Prof. Kazuhiko Sakaki
Kazuhiko Sakaki is a Professor since 2014 at Shinshu University within the Materials Processing and Design Engineering research group working in the area of Metal making/Resorce production engineering. He obtained his Doctor of Engineering degree from Shinshu University in 1999 and a Master of gradutae school in 1986. He served as engineer at Toshiba Corporation from 1988 to 1993. In 2019, he was awarded the IWAKI Award (Special prize) , Achievement name Basic research on cold spray method and development of application examples. He's now president of the Japan Thermal Spray Society. He was actively involved in differents academic societies such as The Japan Welding Engineering Society, Surface Modification Research and Technology Committee, Japan Institute of Light Metals, Japanese Society for Engineering Education, ASMInternational/TSS, Japan Institute of Metals, Japan Society of Mechanical Engineering and Japan Thermal Spraying Society.