Professor Takeuchi was graduated from Tokyo Tech in 1984, worked for Nippon Steel Corporation for 19 years as a structural engineer & researcher including several year experiences in Ove Arup & Partners London. After starting research and education in Tokyo Tech from 2003, he has been working on steel structure, seismic design including various energy-dissipation members including BRBs, spatial design including latticed shells and cable structures. Awarded as Japan structural design award 2005, IASS Tsuboi award 2005, Good design award Japan 2005, 2012, 2013, AIJ research theses award in 2011.