KANSAI UNIVERSITY

Kansai University

Engineering Science Major
Pure and Applied Physics

Physics

ProfessorITANO Tomoaki

Research Topics

① Coherent structure and sustenance mechanism in wall-bounded turbulence
② Understanding of physical mechanisms in a variety of fluid phenomena

Key Words

Fluid Physics, Coherent Structure, Channel Flow, Numerical Simulation, Turbulence Structure of Wall- Bounded Channel Flow, Osmotic Flow

Applications

Controll of Turbulence for Resistance Reduction, Interdisciplinary and Educational Studies in Fluid Dynamics

Physics

ProfessorITOH Hiroyoshi

hitoh @kansai-u.ac.jp

Research Topics

① Magnetic nano-structure (spintronics)
② Mesoscopic system
③ Superconductivity
④ Strongly correlated electronics
⑤ Device design using computational simulation

Key Words

Spintronics, Magnetism, Superconductivity, Mesoscopic System, Theoretical Solid State Physics, Computational Materials Science, Device Design

Applications

Magnetic Recording (HDD Head, MRAM, Magnetic Race Track Memory), Spin Circuit (Spin-MOSFET, Quantum Computer), New Functional Device

Physics

ProfessorITO Makoto

itomk @kansai-u.ac.jp

Research Topics

① a cluster structures in nuclei
② Transmutation of nuclear waste

Key Words

Finite Quantum Many-body Systems, Microscopic Cluster Model, Wave Packet Simulations, Radioactive Isotopes, Breakup Reactions, Nuclear Fusion, Quantum Tunneling, Nucleo-synthesis, Nuclear Reactor

Applications

Nuclear Data, Nuclear Energy, Transmutation of Nuclear Waste, Radiation Therapy

Physics

ProfessorSUGIMOTO Nobumasa

n_sugimo @kansai-u.ac.jp

Research Topics

Thermoacoustics and its application to novel heat engines, Localization of wave motion and oscillation

Key Words

Thermofluid dynamics, Waves and oscillations, Acoustics, Nonlinear, Shock, Soliton, Chaos, Thermoacoustics, Heat engine, Localization

Applications

Novel heat engines exploiting thermoacoustic phenomena

Physics

ProfessorSUGIHARA-SEKI Masako

sekim @kansai-u.ac.jp

Research Topics

① Micro-rheological study on blood blow
② Fluid dynamical study of particle motion and deformation in channel flows
③ Model studies of microvessel permeability
④ Sports fluid mechanics

Key Words

Blood flow, Blood Cells, Micro-biorheology, Deformation, Platelet Aggregation, Fluid Dynamical Interaction, Microchannel Flow, Permeability

Applications

Biological Flow, Physiological Flow, Microfluidics, Suspension Flow, Blood Cell Substitutes, Microdevices

Physics

ProfessorWADA Takahiro

Research Topics

① Synthesis of super-heavy elements, fluctuationdissipation dynamics of fusion and fission reaction of heavy nuclei
② Mathematical model for biological effects of radiation

Key Words

Microscopic Theory of Quantum Many-body System, Semi-classical Approach to Quantum Physics, Brownian Motion, Stochastic Differential Equation, Long-Term Exposure to Low Dose Rate Radiation, Transmutation of Nuclear Waste

Applications

New Type of Nuclear Reactor, Accelerator Driven Nuclear Transmutation, Stochastic Process in Biotic System

Physics

Associate ProfessorHONDA Syuta

Research Topics

① Spintronics
② Semiconductor devices

Key Words

Simulation

Applications

transistor, magnetic memory

Applied Physics

ProfessorASAKAWA Makoto

asakawa @kansai-u.ac.jp

Research Topics

① The terahertz radiation sources based on the electron beam
② The radiation process of the ultra-short electron bunch

Key Words

Photon Radiation, Terahertz Wave, Free-Electron Laser, Electron Accelerator, Photocathode, Femto-second Laser, Plasma Physics

Applications

Terahertz Time-Domain Spectroscopy, Non Destructive Inspection Using Infrared/ Terahertz/ Microwave Radiation, Bio-sensing With Far-infrared, Molecule Decomposition Using Infrared

Applied Physics

ProfessorINADA Mitsuru

inada @kansai-u.ac.jp

Research Topics

① Optical properties of nanostructure materials
② Electronic transport in quantum dot systems

Key Words

Nanostructure, Nanotechnology, Nanofabrication, Many-body Effect

Applications

Quantum Information Devices, Biosensors, Photovoltaic Devices

Applied Physics

ProfessorYAMAMOTO Ken

Research Topics

① The ultrasonic material science
② The ultrasonic degradation of polymers
③ The generation and the application of the acoustic phase conjugate waves

Key Words

Physical Acoustics, Soft Matter, Sonochemistry, Sonoluminescence, Ultrasonic Degradation, Phase Conjugation, Visualization of Acoustic Field

Applications

Nondestructive Test, Medical Instrument, Analytical Instrument, Manufacturing Technology

Applied Physics

Associate ProfessorYAMAGUCHI Soichiro

Research Topics

① Solid rocket propellant
② Microwave tomography for medical applications
③ Terahertz wave technology

Key Words

Rocket, Booster, Propellant, X-ray CT, Microwave, Millimeter-wave, Terahertz Radiation, Imaging Diagnostics, Computerized Tomography, CT

Applications

Space Engineering, Radio Engineering, Imaging Diagnostics, Nondestructive Testing, Airplane Rader

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