2002 Horning Award

Wednesday, October 29
8:00 AM
Allegheny II (3rd Level)

The 2002 Harry L. Horning Memorial Award has been granted to Naoki Shimazaki, Isuzu Advanced Engineering Center, Ltd.; Kenji Tsuchiya, Japan Automobile Research Institute; Masataka Morinaga, Cosmo Oil Co., Ltd.; Masahito Shibata, Toyota Motor Corp.; Yoshiaki Shibata, Petroleum Energy Center, for their paper "Parametric Study and Clarification of Determination Factors of Diesel Exhaust Emission Using a Single Cylinder Engine and Model Fuels - JCAP Combustion Analysis Working Group Report Part I" (SAE Paper No. 2002-01-2824) and Naoki Kono, TonenGeneral Sekiyu K.K.; Naoki Shimazaki, Isuzu Advanced Engineering Center, Ltd.; Masataka Morinaga, Cosmo Oil Co., Ltd.; Yoshihito Sakurai, JOMO Technical Research Center Co., Ltd.; Tadakazu Shiozaki, Hino Motors, Ltd.; Yoshiaki Shibata, Petroleum Energy Center for their paper "Novel Analysis Approach for Better Understanding of Fuel and Engine Effects on Diesel Exhaust Emission - JCAP Combustion Analysis Working Group Report Part II (SAE Paper No. 2002-01-2825) . Presented in honor of SAE Past President Harry Horning, this Award recognizes accomplishments and acknowledges contributions through research and development to the better mutual adaptation of fuels and engines.

The Award is looked upon in the Society as one of the highest recognitions that can be accorded to researchers in this field. The award will be presented by Richard Baker, Specialist, Ford Motor Company and Chairman 2002 Horning Memorial Board.

2002-01-2824 Authors

Naoki Shimazaki, Isuzu Advanced Engineering Center, Ltd.
Dr. Naoki Shimazaki works in the 1st Engine Research Department of the ISUZU Advanced Engineering Center, Ltd. His responsibilities include diesel combustion research, specifically the improvement of engine out emissions and fuel economy. Naoki received a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1990, a Master degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1992 and a Ph. D. in Engineering in 2002 all from Gunma University. He is a member of JSAE and also JSME.

Kenji Tsuchiya, Japan Automobile Research Institute
Kenji Tsuchiya received a BS of Mechanical Engineering from Muroran Institute of Technology, in 1988. He joined the Japan Automobile Research Institute in 1979, studying engine engineering and exhaust emission. Later he worked with diesel type methanol engines. Since1996 and through the present, he has been studying diesel engine combustion, fuel and emission control.

Masataka Morinaga, Cosmo Oil Co., Ltd.
Masataka Morinaga received a Bachelor of Applied Chemistry degree from Kyushu University in 1991. Soon after, he joined Cosmo Oil Co. Ltd., at the Research and Development Center, where he studied the quality management of gasoline and diesel fuels. Since June of 2002 he has been working in the Refining and Technology Dept. located at the Cosmo headquarters.

Masahito Shibata, Toyota Motor Corp.
Masahito Shibata received a Master of Technology degree in Mechanical Engineering, from Hokkaido University in 1976. Upon graduation, he joined Toyota Motor Corp. working on engine system and emission control r&d, through 2002. In 2003, he earned a Professional Engineer designation in Japan in Mechanical Engineering. Also in 2003, he joined the HDD Catalytic System Development at Johnson Matthey Japan Inc.

Yoshiaki Shibata, Petroleum Energy Center
Yoshiaki Shibata earned an MS of Mechanical Engineering from Waseda University, in 1979. He then joined Toyota Motor Corporation, studying engine engineering and exhaust emission. From December, 1993, through January, 1997, he transferred to the Toyota Technical Center in the U.S. Since November, 2001 he has been working for the Petroleum Energy Center.

2002-01-2825 Authors

Naoki Kono, TonenGeneral Sekiyu K.K.
Naoki Kono is a Senior Researcher with TonenGeneral Sekiyu K.K., (an affiliate company of ExxonMobil in Japan) He has been on loan to the Advanced Technology and Research Institute (ATRI) of the Petroleum Energy Center (PEC) since January of this year, working in the area of fuel quality research. Naoki received a Bachelor degree in 1985 and a Master degree in 1987, both in Chemical Engineering from the University of Tokyo. He is a member of SAE and JSAE. In addition, he has been a committee member of the combustion analysis working group of the Japan Clean Air Program (JCAP), (1996-2001), and of the diesel working group of the Japan Clean Air Program-II (JCAP-II), (2002). He was also a session chair, an organizer and a technical committee member of the JSAE/SAE 2003 International Spring Fuels and Lubricants Meeting.

Naoki Shimazaki, Isuzu Advanced Engineering Center, Ltd.
Dr. Naoki Shimazaki works in the 1st Engine Research Department of the ISUZU Advanced Engineering Center, Ltd. His responsibilities include diesel combustion research, specifically the improvement of engine out emissions and fuel economy. Naoki received a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1990, a Master degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1992 and a Ph. D. in Engineering in 2002 all from Gunma University. He is a member of JSAE and also JSME.

Masataka Morinaga, Cosmo Oil Co., Ltd.
Masataka Morinaga received a Bachelor of Applied Chemistry degree from Kyushu University in 1991. Soon after, he joined Cosmo Oil Co. Ltd., at the Research and Development Center, where he studied the quality management of gasoline and diesel fuels. Since June of 2002 he has been working in the Refining and Technology Dept. located at the Cosmo headquarters.

Yoshihito Sakurai, JOMO Technical Research Center Co., Ltd.
Yoshita Sakurai joined the Nippon Mining Co. Ltd (Now Japan Energy Co. Ltd) in 1991 and later transferred to the JOMO Technical Research Center. He is currently studying the effect of fuel properties on exhaust emission and drivability. His career has also included research on single cylinder CI engines, single cylinder SI engines, multi-cylinder CI engines, diesel vehicles, and gasoline vehicles.

Tadakazu Shiozaki, Hino Motors, Ltd.
Tadakazu Shiozaki graduated from Yokohama National University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1970 and from Tokyo University with a Master of Engineering in 1972. He joined Hino Motors, Ltd. in 1972 assigned to the Engine Development Department. He has been involved with research in the field of diesel combustion and emission since 1973. He received a Ph.D. in Engineering from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1994. Tadakazu Shiozaki currently is Senior Engineer in the Engine Research Division, Technical Research Laboratory, Hino Motors Ltd. He participated in the JCAP (Japan Clean Air Program) project as a member of the Combustion Analysis Working Group in 1999 and served as group leader of Combustion Analysis WG from 2000-2001. He is a Fellow of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Yoshiaki Shibata, Petroleum Energy Center
Yoshiaki Shibata earned an MS of Mechanical Engineering from Waseda University, in 1979. He then joined Toyota Motor Corporation, studying engine engineering and exhaust emission. From December, 1993, through January, 1997, he transferred to the Toyota Technical Center in the U.S. Since November, 2001 he has been working for the Petroleum Energy Center.