News of Prof. Takashi’s death

Dear All Steering Members of ASEM
Dear Colleagues and Friends:

I am sorry to tell you that Prof. Takashi died of lung cancer on Friday, August 30 at 11:43pm.
I expre ss the deepest condolence for the bliss of the dead.

Prof. Takashi’s funereal guidance
Place: The Tama Ceremony Hall Koganei Kaikan
Address: 5-8-29, Kajino-cho, Koganei-shi, Tokyo
Telephone: +81-120-55-7089, FAX +81-42-387-3200
Funeral wake (Vigil): 18:00-19:00, Mon., September 2, 2013.
Funeral ceremony: 12:00-13:00, Tue., September 3, 2013.
Chief mourner: Noriko Takashi (Mr. Prof. Takashi's wife)

Born in 1939 (74 years old of age at death).

Achievements Prof. Takashi studied experimental mechanics, especially viscoelastic material and photoelasticity.
He made efforts to establish Technical Section on Advanced Technology in Experimental Mechanics JSME-MMD,
and JSEM, and he was the president of JSEM, as a leader of the experimental mechanics in Japan.
Also internationally, he made efforts to found International Conference on Advanced Technology in Experimental Mechanics,
and Asian Committee on Experimental Mechanics (ASEM), and he was active in the field of experimental mechanics as the president of SEM.

Best regards, Harry

Yoshiharu Morimoto (Harry Moire)
Emeritus Professor at Wakayama University
Chairman (CEO) of 4D Sensor Inc.
1F-18, Wakayama Business Square, 5, Ichiban-cho, Wakayama, 640-8146, Japan,
Phone/Fax. +81-73-426-1003

Representative Director of Moire Institute Inc.
2-1-4-804, Hagurazaki, Izumisano, Osaka 598-0046, Japan,