Chubu University & Keio University

Ichiro Inasaki

2010

Ichiro Inasaki is currently member of the acatech – National Academy of Science and Engineering and former Director of the Institute of Science and Technology Research at Chubu University and one of the foremost researchers in the field of machining, machine tool technologies, and tribology. Inasaki claims that while manufacturing technology faces strong criticism for its environmental impact, symbiotic technology has the ability to reduce the load of manufacturing on environment.

Recipient of numerous awards including honorary fellowship of the International Academy for Production Engineering, and the F.W. Taylor Research Medal from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Inasaki’s academic efforts offer the industrial policy makers a pioneering key to bridge the gap between environment and productivity.