Yugo Ashida

Dr. Yugo Ashida

  • Engineering professional and trilingual – English, Japanese, and Chinese
  • Research scientist with expertise in mechanical engineering and materials science
  • Exceptional automotive and metal industry experience in Japan and in the United States
  • A leader and problem solver, always from the industrial perspective

Yugo’s ability to see different perspectives gives him the flexibility to bridge the gap between academia and industry, between international partners, and between experienced professionals and the innovative younger generation. He is actively leading the JOINLU business and closely working with business partners, employees, and collaborators to get meaningful work done on the global stage.