September 28, 2005 (Wed)
Yamamoto, Ryoichi
(Professor, University of Tokyo, Japan)
"Eco design and Eco Eefficiency as An ennvironmental-performance indicator "

Prof. YamamotoBiography of Prof. Ryoichi Yamamoto

Educational Background

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Tokyo
Bachelor of Eng. March (1969)
Master of Eng. March (1971)
Dr. of Eng. March (1974)

Professional Background

1974-1976 Visiting Scholar, Max-Planck Institute fur Metallforschung, Germany
1976-1980 Research Associate, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tokyo
1980-1989 Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tokyo
1989-1993 Professor, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Tokyo
1992-1999 Professor, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo
1999 Professor, Center for Collaborative Research, University of Tokyo
2001-2002 Director, Center for Collaborative Research, University of Tokyo

Major Research Areas

  • Ecodesign and Life-Cycle Assessment
  • Ecomaterials
  • Crystalline Lattice Defects
  • Thin Films and Superlattices
  • Computational Materials Science

Social Activities
(1) President of MRS-Japan (1996-1997, 2000)
(2) President of the Ecomaterials Forum of Japan (1998-)
(3) Chairman of the National Committee for ISO/TC207/SC3 (Ecolabelling)(1993-)
(4)

Steering Committee Chairman of Ecoproducts Exhibition (1999-)

 

President of the Forum on Materials and Molecular Design (1997- )

(5) Honourable chairman of Green-Purchasing Network of Japan
(6) Advisor for Environmental Reporting Network of Japan
(7) Chairman of the National Committee for Green Procurement by the Government (2000-)
(8) President of Japan Eco-efficiency Forum (2004)
(9) President of Japan LCA Society (2004)

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