Fracture and Reliability Research Institute welcomes highly qualified Ph. D and Ms. students from all over the world.

History

1964.4.1

Establishment of Research Institute for Strength and Fracture of Materials

Director:
  • Prof. Takeo Yokobori (1964.4.1-1981.3.31)
  • Prof. Ichiro Maekawa (1981.4.1-1983.4.1)
  • Prof. Hideaki Takahashi (1983.4.2-1989.5.28)
Division:
Division 1
1989.5.29

Establishment of Research Institute for Fracture Technology

Director:
  • Prof. Hideaki Takahashi (1989.5.29-1995.12.13)
  • Prof. Hiroshi Oikawa (1995.12.14-1996.1.31)
  • Prof. Tetsuo Shoji (1996.2.1-1999.3.31)
Divisions:
  • Fracture Physics and Chemistry Division
  • Crustal Rock Fracture Mechanics Division
  • Physics and Chemistry of Materials Division (Guest Division)
1999.4.1

Establishment of Fracture Research Institute

Director:
Prof. Tetsuo Shoji (1999.4.1-2004.3.31)
Divisions:
  • Fracture Control Research Division
  • Reliability Design Research Division
  • Research Division of Reliability and Economics (Guest Division)
2004.4.1

Establishment of Fracture and Reliability Research Institute

Director:
  • Prof. Tetsuo Shoji (2004.4.1-2005.3.31)
  • Prof. Yasutaka Iguchi (2005.4.1-2005.7.31)
  • Prof. Toshiyuki Hashida (2005.8.1-2009.3.31)
  • Prof. Hideo Miura (2009.4.1-2015.3.31)
Divisions:
  • Division of Physics and Chemistry of Fracture
  • Division of New Energy Systems Science
  • Division of Nondestructive Monitering and Evaluation Research
  • Division of Materials Strength in Extreme Environment (Guest Division)
  • Division of Advanced Electric Power Technologies
    (Chair Endowed by Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc.)
  • Division of Maintenance and Reliability Assessment Technologies for High-Speed Railway Systems (Chair Endowed by East Japan Railway Company) (2008.4.1-2011.3.31)
  • Division of Strength of Materials in Environments for Energy Conversion Systems (2009.4.1-2012.3.31)
2015.4.1

Establishment of Fracture and Reliability Research Institute

Director:
  • Prof. Hideo Miura (2015.4.1-)
Divisions:
  • Division of Strength Reliability for Advanced Energy and Environmental Materials
  • Division of Design and Evaluation of Function and Reliability of Materials
  • Division of New Energy Systems Science
  • Division of Nondestructive Monitoring and Evaluation of Damages of Materials
  • Division of Extreme Environment Materials Strength (Guest Division)
  • Division of Advanced Electric Power Technologies(Joint Research with Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc.) (2015.4.1-)