Susumu (Sam) Kono

Profile
1996-1998 Assist. Prof., Toyohashi U. of Tech
1998-2002 Assist. Prof., Kyoto University
2002-2012 Associate Prof., Kyoto University
2012-2016 Profesor, MSL, Tokyo Inst. of Technology
2016- Profesor, IIR, Tokyo Inst. of Technology

Field of Specialization
Structural engineering, Reinforced Concrete structures

Laboratory for Future Interdisciplinary Research of Science and Technology(IIR, Tokyo Tech)

 http://www.udprc.first.iir.titech.ac.jp/kono/
 kono.s.ae@m.titech.ac.jp

Research Hub Group : Social Implementation international hub group

Research Highlight

  • Damage assessment of reinforced concrete structures
  • Development of high performance concrete structures

Other Research Topics 

  • Seismic performance of concrete piles
  • Structural design of RC structures based on post-earthquake damage assessment
  • Super-light slab system using glue laminated timber

Paper

  • Yuniarsyah E., Kono S., Tani M., Taleb R., Sugimoto K., Mukai T.: Damage Evaluation of Lightly Reinforced Concrete Walls in Moment Resisting Frames under Seismic Loading, Engineering Structures, Elsevier, 132, pp. 349-371, 2016.
  • Taleb R., Tani M., Kono S.: Performance of Confined Boundary Regions of RC Walls under Cyclic Reversal Loadings, Journal of Advanced Concrete Technology, JCI, 2, pp. 385-394, 2016.
  • S. Nakamura, H. Watanabe, S. Kono, K. Fujikake,
  • H. Tanaka, N. Suzuki and T. Obara: Experimental Study on Local Damage Of Reinforced Concrete Walls Due To Tsunami Debris Impact, J. Struct. Constr. Eng., AIJ, Vol. 80 No. 715, 1459-1468, Sep., 2015.
  • T. Kusunoki, H. Kimura, S. Kono, M. Fujioka, M. Sakashita, H. Tanaka and F. Watanabe: Experimental Study on Structural Behavior of Prestressed Glulam T-Beams, J. Struct. Constr. Eng., AIJ, Vol. 80 No. 716, 1587-1597, Oct., 2015
  • Lee J., Nishiyama M., Kono S., Sakashita M.: Diagonal Tension Failure of Reinforced Concrete and Prestressed Concrete Member, ACI Structural Journal, ACI, 112, 3, pp. 311-322, 2015.
  • Nagae T., Ghannoum W., Kwon T.J., Fukuyama K., Matsumori T., Shiohara H., Kabeyasawa T., Kono S., Nishiyama M., Sause R., Wallace J., Moehle J.: Design Implications of a Large-Scale Shaking Table Test on a Four-Story Reinforced Concrete Building, ACI Structural Journal, ACI, Vol. 112, No.2, pp. 135-146, 2015.
  • Lee J., Nishiyama M., Kono S., Sakashita M.: Shear Resistance Mechanism of Posttensioned Precast Concrete Members, J Structural Engineering, ASCE, 139, 12, PaperID 04013007, 2013.