TORU ISHIGAMI

Last Updated :2022/07/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Associate Professor
Web Site
E-mail
ishigamihiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
Our group studies numerical modeling of granular and multiphase flows. We focus on development of advanced direct numerical simulation (DNS) models for chemical engineering processes such as membrane/filter separations, structure formation in drying process and rheology, etc. Keywords: Direct numerical simulation; Granular flow; Free-interfacial flow; Three-phase flow; Four-phase flow; DEM; Immersed boundary method; Level set method; VOF; CLSVOF; Phase-field model; Voxel simulation; Complicated geometry; Contact angle modeling; Drying

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2004/04/01, Kawasaki Thermal Engineering Co.,Ltd., employee
  • 2010/06/01, Graduate School of Engineering, Kobe University, Assistant Professor
  • 2014/04/01, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Assistant Professor
  • 2017/04/01, 2020/03/31, Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University, Associate Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • Kobe University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Chemical Science and Engineering, 1998/04, 2002/03
  • Kobe University, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Department of Chemical Science and Engineering, 2002/04, 2004/03
  • Kobe University, Graduate School of Engineering, Department of Chemical Science and Engineering, 2008/04, 2010/03

Academic Degrees

  • Kobe University
  • Kobe University

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • The Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan
  • The Society of Powder Technology, Japan
  • The Japanese Society for Multiphase Flow

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  2. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Introduction to Applied Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
  3. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Introduction to Fundamental Industry
  4. 2022, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Chemical Equipment Design and Practice
  5. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Mechanics of Materials
  6. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Numerical Calculation Method
  7. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Special Exercises on Chemical Engineering B
  8. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Exercises on Chemical Engineering A
  9. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Special Exercises on Chemical Engineering B
  10. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Study on Chemical Engineering
  11. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Study on Chemical Engineering
  12. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Complex Fluid Dynamics
  13. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Special Study on Chemical Engineering
  14. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  15. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Introduction to Fundamental Industry
  16. 2022, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Chemical Equipment Design and Practice
  17. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Mechanics of Materials
  18. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Numerical Calculation Method
  19. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Exercises on Chemical Engineering A
  20. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Special Exercises on Chemical Engineering B
  21. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Special Exercises on Chemical Engineering B
  22. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Study on Chemical Engineering
  23. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Study on Chemical Engineering
  24. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Complex Fluid Dynamics
  25. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Special Study on Chemical Engineering

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Numerical Simulation of Granular and Multiphase flows through Porous Media Obtained by Image Analysis, Journal of the Society of Powder Technology, Japan, 59, 167-177, 20220410
  2. High-Resolution Numerical Simulation of Microfiltration of Oil-in-Water Emulsion Permeating through a Realistic Membrane Microporous Structure Generated by Focused Ion Beam Scanning Electron Microscopy Images, LANGMUIR, 38(6), 2094-2108, 20220215
  3. Influence of pulse-jet cleaning interval on performance of compact dust collector with pleated filter, SEPARATION AND PURIFICATION TECHNOLOGY, 279, 20211215
  4. Synthesis of NiCuZn ferrite nanoparticles from metallic nitrate solutions using the microwave direct denitration method and evaluation of its properties, PARTICULATE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 39(4), 427-435, 20210519
  5. Effect of Surface Wettability on Droplet Coalescence and Pressure Drop in a Fibrous Filter: Direct Numerical Simulation Coordinated with X-ray Computed Tomography Images, INDUSTRIAL & ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY RESEARCH, 60(10), 4168-4179, 20210317
  6. Phase-Field Simulation of the Coalescence of Droplets Permeating through a Fibrous Filter Obtained from X-ray Computed Tomography Images: Effect of the Filter Microstructure, LANGMUIR, 36(17), 4711-4720, 20200505
  7. Micro-transfer patterning of dense nanoparticle layers: roles of rheology, adhesion and fracture in transfer dynamics, SOFT MATTER, 16(13), 3276-3284, 20200407
  8. Microwave direct denitration for synthesis of Cu-Ce-Zr-O composite oxide and its characterization, POWDER TECHNOLOGY, 362, 26-31, 20200215
  9. Electrophoretic classification based on differences in electrophoretic mobility caused by change in the applied electric field, POWDER TECHNOLOGY, 362, 586-590, 20200215
  10. Mechanisms of Adhesive Micropatterning of Functional Colloid Thin Layers, ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 11(43), 40602-40612, 20191030
  11. Synthesis of potassium-type zeolites by the reverse-micelle method with microwave heating, COLLOIDS AND SURFACES A-PHYSICOCHEMICAL AND ENGINEERING ASPECTS, 555, 532-538, 20181020
  12. Effects of NO2 gas concentration on the degradation of polyphenylene sulfide non-woven bag filter at high temperature, ADVANCED POWDER TECHNOLOGY, 32(9), 3278-3287, 202109
  13. Effect of ion species on change in particle electrophoresis caused by change in applied electric field, COLLOID AND INTERFACE SCIENCE COMMUNICATIONS, 43, 202107
  14. Direct numerical simulation of permeation of particles through a realistic fibrous filter obtained from X-ray computed tomography images utilizing signed distance function, POWDER TECHNOLOGY, 385, 131-143, 202106
  15. Synthesis of zeolites with hierarchical porous structures using a microwave heating method, COLLOID AND INTERFACE SCIENCE COMMUNICATIONS, 42, 202105
  16. Distributions of Fiber Mass, Air Permeability, and Filter Efficiency in Nonwoven Fabric Bag Filters, CHEMICAL ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY, 44(3), 535-541, 202103
  17. Utilization of woody biomass combustion fly ash as a filler in the glue used for plywood production, ADVANCED POWDER TECHNOLOGY, 31(11), 4482-4490, 202011
  18. Numerical Simulation of Emulsion Permeating through Fibrous Filter in Coalescer, Japanese Journal of Multiphase Flow, 34(2), 310-317, 202006
  19. Direct numerical simulation and experimental validation of flow resistivity of nonwoven fabric filter, AICHE JOURNAL, 66(2), 202002
  20. A continuous-flow exposure method to determine degradation of polyphenylene sulfide non-woven bag-filter media by NO2 gas at high temperature, ADVANCED POWDER TECHNOLOGY, 30(12), 2881-2889, 201912
  21. Semiphenomenological model to predict hardening of solid-liquid-liquid systems by liquid bridges, GRANULAR MATTER, 21(4), 201911
  22. Existence Form of Potassium Components in Woody Biomass Combustion Ashes and Estimation Method of Its Enrichment Degree, ENERGY & FUELS, 32(1), 517-524, 201801
  23. Simulation of Permeation of Colloidal Particle Dispersion through Membrane Pores in Microfiltration, J. Soc. Powder Technol., Japan, 54, 362-369, 2017
  24. Permeation of oil-in-water emulsions through coalescing filter: two-dimensional simulation based on phase-field model, AIChE J., 62, 2525-2532, 2016
  25. Numerical simulation of coalescence phenomena of oil-in-water emulsions permeating through straight membrane pore., Colloids Surf. A, 491, 70-77, 2016
  26. Preparation and characterization of antifouling poly(vinyl chloride-co-poly(ethylene glycol)methyl ether methacrylate) membranes, J. Membr. Sci., 498, 414-422, 2016
  27. The Effect of Membrane Material and Surface Pore Size on the Fouling Properties of Submerged Membranes, Water, 8(12), 602, 2016
  28. Multiscale simulation method for flow and mass transfer characteristics in a reverse osmosis membrane module., Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 54, 11413-11419, 2015
  29. Host manipulation by an ichneumonid spider-ectoparasitoid that takes advantage of preprogrammed web-building behaviours for its cocoon protection, J. Exp. Biol., 218, 2326-2332, 2015
  30. Numerical Simulation of Membrane Permeation of Oil-in-Water Emulsions containing Surfactants, MEMBRANE, 40, 155-160, 2015
  31. Three-dimensional phase-field simulations of membrane porous structure formation by thermally induced phase separation in polymer solutions, J. Membr. Sci., 483, 104-111, 2015
  32. Numerical modeling of concentration polarization in spacer-filled channel with permeation across reverse osmosis membrane, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 54, 1665-1674, 2015
  33. Effect of membrane polymeric materials on relationship between surface pore size and membrane fouling in membrane bioreactors, Appl. Surf. Sci., 330, 351-357, 2015
  34. Preparation of hydrophilic vinyl chloride copolymer hollow fiber membranes with antifouling properties, Appl. Surf. Sci., 324, 718-724, 2015
  35. Preparation of a PVDF hollow fiber blend membrane via thermally induced phase separation (TIPS) method using new synthesized zwitterionic copolymer, Desalin. Water Treat., 54, 2911-2919, 2015
  36. Effect of solidification rate of polymer solution on the die-swell during hollow fiber spinning by non-solvent induced phase separation, J. Membr. Sci., 472, 194-201, 2014
  37. Permeation of concentrated oil-in-water emulsions through a membrane pore: Numerical simulation using a coupled level set and the volume-of-fluid method, Soft Matter, 10, 7985-7992, 2014
  38. Coordinated Numerical Simulation of Porous Membrane Formation by the Phase Field Method and Particulate-Laden Flow, Kagaku Kogaku Ronbunshu, 40, 20-233, 2014
  39. Improvement of antifouling properties of polyvinylidene fluoride hollow fiber membranes by simple dip coating of phosphorylcholine copolymer via hydrophobic interactions, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 53(2491), 2497, 2014
  40. Solidification behavior of polymer solution during membrane preparation by thermally induced phase separation, Membranes, 4, 113-122, 2014
  41. Size and composition analyses of colloids in deep granitic groundwater using microfiltration/ultrafiltration while maintaining in situ hydrochemical conditions, Colloids Surf. A, 461, 279-286, 2014
  42. Preparation of poly (vinyl chloride) blend hollow fiber membranes with improved antifouling properties, MEMBRANE, 39, 168-172, 2014
  43. Permeation of dispersed particles through a pore and transmembrane pressure behavior in dead-end constant-flux microfiltration by two-dimensional direct numerical simulation, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 52(4650), 4659, 2013
  44. Solidification characteristics of polymer solution during polyvinylidene fluoride membrane preparation by nonsolvent-induced phase separation, J. Membr. Sci., 438, 77-82, 2013
  45. Direct visualization of fouling inside a hollow fiber ultrafiltration membrane caused by sodium alginate, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 52, 16375-16383, 2013
  46. Flow and heat transfer characteristics of ammonium alum hydrate slurries, Int. J. Refrigeration, 36, 81-87, 2013
  47. Fouling reduction of reverse osmosis membrane by surface modification via layer-by-layer assembly, Sep. Purif. Technol., 99, 1-7, 2012
  48. Effect of water in amino acid ionic liquids on CO2 permeability of amino acid ionic liquid-based facilitated transport membranes, J. Membr. Sci., 415, 168-175, 2012
  49. Amino acid ionic liquid-based facilitated transport membranes for CO2 separation, Chem. Commun., 48, 6903-6905, 2012
  50. Flow and heat transfer characteristics of ammonium alum hydrate slurry treated with surfactants, J. Chem. Eng. Jpn, 45, 136-141, 2012
  51. Effect of kinds of membrane materials on membrane fouling with BSA, J. Membr. Sci., 384, 157-165, 2011
  52. Effects of three natural organic matter types on cellulose acetate butyrate microfiltration membrane fouling., J. Membr. Sci., 379, 233-238, 2011
  53. Numerical study on non absorbable gas control using an immersed plate and an extraction in the evaporator/absorber in an absorption chiller, J. Chem. Eng. Jpn, 43, 561-568, 2010
  54. Effect of the flow rate of water dropping onto the evaporator in an absorption chiller, Memoirs of the Graduate School of Engineering, Kobe University, 1, 42-47, 2010
  55. Development of a Liquid Film Model for the Evaporator in an Absorption Chiller, Kagaku Kogaku Ronbunshu, 35(5), 417-424, 2009

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Direct numerical simulation of granular and mautiphase flows for chemical engineering processes, Toru Ishigami, NEPTIS-28 (28th Nisshin Engineering Particle Technology International Seminar), 2019/12/10, With Invitation, English
  2. Effect of the temperature on the degradation of polyphenylene sulfide non-woven bag-filter media by NO2 gas with a continuous-flow exposure method, K. Fukui, K. Ito, M. I. F. Rozy, T. Fukasawa, T. Ishigami, FILTECH2019, 2019/10/23, Without Invitation, English
  3. High-resolution printing of semidried nanoparticle thin films, Yasuyuki KUSAKA, Tomonori FUKASAWA, Toru ISHIGAMI, Nobuko FUKUDA, APCChE 2019, 2019/09/26, Without Invitation, English
  4. Direct numerical simulation of flow resistivity and oil droplet coalescence on x-ray ct images of nonwoven fabrics filters, Mohammad Irwan Fatkhur ROZY, Masaki UEDA, Tomonori FUKASAWA, Toru ISHIGAMI, Kunihiro FUKUI, APCChE 2019, 2019/09/26, Without Invitation, English
  5. Electrophoretic classification based on differences in electrophoretic mobility caused by change in the applied electric field, Kosei ONO, Tomonori FUKASAWA, Toru ISHIGAMI, Kunihiro FUKUI, APCChE 2019, 2019/09/25, Without Invitation, Japanese
  6. Evaluation of agglomeration and disruption for fine powder in vibrating fluidized bed, Tomonori FUKASAWA, Akihiro YAMANE, Toru ISHIGAMI, Kunihiro FUKUI, APCChE 2019, 2019/09/25, Without Invitation, Japanese
  7. Permeation of Gas through Filter Media: Three Dimensional CFD Simulation with Immersed Boundary Method, Mohammad Irwan Fatkhur Rozy, Toru Ishigami, Tomonori Fukasawa, Kunihiro Fukui, 2018/09/03, Without Invitation, English
  8. Synthesis of Cu-Ce-Zr oxide catalyst nanoparticle by microwave denitration method, A.D. Karisma, R. Nakamura, T. Fukasawa, T. Ishigami, K. Fukui, The 6th International Conference on the Characterization and Control of Interfaces for High Quality Advanced Materials and the 54th Summer Symposium on Powder Technology (ICCCI2018), 2018/07/11, Without Invitation, English
  9. Synthesis of potassium-type zeolite by reverse-micelle microwave method, T. Fukasawa, A. Horigome, A.D. Karisma, T. Ishigami, K. Fukui, The 6th International Conference on the Characterization and Control of Interfaces for High Quality Advanced Materials and the 54th Summer Symposium on Powder Technology (ICCCI2018), 2018/07/11, Without Invitation, English
  10. Analysis of gelation characteristics of concentrated suspension by capillary force, T. Ishigami, K. Anzai, C. Tokishige, T. Fukasawa, K. Fukui, S. Kihara, The 6th International Conference on the Characterization and Control of Interfaces for High Quality Advanced Materials and the 54th Summer Symposium on Powder Technology (ICCCI2018), 2018/07/10, Without Invitation, English
  11. Development of the Performance Test Method for the Plug-in Type Pulse Jet Dust Collector, Kunihiro Fukui, Shogo Fujiwara, Mohammad Irwan Fatkhur Rozy, Tomonori Fukasawa, Toru Ishigami, Hisashi Kudou, Chikao Kanaoka, FILTECH2018, 2018/03/14, Without Invitation, English
  12. Rheological Characterization of Capillary Suspension Involved with Particle Wettability, Toru Ishigami, Kouta Nakamura, Third International Symposium on Multiscale Multiprocess Engineering (MMPE2017), 2017/05/09, Without Invitation, English, Toyama, Japan

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), 2022/04/01, 2025/03/31
  2. 2022/04/01, 2023/03/31
  3. 2020, 2022
  4. 2019, 2022
  5. 2019, 2020
  6. 2019, 2022
  7. 2019, 2020
  8. 2019, 2020
  9. 2018, 2019
  10. 2017, 2018
  11. 2017, 2017
  12. 2017, 2018
  13. 2016, 2016
  14. 2015, 2015
  15. 2015, 2017
  16. 2015, 2016
  17. 2014, 2015
  18. 2012, 2014
  19. 2012, 2013

Social Activities

History as Committee Members

  1. Vice Coordinator, 2020/04, Technical Group of Computational Granular Simulation in The Association of Powder Process Industry and Engineering, JAPAN,