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Kuniaki Dohda

Adjunct Professor

Contact

2145 Sheridan Road
Tech B224
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

Email Kuniaki Dohda

Departments

Mechanical Engineering

Education

Dr. Eng. Mechanical Engineering, Nagoya University, Japan

MS Mechanical Production Engineering, Toyama University, Japan

BS Mechanical Production Engineering, Toyama University, Japan


Research Interests

Dr. Dohda's main research interests are in the interrelated area of metal forming, process tribology, surface engineering and micro/meso manufacturing. Toyota Motor Central Lab, Nippon Steel, Nachi Fujikoshi, Kobe Steel, Sankyo Aluminum, YKK and others have supported his work. Dr. Dohda has published about 150 articles and supervised over 40 MS and some Ph.D. students in these areas. Dr. Dohda used to be Chair of the Process Tribology Committee in Japan Society of Technology of Plasticity. He is the past Chair of the Materials and Material Processing Division of Japan Society of Mechanical Engineering.


Selected Publications

    1. Dohda, K., Tsuchiya, Y., Kitamura, K. and Mori, H., Evaluation of tribo-characteristics of diamond-like-carbon containing Si by metal forming simulators, Wear, (2012)
    2. Dohda, K., Investigation of tribological phenomenon for new metal forming processes, Journal of the JSTP, (2011)
    3. Futamura, M., Ishitani, A., Makino, T. and Dohda, K., Friction Behavior of Ball Rolling with Plastic Deformation, Tribology Online, (2011)
    4. Futamura, M., Ishitani, A., Makino, T. and Dohda, K., Proposal of a Ball Burnishing Method with Force Rotation, Tribology Online, (2011)
    5. Futamura, M., Dohda, K., Makino, T. and Suzuki, T., Micro-Dimple Forming for Inner Surface of Pipe, Transactions of North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME, (2010)
    6. Cao, J., Dohda, K., Zhou, R., Makino, T. and Futamura, M., An Investigation on Bump Formation in Forming of Micro Dimples, Steel Research International, (2010)
    7. Dohda, K., Makino, T. and Kaqtoh, H., Tribo-Characteristic of Coated Die Against Magnesium in Ironing Process, Int. J. Material Forum, (2009)
    8. Makino, T., Dohda, K., Ishitani, A. and Zhang, H., Anisotropy of Plastic Deformation in Micro/Meso-Scale Metal Forming – Development of Testing Method –, Trans. of the North American Manufacturing Research Institution / Society of Manufacturing Engineers, (2009)
    9. Zhang, H., Makino, T. and Dohda, K., Production of Small Pin By Micro/Meso-Scale Rotary Forming, Material Science Forum, (2009)

Significant Recognition

  • Fellow of America Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Fellow of Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Fellow of Japan Society of Technology of Plasticity
  • Advisor, Digital Engineering, National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), Bangkok, Thailand
  • Advisory Professor, State Key Laboratory of Tribology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, Chain
  • Guest Professor, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
  • Outstanding Paper Award, North American Manufacturing Research Conference (NAMRC)/ International Conference on Tribology in Manufacturing Processes (ICTMP), 2012
  • JSTP Medal, Japan Society of Technology of Plasticity, 2011
  • International Award, Division of M&P, Japan Society of Mechanical Engineering, 2005

Significant Professional Service
Present

  • President, International Research Group on Tribology in Manufacturing
  • Vice President, International Institute of Micro Manufacturing
  • Associate Editor, Friction (ISSN 2223-7690)
  • Foreign Editor, Journal of Forging & Stamping Technology, China
  • Honorary Advisor, Micro/Meso-scale Mechanical Manufacturing Division in Metal Industries Research and Development Center, Taiwan

Past

  • Chair, International Coordinating Committee of Tribology Division, ASME
  • Division Chair, Division of Materials and Materials Processing of Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Director, Process Tribology Committee of Japan Society of Plasticity
  • Director, NAMRI/SME
  • Director, Microforming Research Group, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan