JSNDI 2019 Board of Directors

Post Name Employment
President Takahide Sakagami Kobe University
Vice President Makoto Ochiai Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation
Vice President Ikuo Ihara Nagaoka University of Technology
Director Hirotsugu Inoue Tokyo Institute of Technology
Director Kenji Oka KGK co., ltd.
(Past President)
Takamasa Ogata Kawasaki Heavy Industries, ltd.
Director Toshimitsu Kamada Pony Industry co., ltd.
Director Kunihiko Shinoda Non-Destructive Inspection co., ltd.
Director Ryoichi Taniguchi Osaka Prefecture University
Director Kazuhiko Tsukada Kyoto University
Director Takayoshi Tsuruta Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, ltd.
Director Hideyuki Nakamura Ihi Inspection & Instrumentation co., ltd.
Director Hideo Nishino Tokushima University
(Former President)
Soichi Hirose Tokyo Institute of Technology
Director Takashi Furukawa The Japan Power Engineering and Inspection Corporation
Director Tsuyoshi Mihara Tohoku University
Director Yorinobu Murata Wakayama University
Director Masahito Mochizuki Osaka University
Director Naoto Yagi Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Inspection Technologies, ltd.
Director Yasuhiko Wakibe Shin-nippon Non-Destructive Inspection co., ltd.
Auditor Takahiro Arakawa Ihi Inspection & Instrumentation co., ltd.(Former)
Auditor Hideaki Tanaka Nikko Inspection Service co., ltd.(Former)

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

The Society 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 reserch 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.(JSNDI celebrated the 50th anniversary in 2002.)
Designation The Japanese Society for Non-Destructive Inspection(JSNDI)
Address Tachibana Annex Building 10th fl, 2-25-14, Kameido, Koto-ku, 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, trainig, 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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