Dr. Sakae Yagi
1904-1991
Dr. Sakae Yagi International Member
University of Tokyo
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  • 1981
  • Chemical
  • Industrial, Manufacturing & Operational Systems
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  • 1981
  • Chemical
  • Industrial, Manufacturing & Operational Systems
Memorial Tribute

BY HOYT C. HOTTEL

SAKAE YAGI, former head of chemical engineering at the University of Tokyo, then executive vice-president of Chiyoda Engineering and Construction Company, died on July 15, 1991 (born Meiji 37) at the age of eighty-six. Because of ...

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Election Citation
Outstanding leadership in chemical engineering education in Japan, and major technical contributions in flame, combustion, industrial furnaces, and chemical reactor engineering.