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Yazaki leadership

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Dr. Junichiro Jeff Tokutomi

Senior Manager of Research & Development


Jeff joined YTC America as Senior Manager of Research and Development in 2021. In his current role he is responsible for building a global collaboration and promoting YTC America’s research within Yazaki’s research technology planning groups.

During his 20-year tenure at Yazaki, Jeff has been engaged in research on metals in Yazaki Technology Center, Japan. He conducted research in the area of ultrasonic and laser welding of metals and the improvement of strength, elongation, and electrical conductivity of metal alloys and metal / carbon-nanotube composites.

Jeff obtained his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Tokyo University. He has authored or co-authored 10 peer-reviewed publications, 14 conference presentations, and is an inventor or co-inventor to more than 10 patents.

Dr. Junichiro Jeff Tokutomi

Senior Manager of Research & Development


Jeff joined YTC America as Senior Manager of Research and Development in 2021. In his current role he is responsible for building a global collaboration and promoting YTC America’s research within Yazaki’s research technology planning groups.

During his 20-year tenure at Yazaki, Jeff has been engaged in research on metals in Yazaki Technology Center, Japan. He conducted research in the area of ultrasonic and laser welding of metals and the improvement of strength, elongation, and electrical conductivity of metal alloys and metal / carbon-nanotube composites.

Jeff obtained his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Tokyo University. He has authored or co-authored 10 peer-reviewed publications, 14 conference presentations, and is an inventor or co-inventor to more than 10 patents.