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Masami Nakagawa Last modified date:2019.06.28

Graduate School
Undergraduate School

Academic Degree
Cornell University Ph.D. Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Minnesota M.S. Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota B.S. Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Field of Specialization
Mechanics of Granular Materials, Geothermal Engineering, Social Acceptance, Exploration of Space Resources
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Outline Activities
Research on space resources including regolith on the Moon
Developing teaching and research methods for social acceptance in connection with resource development
Basic studies and applications of nano bubbles
Research Interests
  • Fundamental and applications of nano babbles

    keyword : nano bubbles, silica inhibitor, geothermal applications
Academic Activities
Educational Activities
During my tenure at Kyushu University, I have been developing course materials for teaching social acceptance in the context of natural resources development and have been doing this for over a year with colleagues from Nagoya University and Took University.
Other Educational Activities
  • 2019.06, Recognizing ever increasing demand for responsible resource development, Nakagawa has been organizing mini-symposium on social acceptance in natural resources development in collaboration with Nagoya University and Tohoku University.
    In spring of 2020, there is an international symposium on social acceptance being planned at Kyushu University.
Professional and Outreach Activities
Energy Specialist for South American Countries.