January 19, 2012

ACOPNE is saddened to hear that Emeritus Professor Yoshimi Goda passed away on 19th January, 2012.  He was a Professor at Yokohama National University from 1988 to 2000.  In addition to being a Distinguished Diplomate in the Academy of Coastal, Ocean, Port & Navigation Engineers (ACOPNE), he most recently was employed at ECHO Corporation.  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, prior to joining Yokohama National University.

Professor Goda has done a lot of important and valuable researches and published many papers as evident by the number of his papers that are cited by worldwide researchers. He has also received many awards for his research and books.  He will be missed by many lives that he touched, as shown by an outpouring of support and memories of Professor Goda on the Coastal ListServ.