Professor’s Voice

Kazuo Yamazaki

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


  • 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