Professor Yoshimi Goda passed away on 19th January, 2012. He was a Professor at Yokohama National University from 1988 to 2000, and worked at ECHO Corporation up to now. He was born in 1935. He graduated from The University of Tokyo in 1957, and worked at The Port and Harbour Research Institute, Ministry of Transport, from 1957 to 1988.
He has done a lot of important and valuable researches and published many papers. Many of his paper are cited by worldwide researchers.
He received many awards for his research and books. Although we were expecting his further research, it is very sorry not to see his activity anymore.