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Yukikazu Iwasa
Head, Magnet Technology Division


Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Bachelor of Science, Mech. Eng.), June 1962.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Master of Science, Mech. Eng.), June 1962.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Master of Science, Elec. Eng.), June 1962.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Elec. Engr., Elec. Eng.), June 1964.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Doctor of Philosophy, Elec. Eng.), June 1967.

Professional Experience
1996-date: Head, Magnet Technology Division and research professor, MIT Francis Bitter Magnet Laboratory; Senior Lecturer, MIT Dept. Mech. Engr.
1996-1999 Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) Visiting Professor of Electrical Engineering, Keio University, Yokohama, Japan (June 1--November 30).
1982-1996: Assoc. Head, Magnet Technology Division and research professor, MIT Francis Bitter Magnet Laboratory; Senior Lecturer, Dept. Mech. Engr.
1967-1982 Research Staff, MIT Francis Bitter National Magnet Laboratory.
1966-1967 Graduate Research Assistant, MIT Dept. Elec. Engr.
1964-1966 Research Staff, MIT Francis Bitter National Magnet Laboratory.

Teaching Experience
1988-date Superconducting Magnets (2.648), graduate course in the MIT Mech. Eng. Dept. (Instructor in-charge).
1996-1999 Superconducting Magnets, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Keio University, Yokohama, Japan.
1983-1993 Measurement and Instrumentation (2.671), a required undergrad. course in the MIT Mech. Eng. Dept. (instructor co-in-charge).

Research Areas
Low- and high-temperature superconducting magnet technology (stability and protection; AC losses and other disturbances; monitoring; manufacturing of magnets); cryogenic engineering.

Book
Yukikazu Iwasa, Case Studies in Superconducting Magnets (Plenum Press, New York, 1994).
The 2nd edition under preparation: Expected publication date: October—December 2004.

Contact Information

Francis Bitter Magnet Laboratory
MIT Room NW14-3101
170 Albany Street
Cambridge MA 02139-4307

Voice: 617-253-5548
Fax: 617-253-5405

EMail: iwasa@jokaku.mit.edu

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