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Yasuhiro Tani Last modified date:2018.02.23

Associate Professor / Space System Engineering
Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Faculty of Engineering

Graduate School

Information on Space transportation systems engineering laboratory .
Academic Degree
Dr. Engineering
Field of Specialization
Aircraft and spacecraft aerodynamics
Outline Activities
Research activities:
Aerodynamic characteristics of reusable launch vehicle
Conceptual design of low-noise, low-emission aircraft
Aerodynamics and acoustic research of morphing wing
Research on aircraft gust load alleviation using ventilation mechanism

Rocket engineering, aircraft conceptual design, Aerospace engineering experiments, aerospace design and drawing, Fundamental physics
Advanced aircraft design
Research Interests
  • Research on Gust Load Alleviation of Aircraft
    keyword : aircraft safety, gust, unsteady aerodynamic load
  • Research on Morphing flap for aircraft noise reduction
    keyword : noise, high lift device, morphing wing, noise source detection
  • Research on Aerodynamic improvement for Reusable launch vehicle

    keyword : Space transportation system, Reusable launch vehicle, aerodynamics, wind tunnel test, Computational fluid dynamics, flight test
    2004.06Aerodynamics for reusable launch vehicles.
  • Ecological and economical aircraft characteristics
    keyword : noise, fuel efficiency, air taxi, morphing wing, electric power
  • Research and development of small UAV system
    keyword : UAV(Unmanned aerial vehicle), flight performance, flight characteristics
  • Research on aerodynamic characteristics of small supersonic experimental aircraft
    keyword : supersonic, unmanned aircraft, aerodynamic design
    2005.06~2007.03Aerodynamic characteristics of small-scale supersonic experimental aircraft.
Academic Activities
Membership in Academic Society
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Experimental Aircraft Association
  • The Japan Society for Aeronautical ans Space Sciences