Professor, Research Institute for Applied Mechanics at Kyushu University
Yuji Ohya is a Fukuoka native. He completed his doctoral studies in the Department of Applied Mechanics at Kyushu University in 1981, engaging in the Research Institute for Applied Mechanics as an assistant professor that same year. In 1984, he moved to the Department of Engineering at Kumamoto University. Later, he again moved on to become a full-time professor at Kyushu University. Since 2012 he has served as the director of the Research Institute for Applied Mechanics specializing in wind engineering. He is a member of the Japan Association for Wind Engineering, the Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics, the Japan Wind Energy Association, and the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences.