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Yasuyuki Takata Last modified date:2020.07.15

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Thermofluid Physics Laboratory .
Academic Degree
Doctor of Engineering
Field of Specialization
Thermal Engineering
Outline Activities
1. Effect of Surface Wettability on Phase Change Phenomena
2. Study on Microrefrigerator ans Micro Heat Transfer Device
3. Thermophysical Properties of Hydrogen at Extremely High Pressures
4. Water Cooling of Hot Surfaces
5. Cooling Stability of Superconductors
6. Numerical Analysis of Heat and Fluid Flow with Phase Change at Liquid-Vapor Interface
7. Thermodynamic Analysis of Advanced Power Cycles

Undergraduate Course: Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer
Graduate School: Advanced Thermodynamics

[Social Activities]
Research Interests
  • Hydrogen Thermophysical Properties at High Pressures
    keyword : Thermophysical Property, Hydrogen, High Pressure
    2006.07Hydorgen Thermophysical Properties at Ultra High Pressure.
  • Joule-Thomson Micro-cooler
    keyword : JT cooler, MEMS
    2002.04Joule-Thomson Micro-cooler.
  • Effect of Surface Wettability on Liquid-Vpaor Phase Change
    keyword : Contact angle, Evaporation, Liquid drop
    2000.01Enhancement of Evaporation by Plasma-irradiation.
  • Development of Program Package of Thermophysical Properties of Fluids: PROPATH
    keyword : Thermophysical property, Database
    1984.03Program Package for Thermophysical Properties of Fluids.
  • Heat Transfer Enhancement of Boiling and Evaporation by Superhydrophilic Photocatalyst
    keyword : TiO2, Contact angle, Boiling, Condensation, Superhydrophilicity
    1996.03Heat Transfer Enhancement of Boiling and Evaporation by Superhydrophilic Photocatalyst.
Academic Activities
1. M. J. Assael, J.-A. M. Assael, M. L. Huber, R. A. Perkins, and Y. Takata, Correlation of the Thermal Conductivity of Normal and Parahydrogen from the Triple Point to 1000 K and up to 100 MPa, Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data, 10.1063/1.3606499, 40, 3, 033101, 2011.07.
2. N. Sakoda, K. Shindo, K. Shinzato, M. Kohno, Y. Takata, and M. Fujii, Review of the Thermodynamic Properties of Hydrogen Based on Existing Equations of State, International Journal of Thermophysics, 31, 2, 276-296, 2010.02.
3. Y. Takata, S. Hidaka, A. Yamashita and H. Yamamoto, Evaporation of Water Drop on a Plasma-irradiated Hydrophilic Surface, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 10.1016/j.ijheatfluidflow.2003.11.008, 25, 2, 320-328, Vol.25, No.2, pp.320-328, 2004.04.
4. Y.Takata, S.Hidaka, J.M.Cao, K. Tanaka, M.Masuda, T.Ito, T.Watanabe, M.Shimohigoshi, Boiling and Evaporation from a Superhydrophilic Surface, Thermal Science & Engineering, Vol.8, No.6, pp.33-41, 2000.11.
5. Y.Takata, K.Iwashige, K.Fukuda, S.Hasegawa, Three-Dimensional Natural Convection in an Inclined Cylindrical Annulus, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 27, No. 5, pp.747-754, 1984.05.
6. Y.Takata, K.Fukuda, S.Hasegawa, K.Iwashige, H.Shimomura, K.Sanokawa, Three-Dimensional Natural Convection in a Porous Medium in a Vertical Curved Annulus, Numerical Heat Transfer, Vol. 6, No.1, pp.29-39, 1983.01.
Works, Software and Database
1. PROPATH: A Program Package for Thermophysical Properties of Fluids.
Membership in Academic Society
  • The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Heat Transfer Society of Japan
  • Japan Society of Thermophysical Properties
  • The Iron and Steel Institute of Japan
  • Cryogenic Society of Japan
  • Atomic Energy Society of Japan
  • Photo Functionalized Materials Society
  • Outstanding Paper Award: 14th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics(HEFAT2019)
  • Significant Contribution Award: 12th Asian Thermophysical Properties Conference
  • ASME ICNMM Outstanding Leadership Award: This award recognizes a person whose service within the ICNMM is exemplary; the recipient of the award contributed significantly to the lasting success of the conference. Nominations are limited to professionals who have been involved for at least three years with the conference.
  • The JSME Medal for Outstanding Paper: Thermodynamic Behavior of Hydrogen Binary Systems with Critical Curve Divergence and Retrograde Condensation, Journal of Thermal Science and Technology, Vol.8, No.3, 2013 November
  • The JSTP Best Paper Award: Awarded by the Japan Society of Thermophysical Properties
  • JSME Thermal Engineering Achievement Award: Awarded by the Thermal Engineering Division, the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • The JSTP Award for Outstanding Achievement: Awarded by the Japan Society of Thermophysical Properties for development of PROPATH: A computer program package for thermophysical properties of fluids.
  • Best Poster Presentation Award: Awarded by the 11th International Heat Transfer Conference
  • Heat Transfer Society Award for Scientific Contribution: Awarded by the Heat Transfer Society of Japan for article entitled “Boiling and Evaporation from a Superhydrophilic Surface” published in Thermal Science & Engineering, Vol.8, No.6
Educational Activities
[Graduate School] Heat and Mass Transfer, Advanced Thermal ENgineering, Hydrogen Energy Engineering, Clean Energy Technologies

[Undergraduate Course] Engineering Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer Engineering
Other Educational Activities
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  • 2005.01.
  • 2003.06.
Professional and Outreach Activities
Regional Associate Editor of "Applied Thermal Engineering" since March 2006.