Kazuo Yamazaki yamazaki1.jpg

Professor and Director

IMS-Mechatronics Laboratory

Dept. of Mech. & Aerospace Eng.
University of California, Davis

Room 2020C Bainer Hall,
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA
95616-5294, USA


Phone (530) 752-2287
Fax (530) 752-2643
Email kyamazaki@ucdavis.edu


  • Professor Kazuo Yamazaki Received BS (1970), MS (1972), and Ph. D (1975) Degrees from Keio University in Japan. 
  • Developed Mini-computer-based Adaptive Control for CNC Milling Machine in 1974. 
  • Developed Microprocessor-based CNC Controller in 1975. 
  • Professor at University of California, Davis Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering since 1990.

Special Fields of Interest:

Mechatronics Engineering Manufacturing Automation Computer-based Manufacturing


To educate the students with the newest knowledge and equipment.

Current teaching subjects:

  • Mechatronics
  • Introduction to Machining of Materials 
  • Engineering Graphics in Design