Yoshihiro Kanno


Yoshihiro Kanno
Yoshihiro Kanno

Department of Mathematical Informatics, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, University of Tokyo

7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8656 Eng. 6 Bldg. Room 435
Tel: +81-3-5841-6913 (ext. 26913)

E-mail: kanno@mist.i.u-tokyo.ac.jp

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Education and Employment

March 1998 B. Eng., Kyoto University
March 2000 M. Eng., Kyoto University
September 2002 Dr. Eng., Kyoto University
March 2004 Assistant Professor, Department of Urban and Environmental Engineering, Kyoto University
May 2006 Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematical Informatics, The University of Tokyo
September 2008 Associate Professor, Department of Mathematical Informatics, The University of Tokyo
April 2015 Associate Professor, Materials and Structures Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology
April 2016 Associate Professor, Laboratory for Future Interdisciplinary Research of Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology
October 2017 Professor, Mathematics and Informatics Center, The University of Tokyo

Research Interests

Modeling and algorithms of mathematical optimization and their applications to applied mechanics and structural design

  • Continuous optimization and applied mechanics: convex optimization, complementarity, duality and their applications to structural optimization, contact mechanics, plasticity, etc.
  • Robust optimization and its applications: Optimization with uncertain data, robust optimization of structures, robustness evaluation of uncertain systems, etc.

Selected Publications

Y. Kanno, “A fast first-order optimization approach to elastoplastic analysis of skeletal structures,” Optimization and Engineering, 17, 861–896 (2016).
Y. Kanno, “Nonsmooth Mechanics and Convex Optimization,” CRC Press, Boca Raton (2011).
Y. Kanno, J. A. C. Martins, A. Pinto da Costa, “Three-dimensional quasi-static frictional contact by using second-order cone linear complementarity problem,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 65, 62–83 (2006).