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Curriculum Vitae
Name SETO Kazuto
Date of Birth 1938/03/31
Nationality Japanese
Sex Male
Present Position: President, Seto-engneering office
Honorary Member of Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers
Senior research fellow of Nihon Univ.
Education Areas of Concentration Previous Positions Awards and Titles
Professional Qualification/Membership Academic Activity Grants Awarded
Consultants and Research Experience Publications
Education:
Bachelor of Engineering (Br. Eng.) in Mechanical Engineering, March 1962, Nihon University, Tokyo
Master of Engineering (Ms. Eng.) in Mechanical Engineering, March 1968, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo
Doctor of Engineering (Dr. Eng.) in Mechanical Engineering, March 1971, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo
Areas of Concentration:
Vibration Control in Mechatronics, Structural Vibration Control, Optimum Design of Vibration Control Devices, Motion and Vibration Control of Flexible Structures, Control of Robot Manipulators, Control of Walking Robot.
Master of Engineering (Ms. Eng.) in Mechanical Engineering, March 1968, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo
Doctor of Engineering (Dr. Eng.) in Mechanical Engineering, March 1971, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo
Previous Positions:
1971/1974 Lecture; the National Defense Academy
1974/1985 Associate Professor; the National Defense Academy
1985/1993 Professor; the National Defense Academy
1993/2007: Professor; Nihon University
1995/1997 Part-time Professor; Osaka University
2001/2004 Part-time Professor; Tokushima University
2005/2007 Part-time Professor; Tokyo University of Science
Awards and Titles:
JSME 1985 Excellence Paper Award
JSME 1990 Excellence Paper Award
JSME 95' DYMEC (Dynamics, Measurement and Control) Field Advancement Award
JSME 96' DYMEC Award for International Activity
SICE 2007 Excellent Book Award
Professional Qualification/Membership:
Honorary Member of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME)
Fellow JSME
SICE (The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers)
Academic Activity:
1992/1993 Chairman of Dynamics, Measurement and Control Division of JSME
1995/1997 Chairman of Tokyo Block in JSME
1997/1998 Chairman of International Activity Board in JSME
1998/1999 Executive Director in JSME
1999/2001 Specialist Member of Professional Engineering Council
2000/2002 Evaluator of JABEE (Japan Accreditation Board for Engineering Education)
2000/2003 Accreditation Board for Engineering and Education (JABEE)
2000/2004 Member of The Criteria and Examination Committee in Japan
Grants Awarded:
1996/1997 Japan Scientific Promotive Foundation - Active Vibration Control for Flexible Structures arranged in Parallel
1996/1998 Japan Scientific Promotive Foundation - Study on Dynamical Optimal Design for Intelligent Structures
1997/1999 Japan Scientific Promotive Foundation - Research for Hybrid Control of Sound Noise Reduction
1998/2001 Japan Scientific Promotive Foundation - Seismic Response Control for Multi-Tall Buildings connected by Active Controlled Bridges
1999/2002 Japan Scientific Promotive Foundation - Study on Total Design and Multi-Modes Vibration Control for Car Body with Light Weight
1999/2002 Japan Scientific Promotive Foundation - Study on Motion and Vibration Control for Structures with Many Modes to be controlle
2006/2007 Japan Scientific Promotive Foundation - Study on Structural Control using Connected Control Method
Consultants and Research Experience:
1986/1988 Mitsubishi Electronics Co. - Development of Active Vibration Control Systems
1986/1988 NEC Home Electronics - Development of Optical Servo-Systems
1988/1989 Mitsubishi Heavy Industry Co. - Development of Active Dynamic Absorbers
1989/1991 NEC Home Electronics - Development of Cleaning Robot
1990/1992 Nissan Motor Co. - Development of Hydraulic Engine Mounts
1996/1998 Citizen Watch Co. - Development of Hard Disk Drivers
1996/1997 shikawajima Heavy Industry - Magnetic Bearing Control
1996/1997 Mitsui Ship Co. - Modeling and Active Vibration Control for Bridge Tower Structures under Construction
1998/2000 Hitachi Co. - Development of Vibration Isolation Systems for Washing Machines
1999/2001 Ohbayashi Co. - Research and Development of Connecteing Building Control Method
2001/Present Technical Adviser at Oiles Corporation, Tokyo
2001/Present Technical Adviser at Showa Science Corporation, Tokyo
Publications:
Books (single author)
(1) Vibration Control (in Japanese), Maruzen Publishing Co. 1999
(2) Vibration Control of Structures (in Japanese), Corona Publishing Co. 2006
(3) Dynamic Vibration Absorber and Its applications (in Japanese), Corona Publishing Co. 2008
Book (co-author)
(4) Analysis and Design of Servo Control Systems (in Japanese) (N.Tominari, K.Seto, Y.Okada), Corona Publishing Co. 1979
(5) Vibration Engineering (in Japanese) (K.Seto, K.Maruyama) Morikita Publishing Co. 2002
(6) Active Control of Structures (A.Preumont, K.Seto), Wiley, 2008
Book (shared write):
(7) Chapter 8, Lumped Modeling and Robust Control for Bridge Towers under Construction, Advances in Structural Control, Edited by J. Rodellar, A.H. Barbat, F. Casciati, CIMNE, pp.159-196, 1999.
(8) Vibration Control Method for Triple Ultra Tall Buildings, Structural Control, Edited by A. Baratta, J. Rodellar, World Scientific, pp.535-542,1996.
(9) Active Control for Lightweight Isolation Systems, IUTAM Symposium on Vibration Control of Nonlinear Mechanisms and Structures, Edited by H. Ulbrich, W. Gunthner, Springer, pp.297-307, 2005.
(10) Hybrid Connected Control Method with Equivalent Performance for Two Flexible Parallel Buildings with Different Heights and Stiffness, Motion and Vibration Control, Edited by H. Ulbrich, L. Ginzinger, Springer, pp.345-356,2008.
Articles in Journals
105 papers published in Transactions of The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (in Japanese)
50 papers published in Journal (See list of Journal papers)
190 Papers published in Proceedings
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