Gen Inoue | Last modified date：2017.04.20 |

Associate Professor /
laboratory of Industrial Process Engineering

Department of Chemical Engineering

Faculty of Engineering

Department of Chemical Engineering

Faculty of Engineering

Graduate School

Undergraduate School

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Phone

092-802-2757

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092-802-2767

Academic Degree

Doctor of Engineering

Field of Specialization

Electrochemical, Porous Media, Transport Phenomena, Energy and Environment, Chemical Reaction Engineering, Flow Dynamics, Numerical Analysis

Outline Activities

- Optimization of material design and operating condition of chemical system (Fuel Cell, Secondary battery, Electrochemical process, Exhaust gas and CO2 treatment)

- Evaluation of reaction, heat and mass transfer in various porous media by experimental approarch and numerical analysis

- Design of new porous structure

- Evaluation of reaction, heat and mass transfer in various porous media by experimental approarch and numerical analysis

- Design of new porous structure

Research

**Research Interests**

- Design and Optimization of innovative chemical process with electrochemical reaction

keyword : Electrochemical reaction, process design, optimization

2015.04. - Evaluation of reaction and mass transport phenomena in porous electrode layer of secondary battery and design of its structure

keyword : secondary battery, porous electrode, charge&discharge, numerical simulation

2013.04. - Evaluation of structure and property of various porous media by numerical analysis

keyword : numerical analysis, reconstruction, X-ray computerized tomography, pore size distribution, permeability, heat and mass transfer, two-phase flow

2008.04Evaluation of Structure and Property of Various Porous Media by by numerical analysis. - Evaluation of particle trapping mechanism and optimization of structure design in high temperature gas filtering system by numerical analysis

keyword : Filtering system, Porous media, Heterogeneous structure, Numerical analysis, Optimization

2009.04Evaluation of particle trapping mechanism and optimization of structure design in high temperature gas filtering system by numerical analysis. - Development of CO2 removal system from exhaust gas of combustion furnace

keyword : thermal power station, carbon dioxide, global warming, honeycomb adsorbent,TSA, mass transfer, numerical analysis

2001.04. - Optimization of desulfurization system in combustion furnace

keyword : Thermal power station, SO2, CaCO3, CaSO4, mass transfer coefficient, numerical analysis, mass balance, lime and gypsum method

2001.04. - Development of methane hydrate recovery system from the ocean bed by air lift method

keyword : Methan Hydrate, Resource of seabed, Air lift, Simulation, Equation of motion, Equilibrium

2001.04. - Investigation of internal phenomena in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell by numerical analysis and experiment

keyword : Fuel cell, PEFC, Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell, Numerical analysis, Transport phenomena, Water management

2001.04Optimization of material design and operating condition of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell by numerical analysis and experiment.

**Current and Past Project**

- Strategic Development of PEFC Technologies for Practical Application Development of Technology for Next-generaton Fuel Cells/Investigation of Two-phase-flow Condition with Droplets in PEFC Channel and Development of the High Performance Cell to Control the Influence of Flooding

**Academic Activities**

**Books**

1. | G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto and other authors, Progress in Fuel Cell Research, Nova Science Publishers , Multiscale Numerical Analysis of Heat and Mass Transfer in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell, pp. 215-232, 2007.09. |

2. | Precise Control of Porous Media and Evaluation of its Function The behavior of water, heat and mass transfer in gas diffusion layer of fuel cell G.Inoue, etc.. |

3. | The latest fuel cell material The high technology and the evaluation of reliability M.Minemoto, G.Inoue, etc.. |

**Reports**

1. | Strategic Development of PEFC Technologies for Practical Application Development of Technology for Next-generaton Fuel Cells/Investigation of Two-phase-flow Condition with Droplets in PEFC Channel and Development of the High Performance Cell to Control the Influence of Flooding (FY2008～FY2009) Final Report. |

2. | Report of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells 9 at ECS 2009 meeting, The journal of fuel cell technology, Vol.9, No.3. |

3. | Study of behavior of liquid water in GDL by numerical analysis and experiment, Prediction, Observation and Evaluation of Characteristics of PEFC, the Journal of Fuel Cell Technology, Vol.9, No.2. |

4. | Strategic Development of PEFC Technologies for Practical Application Development of Technology for Next-generaton Fuel Cells/Investigation of Two-phase-flow Condition with Droplets in PEFC Channel and Development of the High Performance Cell to Control the Influence of Flooding (FY2008) Annual Report. |

5. | Annual review 2008 of Chemical Engineering of Japan, Fuel Cell. |

6. | Strategic Development of PEFC Technologies for Practical Application Development of Technology for Next-generaton Fuel Cells/Investigation of Two-phase-flow Condition with Droplets in PEFC Channel and Development of the High Performance Cell to Control the Influence of Flooding (FY2007) Final Report. |

7. | Strategic Development of PEFC Technologies for Practical Application Development of Technology for Next-generaton Fuel Cells/Investigation of Two-phase-flow Condition with Droplets in PEFC Channel and Development of the High Performance Cell to Control the Influence of Flooding (FY2005-FY2006) Final Report. |

8. | Strategic Development of PEFC Technologies for Practical Application Development of Technology for Next-generaton Fuel Cells/Investigation of Two-phase-flow Condition with Droplets in PEFC Channel and Development of the High Performance Cell to Control the Influence of Flooding 2005 Annual Report. |

9. | Strategic Development of PEFC Technologies for Practical Application Development of Technology for Next-generaton Fuel Cells/Investigation of Two-phase-flow Condition with Droplets in PEFC Channel and Development of the High Performance Cell to Control the Influence of Flooding 2005 Annual Report. |

**Papers**

1. | T. Terao, G. Inoue, M. Kawase, N. Kubo, M. Yamaguchi, K. Yokoyama, T. Tokunaga, K. Shinohara, Y. Hara, T. Hara, Development of novel three-dimensional reconstruction method for porous media for polymer electrolyte fuel cells using focused ion beam-scanning electron microscope tomography, Journal of Power Sources, 347, 15, 2017.04. |

2. | M. Kawase, K. Sato, R. Mitsui, H. Asonuma, M. Kageyama, K. Yamaguchi, G. Inoue, Electrochemical reaction engineering of polymer electrolyte fuel cell, AIChE Journal, 63, 1, 2017.01. |

3. | G. Inoue, M. Kawase, Numerical and Experimental Evaluation of Relationship between Porous Electrode Structure and Ion and Electron Conductivity in Lithium-ion Battery, Journal of Power Sources, 342, 2017.01. |

4. | K.Ikeshita, G. Inoue, M.Kawase, Electrode Designs of Lithium Ion Batteries Utilizing the Simulation of Porous Structures, ECS Transaction, 75, 20, 2017.01. |

5. | M.Kawase, K.Yamaguchi, M.Kageyama, K.Sato, G. Inoue, Dimensionless Model Analysis of PEFC Cathode, ECS Transaction, 75, 14, 2016.09. |

6. | R. Kotoi, G. Inoue, M.Kawase, Reaction and Mass Transport Simulation of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell for the Analysis of the Key Factors Affecting the Output Performance in the Catalyst Layer, ECS Transaction, 75, 14, 2016.09. |

7. | G. Inoue, M. Kawase, Understanding Formation Mechanism of Heterogeneous Porous Structure of Catalyst Layer in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41, 46, 2016.12. |

8. | G. Inoue, K. Yokoyama, J. Ooyama, T. Terao, T. Tokunaga, N. Kubo, M. Kawase, Theoretical examination of effective oxygen diffusion coefficient and electrical conductivity of polymer electrolyte fuel cell porous components, Journal of Power Sources, 327, 2016.09. |

9. | G. Inoue, M. Kawase, Effect of porous structure of catalyst layer on effective oxygen diffusion coefficient in polymer electrolyte fuel cell, Journal of Power Sources, 327, 2016.09. |

10. | F.Ito, G. Inoue, M.Kawase, Reaction and Mass Transport Simulation of 3-Dimensional All-Solid-State Lithium-Ion Batteries for the Optimum Structural Design, ECS Trans., 69, 1, 2015.10. |

11. | T. Sasabe, G. Inoue, S. Tsushima, S. Hirai, T. Tokumasu, U. Pasaogullari, Investigation on Effect of PTFE Treatment on GDL Micro-structure by High-resolution X-ray CT, ECS Trans., 50, 2, 2013.03. |

12. | G. Inoue, N. Ishibe, Y. Matsukuma, M. Minemoto, Understanding Mechanism of PTFE Distribution in Fibrous Porous Media, ECS Trans., 50, 2, 2013.03. |

13. | Y.Hoshino, K.Imamura, M.Yue, G. Inoue, Y. Miura, Reversible Absorption of CO2 Triggered by Phase Transition of Amine-Containing Micro and Nanogel Particles, JACS, 134, 44, 2012.11. |

14. | Numerical Simulations of Methane Hydrate Particles around the Bottom of the Recovery Pipe of the Gas-Lift Method Y.Matsukuma, M.Miwa, S.Hironaka, G.Inoue, M.Minemoto Kagakukougaku Ronbunshu, Vol.36, No.2, pp.149-156. |

15. | Numerical Simulations of Droplet Upwelling into Gas Channel of PEFC Y.Matsukuma, Y.Koga, G.Inoue, M.Minemoto Japanese Journal of Multiphase Flow 23, 5, pp.515-521 (2010). |

16. | Numerical Analysis of Two-Phase Condition in GDL with Pore Network Model G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto Transactions of the Japan society of mechanical engineers 76, 763, pp.415-417 (2010). |

17. | Numerical Simulations of Droplet Upwelling into Gas Channel of PEFC Y.Matsukuma, Y.Koga, G.Inoue, M.Minemoto Transactions of the Japan society of mechanical engineers 76, 763, pp.420-422 (2010). |

18. | Study on Automated Porous Plate Design for Uniformization of Flow through a Honeycomb Structure Y.Matsukuma, T.Danjo, T.Kubo, G.Inoue, M.Minemoto Kagaku Kogaku Ronbunshu vol.35, No.6 pp.582-588. |

19. | Uniformization of Flow through a Honeycomb Structure by the Lattice Boltzmann Method Y.Matsukuma, T.Inoue, Y.Ijyuin, G.Inoue, M.Minemoto Kagaku Kogaku Ronbunshu vol.35, No.6 pp.573-581. |

20. | Gen INOUE, Yosuke MATSUKUMA and Masaki MINEMOTO, Evaluation of Gas Diffusion Performance in Wet GDL with 3D Pore Network Model, ECS Transactions , Vol.25 (1), pp.1519-1527, 2009.10. |

21. | Prevention of Degradation of a Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell H.Itoh, S.Tsurumaki, T.Moriga, A.Yamada, S.Nojima, G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto Kagakukougaku Ronbunsyu, 35(3) pp. 304-311. |

22. | Study on Deterioration Mechanism of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell H.Itoh, S.Tsurumaki, T.Moriga, A.Yamada, G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto Kagakukougaku Ronbunsyu, 35(1) pp. 184-190. |

23. | Gen INOUE, Yosuke MATSUKUMA and Masaki MINEMOTO, Numerical Analysis of Liquid and Heat Transfer in Heterogeneous GDL, ECS Transactions , Vol.16 (2), pp.769-777, 2008.10. |

24. | Gen INOUE, Yosuke MATSUKUMA and Masaki MINEMOTO, Evaluation of Liquid and Mass Transfer in GDL by Direct Network Simulation, ECS Transactions , Vol.16 (2), pp.1661-1671, 2008.10. |

25. | Gen INOUE, Yosuke MATSUKUMA and Masaki MINEMOTO, Numerical Analysis of Heat and Mass Transfer in Gas Diffusion Layer with Heterogeneous Structure, Proc. Fuel Cell Seminar 2008, CD-ROM, 2008.10. |

26. | Gen Inoue, Takashi Yoshimoto, Yosuke Matsukuma, Masaki Minemoto, Development of Simulated Gas Diffusion Layer of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells and Evaluation of its Structure, Journal of Power Sources, 175, pp.145-158, 2008.01. |

27. | G. Inoue, Y. Matsukuma and M. Minemoto, Numerical Analysis of Two-phase Transport in GDL of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell, Proceeding of the Second European Fuel Cell Technology and Applications Conference, pp.41-42, 2007.12. |

28. | Ryokichi Hamaguchi, Yuki Nishimura, Gen Inoue, Yosuke Matsukuma, and Masaki Minemoto, Gas Hydrate Decomposition Rate in Flowing Water, Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Volume 129, Issue 2, pp. 102-106, 2007.06, [URL]. |

29. | G. Inoue, T. Yoshimoto, T. Kawano, Y. Matsukuma and M. Minemoto, Effect of Two-phase Flow Condition in Gas Channel and GDL on Cell Performance of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell, ECS Transactions, 5, (1) 261, 2007.03. |

30. | T. Yoshimoto, Y. Matsukuma, G. Inoue,M. Minemoto, Numerical simulation of two – phase flow through gas diffusion layer of PEFC, Proceedings of 2006 Japan/Taiwan/Korea Chemical Engineering Conference, 2006.11. |

31. | H. Itoh, S. Tsurumaki, T. Moriga, A. Yamada, S. Nojima, Y. Matsukuma, G. Inoue, M. Minemoto, Improvement of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell (PEFC) performance by numerical analysis, Proceedings of 2006 Japan/Taiwan/Korea Chemical Engineering Conference, 2006.11. |

32. | G. Inoue, T.Yoshimoto, T. Kawano, Y. Matsukuma, M. Minemoto, Effect of two-phase flow condition in cathode gas channel and GDL on cell performance of polymer electrolyte fuel cell, Fuel Cell Seminar 2006, 2006.11. |

33. | Gen INOUE, Takashi YOSHIMOTO, Yosuke MATSUKUMA, Masaki MINEMOTO, Hideki ITOH, Shigeru TSURUMAKI, Numerical Analysis of Relative Humidity Distribution in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell Stack Including Cooling Water, Journal of Power Sources, 162 (1), pp. 81-93 , 2006.11. |

34. | Gen INOUE, Takashi YOSHIMOTO, Yosuke MATSUKUMA, Masaki MINEMOTO, Hideki ITOH, Shigeru TSURUMAKI, Effect of Flow Pattern of Gas and Cooling Water on Relative Humidity Distribution in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell, Journal of Power Sources, 162 (1), pp. 94-104 , 2006.11. |

35. | T. Yoshimoto, G. Inoue, Y. Matsukuma, M. Minemoto, Mass Transfer Analysis of Two-Phase Flow in PEFC Diffusion Layer, International Conference on RENEWABLE ENERGY 2006, P-H-23, 2006.10. |

36. | G. Inoue, S. Morihiro, T. Yoshimoto, Y. Matsukuma, M. Minemoto, The Effect of Two-Phase Flow Condition in Cathode Gas Channel on Cell Performance of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell: Experiments and Numerical Simulation Studies, International Conference on RENEWABLE ENERGY 2006, P-H-21, 2006.10. |

37. | Takashi YOSHIMOTO, Yosuke MATSUKUMA, Gen INOUE, Masaki MINEMOTO, Mass Transfer Analysis in PEFC Diffusion Layler by Lattice Gas Automata Method, JSME International Journal, Series B, Vol.49, No.3, pp.653-659, 2006.08. |

38. | Y. Matsukuma, I. Kawasaki, G. Inoue and M. Minemoto, Numerical Simulation of Droplets on Solid Wall by Lattice Boltzmann Method, The 15th Discrete Simulation of Fluid Dynamics (DSFD 2006) conference, 2006.08. |

39. | Gen INOUE, Yosuke MATSUKUMA, Masaki MINEMOTO, Examination of Optimal Separator Shape of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell with Numerical Analysis Including the Effect of Gas Flow through Gas Diffusion Layer, Journal of Power Sources, 157, p.153-165, 2006.06. |

40. | Gen INOUE, Yosuke MATSUKUMA, Masaki MINEMOTO, Effect of gas channel depth on current density distribution of polymer electrolyte fuel cell by numerical analysis including gas flow through gas diffusion layer, Journal of Power Sources, 157, p.136-152, 2006.06. |

41. | Takashi YOSHIMOTO, Gen INOUE, Yosuke MATSUKUMA, Masaki MINEMOTO, Microscopic Analysis of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell by Lattice Gas Automata, Journal of Chemical Engineering of Japan, Vol.39, 5, pp.537-544, 2006.05. |

42. | Gen INOUE, Yosuke MATSUKUMA, Masaki MINEMOTO, Evaluation of the Optimal Separator Shape with Reaction and Flow Analysis of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell, Journal of Power Sources, 154, p.18-34, 2006.03. |

43. | Gen INOUE, Yosuke MATSUKUMA, Masaki MINEMOTO, Evaluation of the Thickness of Membrane and Gas Diffusion Layer with Simplified Two-Dimensional Reaction and Flow Analysis of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell, Journal of Power Sources, 154, p.8-17, 2006.03. |

44. | Mass Transfer Analysis in PEFC Diffusion Layer by Lattice Gas Automata Method T.Yoshimoto, Y.Matsukuma, G.Inoue, M.Minemoto Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers Vol.71 (711) B 2642-2648. |

45. | T.Yoshimoto, G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto, Microscopic Analysis of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell by Lattice Gas Automata, Proceedings of the 10th APCCHE Congress, 2004.10. |

46. | G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto, Optimization of Operating Conditions of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell by Numerical Analysis Method, Proceedings of the 10th APCCHE Congress, 2004.10. |

47. | G.Inoue,Y.Matsukuma,M.Minemoto, Evaluation of Effect of Operating and Shape Condition by Simplified Two-Dimensional PEFC Analysis Model, Proceedings of 2004 ECS ECSJ Joint International Meeting, 2004.10. |

48. | G.Inoue, K.Adachi, M.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto, Effect of Channel Shape in the Separator on Comprehensive Performance of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell - Mathematical and Experimental Studies, Proceedings of the 15th World Hydrogen Energy Conference, 2004.06. |

49. | G.Inoue, Y.Shimomura, M.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto, Numerical Analysis of Current Density Distribution in PEFC and Optimization of Operation Condition, Proceedings of the 15th World Hydrogen Energy Conference, 2004.06. |

50. | G. Inoue, Y. Matsukuma, and M. Minemoto, Reaction and Flow Analysis for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell, Proceeding of 2003 Fuel Cell Seminar, 2003.11. |

51. | Design of optimal separetar by PEFC reaction and flow analysis G.Inoue, K.Shinyama, Y.Matsukuma and M.Minemoto Kagaku Kougaku Ronbunsyu, Japan Vol.29(6) (2003) pp.823-828. |

52. | Design of Uniform Flow in Equipments by Lattice Gas Automata Method and an Evaluation of its Adaptability to Parallel Processing E.Hioka, G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma and M.Minemoto Kagaku Kougaku Ronbunsyu, Japan Vol.29(3) (2003) pp.421-426. |

53. | Reaction and Flow Analysis for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell G.Inoue, Y.Shimomura, Y.Matsukuma and M.Minemoto Kagaku Kougaku Ronbunsyu, Japan Vol.29(2) (2003) pp.197-203. |

54. | Modeling of Power Generation Performance for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell G.Inoue, Y.Shimomura, Y.Matsukuma and M.Minemoto Kagaku Kougaku Ronbunsyu, Japan Vol.29(2) (2003) pp.191-196. |

**Presentations**

1. | Evaluation of mass transport in PEFC catalyst layer with carbon aggregate structure effect T.Matsuoka, G.Inoue, K.Jonoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto 76th SCEJ Annual meeting . |

2. | Simulation of effect of temperature and pressure in CO2 recovery system S.Abe, G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto 75th SCEJ Annual meeting. |

3. | Measurement of dynamic behavior of liquid water in gas diffusion layer in PEFC N.Ishibe, W.Muraki, G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto 75th SCEJ Annual meeting. |

4. | Investigation of liquid water behavior in PEFC porous media Y.P.Fan, Y.Ueno, G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto 75th SCEJ Annual meeting. |

5. | Improvement of mass transport performance in wet porous media of PEFC G.Inoue, K.Jonoue, W.Muraki, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto 75th SCEJ Annual meeting. |

6. | Simulation of flow and filtration in heterogeneous filter S.Abe, G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto 75th SCEJ Annual meeting. |

7. | Liquid and Mass Transfer Simulation in PEFC Porous Media Gen Inoue, Yosuke Matsukuma, Masaki Minemoto International hydrogen energy development forum. |

8. | Investigation of liquid water in PEFC gas diffusion layers by direct visualization and numerical analysis W.Muraki, G. Inoue, Y. Matsukuma, M. Minemoto The 22nd International Symposium on Chemical Engineering. |

9. | Evaluation of characteristics of micro porous layer in PEFC K.Jonoue, G. Inoue, Y. Matsukuma, M. Minemoto The 22nd International Symposium on Chemical Engineering. |

10. | Effect of internal and interface structure of GDL on mass transfer in PEFC G. Inoue, Y. Matsukuma, M. Minemoto The 50th Battery Symposium in Japan. |

11. | Measurement of dynamic behavior of liquid water in PEFC gas diffusion layers, W.Muraki, G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto, The Third International Symposium on Novel Carbon Resource Sciences: Advanced Materials, Processes and Systems toward CO2 Mitigation (NCRS G-COE Symposium/Workshop Series 2009). |

12. | Evaluation of characteristics of micro porous layer in PEFC, K.Jonoue, G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto, The Third International Symposium on Novel Carbon Resource Sciences: Advanced Materials, Processes and Systems toward CO2 Mitigation (NCRS G-COE Symposium/Workshop Series 2009). |

13. | Study of liquid water behavior in PEFC by numerical analysis and experiment G.Inoue Three branch joint symposium of chemical engineering. |

14. | Measurement of liquid water behavior in PEFC with visualized cell Y.Ueno, G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto Three branch joint symposium of chemical engineering. |

15. | Evaluation of Gas Diffusion Performance in Wet GDL with 3D Pore Network Model Gen Inoue, Yosuke Matsukuma, Masaki Minemoto 216th ECS meeting. |

16. | LBM simulations of droplet upwelling into gas channel of PEFC Y.Matsukuma, Y.Koga, G.Inoue, M.Minemoto SCEJ 41th Autumn meeting. |

17. | Measurement of dynamic behavior of liquid water in gas diffusion layer of PEFC W.Muraki, G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto 46th joint meeting of chemical, Kyushu. |

18. | Evaluation of Effect of MPL on Interface Property of GDL K.Jonoue, G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto 46th joint meeting of chemical, Kyushu. |

19. | Numerical simulations of droplet upwelling into gas channel of PEFC Y.Matsukuma, Y.Koga, G.Inoue, M.Minemoto The 14th National Symposium on Power and Energy Systems (SPES2009), [URL]. |

20. | Numerical Analysis of Two-Phase Condition in GDL with Pore Network Model G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto The 14th National Symposium on Power and Energy Systems (SPES2009), [URL]. |

21. | Measurement of dynamic behavior of liquid water in PEFC gas diffusion layer W.Muraki, G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto SCEJ 74th Annual Meeting . |

22. | Numerical analysis of liquid water in GDL by 3D pore network model G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto SCEJ 74th Annual Meeting . |

23. | Effect of MPL properties on interface structure of PEFC gas diffusion layer K.Jonoue, G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto SCEJ 74th Annual Meeting . |

24. | Numerical analysis of ash and char in the IGCC reactors Y.Maeda, Y.Matsukuma,G.Inoue and M.Minemoto SCEJ 74th Annual Meeting. |

25. | Measurement of water droplets in Channel/GDL of polymer electrolyte fuel cell Y.Ueno, G. Inoue, Y. Matsukuma, M. Mimemoto 21th Symposium on Chemical Engineering Kyushu-Taejon Chungnam. |

26. | Effect of GDL structure on mass transfer in PEFC G. Inoue, Y. Matsukuma, M. Minemoto 49th Battery Symposium . |

27. | Numerical Analysis of Heat and Mass Transfer in Gas Diffusion Layer with Heterogeneous Structure G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto Fuel Cell Seminar 2008. |

28. | Evaluation of liquid and mass transfer in GDL by direct network simulation G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto ECS/JECS joint meeting 2008. |

29. | Numerical analysis of liquid and heat transfer in heterogeneous GDL G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto ECS/JECS joint meeting 2008. |

30. | Effect of internal and interface structure on PEFC mass transport performance G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto SCEJ 40th Autumn meeting. |

31. | Simulation of mass transport in PEFC gas diffusion layer G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto SCEJ 73th Annual Meeting . |

32. | Synchronous Measurement of voltage and liquid water distribution in PEFC gas channel G.Inoue, S.Morihiro, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto SCEJ 73th Annual Meeting . |

33. | Examination of Optimal Gas Diffusion Layer of PEFC by Lattis Boltzmann Method T.Yoshimoto, G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto SCEJ 73th Annual Meeting . |

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38. | Numerical Analysis of Two-Phase Transport in GDL of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell G. Inoue, Y. Matsukuma, M. Mimemoto Second European Fuel Cell Technology and Applications Conference. |

39. | Simulations of two-phase flow in Gas Diffusion Layer of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell by Lattice Boltzmann Method Yosuke Matsukuma, Takashi Yoshimoto, Gen Inoue, Masaki Minemoto APCOM'07 (Asian-Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics). |

40. | Visualization of water droplets in polymer electrolyte fuel cell flow channels S. Morihiro, G. Inoue, Y. Matsukuma, M. Mimemoto 20th Symposium on Chemical Engineering Kyushu-Taejon Chungnam. |

41. | Numerical analysis of two-phase condition in PEFC gas diffusion layer G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto 48th Battery Symposium in Japan. |

42. | Numerical analysis of two-phase flow in PEFC gas diffusion layer considered heterogeneous structure G.Inoue, T.Yoshimoto, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto SCEJ 39th Autumn Meeting. |

43. | Two-phase flow analysis in gas diffusion layer of PEFC Y.Matsukuma, T.Yoshimoto, G.Inoue, M.Minemoto The 56th National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics . |

44. | Examination of drplet on gas channel of polymer electrolyte fuel cell Y.koga, S.Sakashita, Y.Matsukuma, G.Inoue, M.Minemoto SCEJ 72th Annual Meeting . |

45. | Two-phase flow analysis in gas diffusion layer of PEFC by LBM T.Yoshimoto, Y.Matsukuma, G.Inoue, M.Minemoto CFD2006. |

46. | Numerical analysis of two-phase flow in PEFC gas diffusion layer considered heterogeneous structure G.Inoue, T.Yoshimoto, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto The 47th Battery Symposium in Japan. |

47. | Numerical simulation of two-phase flow through gas diffusion layer of PEFC T. Yoshimoto, Y. Matsukuma, G. Inoue,M. Minemoto 2006 Japan/Taiwan/Korea Chemical Engineering Conference. |

48. | Improvement of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell (PEFC) performance by numerical analysis H. Itou, S. Tsurumaki, T. Moriga, A. Yamada, S. Nojima, Y. Matsukuma, G. Inoue, M. Minemoto 2006 Japan/Taiwan/Korea Chemical Engineering Conference. |

49. | Numerical Simulations of Droplets on the Hydrophobic and Hydrophobic wall by Lattice Boltzmann Method Y. Matsukuma, S. Sakashita, Y. Koga, G. Inoue, M. Minemoto International Workshop on Process Intensification in Fluid and Particle Engineering. |

50. | Effect of two-phase flow condition in cathode gas channel and GDL on cell performance of polymer electrolyte fuel cell G. Inoue, T.Yoshimoto, T. Kawano, Y. Matsukuma, M. Minemoto Fuel Cell Seminar 2006. |

51. | The Effect of Two-Phase Flow Condition in Cathode Gas Channel on Cell Performance of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell: Experiments and Numerical Simulation Studies G. Inoue, S. Morihiro, T. Yoshimoto, Y. Matsukuma, M. Minemoto International Conference on RENEWABLE ENERGY 2006. |

52. | Mass Transfer Analysis of Two-phase Flow in PEFC Diffusion Layer T.Yoshimoto, G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto International Conference on RENEWABLE ENERGY 2006. |

53. | Numerical simulation of droplets on Solid wall by Lattice Boltzmann Method Y.Matsukuma, S.Sakashita, G.Inoue, M.Minemoto SCEJ 38th Autumn Meeting, [URL]. |

54. | Two-phase flow analysis in PEFC gas diffusion layer considered fiborous structure G.Inoue, T.Yoshimoto, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto SCEJ 38th Autumn Meeting, [URL]. |

55. | Indirect Measuremant of two-phase flow condition in PEFC gas channel S.Morihiro, G.Inoue, T.Yoshimoto, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto SCEJ 38th Autumn Meeting, [URL]. |

56. | Examination of flooding in GDL and its influence on cell performance T.Kawano, G.Inoue, T.Yoshimoto, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto SCEJ 38th Autumn Meeting, [URL]. |

57. | Numerical Simulation of Droplets on Solid Wall by Lattice Boltzmann Method Y.Matsukuma, I.Kawasaki, G.Inoue, M.Minemoto The 15th Discrete Simulation of Fluid Dynamics (DSFD2006) conference. |

58. | Three dimensional analysis of droplets on solid wall by LBM Y.Matsukuma, S.Sakashita, G.Inoue, M.Minemoto The Japanese Society for Multiphase Flow 2006 Annual Meeting. |

59. | Numerical simulation of droplets on solid wall by Lattice Boltzmann Method Y.Matsukuma, I.Kawasaki, S.Sakashita, G.Inoue, M.Minemoto The 55th National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. |

60. | Analysis of Two-phase Leak Flow in PEFC Diffusion Layer by Lattice Gas Automata Takashi YOSHIMOTO, Yosuke MATSUKUMA, Gen INOUE, Masaki MINEMOTO The 18th Computational Mechanics Conference. |

61. | Lattice Boltzmann simulations of liquid drops on solid surfaces Isao KAWASAKI, Yosuke MATSUKUMA, Gen INOUE, Masaki MINEMOTO The 18th Computational Mechanics Conference. |

62. | Influence of flow and flooding in gas diffusion layer on PEFC performance T.Kawano, G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto SCEJ 37th Autumn Meeting. |

63. | Numerical Simulation of droplets on the solid wall by Lattice Boltzmann Method Y.Matsukuma, I.Kawasaki, G.Inoue, M.Minemoto The 12th FCDIC Fuel Cell Symposium. |

64. | Influence of Gas Flow through GDL on Cell Performance in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto The 12th FCDIC Fuel Cell Symposium. |

65. | Study of Mass Transfort Analysis in PEFC Gas Diffusion Layer T.Yoshimoto, G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto SCEJ the 70th Annual Meeting. |

66. | Lattice Boltzmann Simulations of Liquid Drops on Solid Phase I.Kawasaki, G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto SCEJ the 70th Annual Meeting. |

67. | Development of PEFC Stack Simulator and Design of Optimal Stack System K.Adachi, G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto The 45th Battery Symposium in Japan. |

68. | Microscopic Analysis of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell by Lattice Gas Automata T.Yoshimoto, G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto The 10th APCCHE Congress. |

69. | Optimization of Operating Conditions of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell by Numerical Analysis Method G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto The 10th APCCHE Congress. |

70. | Evaluation of Effect of Operating and Shape Condition by Simplified Two-Dimensional PEFC Analysis Model G.Inoue,Y.Matsukuma,M.Minemoto 2004 ECS ECSJ Joint International Meeting. |

71. | Effect of Channel Shape in the Separator on Comprehensive Performance of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell - Mathematical and Experimental Studies G.Inoue, K.Adachi, M.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto 15th World Hydrogen Energy Conference. |

72. | Numerical Analysis of Current Density Distribution in PEFC and Optimization of Operation Condition G.Inoue, Y.Shimomura, M.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto 15th World Hydrogen Energy Conference. |

73. | The Effect of Separator Shape on PEFC Performance K.Gohara, G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto SCEJ the 69th Annual Meeting. |

74. | Optimization of Operating Condition in PEFC single cell by Numerical Analysis Model G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto SCEJ the 69th Annual Meeting. |

75. | Microscopic Analysis of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell by Lattice Gas Automata T.Yoshimoto, G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto JSME 16th Computational Mechanics Conference. |

76. | Reaction and Flow Analysis for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell G. Inoue, Y. Matsukuma, and M. Minemoto 2003 Fuel Cell symposium in Maiami. |

77. | The performance evaluation by PEFC analysis model G. Inoue, Y. Shimomura, Y. Matsukuma, and M. Minemoto SCEJ 36th Autumn Meeting. |

78. | Reaction and Flow Analysis for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell Y. Shimomura, K.Adachi, G. Inoue, Y. Matsukuma, and M. Minemoto SCEJ 36th Autumn Meeting. |

79. | Reaction and Flow Analysis for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell G. Inoue, Y. Shimomura, K.Adachi, Y. Matsukuma, and M. Minemoto The 12th Annual Meeting of Japan Institute of Energy. |

80. | Reaction and Flow Analysis for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell G. Inoue, K. Shinyama, Y. Matsukuma, and M. Minemoto The 10th FCDIC Fuel Cell Symposium. |

81. | Reaction and Flow Analysis for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell G. Inoue, Y. Matsukuma, and M. Minemoto 2002 Taiwan/Korea/Japan Chemical Engineering Conference. |

Other Research Activities

- 2009.03, Planning and managing the workshop of transport phenomena in porous media.

**Membership in Academic Society**

- The Japanese Society for Multiphase Flow
- The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers
- Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan
- The Heat Transfer Society of Japan
- The Electrochemical Society of Japan
- The Japan Institute of Energy
- The Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan

**Awards**

- The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers

Power and Energy System Division Presenter Award

"Numerical Analysis of Two-Phase Condition in GDL with Pore Network Model"

G.Inoue, Y.Matsukuma, M.Minemoto

at the 14th National Symposium on Power and Energy Systems (SPES2009)

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