Kogakuin University, Japan
Prof. Shigehiro Hashimoto now is a professor of Biomedical Engineering, and Dean, Faculty of Engineering of Kogakuin University, Tokyo, Japan. He got his Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Physics (1979), and Master of Engineering at Tokyo Institute of Technology (1981), Tokyo, Doctor of Medicine at Kitasato University (1987), Sagamihara, and Doctor of Engineering at Tokyo Institute of Technology (1990), Tokyo. He was Research Associate in School of Medicine (1981-1989), and Assistant Professor in School of Medicine (1989-1994), at Kitasato University, Associate Professor in the Department of Electronics (1994-2001), and Professor at Osaka Institute of Technology (2001-2011). He also was the Creator of the first Department of Biomedical Engineering in Japan at Osaka Institute of Technology (2005) and Director of its Medical Engineering Research Center (2005-2011). He was Associate to President and Dean of Admissions Center at Kogakuin University, Tokyo (2012-2018). He experienced internship in Research Center for Artificial Heart in Free University in Berlin (1977). He is the author of the books of “Introduction to Biosystems Engineering (1996)”, “Introduction to Biomedical Measurement Engineering (2000)”, and “Introduction to Biomechanical Engineering (2013)”. His present researches focus on bio- cellular mechanics using micromachined flow channel.