Kazuo Yamamori is currently Project Manager of the Tribology Material Department, Material Engineering Division No. 2, Toyota Motor Corporation.
In 1997, Yamamori-san graduated with a Master’s degree from Nagoya University, and joined Toyota Motor Corporation. He has been in charge of the research and development of automotive lubricants. Since 2014, Yamamori-san has been a leader of the PCMO-WG of JAMA, and chairman of the Engine Oil Sub-Committee of JASO. Since 2015, he has been sub-chairman of the SAE F&L Steering Committee for Asia. Since 2017, he has been a leader of the JASO Next Generation Gasoline Engine Oil Task Force.