Research Professor, CWRU
Dr. Fumiaki Takahashi, Research Professor at Case Western Reserve University, conducts fire science and combustion research at the National Center for Space Exploration Research, NASA Glenn Research Center. His research interests and experience include fire blankets for structure protection from forest fires and pool fire suppression, microgravity combustion, water mist and halon-replacement agents, flame stabilization, candle flames, spray flames, laser diagnostics, soot formation, and slurry droplet combustion. During 1989 and 2000, Dr. Takahashi worked as Research Engineer and Associate Professor at University of Dayton Research Institute. He conducted research at the Air Force Research Laboratory and taught graduate courses on combustion. Before moving to Ohio, Dr. Takahashi was Professional Research Staff (1981-1988) at Princeton University. Dr. Takahashi is an AIAA associate fellow (Propellants and Combustion Technical Committee), a Program Committee member for International Symposia on Combustion, and served as a technical advisor for the National Fire Protection Association’s NFPA 2001 Cup Burner Technical Group. Dr. Takahashi was awarded UDRI’s Wohlleben/Hochwart Outstanding Professional Research Award, NASA’s Group Achievement Award, Distinguished Alumni Award from Keio University, and AIAA Sections’ Best Paper Awards. Dr. Takahashi has published 50 refereed papers and 200 presentations/reports.