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Mitsuo Matsumoto Last modified date:2021.03.02

Assistant Professor / Earth Science and Technology
Department of Earth Resources Engineering
Faculty of Engineering

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Academic Degree
Doctor of Science
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Field of Specialization
Geothermal Engineering
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Research Interests
  • Developing a new model of subsurface fluid flow and its implementation to a simulator for comprehensive understanding of pressure changes and advection
    keyword : Reservoir simulation, pressure transient test, tracer test, fracture
  • Developing an educational material for well test analysis using a thermal conductivity meter
    keyword : Well test, diffusion equation
  • Numerical simulation of cyclic geothermal wellbore flow
    keyword : Geothermal power generation, production well, wellbore flow, periodicity
  • Quantitatively estimating uncertainty in evaluating geothermal reservoir productivity
    keyword : Resource evaluation, uncertainty, reservoir simulation
Academic Activities
1. Matsumoto, M., Itoi, R., and Fujimitsu, Y., Theoretical study of conditions for generation of periodic wellbore flow due to inflow of a lower-enthalpy fluid, Geothermics, 89, 101948, 2021.01.
2. Matsumoto, M., A single-phase reservoir simulation method based on a roughly distributed and highly permeable fracture network model with applications to production and reinjection problems, Geothermics, 84, 101744, 2020.03.
3. Matsumoto, M., Application of the Constrained Interpolation Profile (CIP) scheme to two-dimensional single-phase hydrothermal reservoir simulations, Geothermics, 54, 10-22, 2015.03.
4. Toramaru, A. and Matsumoto, M., Numerical experiment of cyclic layering in a solidified binary eutectic melt, Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, B02209, 2012.02.
1. M. Matsumoto, Analogue experiment of well tests using a thermal conductivity meter, 2nd KYUSHU-NTU COLLOQUIUM, 2020.06.