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Kitamura Keigo Last modified date:2022.04.06

Post-doctoral Fellow / CO2 Storage Research Division
Department of Earth Resources Engineering
Faculty of Engineering

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Academic Degree
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Field of Specialization
Rock physics
ORCID(Open Researcher and Contributor ID)
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Research Interests
  • Investigations for supercritical geothermal energy in northern Kyushu island, Hohi, area
    keyword : Kyushu, Hohi region, Supercritical geothermal energy
  • Experimental study for physical properties of rocks under high temperature condition
    keyword : Elastic wave velocities, resistivity, high temperature condition
  • Experimental studies for Carbon Capture and Storage
    keyword : CCS, Elastic wave velocity, resistivity
Academic Activities
1. Keigo Kitamura, Osamu Nishizawa, Kenneth T. Christensen, Takuma Ito, Robert J. Finley, Seismic and strain detection of heterogeneous spatial distribution of CO2 in high- permeable sandstone, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 10.1016/j.ijggc.2018.03.005, 72, 65-73, 2018.05.
2. Keigo Kitamura, Ziqiu Xue, Tetsuya Kogure, Osamu Nishizawa, The potential of Vs and Vp-Vs relation for the monitoring of the change of CO2-saturation in porous sandstone, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 10.1016/j.ijggc.2014.03.013, 25, 54-61, 2014.01.
3. Keigo Kitamura, Fei Jiang, Albert J. Valocchi, Shun Chiyonobu, Takeshi Tsuji, Kenneth T. Christensen, The study of heterogeneous two-phase flow around small-scale heterogeneity in porous sandstone by measured elastic wave velocities and lattice Boltzmann method simulation, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 10.1002/2014JB011281, 119, 10, 7564-7577, 2014.01.
Membership in Academic Society
  • The Geological Society of Japan
  • The Seismological Society of Japan
  • Society of Exploration Geophysics of Japan
  • American Geophysical Union
  • The Society of Exploration Geophysics