Dr. Ryuichi Yamamoto Awarded ISO Excellence Award
June 14, 2023
Railway Technical Research Institute
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Ryuichi Yamamoto of the Railway Technical Research Institute has been awarded the ISO Excellence Award by ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) for his contributions to the development of the world’s first international standard for rail welding.
What is the ISO Excellence Award?
The ISO Excellence Award was created to reward the achievements of technical experts for their outstanding contributions to the development of the international standards published by ISO.
Introduction of Award Winner
Dr. Ryuichi Yamamoto, Senior Chief Manager, Railway International Standards Center
Summary of Dr. Yamamoto’s Major Contributions (as released by ISO)
Dr. Yamamoto is the international convener of ISO/TC 269-Railway applications, ISO/TC 269/SC 1-Infrastructure, and ISO/TC 269/WG 3-Rail welding, and the project leader for the development of the world’s first international standard for rail welding, “ISO 23300-1:2021 Rail welding”. Using his technical experiences and expertise in the field of rail welding, which he has gained during his 30-year career, Dr. Yamamoto has been contributing to the development of the international standards that provide general requirements and test methods for rail welding.
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