Yoshisuke Kishida


  • Mr.



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Telephone (office): 


+81 3 3291 5717




Shin-Norinsha Co. Ltd, 7-2 chome, Kanda Nishikitcho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan.



February 27, 1942


1965 Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo Japan

Work Experience

  • 1965-1966 Shimane Research Devision, Sato-Zoki Co., Ltd. (now Mitsubishi Mahindra Agric. Machinery Co.,Ltd.)
    • Developed new thresher for rice
  • 1966- Present: Shin-Norinsha Co., Ltd.
    • Became president in 1973
    • Became president of Farm Machinery Industrial Research Corp. in 1976
    • Was invited to International Conference on Soil Dynamics as a Distinguished Speaker at the National Tillage Machinery Laboratory 50th Anniversary
    • Invited to Agricultural Engineering Department, Purdue University as a Distinguished Industrial Lecture Series Speaker

Related Activities

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE)

  • Established ASAE Kishida International Award in 1978
  • Received ASAE Past President Award in in 1992
  • International Director: 1996- 1998
  • Board ofTrustee of ASABE Foundation: 2008- 2014
  • Selected as 2015 ASABE Fellow

International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (CIGR)

  • Became executive board member in 2004
  • Became the first Asian Fellow

Asian Association for Agricultural Engineering (AAAE)

  • Vice President 1990- 1997/2014-2017
  • President 2008- 2010

Club of Bologna

  • Member of Management Committee: 2003-present

Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers

  • Life Membership since 1982

Japanese Society of Agricultural Machinery and Food Engineers

  • Secretary General 1984-1987
  • Board Member 1995- 2000
  • Fellow: 2007- present

Japan Association of International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

  • Executive Board 2009-presernt
  • Fellow in 2007

Science Council of Japan

  • Member of Agricultural Studies
  • Board Executive of International Agricultural Engineering Association: 2011- present
  • Member of the Agricultural Academy of Japan

Japanese Society of Agricultural Informatics

  • Board of Trustee 2003-present

Japanese Society of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Engineers and Scientists

  • Received International Promotion of Science Award in 2014
  • Fellow Member



  • Association of Japanese Agricultural Scientific Societies
  • The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Tropical Agriculture Research Association of Japan
  • Japanese Society of Zootechnical Science
  • Japanese Society of Farm Work Research
  • The Japanese Agricultural Systems Society
  • Terramechanics Research Association
  • Japanese Society of Environment Control in Biology
  • The Association of Rural Planning
  • The Japanese Society of Irrigation, Drainage and Rural Engineering


  • Chinese Institute of Agricultural Machinery
  • International Commission of Agricultural Engineering
  • The Canadian Society of Bioengineering
  • European Society of Agricultural Machinery
  • Australian Society for Engineering in Agriculture
  • Asian Agricultural and Biological Engineering Association
  • International Society of Paddy and Water Environment Engineering
  • Korean Society for Agricultural Machinery
  • Philippine Society of Agricultural Engineeri