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Shigeo Yoshida Last modified date:2023.03.17

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Academic Degree
Dr. Eng.
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Field of Specialization
Wind Turbine Technology
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Outline Activities
(1) Research: development of analysis/design method and application of aerodynamics, aero-elastics, and control/safety of wind energy, wind turbine, floating offshore wind turbine, kite wind energy converter, etc.
(2) Education: Nonlinear Fluid Mechanics in Department of Earth System Science and Technology, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Science.
(3) Social Activities: board director and the chair person of the academy and project committee of JWEA, operating agent at IEA Wind, committee members of Ministries, JEMA, specialist at Courthouse, etc.
Research Interests
  • Modeling, fundamental design, aerodynamics, control and safety of wind turbines (on-shore, bottom-based offshore, floating offshore).
    keyword : Wind Energy, Wind Turbine
  • Wind farm performance, fatigue mitigation, layout optimization
    keyword : Wind Energy, Wind Turbine
  • Downwind rotor and tower shadow model
    keyword : Wind Energy, Wind Turbine
Academic Activities
Works, Software and Database
2. Fatigue Load Database of a 2MW Wind Turbine.
Membership in Academic Society
  • The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • The Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics
  • Japan Wind Energy Association
  • Japan Solar Energy Society
  • Turbomachinery Society of Japan
  • Yoshida, S., Utsunomiya, T., Effects of Wave-to-Wind Direction Misalignment and Turbulence Intensity on Dynamic Characteristics and Fatigue Loads of Spar-Type Floating Wind Turbines
  • Hashimoto, T., Yoshida, S., Iso, O., Wind Farm Layout Optimization Considering Wake and Inclination Effects on Power Generation and Fatigue Damage
  • Yoshida, S., Effects of Wind Parameters to Wind Turbine Fatigue Load
  • Kiyoki, S., Yoshida, S., Turbulence Measurement Using Nacelle Anemometer of Downwind Turbines
  • Yoshida, S., Variable Speed-Variable Pitch Control Parameters for Aero-elastic Simulations of Wind Turbine Support Structures
  • Yoshida, S., Wind Turbine Tower Optimization Method Using Genetic Algorithm
  • Yoshida, S., Downwind Turbine
  • Shigeo Yoshida, Load Equivalent Tower Shadow Modeling
Educational Activities
Education for master and doctoral students at IGSES (Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Science), ESST (Deartment of Earth System Science and Technology) of Kyushu University, since 2013.
Other Educational Activities
  • 2019.03, Internship Student from National Institute of Technology, Kurume Collage.
  • 2018.11, National Institute of Technology, Kurume College, #5 Kyushu University, IGSES Special Lecture.
  • 2018.08, Internship student from National Institute of Technology, Kurume College.
  • 2016.08, Internship student from National Institute of Technology, Kurume College.
  • 2015.08, Students from Campus Asia Summer School.
  • 2013.08, Students from Campus Asia Summer School.
Professional and Outreach Activities
Standardization and certification committees and working groups of JEMA (The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association), Class NK, etc.
Expert committees related to METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry), MOE (Ministry of Environment), MLIT (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism), NEDO (New Energy and Industrial Technologies Development Organization), Tokyo and Oita District Court, etc.
IEA Wind Task 40 Downwind Turbine Technologies Operating Agent.
Contract research, technical advisory, technical consulting, etc.
Accident investigation committees, etc.
Extension lectures and seminars, etc..