Researchers Information

Books, Original Papers & Review Papers
Institute of Fluid Science
Nanoscale Flow Research Division
Molecular Heat Transfer Laboratory
Assigned Class
Graduate School of Engineering
Department of Finemechanics

Date of Birth
Academic Degree
Ph. D. in Engineering
Master of Engineering
Research Fields
  • Thermal engineering(Thermal Engineering)
  • Fluidics(Fluid Mechanics)
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Research Subjects
  • Molecular Process of Energy Transfer in Fluids(1998-)
  • Molecular design of thermofluid(2013-)
  • Liquid Film Flow in Coating and Lubrication(2001-)
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Nano-scale,Fluid,Energy,Molecular Dynamics
Academic Society Membership
  • 日本機械学会
  • 日本伝熱学会
  • 日本熱物性学会
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Activity of Academic Society (Post)
  • Asian Union of Thermal Science and Engineering, Executive Board Member(2015-)
  • International Centre for Heat and Mass Transfer, Scientific Council, Member(2018-)
  • International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Editor(2019-)
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Heat and Fluid Flow in Microscale and Nanoscale Structures.[WIT Press,(2004)]Taku Ohara

マイクロ・ナノ熱流体ハンドブック.[NTS pub.,(2006)]OHARA Taku

Handbook of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. A5, Thermal Engineering.[Japanese Society of Mechanical Engineering,(2006)]OHARA Taku

Nano-mega scale flow dynamics in highly coupled systems.[Tohoku University Press,(2008)]Taku Ohara, Daichi Torii

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Original Papers

The Film Formation Dynamics in Spin Coating.[Physics of Fluids A,1(12),(1989),1949-1959]Taku Ohara, Hideo Ohashi, Yoichiro Matsumoto

Thin-Film Formation on a Rotating Disk.[Trans. of Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers,57(543),(1991)]OHARA Taku, et al.

Molecular dynamics study of thermal phenomena in an ultra-thin liquid film sheared between solid surfaces: The influence of the crystal plane on energy and momentum transfer at solid-liquid interfaces.[Journal of Chemical Physics,122(21),(2005),214717-]Taku Ohara, Daichi Torii

Intermolecular energy transfer in liquid water and its contribution to heat conduction: A molecular dynamics study.[JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS,111(14),(1999),6492-6500]T Ohara

Contribution of intermolecular energy transfer to heat conduction in a simple liquid.[JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS,111(21),(1999),9667-9672]T Ohara

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Review Papers

Molecular dynamics study in microscale thermophysical engineering: Current activities and future in Japan.[Taylor and Francis Microscale Thermophysical Engineering,4, (2000), 213-221]Taku Ohara

Thinking about "quality" of heat conduction flux.[Thermophysical Properties,19(3), (2005), 181-184]Taku Ohara

Molecular Dynamics in Thermofluid Engineering.[日本数値流体力学会 日本数値流体力学会誌,10, (2002), 41-46]Takashi Tokumasu,Taku Ohara

Structure of liquids and solid-liquid/gas-liquid interfaces and transport characteristics.[Fluid Power System,38(5), (2007), 233-238]Taku Ohara and Gota Kikugawa

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Honours, Awards and Prizes
  • Academic Achievement Award, Heat Transfer Society of Japan(2013)
  • Best Paper Award, Japan Society of Thermophysical Properties(2011)
  • 日本機械学会熱工学部門賞(業績賞)(2011)
  • Best Paper Award, Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers(2009)
  • 日本伝熱学会学術賞(2004)
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