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Kazuhide Ito Last modified date:2018.06.12

Professor / Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Sciences, Energy and Environmental Engineering
Department of Advanced Environmental Science and Engineering
Faculty of Engineering Sciences

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Field of Specialization
Environmental Engineering, Public Health Engineering
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Research Interests
  • Development of Computer Simulated Person
    keyword : Environmental Engineering, Public Health Engineering
  • Prediction of Indoor Environmental Quality
    keyword : Environmental Engineering, Public Health Engineering
  • Productivity & Performance in Indoor Environment
    keyword : Environmental Engineering, Public Health Engineering
  • Indoor Air Biology
    keyword : Environmental Engineering, Public Health Engineering
  • Indoor Air Chemistry
    keyword : Environmental Engineering, Public Health Engineering
  • Indoor Air Physics
    keyword : Environmental Engineering, Public Health Engineering
  • Comprehensive Prediction method coupled with Epidemiological model and Engineering model
    keyword : Public Health Engineering
Academic Activities
1. Sung-Jun Yoo, Kazuhide Ito, Assessment of Transient Inhalation Exposure using in silico Human Model integrated with PBPK - CFD Hybrid Analysis, Sustainable Cities and Society, 40 (2018) pp 317–325, 2018.05.
2. Wenhao Chen, Ping Wang, Kazuhide Ito, Jeff Fowles, Dennis Shusterman, Kazukiyo Kumagai, Measurement of Heating Coil Temperature for E-Cigarettes with a "Top-Coil" Clearomizer, PLOS ONE, 2018, 13(4):e0195925, 2018.04.
3. Mahbubul Muttakin, Sourav Mitra, Kyaw Thu, Kazuhide Ito, Bidyut Baran Saha , Theoretical framework to evaluate minimum desorption temperature for IUPAC classified adsorption isotherms, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 122 (2018) pp795-805, 2018.02.
4. Ji-woong Kim, Nguyen Lu Phuong, Shin-ichiro Aramaki, Kazuhide Ito, Flow visualization through particle image velocimetry in realistic model of rhesus monkey’s upper airway, Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology, 251 (2018) pp16-27, 2018.02.
5. Kaoru Suehiro, Noriko Suehiro, Yoko Masuda, Kazuko Ito, Kazuhide Ito, Folded Roof House - Design solution to optimize environmental conditions using generic equipment and techniques -, Japan Architectural Review, 2018, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp18-23, 2018.01.
6. Koki Nakahara, Takahiro Yamaguchi, Eunsu Lim, Kazuhide Ito, Computational fluid dynamics modeling and parameterization of the visible light photocatalytic oxidation process of toluene for indoor building material, Sustainable Cities and Society, 35 (2017) 298-308, 2017.12.
7. Juyeon Chung, Eunsu Lim, Mats Sandberg, Kazuhide Ito, Returning and net escape probabilities of contaminant at a local point in indoor environment, Building and Environment, 125 (2017) 67-76, 2017.12.
8. Alicia Murga, Yusuke Sano, Yoichi Kawamoto, Kazuhide Ito, Integrated analysis of numerical weather prediction and computational fluid dynamics for estimating cross-ventilation effects on inhaled air quality inside a factory, Atmospheric Environment, 167 (2017) 11-22, 2017.12.
9. Kazuhide Ito, In silico human model for fluid-initiated indoor environmental design, Editorial, Indoor and Built Environment, 2017; 26 (3) pp 295-297, 2017.03.
10. YOO SUNGJUN, Kazuhide Ito, Numerical Prediction of Tissue Dosimetry in Respiratory Tract using Computer Simulated Person integrated with physiologically based pharmacokinetic (PBPK)-computational fluid dynamics (CFD) Hybrid Analysis, Indoor and Built Environment, 2017, Accepted, 2017.10.
11. Kazuki Kuga, Kazuhide Ito, YOO SUNGJUN, Wenhao Chen, Ping Wang, Jiawen Liao, Jeff Fowles, Dennis Shusterman, Kazukiyo Kumagai, First- and second-hand smoke exposure assessment from e-cigarettes using integrated numerical analysis of CFD and a computer-simulated person with a respiratory tract model, Indoor and Built Environment, 2017, Accepted, 2017.10.
12. Ping Wang, Wenhao Chen, Jiawen Liao, Toshiki Matsuo, Kazuhide Ito, Jeff Fowles, Dennis Shusterman, Mark Mendell, Kazukiyo Kumagai, A Device-independent Evaluation of Carbonyl Emissions from Heated Electronic Cigarette Solvents, PLOS ONE, 12(1): e0169811, 2017, 2017.01.
13. Alicia Murga, YOO SUNGJUN, Kazuhide Ito, Multi-stage downscaling procedure to analyze the impact of exposure concentration in a factory on a specific worker through CFD, Indoor and Built Environment, Accepted, 2016.12.
14. Kazuhide Ito, Koki Mitsumune, Kazuki Kuga, Nguyen Lu Phuong, Kenji Tani, Kiao Inthavong, Prediction of convective heat transfer coefficients for the upper respiratory tracts of rat, dog, monkey, and humans, Indoor and Built Environment, in Press, 2016.12.
15. Kazuhide Ito, Toward the development of an in silico human model for indoor environmental design, Proceedings of the Japan Academy- Series B, Vol.92, No.7, 2016, pp 185-203, 2016.06.
16. Nguyen Lu Phuong, Masato Yamashita, Sung-Jun Yoo, Kazuhide Ito, Prediction of convective heat transfer coefficient of human upper and lower airway surfaces in steady and unsteady breathing conditions, Building and Environment, 100, 2016, pp172-185, 2016.04.
17. Nguyen Lu Phuong, Kazuhide Ito, Investigation of Flow Pattern in a Realistic Replica Model of Human Respiratory Tract using PIV, Building and Environment, 94, 2015, pp504-515, 2015.12.
18. Eunsu Lim, Kazuhide Ito, Mats Sandberg, Performance evaluation of contaminant removal and air quality control for local ventilation systems using the ventilation index Net Escape Velocity, Building and Environment, 79, 2014, pp78-89, 2014.08.
19. Cong Li, Kazuhide Ito, Numerical and Experimental Estimation of Convective Heat Transfer Coefficient of Human Body under strong forced convective flow, Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics, 126, pp107-117, 2014, 2014.03.
20. Kazuhide Ito, Integrated Numerical Approach of CFD and Epidemiological Model for Multi-scale Transmission Analysis in Indoor Spaces , Indoor and Built Environment, 2014; 23 (7) pp 1029-1049, 2013.12.
21. Yunqing Fan, Keiji Kameishi, Shigeki Onishi, Kazuhide Ito, Field-based Study on Energy saving effects of CO2 demand controlled ventilation in office with application of energy recovery ventilators, Energy and Buildings 68 (2014) 412-422, 2013.12.
22. Yunqing Fan, Kazuhide Ito, Integrated Building Energy-Computational Fluid Dynamics simulation for estimating the energy-saving effect of energy recovery ventilator with CO2 demand-controlled ventilation system in office space, Indoor and Built Environment, 2014; 23 (6) pp 785-803, 2013.10.
23. Eunsu Lim, Kazuhide Ito and Mats Sandberg , New Ventilation Index for evaluating imperfect mixing condition- Analysis of Net Escape Velocity based on RANS Approach, Building and Environment, 61, pp45-56, March 2013, 2013.03.
24. Kazuhide Ito, Integrated Numerical Simulation with Fungal Spore deposition and Subsequent Fungal Growth on Bathroom wall Surface, Indoor and Built Environment, 2013; 22 (6) pp 881-896, 2012.10.
25. Nguyen Lu Phuong and Kazuhide Ito, Experimental and numerical study of airflow pattern and particle dispersion in vertical ventilation duct , Building and Environment, 59, pp466-481, January 2013, 2012.09.
26. Kazuhide Ito, Numerical Prediction Model for Fungal Growth Coupled with Hygrothermal Transfer in Building Materials, Indoor and Built Environment, 2012; 21 (6) pp 845-856, 2011.10.
27. Kazuhide Ito and Keita Hattori, Numerical Prediction of Thermal Environment and Energy Consumption in Tunnel Type Greenhouse with Supplementary Air-mixing and Heating Device, Indoor and Built Environment, 2012; 21, pp292-303, 2011.06.
28. Kazuhide Ito and Hiroshi Harashima, Coupled CFD Analysis of size distributions on indoor secondary organic aerosol derived from ozone / limonene reactions, Building and Environment,46 (3), pp711-718,2010.3, 2011.03.
29. Kazuhide Ito and Kaoru Takigasaki, Multi-target Identification for Emission Parameters of Building Materials by Unsteady Concentration Measurement in Airtight Micro-Cell Type Chamber, Building and Environment,46 (2), pp518-526, 2011.2, 2011.02.
30. Kazuhide Ito and Yu Mizuno, Numerical Morphological Analysis of Fungal Growth based on a Reaction - Diffusion Model , Biocontrol Science, Vol.14, No.1, pp 21-30, 2009.03.
31. Qingyu Zhu, Shinsuke Kato, Shuzo Murakami, Kazuhide Ito, 3D-CFD Analysis of Diffusion and Emission of VOCs in a FLEC Cavity , Indoor Air, 17(3) 2007, pp 178-188, 2007.10.
32. Yuji Ataka, Shinsuke Kato, Shuzo Murakami, Qingyu Zhu, Kazuhide Ito, Tomohiro Yokota, Study of Effect of Adsorptive Building Material on Formaldehyde Concentrations: Development of Measuring Methods and Modeling of Adsorption Phenomena, Indoor Air, 14(S8) 2004, pp51-64, 2004.04.
33. Shinsuke Kato, Kazuhide Ito, Shuzo Murakami,, Analysis of Visitation Frequency through Particle Tracking Method based on LES and Model Experiment, Indoor Air, 13(2) 2003, pp182-193, 2003.06.
34. Shuzo Murakami, Shinsuke Kato, Kazuhide Ito, Qingyu Zhu, Modeling and CFD Prediction for Diffusion and Adsorption within Room with Various Adsorption Isotherms, Indoor Air, 13 (S6), pp20-27, 2003.01.
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1. Kazuhide Ito, Masato Yamashita, Sung-Jun Yoo, Toshiki Matsuo, Wenhao Chen, Ping Wang, Jeff Fowles, Kazukiyo Kumagai, Exposure Assessment to e-Cigarettes, : Part 3 Preliminary Numerical Prediction of Contaminant Distributions in Human Respiratory Tract Models, Healthy Buildings America 2015, 2015.07.
2. Kazuhide Ito, Kiyoshi Yamamoto, Eunsu Lim, Small Test Chamber Experiment and Modeling of Photocatalytic Oxidation of VOCs under Indoor Environmental Conditions, Indoor Air 2014, The 13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, July 7-12, 2014, Paper ID: HP0330, 2014.07.
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