Takizawa receives the 2012 ASME AMD Young Investigator Award
Takizawa received the 2012 ASME Applied Mechanics Division Thomas J.R. Hughes Young Investigator Award. The award recognizes special achievements in Applied Mechanics for researchers under the age of 40, and Takizawa is the youngest ever to receive it. He is also the first ever from outside the United States to receive the award. The award was given at the Applied Mechanics Division Honors & Awards Banquet at the ASME annual meeting in November 2012 in Houston.