CURRICULUM VITAE


HIDEAKI KOSUGE

Date of Birth: March 1948

EDUCATION:

Keio Gijyuku University, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama City, Japan

April 1970 to March 1976
Graduate School of Mechanical Engineering, Turbo machinery
Master of Mechanical Engineering, March 1972
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, March 1977

WORK EXPERIENCE:

1976
Nissan Motors Central Research Laboratory
Responsible for research and development of aero-dynamic parts of gas turbine engines
Responsible for feasibility study of Diesel engines
Responsible for research and development of torque converters and the matching of engines and passenger cars
1988

Nissan Motors Co. Power train Design Department

Responsible for design and development of torque converters
Responsible for all the components design and development of automatic transmissions
1994

JATCO CORPORATION

2000

Ricardo Japan Tokyo Office
   Representative office of Ricardo Consulting Engineers Ltd

2003

KAPEC ( KOREA POWERTARIN CO.,LTD. )
   Technical Director


OTHER INTERESTS:

Travelling, especially in Europe, painting , art appreciation and reading historical novels and spy novels.

PAPERS:

Doctoral thesis:

"Investigation on the characteristics of radial flow turbine under pulsating flow conditions", 1976

Main Papers ( published):


  1. "Investigation on pulsating flow phenomena of turbo-charged piping system", Society of Japanese Mechanical Engineering Report, 1977
  2. "A Performance of Radial Inflow Turbines under Pulsating Flow Conditions", Transaction of ASME J. of Engineering for Power(75-GT-30), 1972
  3. "A Consideration Concerning Stall and Surge Limitations within Centrifugal Compressors", Transaction of ASME J. of Engineering for Power (82-GT-15), 1982
    Receiving the president commendation prize of Nissan Motors
  4. "Investigation on cooling loss reduction of reciprocating engine by heat insulation", Nissan Technical Report, 1983
  5. "Influence of the combustion chamber heat insulation on the thermal efficiency of engine", Internal Combustion Engine Joint Symposium lecture memoir , 1985
  6. "Development of power-train specification decision supporting system on A/T car", Nissan Technical Report, 1988
  7. "Graphic Expert System to Optimize the Specification of Engine and Automatic Transmission for a Vehicle", JSAE Review Vol.11 No.1 ,Jan. 1990
  8. Automotive Engineering Complete Book Series of SANKAI-DOU Ltd.
    6th Volumes ""The Rotary engine and Gas Turbine"",1980
    The direct of a clause of fluid component for a gas turbine
Excluded the paper of the joint work.
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