International Press-in Association
Welcome to the Online Community of Press-in Engineering

Searching for the Truth Underground through Academic Theory and Practical Observations

FY2009 2nd Meeting of Research Committee

FY2009 2nd Meeting of Research Committee
Date:
20 Jan 2010
Time:
15:00 to 17:30
Venue:
IPC meeting room
Attendees:
Total 13
  • Prof. Osamu Kusakabe, Tokyo Institute of Technology (IPA Director)
  • Dr Yoshiaki Kikuchi, Independent Administrative Institution Port and Airport Research Institute
  • Prof. Tatsunori Matsumoto, Kanazawa University
  • Assoc. Prof. Taro Uchimura, The University of Tokyo
  • Dr Kohei Nagai, The University of Tokyo
  • Dr Kozo Tagaya (IPA Research Committee Chairman)
  • Takehiko Iizuka (IPA Research Committee)
  • Dr Tadahiko Okumura (IPA Secretary General)
    and other 5 members

FY2009 2nd meeting of Research Committee in 2009 was held in IPC meeting room. They discussed some of unsolved issues in press-in technology, the themes of “3rd IPA Research Grant Award” and the plan of “3rd IPA International Workshop”.

Regarding the issues of press-in technology, they exchanged the basic information of the standard Press-in Method such as work procedures, cycle time and sample data of measurements of site performance. They studied and shared the current situation and unsolved issues of the standard Press-in Method.

And the attendees discussed the theme of “3rd Research Grant Award” with referring to “2nd IPA Research Grant Award”. The IPA Secretariat gathered their opinions and proposals and will provide them with a draft later as a base of further discussion. They continue to deliberate themes by emails until the next meeting of Research Committee.

The attendees were reported by Dr Okumura his tour of inspection in Shanghai, China in December 2009 for “3rd IPA International Workshop”. And he announced the outline of the workshop schedule and the venue of workshop fixed on “Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai”.