Research Introduction

The Institute of Fluid Science (IFS) has upheld “Research First” principle and the tradition of “Practice-Oriented Research and Education” at Tohoku University since this institute’s inauguration in 1943 as the Institute of High-Speed Mechanics, and has pledged commitment to the formation of theories regarding fiow, as well as applications thereof.

IFS consists of four research divisions and two attached research centers : Creative Flow Research Division, Complex Flow Research Division, Nanoscale Flow Research Division, Collaborative Research Division, and attached Global Collaborative Research and Education Center for Integrated Flow Science (IFS-GCORE), and attached Lyon Center.

Research Results

Research Results

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Original Papers (English)※1 261 245 188 217 164
Original Papers (other than English) 14 2 6 5 9
Presentations at International Conferences ※2 303 323 349 388 303
Presentations at Domestic Conferences 316 281 273 261 256
Total 894 851 816 871 732
※1
Original papers refer to the papers published in the peer-reviewed academic journals, highly evaluated academic journals that are equivalent to the above journals, or in the proceedings. They also refer to the short notes, preliminary reports, invited papers or tutorial papers. They do not include proceedings, papers, summaries of lectures or abstracts without peer review.
※2
It does not include above-mentioned original papers.

Participation to International Conferences

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
held in foreign countries 86 71 85 71 32
held in Japan 64 67 49 61 46
Total 150 138 134 132 78

International Collaborative Researches

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Individual Collaborative Researches 59 64 58 60 51
Publicly Offered Collaborative Researches 30 38 41 56 60
Leadership Collaborative Researches 13 7 6 3 5
Total 102 109 105 119 116