Dr. Shuichi Iwata is a Professor on Design Science of Materials at the University of Tokyo.
He was appointed President of CODATA, the Committee on Data for Science and Technology in 2002 for a term of four years.
His work includes researches on design science of materials and engineering products, nuclear fuels and materials and materials databases.
He has also served as project leader and coordinator in the fields of materials databases, materials design and as director of a research center
RACE for artifactual engineering at the University of Tokyo.
Born in Chiba of Japan on Jan.29, 1948.
Graduated Faculty of Engineering, the University of Tokyo in 1970.
Guest Researcher in FIZ-Karlsruhe, Germany during Oct.1985-Oct.1986.