Kimihiro HASHIBA


Associate Professor, Department of Systems Innovation
School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo

Research Interests:
Mining Machinery and Rock Engineering
 ・Laboratory test for rock
 ・Constitutive equation for rock behavior
 ・Percussive rock drilling
 ・Mechanical rock cutting
 ・Rock slope stability
 ・Deep sea mining

Publications:
International Journal
 First author:
  ・A new testing method for investigating the loading rate dependency of peak and residual rock strength, Int. J. Rock Mech. Min. Sci., 2006.
  ・Summary of the paper "A new testing method for investigating the loading rate dependency of peak and residual rock strength", International Journal of the JCRM, 2007 (The original paper received the best paper award from the JCRM in 2007).
  ・New multi-stage triaxial compression test to investigate the loading-rate dependence of rock strength, Geotechnical Testing Journal, 2014.
  ・Index of loading-rate dependency of rock strength, Rock Mech. Rock Eng., 2015.
  ・Effect of water on the deformation and failure of rock in uniaxial tension, Rock Mech. Rock Eng., 2015.
  ・Force-penetration curves of a button bit generated during impact penetration into rock, Int. J. Impact Eng., 2015.
  ・Summary of the paper "Mechanical properties and specific energy of seafloor hydrothermal deposits in the waters off Okinawa Island", International Journal of the JCRM, 2015 (The original paper received the frontier award from the JCRM in 2015).
  ・Time dependent behaviors of granite: loading rate dependence, creep, and relaxation, Rock Mech. Rock Eng., 2016.
  ・Literature survey and experimental study on the direct tension test on rocks, Geotechnical Testing Journal, 2017.
  ・Modeling of force-penetration curves for a button bit during impact penetration into rock, Int. J. Rock Mech. Min. Sci., 2017.
  ・Summary of the high-precision simulator for hydraulic percussion rock drills, International Journal of the JSRM, 2017 (The original work received the technical award from the JSRM in 2017).
 Co-author:
  ・Variation in strength and creep life of six Japanese rocks, Int. J. Rock Mech. Min. Sci., 2005.
  ・Development of a transparent triaxial cell and observation of rock deformation in compression and creep tests, Int. J. Rock Mech. Min. Sci., 2008.
  ・Long-term creep of water-saturated tuff under uniaxial compression, Int. J. Rock Mech. Min. Sci., 2010.
  ・Loading rate dependency of the strengths of some Japanese rocks, Int. J. Rock Mech. Min. Sci., 2013.

Japanese Journal
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Curriculum Vitae:
 B. Eng., Univ. of Tokyo, 2000
 Dr. Eng., Univ. of Tokyo, 2005
 Postdoctoral fellow, JNC-JAEA, 2005-2007
 Assistant Professor, Univ. of Tokyo, 2007-2014
 Assistant Professor (Lecturer), Univ. of Tokyo, 2014-2016
 Associate Professor, Univ. of Tokyo, 2016-now

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