TORU ISHIGAMI

Last Updated :2021/05/10

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

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Mechanics of Materials
  2. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Numerical Calculation Method
  3. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Introduction to Fundamental Industry
  4. 2021, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Chemical Equipment Design and Practice
  5. 2021, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Chemical Process Design
  6. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Exercises on Chemical Engineering A
  7. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Special Exercises on Chemical Engineering B
  8. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Special Exercises on Chemical Engineering B
  9. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Study on Chemical Engineering
  10. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Complex Fluid Dynamics
  11. 2021, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Special Study on Chemical Engineering

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Numerical Simulation of Emulsion Permeating through Fibrous Filter in Coalescer, Japanese Journal of Multiphase Flow, 34(2), 310-317, 202006
  2. Direct numerical simulation and experimental validation of flow resistivity of nonwoven fabric filter, AICHE JOURNAL, 66(2), 202002
  3. Microwave direct denitration for synthesis of Cu-Ce-Zr-O composite oxide and its characterization, POWDER TECHNOLOGY, 362, 26-31, 20200215
  4. Electrophoretic classification based on differences in electrophoretic mobility caused by change in the applied electric field, POWDER TECHNOLOGY, 362, 586-590, 20200215
  5. Micro-transfer patterning of dense nanoparticle layers: roles of rheology, adhesion and fracture in transfer dynamics, SOFT MATTER, 16(13), 3276-3284, 20200407
  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. Semiphenomenological model to predict hardening of solid-liquid-liquid systems by liquid bridges, GRANULAR MATTER, 21(4), 201911
  8. Mechanisms of Adhesive Micropatterning of Functional Colloid Thin Layers, ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 11(43), 40602-40612, 20191030
  9. 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
  10. Existence Form of Potassium Components in Woody Biomass Combustion Ashes and Estimation Method of Its Enrichment Degree, ENERGY & FUELS, 32(1), 517-524, 201801
  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. Simulation of Permeation of Colloidal Particle Dispersion through Membrane Pores in Microfiltration, J. Soc. Powder Technol., Japan, 54, 362-369, 2017
  13. Permeation of oil-in-water emulsions through coalescing filter: two-dimensional simulation based on phase-field model, AIChE J., 62, 2525-2532, 2016
  14. Numerical simulation of coalescence phenomena of oil-in-water emulsions permeating through straight membrane pore., Colloids Surf. A, 491, 70-77, 2016
  15. Preparation and characterization of antifouling poly(vinyl chloride-co-poly(ethylene glycol)methyl ether methacrylate) membranes, J. Membr. Sci., 498, 414-422, 2016
  16. The Effect of Membrane Material and Surface Pore Size on the Fouling Properties of Submerged Membranes, Water, 8(12), 602, 2016
  17. Multiscale simulation method for flow and mass transfer characteristics in a reverse osmosis membrane module., Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 54, 11413-11419, 2015
  18. 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
  19. Numerical Simulation of Membrane Permeation of Oil-in-Water Emulsions containing Surfactants, MEMBRANE, 40, 155-160, 2015
  20. 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
  21. Numerical modeling of concentration polarization in spacer-filled channel with permeation across reverse osmosis membrane, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 54, 1665-1674, 2015
  22. Effect of membrane polymeric materials on relationship between surface pore size and membrane fouling in membrane bioreactors, Appl. Surf. Sci., 330, 351-357, 2015
  23. Preparation of hydrophilic vinyl chloride copolymer hollow fiber membranes with antifouling properties, Appl. Surf. Sci., 324, 718-724, 2015
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. Coordinated Numerical Simulation of Porous Membrane Formation by the Phase Field Method and Particulate-Laden Flow, Kagaku Kogaku Ronbunshu, 40, 20-233, 2014
  28. 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
  29. Solidification behavior of polymer solution during membrane preparation by thermally induced phase separation, Membranes, 4, 113-122, 2014
  30. 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
  31. Preparation of poly (vinyl chloride) blend hollow fiber membranes with improved antifouling properties, MEMBRANE, 39, 168-172, 2014
  32. 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
  33. Solidification characteristics of polymer solution during polyvinylidene fluoride membrane preparation by nonsolvent-induced phase separation, J. Membr. Sci., 438, 77-82, 2013
  34. Direct visualization of fouling inside a hollow fiber ultrafiltration membrane caused by sodium alginate, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 52, 16375-16383, 2013
  35. Flow and heat transfer characteristics of ammonium alum hydrate slurries, Int. J. Refrigeration, 36, 81-87, 2013
  36. Fouling reduction of reverse osmosis membrane by surface modification via layer-by-layer assembly, Sep. Purif. Technol., 99, 1-7, 2012
  37. 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
  38. Amino acid ionic liquid-based facilitated transport membranes for CO2 separation, Chem. Commun., 48, 6903-6905, 2012
  39. Flow and heat transfer characteristics of ammonium alum hydrate slurry treated with surfactants, J. Chem. Eng. Jpn, 45, 136-141, 2012
  40. Effect of kinds of membrane materials on membrane fouling with BSA, J. Membr. Sci., 384, 157-165, 2011
  41. Effects of three natural organic matter types on cellulose acetate butyrate microfiltration membrane fouling., J. Membr. Sci., 379, 233-238, 2011
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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. 2019, 2022
  2. 2019, 2020
  3. 2019, 2022
  4. 2019, 2020
  5. 2019, 2020
  6. 2018, 2019
  7. 2017, 2018
  8. 2017, 2017
  9. 2017, 2018
  10. 2016, 2016
  11. 2015, 2015
  12. 2015, 2017
  13. 2015, 2016
  14. 2014, 2015
  15. 2012, 2014
  16. 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,