Yoichi Mito

Personal Information
Title Associate Professor
Department/Center School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Engineering - Applied Energy Course
Telephone Number +81-157-26-9208
Fax Number 0157-23-9375
E-mail Address ymito@mail.kitami-it.ac.jp
Web Sites http://www.mech.kitami-it.ac.jp/
Degree, Academic Background, Work Experience


Ph.D. Direct Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Flow in a Flexible Channel 1997

Academic Background

1990.3 Bs. Eng., Mechanical Engineering, Waseda University
1992.3 Ms. Eng., Aerospace Engineering, Nagoya University
1997.9 Dr. Eng., Mechanical Engineering, University of Tokyo

Work Experience

1997.10 National Aerospace Laboratory of Japan, JST Research Associate
1999.6 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Visiting Postdoctoral Research Associate
2005.5 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dept. of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Research Associate
2005.10 Kitami Institute of Technology, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Associate Professor
Classes Taught, Specializations
Fluid Mechanics, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Heat and Fluid Flow, Turbulence, Multiphase Flow
Research Topics
Eddy structure of wall turbulence, Turbulent heat transfer over a wavy surface, Particle dispersion in turbulent fluid flow, Transport mechanisms of concentration of particles, Development of codes for direct numerical simulations of turbulent transport phenomena
Keywords in Research
Turbulence; Multiphase Flow; Heat and Fluid Flow; Direct Numerical Simulation; Stochastic Simulation
The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Physical Society, The Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan, Heat Transfer Society of Japan, The Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics, The Japanese Society for Multiphase Flow
Publication (Academic Papers)

Scientific Papers

Title / Publisher   Publish Date
DNS Study of Turbulence Modification with Streamwise-uniform Sinusoidal Wall-oscillation
Int. J. Heat Fluid Flow, 19, 5, 470-481
Use of a modified Langevin equation to describe turbulent dispersion of fluid particles in a channel flow
Flow Turbulence Combustion, 68, 1, 1-26
A stochastic model for solid particle dispersion in a nonhomogeneous turbulent field
Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 29, 3, 375-394
Lagrangian stochastic simulation of turbulent dispersion of heat markers in a channel flow
Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 46, 6, 1063-1073
A stochastic description of wall sources in a turbulent field. Part 1: Verification
Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 29, 9, 1373-1394
A stochastic description of wall sources in a turbulent field: part 2. Calculation for a simplified model of horizontal annular flows
Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 30, 7-8, 803-825
Concentration profiles in a turbulent suspension when gravity is not affecting deposition
Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 30, 11, 1311-1336
A stochastic description of wall sources in a turbulent field. Part 3: Effect of gravitational settling on the concentration profiles
Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 31, 2, 155-178
Effect of feedback and inter-particle collisions in an idealized gas-liquid annular flow
Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 32, 6, 692-716
Use of a stochastic method to describe dispersion and deposition in an idealized annular flow
S. Balachandar, A. Prosperetti (Eds.) IUTAM Symposium on Computational Approaches to Multiphase Flow, Springer, The Netherlands, 31-38
Trajectory mechanism for particle deposition in annular flows
Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 33, 1, 101-107
Flow visualization of superbursts and of the log-layer in a DNS at Retau=950
Flow Turbulence Combustion, 79, 2, 175-189
A unifying explanation for the damping of turbulence by additives or external forces
Flow Turbulence Combustion, 83, 2, 293-303
Effect of Particle–Wall Interaction in Disperse Flows
Journal of Chemical Engineering of Japan, 45, 9, 793-799
1997 Y. Mito, K. Furuta, N. Kasagi, The 3rd Computer Visualization, Excellent Award, Nikkei Science 12, A12-A13