| Masahiko Miyaki,
Senior Executive Director
Member, Board of Directors, DENSO Corporation
Masahiko Miyaki is a member of the Board of Directors and a senior executive director of DENSO Corporation in Kariya, Aichi, Japan. He oversees the Electric Systems Business Group at DENSO Corporation.
Miyaki graduated from the University of Tokyo’s School of Engineering in 1977. That same year, he joined DENSO Corporation (formerly Nippondenso Co., Ltd.) where he worked in the Electronic Fuel Injection Engineering Division 2 developing gasoline and diesel injection systems. While in that division, he helped develop the electronically controlled diesel injection systems ECD-V3, V4 and common rail system U2.
In January 2000, Miyaki was promoted to general manager of Diesel Injection Engineering Division. There, his work focused on diesel injection component development.
In 2004, he was promoted to director of Diesel Injection Engineering Division. His main responsibilities include the development and promotion of diesel injection systems.
During his tenure with DENSO, Miyaki has written several technical papers for the Society of Automotive Engineers in America and Japan, as well as The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. In 1991, Miyaki delivered a lecture on the world’s first diesel common rail system to the Society of Automotive Engineers.
Miyaki was named director of the Fuel Injection Business Unit and one of DENSO’s executive directors in June 2004. He was promoted to senior executive director in June 2010.
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