Assistant Professor, Hiroyuki ITO, Dr.Eng.

= Office Location =

Room #J157 - A

Division of Mechanical and Space Engineering

Graduate School of Engineering

HOKKAIDO UNIVERSITY

N13W8, Kita-ku, Sapporo 060-8628 Japan

                                       

= Contact =

Tel. +81-11-706-6389

Fax. +81-11-706-6389

E-mail. itohiro@eng.hokudai.ac.jp

 

Membership of Academic Societies

ECSJ, Combustion Society of Japan

EJSME, The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers

 

Education & Professional Experiences

= Education =

EB.Eng., Hokkaido University, 1990.3

EM.Eng., Hokkaido University, 1992.3

ED.Eng., Hokkaido University, 1995.3

Thesis title: Behavior of soot aggregation formed in diffusion flame under microgravity

Advisor: Professor Kenichi ITO

 

= Professional Experiences =

E1995.4 - 2002.3 Research Engineer, Research center of heavy industries, Toshiba Co Ltd.

E2002.4 - 2003.9 Professional Engineer, Division of Gas Turbine Design Engineering, Toshiba Co Ltd.

E2003.10 - Present  Assistant Professor, Division of Mechanical and Space Engineering, Hokkaido University

E2007.7 - 2008.3 Visiting Research Scholar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky (USA)

 

Research Interests (Paper lists)

EMicrogravity Combustion

ECarbon Nanotube Synthesis in Flames

EMagnetic Control of Soot in Flames

EEffect of Electric Field on Catalytic Activity

EBiomass Combustion

 

# List of recent publications

 

Awards

E1987.3 Hatakeyama Awards, JSME

E1990.3 Hatakeyama Awards, JSME

 

Acquired Research Grants

EH.Ito, O.Fujita, "Research on promotion mechanism of carbon nanotube synthesis by using flame plasma", Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Kiban(C) , Subject#20560176) from MEXT Japan in 2008, 2008-2010.

EO.Fujita, Y.Nakamura, H.Ito, "Research on flame instability induced by laser irradiation with controlling flame curvature", Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Kiban(B) , Subject#18360095) from MEXT Japan in 2006, 2006-2008.

EH.Ito, M.Kikuchi, O.Fujita, H.Kobayashi, M.Okuyama, S.Kanbara, "Research team of material synthesis in gas phase and gas phase combustion utilizing microgravity environment", Subscription for research team from committee of space utilization of JAXA, 2010.

EH.Ito, M.Kikuchi, O.Fujita, H.Kobayashi, M.Okuyama, S.Kanbara, "Fine particle generation in gas phase combustion by using microgravity environment", Subscription for research team from committee of space utilization of JAXA, 2009.

EH.Ito, M.Kikuchi, O.Fujita, H.Kobayashi, M.Okuyama, S.Kanbara, "Working group for research on material synthesis in gas phase under microgravity", Subscription for working group from committee of space utilization of JAXA, 2008.

EH.Ito, Grant of oversea study trip for researchers from Suzuki foundation, 2008.

EH.Ito, "Carbon nanotube synthesis in flame method", Globalization program of university education from MEXT Japan in 2007, 2007.

EY.Nakamura, H.Ito, D.Tsukanaka, "New Concept for Hydrogen Formation without Catalyst Assistance via Low-temperature DME oxidation", JFE 21st Century Foundation, 2009.

EY.Nakamura, H.Ito, "Study on Fire Mechanism in Sub-atmospheric Pressure Environment", The Kurata Memorial Hitachi Science and Technology Foundation, 2007-2008.

EY.Nakamura, S.Sagawa, H.Ito, "Development on Direct Reforming of Hot HCs via CO Conversion Concept", Suzuki Foundation, 2007.

EY.Nakamura, H.Ito, "Fire Safety Design of Membrane Structure Conjunction with High-Thermal Conductivity Material", Nomura Membrane Technology Foundation, 2007.

EY.Nakamura, H.Ito, "Fire Hazard Study in Enclosed Depressurized Environment", Japan Space Forum -Exploratory Research for Space Utilization-, 2006.12-2008.9.

EY.Nakamura, O.Fujita, H.Ito, "Elucidation in physical mechanism of fire in vessel with sub-atmospheric pressure", Subscription for ground test concerning with space utilization from JAXA, 2006-2008.

EO.Fujita, Y.Nakamura, H.Ito, "Elucidation in ignition mechanism of electric wire under microgravity", Subscription for ground test concerning with space utilization from JAXA, 2006-2009.

EH.Ito, O.Fujita, "Carbon nanotube synthesis by using microgravity combustion method", Subscription for ground test concerning with space utilization from JAXA, 2004-2005.

 

Outcampus Activities

EReviewer, JSME-ASME 2011 8th Thermal Engineering Joint Conference, 2010.9.

EReviewer, Combustion Institute, 2010.1.

EPublicity of JSME, 2008.4-2009.3.

EReviewer, JSME, 2008.4-2011.3.

EReviewer, Combustion Institute, 2008.1.

EEditor in Fire Research Section, Progress in Scale Modeling, International Committee of Scale Modeling, 2007.5.

EReviewer, ASPACC, 2005.4.

EBasic design of COSMOTORRE (50m class Drop tower in Akabira city, Hokkaido) and specific design of drop capsule, Operation started at 2006.7.

 

Classes

ESeminar in mechanical design, 2003.10-2007.3.

ESeminar in CAD CAM, 2007.4-present.

ELaboratory seminar, 2004.10-2006.3.

ESeminar in computer engineering, 2004.10-2007.3.

EExperiment on instrumentation engineering, 2010.4-present.

EExperiment on natural science, 2009.10-2011.3.

 

Special Skills

ECompletion of skill course for gas welding, 1985.

ELicense for hazardous materials engineer (Second grade, class 4), 1998.

ECompletion of skill course for slinging operation, 1998.

ELicense for responsible person of high pressure gas operation (Third grade), 2001.

 

 

Last updated: April 6, 2011.