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 Innovative Energy Research Center, and attached Lyon Center.

Research Results

Research Results

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Original Papers (English)※1 261 261 245 188 217
Original Papers (other than English) 26 14 2 6 5
Presentations at International Conferences ※2 271 303 323 349 388
Presentations at Domestic Conferences 281 316 281 273 261
Total 839 894 851 816 871
※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

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
held in foreign countries 67 86 71 85 71
held in Japan 51 64 67 49 61
Total 118 150 132 105 132

International Collaborative Researches

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Individual Collaborative Researches 83 59 64 58 60
Publicly Offered Collaborative Researches 42 30 38 41 56
Leadership Collaborative Researches 13 7 6 3
Total 125 102 109 105 119