JSNDI 2023 Board of Directors

Position Name Employment
President Ikuo Ihara Nagaoka University of Technology
Vice President Makoto Ochiai Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation
Vice President Kazuhiko Tsukada Kyoto University
Director Hirotsugu Inoue Tokyo Institute of Technology
Director Hideki Endo Shinko Inspection & Service Co,. Ltd.
Director Hiroyuki Ohneda Non-Destructive Inspection Co., Ltd.
Past President
Takamasa Ogata Kawasaki Heavy industries, Ltd.
Director Toshimitsu Kamada Pony Industry Co., Ltd.
Director Hiroyoshi Kawasaki TIS Co., Ltd.
Director Immediate
Past President
Takahide Sakagami Kobe University
Director Kunihiko Shinoda Non-Destructive Inspection Co., Ltd.
Director Hideyuki Nakamura IHI Inspection & Instrumentation Co., Ltd.
Director Hideo Nishino Tokushima University
Director Takahiro Hayashi Osaka University
Director Takashi Furukawa The Japan Power Engineering and Inspection Corporation
Director Michitaka Hori Nihon Denji Sokki Co., Ltd.
Director Yoshihiro Mizutani Tokyo Institute of Technology
Director Yorinobu Murata Wakayama University
Director Masahito Mochizuki Osaka University
Director Naoto Yagi Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Power Inspection Technologies, Ltd.
Auditor Kazuo Nakamura Non-Destructive Inspection Service Co., Ltd.
Auditor Hiroshi Uragaki Former Professor of Kochi University

General Outline of The Japanese Society for
Non-Destructive Inspection (JSNDI)

JSNDI is an academic research organization promoting Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) and is under the jurisdiction of Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. It originated as a voluntary group in 1952 for the exchange of NDT technical information, to facilitate and promote research in this field and to apply NDT technology. In 1955 it was incorporated as "The Japanese Society for Non-Destructive Inspection," and since that time has continued to enlarge its sphere of activities. In addition, JSNDI celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2023.
Designation The Japanese Society for Non-Destructive Inspection (JSNDI)
Address 10F Tachibana Annex Building, 2-25-14, Kameido, Koto, Tokyo, 136-0071, Japan
Date Established October 25, 1952 as a research and technical group and approved as a corporation on November 17, 1955
Basic Assets 20 million yen
Number of Members Full member: 2741 (Individual: 2,275, Coporate:466), Student: 65, Foreign: 31, Honorary:46, Sustaining:14 (as of March 31, 2019)
Staff 28 (as of October 1, 2019)
Activities Academic investigation and promotion of research, training, information dissemination, standardization, publishing and personnel certification, which are related to NDT in general
Anual expenditure Approximately 1,460 million yen (based on 2018 performance)
Academic related:110 million yen
Business related: 1,350 million yen(Training: 350 million yen, Personnel certification: 810 million yen, Publications:190 million yen)




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