LONG BEACH, CALIF.—Nobuhike Teranishi, Hatsuo Ishida and Brian Wilson were inducted as SAMPE Fellows at a May 24 banquet. They join 75 previously named as fellows for their outstanding achievements. Teranishi has been an independent consultant with N.T. Adco Co. Ltd. in Tokyo since 1993. He previously worked at Mitsubishi Rayon Co. on the development of polyacrylonitrile, precursor technology and carbon-fiber production.
Teranishi served as international SAMPE vice president and had led the SAMPE Japan chapter.
Ishida is a professor of macromolecular science at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. He joined Case Western in 1988.
He founded and edits the Journal of Composite Interface. Ishida has developed new polymers known as benzoxazines and worked recently on nanocomposites.
Wilson founded Wilson Composites Group Inc. of Folsom, Calif., in 1988.
Previously, the Scotland-educated engineer worked in mechanical and material disciplines with GenCorp's Aerojet Strategic Propulsion Co., Brunswick Corp's defense division, Rockwell Corp.'s Rocketdyne division and Bendix Corp. He was international SAMPE president in 1991.