11月30日上午，应宁波大学大学机械工程与力学学院力学学科的邀请，东京工业大学岸本喜久雄教授到学院做学术交流并做学术报告，报告题目为Interfacial Mechanics for Multi-Material Structures，报告在学院208会议室举行，学院师生聆听了本次学术报告。
Dr. Kikuo Kishimoto is currently a Professor Emeritus of Tokyo Institute of Technology and a fellow of National Institute for Education Policy Research. He served as Vice President for education, Dean of School of Engineering as well as Environment and Society, Tokyo Institute of Technology. He was appointed as Honorary Chair Professor of National Taiwan University of Science and Technology on March 2018. He has published over 350 journal papers in the areas of applied mechanics, fracture mechanics, reliability of microelectronic devices, and others. He has also published authoritative and widely used reference books in these fields. In 1980 and 2000, he was awarded the JSME Medal for Best Paper for his contributions to dynamic fracture mechanics and interfacial mechanics, respectively. He is a fellow of Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, a fellow of Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan and a fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He is a member of Science Council of Japan and serving as a chairman of mechanical engineering committee (2011-2014). He has served and chaired on various scientific and technological committees promoting research and education. He also served and a vice president of Japan Accreditation Board for Engineering Education (JABEE, 2013-2016) and the 94th President of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (2016-2017).