School of Engineering Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Cooperative Program
- Course of Mechanical Systems
Electromagnetic Functional Flow Dynamics Laboratory [Takana Laboratory]
Design of Structure and Flow in the Earth Laboratory [Suzuki Laboratory]
Heat Transfer Control Laboratory [Komiya & Kanda Laboratory]
Advanced Fluid Machinery Systems Laboratory [Iga Laboratory, Okajima Laboratory]
Energy Dynamics Laboratory [Maruta & Morii Laboratory, Nakamura Laboratory]
Mechanical Systems Evaluation Laboratory [Uchimoto & Takeda Laboratory]
- Course of Finemechanics
- Non-Equilibrium Molecular Gas Flow Laboratory
Molecular Heat Transfer Laboratory [Ohara & Surblys & Matsubara Laboratory]
Molecular Composite Flow Laboratory [Kikugawa Laboratory]
Quantum Nanoscale Flow Systems Laboratory [Tokumasu & Mabuchi & Guo Laboratory]
Green Nanotechnology Laboratory [Endo & Ohori Laboratory]
- Course of Aerospace Engineering
- High Speed Reacting Flow Laboratory [Hayakawa Laboratory]
Complex Shock Wave Laboratory
Aerospace Fluid Engineering Laboratory [Obayashi & Yakeno Laboratory]
Spacecraft Thermal and Fluids Systems Laboratory [Nagai & Chang Laboratory]
Computational Fluid Physics Laboratory [Hattori Laboratory, Hirota Laboratory]
Multiphase Flow Energy Laboratory [Ishimoto & Oshima Laboratory]
- Course of Mechanical / Biomedical Engineering
- Biomedical Flow Dynamics Laboratory [Ohta & Anzai Laboratory]
Integrated Simulation Biomedical Engineering Laboratory [Funamoto Laboratory]
Biological Nanoscale Reactive Flow Laboratory[Sato & Liu Laboratory]
- Course of Environment and Energy Engineering
- Energy Resources Geomechanics Laboratory [Ito & Mukuhira & Liu Laboratory]
The research activities of our group are focused on the functionality enhancement and control of plasma flows and MR fluids, which can be applied to the energy systems, environmental treatment and bio-medical field.
We work on designs for sustainable energy extraction from geothermal resources and inquire ideal relationships between nature, technology, and society.
This laboratory conducts research on the fundamentals and applications of nano to mega scale of heat transfer control under extreme conditions such as high temperature, microgravity environments.
We do a supercomputing research on complex gas-liquid two-phase flow,especially high-speed nonlinear phenomena such as cavitation,liquid droplet impact and their related material damages.
Energy dynamics laboratory conducts R&D on new concept combustion technologies and reactive fluid systems such as microcombustion, mild combustion, microgravity combustion and microreactor.
This laboratory conducts research on sensing and monitoring that increase reliability and safety of management of next-generation transportation systems and energy plants through evaluation of degradation and damage of structural materials induced by flow.
We study phenomena in rarefied gas flows, micro gas flows and non-equilibrium plasmas, which are not considered as continuum, through numerical simulations in view of atoms, molecules, ions and electrons.
The molecular heat transfer laboratory is engaged in the research to understand micro/nanoscale thermal and fluid phenomena, from the molecular scale to the MEMS/NEMS scale, and pursue the application of them.
By using large-scale numerical simulations such as the molecular dynamics method, we investigate heat and mass transfer phenomena in the thermal and fluid engineering from the microscopic viewpoint.
Our study aims at clarifying molecular mechanism of singular characteristics of flow phenomenon at an interface based on the nanoscale analysis such as molecular simulations.
Based on ultra-low damage neutral beam technology, we work on precise nanofabrication for next generation devices. Our goal is to realize “Intelligent Nano-Process” through the fusion of experiment and simulation.
We are performing researches on combustion phenomena using large test facilities, laser techniques and numerical simulations to contribute to the development of low-emission and high-efficient combustion technologies.
Development of advanced numerical methods for complex fluid flows accompanied by shock waves, such as volcano eruptions, laser-induced bubble expansion and collapse, and hypervelocity water entry phenomenon.
Development of the supersonic biplane theory, measurement-integrated simulation of turbulence phenomena, and multi-objective design exploration for design space visualization and knowledge discovery.
We study the methods to estimate the aerodynamic heating by using functional molecule sensors, and study and develop thermal-fluid measurement technology which can be used to measure extreme environment fields with high temperatures (1000°C and higher) as well as cryogenic temperatures.
We develop and apply new methods in computational fluid dynamics with high precision. We also study various flow phenomena analytically using methods of mathematical physics.
Research and systematization based on the phenomenologically verified massively parallel computation is performed for the development of sustainable multiphase frontier energy system.
We create a new medical devices and medical simulations with controlling blood flow based on physics, chemistry, and biology to develop safety treatment and easy care for patient.
For advanced diagnosis of circulatory diseases, we investigate in vivo complicated hemodynamics in large blood vessel as well as in microcirculation with integration of measurement and computation.
This laboratory aims at a fundamental study and applications of a next-generation medical technology,"plasma medicine" through the research on interactions between a plasma flow and cells/bacteria.
We investigate smart methodologies to know and control large scale fluid flow in subsurface at few km deep, and we apply the methodologies to solve the problems on earth environment and energy.