuin University, Wakayama University, Tokyo University of Science, and Osaka Prefecture University. He is currently a Professor at Aoyama Gakuin University.

Dr. Yoneyama is a member of the Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM), the Japanese Society for Experimental Mechanics (JSEM), the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME), the Japanese Society for Non-destructive Inspection (JSNDI), the International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE), the British Society for Strain Measurement (BSSM), the Society of Materials Science Japan (JSMS), and the Japan Society for Composite Materials (JSCM). He is now serving as an associate technical editor of Experimental Mechanics.

He received the Outstanding Paper Award from the Japanese Society for Photoelasticity in 2000, the Rising Researchers Award from JSNDI in 2002, the R.E. Peterson Award from SEM in 2002, the Outstanding Paper Award from JSNDI in 2003, the Incentive Award from JSNDI in 2008, the Technology Award from JSEM in 2008, A.J. Durelli Award from SEM in 2014, A.S. Kobayashi Young Investigator Award in Experimental Science in 2017, and SEM Fellow in 2020. He has also been recognized by JSEM as a Distinguished Specialist of Experimental Mechanics since 2016.

His research interests are optical methods, viscoelasticity, fracture mechanics and contact mechanics.

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