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✔2021 List of potential supervisors who are open to accepting international students

Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering (IGSES), Kyushu University,
December-17, 2019

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 Academic Staff - ASEM

Department of Applied Science for Electronics and Materials

Prof. Tsuyoshi Yoshitake
Research Fields Sensing, Thin Solid Films, Electronic Materials, Electric Devices, Photovoltaics, Applied Physics
Key words: thin film growth, sensors, quantum centers, photovoltaics, photodiodes, diamond, hard coating, sputtering, coaxial arc plasma deposition
Potential research
themes:
1. Formation of quantum centers in diamond lattices and their applications to sensing and luminescent markers
2. Fabrication of nanocrystalline diamond films by physical vapor depositions and their application to sensors, photovoltaics, and hard coating
3. Growth of semiconducting iron disilicides thin films by sputtering and their application to near-infrared sensors
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge of electronics or materials
Prof. Kiichi Hamamoto
Research fields: Opto-electronics, Photonic device, Semiconductor, Opto-electronic communication
Key words: Optical switch for future optical router, multi-mode multiplexing device for future high capacity transmission, laser diode by using active-MMI for high speed and high capacity communication, and optical integrated circuits for breath-sensing (gas-sensing)
Potential research
themes:
1. Optical mode switch for future data center
2. High speed laser diode
3. Compact breath-sensing system
Required knowledge and skills: Electro-magnetic theory, Fourier analysis, Computer programming
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter.
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Prof. Wataru Saito
Research fields: Power semiconductor devices
Power semiconductor device control
Power electronics
Key words: Semiconductor, Power devices, Power MOSFETs, IGBT, Pin diode, SBD, SiC, GaN, Power electronics, Electric power conversion, Inverter circuit
Potential research
themes:
Novel power semiconductor devices
Intelligent control technologies of power semiconductor devices
Integration technologies of high functional power modules
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge on semiconductor physics
Fundamental knowledge on electric circuit
Assoc. Prof. Kungen Teii
Research fields: Inorganic materials, Electronic materials and devices, Biomedical materials and devices
Key words: Electric and electronic materials, Wide bandgap material, Ultrahard material, Biomaterial, Dielectric material, Power semiconductor device, Field electron emitter, Doping, Plasma engineering, Diamond, Nano-carbon, Boron nitride, Silicon carbide, Electrostatic probe, Optical spectroscopy
Potential research
themes:
1. Development of power semiconductor devices using wide bandgap materials
2. Development of vacuum micro/nano-electronic devices using field electron emitters
3. Development of cutting tools and biomedical devices using ultrahard materials
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge of materials science and engineering or semiconductor physics
Assoc. Prof. Masaru Itakura
Research fields: Microstructures of metallic and semiconducting materials
Electron microscopy for solid state physics
Key words: Electron microscopy, Transmission electron microscopy, Scanning electron microscopy, Magnetic materials, Semiconducting silicides
Potential research
themes:
1. Microstructure analysis and control of hard magnetic materials
2. Microstructure characterization of silicon-based semiconducting thin-film materials
3. Research and development of low-voltage scanning electron microscopy
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge on material science and electron microscopy
Skills for safely treating chemicals or electrical tools.
Prof. Michitaka Ohtaki
Research Fields Inorganic materials science, Physical chemistry, Energy-oriented materials chemistry
Key words: Oxide thermoelectric materials, Thermoelectric conversion, Functional oxide ceramics, Energy conversion materials, Photocatalysis, Low-dimensional nanomaterials, Self-assembly, Organic-inorganic hybrids
Potential research
themes:
1. Development of oxide thermoelectric materials with unconventional crystal structure.
2. Electronic, optical, and magnetic properties of low-dimensional nanomaterials synthesized by using self-assembly
molecular template.
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge of chemistry and physics
Prof. Byung-Koog Jang
Research Fields Structural ceramics, High temperature ceramic coatings, Ceramic composites
Key words: Ceramics, Composites, Sintering, Mechanical properties, Thermal properties, Chemical corrosion, Microstructure, Thermal conductivity
Potential research
themes:
1. Thermal and environmental barrier coatings for gas turbine applications
2. Transparent ceramics
3. Carbon nanotubes or Graphene reinforced nano composites
4. High temperature ceramics
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge of materials science or metallurgy
Prof. Satoshi Hata
Research Fields Electron microscopy: methodology developments and applications to advanced materials
Key words: Transmission electron microscopy (TEM), Electron tomography (ET), Automated crystal orientation mapping (ACOM), Short-range order (SRO), Monte Carlo simulation, Three-dimensional (3D) visualization of nanostructures
Potential research
themes:
1. Dynamic behavior of materials studied by in-situ straining and 3D observation in TEM
2. ACOM-based nanostructural characterization in TEM
3. Structures of SRO in alloys studied by 3D electron microscopy and modeling
4. Nanostructural characterization of advanced materials (steel, alloys, superconductors, glass, etc.)
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge of electron microscopy, solid-state physics, and metallurgy
Skills for safely treating chemicals and electrical tools Skills for programing
Assoc.Prof. Hikaru Saito
Research Fields Nanophotonics, Electron beam spectroscopy
Key words: Plasmonics, Topological photonics, Light – matter interaction, Electron energy-loss spectroscopy, Cathodoluminescence, Data science
Potential research
themes:
1. Study on nanophotonic phenomena excited by an electron beam
2. Development of novel electron beam spectroscopy by utilizing light science and technology
3. Development of smart electron beam spectroscopy for in-situ observation assisted by data science
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge of electromagnetics and solid state physics
Skills for safely treating chemicals and operating vacuum instruments Skills for programing and simulation
Prof. Hirotsugu Kikuchi
Research Fields Soft Matter Science, Material Chemistry and/or Physics of Polymers and /or Liquid Crystals
Key words: Liquid crystal, Electro-optical device, Chiral molecule, Kerr effect, Ferroelectrics
Potential research
themes:
1. Control of nano-structure of soft matter consisting of liquid crystal and/or polymer
2. Creation of new liquid crystal phase and application to electro-optic devices
3. Development of novel electro-optical devices and photonic crystals
4. Highly polar liquid crystal materials
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge of physical chemistry, organic chemistry, polymer chemistry or material physics
Assoc. Prof. Ken Albrecht
Research Fields Organic Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Supramolecular Chemistry, Materials Chemistry
Key words: Organic semiconductors, Organic light-emitting diodes, Dendrimer, Luminescence, Electrostatic Catalysis, Organic Synthesis, Secondary Battery
Potential research
themes:
1. Fabrication of new solution-processable OLED materials
2. Fabrication of organic secondary battery materials
3. Discovering new electrostatic catalysis reactions
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge of chemistry and physics
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter.
Prof. Jun-ichiro Hayashi
Assoc. Prof. Shinji Kudo
Research fields: Chemical Engineering, Chemical Reaction Engineering
Key words: Carbon resources, biomass, lignite, coal, thermochemical conversion, catalysis, pyrolysis, gasification, upgrading, production of green chemicals/materials, detailed chemical kinetics and modeling, computational fluid dynamics, reactor simulation and design
Potential research
themes:
1. Biomass conversion to chemicals, materials and fuels
2. Carbon-neutral/negative coproduction of power, chemicals and iron
3. New reactor and reactor systems
4. Catalysis in carbon resources conversion
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge of physical chemistry, chemical engineering, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, mechanical engineering or fuel science
Prof. Seongho Yoon
Research fields: Functional carbon materials and their applications to energy and environmental devices
Key words: High utilization of coal and petroleum residues (upgrading and pyrolysis), Functional carbons for batteries and capacitors, Activated carbons, Cokes and pitches for functional carbons, Carbon fiber and carbon nanofiber, Advanced adsorbents
Potential research
themes:
1. Preparation, structural analysis and advanced applications of functional carbon materials
2. High utilization of coal and petroleum residues for advanced functional carbon materials
3. Preparation and applications of carbon nanofiber
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge of material science and engineering
Assoc. Prof. Jin Miyawaki
Research fields: Adsorption science for porous carbon materials
Key words: Adsorption, Pore, Surface, Porous carbon, Analysis, Preparation, NMR
Potential research
themes:
1. Molecular behavior in confined space of porous carbon
2. Adsorption heat pump using activated carbon
3. Porous carbon for gas separation
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge of chemistry and physics
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter.
Assoc. Prof. Dong Wang
Research fields: Physics and technology of semiconductor material and devices
Key words: Optoelectronics, CMOS, MOSFET, strain engineering, gate stack engineering, channel engineering, source/drain engineering, interface engineering, defect engineering, metal/semiconductor contact, pn junction, MOS capacitor, Ge, SiGe, Si
Potential research
themes:
1. Research & development of Ge based optoelectronics
Strain, interface, defect, metal/semiconductor contact engineering
2. Research & development of Si/Ge CMOS devices
Gate stack, channel, and source/drain engineering
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge of semiconductor physics and devices.
Fundamental knowledge of semiconductor optics and photonics.
Fundamental skills and experiences of semiconductor fabrication process.
Fundamental skills and experiences of electrical and optical measurements.
Prof. Reiji Hattori
Research fields: Electrical Device Engineering, Flat-panel display technology, Display electronics
Key words: Oxide Thin-film transistor, Organic Thin-film transistor, Organic light-emitting diode, Touch sensor panel
Potential research
themes:
1. Development of a new display AMOLED, Flexible display, AR display, SoV Display
2. Development of display driving method Oxide thin-film transistor backplane design and fabrication, display driver LSI design, Wireless power transmitting technology
3. Development of display-related sensors Touch screen panel, Finger print sensor, biosensors
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge of electrical circuit and electrical device physics
 Academic Staff - MMS

Department of Molecular and Material Sciences

Assoc. Prof. Takeshi Nakagawa
Research fields: Surface and thin film science
Key words: Low dimensional nano structure, Magnetism (high coercivity, anisotropy), Magnetic Microscope, Photoelectron, Scanning tunneling microscope, Low energy electron diffraction, Synchrotron radiation
Potential research
themes:
1. Novel magnetic, electronic properties of nano structures
2. Instrumental development based on photoemission
Required knowledge and skills: Successful candidate should have a background with at least one of the following fields: Solid state physics (chemistry), Inorganic chemistry, Physical chemistry
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter.
Prof. Yuriko Aoki
Research fields: Theoretical and Computational Chemistry
Key words: Functional polymers and materials with conducting, magnetic and NLO properties, Biosystems like DNA and proteins, Electronic states, Dynamics, Elongation method, Organic reaction analysis
Potential research
themes:
1. Functional analysis for novel material design in polymers/crystals by theoretical and computational chemistry
2. Program development for functional analysis and linear scaling ab initio method
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge on quantum chemistry
Skills of operating Unix and programming by Fortran language
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter.
Assoc. Prof. Maiko Nishibori
Research fields: Functional Inorganic Materials, Analysis by synchrotron radiation
Key words: functional materials, ceramics, processing and fabrication of ceramics materials and devices, synchrotron radiation, X-ray absorption fine structure, sensors, environmental technology
Potential research themes “Nano-meso-macro” hierarchically controlled synthesis and fabrication of inorganic materials and devices
Application of synchrotron-based analytical technique
Required knowledge and skills Fundamental knowledge of physical, inorganic and catalytic chemistry
Skills of basic chemical experiments and instrumental analysis
Only applicants recommended by a researcher who is acquainted with this professor will be considered for the acceptance as Ph.D candidates.
Prof. Hideharu Nakashima
Research fields: Structural Materials Science
Key words: High-temperature deformation mechanism of crystalline materials; Grain boundary structure in crystalline materials and their mechanical properties; Crystal orientation analysis and applications for structural materials
Only applicants recommended by a researcher who is acquainted with this professor will be considered for the acceptance as Ph.D candidates.
Assoc. Prof. Masatoshi Mitsuhara
Research fields: Microstructure and mechanical property in metals and alloys
Key words: Steel, Ni-based alloy, Ti-based alloy, Elastic and plastic deformation, High temperature deformation (Creep), Strengthening mechanism, Grain boundary, Precipitation, SEM, TEM, Crystal orientation analysis, Tomography
Potential research
themes:
1. Development of advanced heat-resistant steels and alloys.
2. Creep life assessment of heat resistant alloys using microstructural analysis.
3. Development of 3D quantitative evaluation methods using electron microscopy.
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge on metallurgy, crystallography, and dislocation theory.
Prof. Akira Harata
Research fields: Analytical chemistry and physical chemistry
Key words: Analytical chemistry, physical chemistry, laser chemistry, synchrotron radiation chemistry, and their applications to methodology for ultrasensitive and high performance analysis.
Potential research
themes:
1. Application of analytical methods, especially laser- or synchrotron-based ones.
2. Development or improvement of new apparatus for laser-based analytical equipments: i.e., fluorescence,
photothermal, photoionization, harmonic generation, etc.
3. Development or improvement of synchrotron-based analytical techniques: i.e., XAFS, SAXS, correlation
spectroscopy etc.
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge on analytical and physical chemistry
Skills for safely treating chemicals.
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter
Assoc. Prof. Andrew Mark Spring
Research fields: Organic Chemistry / Polymer Chemistry / Polymer Application
Key words: Living Polymerizations / Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerization
Potential research
themes:
1. Electro-optic polymeric materials.
2. Polymer stabilization of zero valent Iron nanoparticles for waste water treatment.
3. Conjugated polymers.
Required knowledge and skills: • Handling harmful chemical reagents and solvents safely.
• Working with air sensitive materials.
• Purification of organic materials by column chromatography, distillation, sublimation and recrystallization.
• Characterization of organic materials by NMR, MS, UV-vis, FTIR, GPC, DSC, TGA, etc
• Able to work in an interdisciplinary and multinational environment.
• Good communication and writing skills in English.
• Ability to consult the literature and work independently.
Prof. Yoichiro Kuninobu
Research fields: Synthetic organic chemistry, organometallic chemistry, and materials chemistry
Key words: Catalyst, synthetic organic reaction, organic functional material, C-H activation, -conjugated molecule, polymer
Potential research
themes:
1. Creation of high-performance catalysts
2. Development of novel and practical synthetic organic reactions
3. Creation of novel organic functional materials
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge on organic chemistry
Skills for safely treating chemicals
Assoc. Prof. Akihiro Yabushita
Research fields: Physical Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Atmospheric Chemistry, Astrochemistry
Key words: Laser spectroscopy, Mass spectrometry, Reaction mechanism, Photodissociation dynamics, Aerosol, Interstellar ice mantle
Potential research
themes:
1. Heterogeneous reactions on the surface of water or ice
2. Photochemistry of ice at low temperatures
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge of physical chemistry, especially spectroscopy
Skills of performing chemical experiments in safety
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter.
Assoc. Prof. Arihiro Kano
Research Fields: Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Cancer Biology and Immunology
Key words: Tumor, Macrophage, IFN-γ, M-CSF, Immunosuppression
Potential research
Themes:
1. Exploration of bioactive substances for cancer immunological regulation
2. Study of cancer cell-secreting proteins in cancer malignancy
3. Development of new medicinal system for cancer therapy
Required knowledge
and skills:
1. Ph. D. candidate; who has a good background and experience in the above-mentioned research fields.
2. Master student; who has strong curiosity and intention to perform study.
Prof. Shiyoshi Yokoyama
Research Fields: Polymer photonics, optical device, optical communications
Key words: Polymer, nonlinear optics, electro-optics, waveguide, optical modulator, optical switching, optical sensing, silicon, silicon nitride, telecommunication, high-bandwidth,
Potential research
themes:
1. Polymer waveguide device for modulator and swithicng
2. Synthesis of optical polymers
3. Polymer and silicon hybrid waveguide
Required knowledge
and skills:
Fundamental knowledge of chemistry and physics
Prof. Takeshi Yanagida
Research fields: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Material Science,
Material Chemistry, Physics and Engineering, Nano-electronics
Key words: Nanomaterials, Nanodevices, Green Innovation and Life Innovation
Potential research
themes:
1. Designing Nanomaterials at Single Atom and Molecule Level via Nanoscience
2. Studying Intrinsic Physical Properties of Single Crystalline Nanomaterials utilizing Nanotechnology
3. Developing Novel Nano-Devices for Human Health Monitoring utilizing Nanoscale Engineering
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge on material science including chemistry, physics and engineering or electrical engineering
Skills for safely treating chemicals or electrical tools.
Prof. Chao-Nan XU
Research fields: Functional materials and sensors
Key words: Functional materials and device, sensors, mechanoluminescence, development of new materials, devices and systems for measurement, energy and environmental applications.
Potential research
themes:
Research and development of new functional materials and devices for electro-mechano-optical multiple conversion and studies on conversion mechanisms.
・Syntheses
・Property Characterization
・Sensor devices and application
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge on physics and chemistry, or electronics and mechanics, or optics and nanotechnology.
Skills for safely treating chemicals or electrical tools.
Prof. Hiroki Ago
Research fields: Synthesis, characterization, and applications of graphene and related two-dimensional nanomaterials
Key words: Graphene, inorganic nanosheets, transition metal dichalcogenides, carbon nanotubes, chemical vapor deposition, crystal growth, field-effect transistors, flexible electronics, energy-related applications
Potential research
themes:
We are studying growth methods of novel nanomaterials, such as graphene, two-dimensional atomically-thin sheets (transition metal dichalcogenides, h-BN), and carbon nanotubes. We are also investigating physical/chemical properties of these materials and apply them to electronics and energy related fields, such as field-effect transistors, flexible devices, and solar cells.
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge of chemistry, physics, and materials science.
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter
 Academic Staff - AEES

Department of Advanced Energy Engineering Science

Prof. Nobuya Hayashi
Research fields: Plasma engineering, Plasma medicine, Plasma biology
Key words: Atmospheric discharge, Low-pressure plasma, Plasma sterilizer, Sterilization of agricultural product, Growth enhancement of plant, Plasma - cell interaction, Toxic gas decomposition
Potential research
themes:
1. Development of medical sterilizer using oxygen RF plasma
2. Growth enhancement of plants by oxygen plasma irradiation
3. Inactivation of molds on fruits using atmospheric discharge
Required knowledge and skills: 1. Fundamental knowledge of plasma
2.Fundamental knowledge of electronics
3. Some interest in biology
Assoc. Prof. Kenichi Hashizume
Research fields: Nuclear materiats, Energy related materials, Interactions between hydrogen and materials
Key words: Nuclear materials, Materials science, Hydrogen isotopes, Alloys and ceramics, Proton conducting ceramics, Refractories, Diffusion processes, Gamma irradiation.
Potential research
themes:
1. Hydrogen behavior in alloys and ceramics.
2. Control materials for fission reactors.
3. Applications of radiation energy.
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge on metarials sciences. Skills for handling vacuum appratus, analytical devices and radio isotopes.
Assoc. Prof. Kazunari Katayama
Research fields: Chemical Engineering for Energy
Key words: Nuclear Fusion Engineering, Nuclear Fusion Safety, Hydrogen Isotope Behavior, Plasma Material Interaction, Plasma Decomposition Processing, Mass transfer in porous materials, Environmental dynamics of Radioactive material, Tritium Science and Technology, Lithium ceramics, Supercritical CO2
Potential research
themes:
1. Production of hydrogen by utilizing RF plasma
2. Modeling of Li evaporation and chemical reaction with hydrogen
3. Experimental study on tritium dynamics in natural soil
4. Analysis of mass transfer behavior between metal surface and supercritical CO2
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge on chemical engineering.
Some experiences on engineering experiments.
Skills for computer programming (For example, FORTRAN).
Prof. Yukinobu Watanabe
Research fields: Nuclear Physics and Engineering, Radiation Physics and Engineering
Key words: Nuclear physics and nuclear data, Radiation transport in matter, Fusion neutronics, Particle accelerator applications, Cosmic-rays, Radiation effects on semiconductor devices, Laser driven ion acceleration
Potential research
themes:
1. Experimental and theoretical study of nuclear reactions, particularly nucleon- or deuteron-induced reactions
2. Basic study of nuclear transmutation on long-lived fission products contained in high-level radioactive wastes
3. Multi-scale and multi-physics simulation of soft error phenomena in semiconductor devices under space and terrestrial cosmic-ray environments
4. Study of ion acceleration using ultraintense and ultrashort laser pulses in collaboration with National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology
Required knowledge and skills: 1. Fundamental knowledge of nuclei and radiation
2. Experience and skill on radiation measurements if you want to join experimental work
3. Computer programming skill (e.g., FORTRAN, C)
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter.
Assoc. Prof. Tadahiro Kin
Research fields: Radiation metrology, Nuclear physics and Engineering
Key words: Cosmic-ray muon, Medical radioisotopes, Accelerator-based neutron, Radiation detector development, Radioisotopes application, Cosmic-ray muon radiography (Muography), 3D printing radiation detector
Potential research
themes:
1. Detector development for muography to investigate degradation of infrastructure building.
2. Study on radioisotopes production method using accelerator-based neutron for medicine, environmental tracer and so on.
3. Artificial intelligence for data acquisition system and analysis method of radiation measurement.
Required knowledge and skills: 1. Fundamental knowledge of nuclear physics and radiation metrology
2. Computer programming experience (e.g. C++, C#, and/or other object oriented languages)
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter.
Prof. Naoji Yamamoto
Research fields: Aerospace Engineering, Plasma Physics, laser Diagnostics
Key words: Electric Propulsion, Advanced Space Propulsion, Plasma Source, Laser diagnostics, Plasma application
Potential research
themes:
1. Development of a miniature ion engine for micro satellites
2. Laser based sensor for Electric propulsion and PM2.5 removal
3. Physics behind a laser fusion-driven rocket
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge of electricity and magnetism
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter.
Prof. Kazuaki Hanada
Research fields: Nuclear Fusion research, Plasma Physics, RF technology
Key words: Steady State operation of tokamak, Spherical tokamak, Current drive and plasma heating, Plasma diagnostics, Plasma wall interaction, heat and particle balance in long duration discharges
Potential research
themes:
1. Current drive and plasma heating with high power microwave sources
2. Plasma wall interaction for steady-state operation on QUEST
3. Development of plasma diagnostics
Required knowledge and skills: 1. Fundamental knowledge of plasma physics
2. Computer programming (for example FORTRAN. MATLAB)
Only applicants recommended by a researcher who is acquainted with this professor will be considered for the acceptance as Ph.D candidates.
Prof. Akihide Fujisawa
Research fields: Plasma physics and plasma turbulence
Key words: Plasma Turbulence, Experiment, Liner cylindrical magnetized plasma, toroidal magnetized plasma, Computed tomography for plasma turbulence, non-perturbed advanced diagnostics, advanced analysis for nonlinearity
Potential research
themes:
1. Linear magnetized plasma experiments for understanding multi-scale nonlinear couplings in plasma turbulence
2. Toroidal magnetized plasma experiments for understanding topological effects in plasma turbulence
Required knowledge and skills: 1. Fundamental knowledge of plasma physics and turbulence
2. Computer programming (for example C, FORTRAN. MATLAB)
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter.
Assoc. Prof. Yoshihiko Nagashima
Research fields: Plasma Physics and Turbulence (experimental)
Key words: Plasma Physics, Plasma Turbulence, Nonlinear Data Analysis, Basic Experiment, Tokamak Experiment, Langmuir probe, Spectroscopic Measurement
Potential research
themes:
1. Numerical Analysis of tomographic reconstruction
2. Langmuir probe experiment
Required knowledge and skills: 1. Fundamental knowledge of plasma physics, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, electromagnetism, and physical mathematics
2. Computer programming (for example C, FORTRAN. MATLAB)
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter.
Prof. Hiroshi Idei
Research fields: Nuclear Fusion Plasma Research
Plasma Wave Interaction
Development of high power micro-wave / millimeter-wave components
Key words: Spherical Tokamak, Electron Cyclotron / Bernstein Wave Heating and Current Drive, Plasma Diagnostics using micro-wave and millimeter-wave, High Power Device and Component in micro-wave and millimeter-wave, ranges
Potential research
themes:
“Plasma – Wave dynamics” and “Phase Space Engineering” by interactions between waves and electrons Acceleration of electrons by phasing electro-magnetic waves and control of current generation and sustainment Development of high power micro-wave and millimeter-wave technology Advanced RF technology for plasma diagnostics
Required knowledge and skills: 1. Fundamental Physics, particularly Electromagnetics
2 .Computer programming (for example C, FORTRAN. MATLAB)
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter.
Assoc. Prof. Ryuya Ikezoe
Research fields: Plasma Physics, Nuclear Fusion
Key words: Plasma waves, High-energy particles, Wave-particle interaction, RF (ICRF, ECRF) wave heating & measurement, MHD instabilities
Potential research
themes:
1. Start-up of tokamak plasma using ECH/CD, ramp-up using HHFW.
2. Dynamics of high-energy charged particles in magnetically confined plasmas
3. MHD instabilities in magnetically confined plasmas

Required knowledge and skills: 1. Fundamental knowledge of plasma physics
2. Computer programming
Assoc. Prof. Naohiro Kasuya
Research fields: Plasma physics, Fusion science, Numerical simulation
Key words: Plasma turbulence, Turbulent transport in magnetized plasmas, Toroidal plasma, Drift wave instability, Fluid simulation, Structural formation and bifurcation, Numerical diagnostic
Potential research
themes:
Turbulence simulation in magnetized plasmas (torus, linear device)
Structural formation, bifurcation and dynamical response in magnetized plasmas
Numerical diagnostic of simulation data
Required knowledge and skills: 1. Fundamental knowledge of plasma physics
2. Computer programming (for example C, FORTRAN. MATLAB)
Assoc. Prof. Yusuke Kosuga
Research fields: Plasma physics, plasma turbulence, transport modeling, magnetic fusion energy
Key words: Drift waves, zonal flows, phase space turbulence, intrinsic rotation, parallel flow shear driven instability, transport modeling in fusion plasmas
Potential research
themes:
1. Modeling of nonlinear dynamics of parallel flow shear driven instability
2. Developing a model for interaction between RF waves and lower frequency turbulence
3. Non-local phenomena in collisionless plasma turbulence
Required knowledge and skills: Solid knowledge on basic physics, plasma physics, fluid dynamics, turulence. Some experience with numerical simulation (Fortran, Matlab, etc.)
Prof. Takeshi Ido
Research fields: Plasma physics for Nuclear Fusion
Plasma turbulence
Development of diagnostics for magnetized plasma
Key words: Toroidal magnetized plasmas, Spherical tokamaks, Stellarators, Electric field in plasmas Turbulence and turbulent transport, Energetic particle-driven instabilities, Beam probe
Potential research
themes:
Development of diagnostics system using ion beam for measuring plasma turbulence.
Experimental study of energetic particle-driven instabilities and turbulence.
Experimental study of the electric field and its effect on heat and particle transport in toroidal magnetized plasma
Required knowledge and skills: 1. Fundamental Physics, particularly Electromagnetics
2 .Computer programming (for example C, FORTRAN.)
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter.
 Academic Staff - EEE

Department of Energy and Environmental Engineering

Assoc.Prof. Masayuki Anyoji
Research fields: Aerodynamics, Flow visualization, Compressible fluid dynamics
Key words: Mars airplane, Low Reynolds number, Global Luminescent Oil-film Skin-Friction Meter, Transonic tone
Potential research
themes:
1. Development of a Mars airplane and related aerodynamic phenomena at low Reynolds numbers
2. Flow visualization and global skin friction measurement using luminescent oil-film
3. Unsteady nozzle flow
Required knowledge and skills: 1. Fundamental knowledge of Fluid dynamics
2. Computer programing (Labview, MATLAB)
(Basic skills in wind tunnel experiments is preferable but not required)
Prof. Hiroaki Watanabe
Research Field Combustion, Thermal engineering, Fluid engineering
Key words Combustion, Chemical reaction, Turbulence, Multiphase flow, Mathematical modeling, Numerical simulation, Massively parallel computing, Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Potential research themes: 1. Clarification, modeling and simulation of turbulent combustion physics by means of direct numerical simulation (DNS) and large-eddy simulation (LES)
2. Clarification, modeling and simulation of multiphase heat and mass transfer in a turbulent flow: i.e., spray droplets, solid fuel particles
3. Advanced combustion technology: i.e., CO2 Zero/Negative emission technology, NOx and particulate matter (soot) emissions reduction, Solid fuel energy conversion
4. Sophisticated industrial application designing by Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Required knowledge and skills 1. Fundamental knowledge of fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, and mathematics
2 . Fundamental knowledge of computer fluid dynamics (CFD)
3. Computer language skills (C, C++, FORTRAN, etc.)
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter.
Associate Prof. Hiroshi Tajima
Research Field Spray Simulation, Engine Combustion Process, Fuel Modelling, Flow Visualization
Key words Large diesel engine, Large gas engine, RCCI, PCCI, KIVA, CHEMKIN, FIRE, PIV, Laser-based optics
Required knowledge and skills 1. Fundamental knowledge of turbulent flow, combustion modeling
2. Computer programming for 3D-CFD in Fortran
Only applicants recommended by a researcher who is acquainted with this professor will be considered for the acceptance as Ph.D candidates.
Prof. Jun Tanimoto
Research fields: Urban Climatology, Building Physics, Social Physics, Complex Science
Key words: Wind-tunnel experiments, Visualization by PIV, Large Eddy Simulation, Building simulation, Stochastic prediction of utility demand, Evolutionary game theory, Traffic flow analysis, Multi-Agent Simulation (MAS), Epidemic model
Potential research
themes:
1. Wind tunnel experiment on instantaneous turbulent structures of urban airflow
2. CFD for urban climatology
3. Traffic flow analysis dovetailed with game theory
4. Epidemiology modeling based on Evolutionary Game Theory
5. Numerical approach by Evolutionary Game Theory on network reciprocity
6. Stochastic prediction considering diverse individual behaviors on urban utility demand
Required knowledge and skills: 1. Basic knowledge on physics and mathematics
2. Fundamental knowledge of turbulent flow
3. Computer programming (for example C, FORTRAN. MATLAB): NOT a skill to use software
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter.
Prof. Aya Hagishima
Research fields: Urban Climatology, Wind engineering, Building environmental engineering
Key words: Sustainable buildings and cities, Green Building and urban environment
Stochastic forecast of household energy demand
Urban airflow and climate, Wind tunnel experiment, Large eddy simulation
Potential research: 1. Smart and Adaptive built environment tailored to local climate and culture aiming for low carbon and energy saving
2. Modeling, observation, and forecast of occupants’ behaviors related to energy use
3. Thermal comfort and risk of heat stroke in hot climate regions
4. Wind tunnel experiment of transport phenomena within and above urban canopy layer
5. Large eddy simulation of urban airflow and ventilation
Required knowledge and skills: ✔️  Requisite for students involved in the research of urban climatology and wind engineering: Basic knowledge of fluid dynamics and heat transfer engineering, mathematics, Computer programming (for example python, C, FORTRAN. MATLAB) for analyzing various types of huge digital data independently. It does not indicate the skills for using MS-Excel.
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter.
Associate Professor Ikegaya Naoki
Research fields: Wind engineering, Fluid mechanics, Building environmental engineering
Key words: Urban Canopy, Scalar Transfer, Momentum transfer, Turbulent Structure, CFD, Wind-tunnel Experiment, Gust, Exceeding wind speed, Indoor ventilation
Potential research
themes:
1. Computational fluid dynamics over urban-like roughness
2. Computational fluid dynamics for unsteady indoor air flow
3. Turbulence structure within urban boundary layer
4. Wind tunnel experiment for scaling the turbulence statistics within urban boundary layer
Required knowledge and skills: ✔️  Fundamental knowledge of fluid dynamics, heat transfer engineering, and mathematics
✔️  Basic knowledge of computational fluid dynamics
✔️  Computer language skills (C, C++, FORTRAN etc.)
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter.
Prof. Kazuhide Ito
Research fields: Environmental Engineering, Public Health Engineering
Key words: Indoor Environment, CFD, Numerical Simulation, Computer Simulated Person, Exposure Analysis, HVAC
Potential research
themes:
1. Development of Computer Simulated Person
2. Development of Virtual Respiratory Tract for Aerosol Deposition analysis
3. Development of Energy Recovery Ventilator with CO2 demand controlled algorithm
Required knowledge and skills: 1. Fundamental knowledge of Architectural Environmental Engineering, Indoor Environmental Design, HVAC design
2. Fundamental knowledge of Fluid Dynamics, Heat transfer
3. Computer programming (for example C, FORTRAN)
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter.
Assoc. Prof. Hooman Farzaneh
Research fields: Energy systems modeling, Energy efficiency and management, Energy systems integration, Co-benefits assessment of climate change mitigation strategies
Key words: Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Low Carbon Society (LCS), Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS), Clean energy technologies, Techno-Economic-Analysis, Mathematical programming
Potential research
themes:
- Energy systems modelling - Integration of multi-vector energy systems across operation and investment, local district and national level infrastructures
- Multiple impact assessment of Low Emission Development Strategies in urban areas
- Techno-Economic Analysis of renewable energy, cleaner fossil energy system, carbon capture technology, Smart grid and Demand Response Technology
- Energy planning under uncertainties – design of sustainable energy systems under multi-dimensional uncertainties.
- Integration of renewable energy sources – role and value of emerging technologies and systems in supporting the integration of variable renewable generation and distributed energy resources, system integration costs.
Required knowledge and skills: 1. Basic knowledge on statistical methods, mathematical programing, optimization techniques
2. Basic knowledge on computer programming (C, Fortran, MATLAB, GAMS, EViews)
3. Fundamental knowledge of economics and engineering sciences
 
Prof. Takahiko Miyazaki
Research fields: Thermal Energy Conversion Systems
Key words: Heat pump, Next-generation air-conditioning, Adsorption heat pump/thermal storage, thermodynamic cycle analysis, Heat and mass transfer, Solar thermal utilization
Potential research
themes:
Study on several types of next-generation heat pumping and cooling technologies, for example, adsorption heat pump, desiccant air conditioning, heat pump with low global warming potential refrigerants, CO2 heat pump, etc.
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge of thermodynamics and heat transfer
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter.
Assoc. Prof. Kyaw Thu
Research fields: Mechanical and Chemical Engineering
Key words: Refrigeration and air-conditioning, Adsorption, Heat pump, Desalination, Power generation, Solar energy
Potential research
themes:
1. Heat pump systems using low-GWP refrigerants
2. Adsorption desalination and its hybrids
3. Thermodynamic analysis of Heat pump systems tracking irreversibility
4. Evaluation of the heat of adsorption for adsorbent + adsorbate pairs
5. Analysis of vapour-liquid equilibrium of refrigerant mixtures
6. Superheat control of heat pumps using machine learning
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge in thermodynamics and chemical engineering Basic programming in any language (C, C++, Python or Mathematica)
 
 Academic Staff - ESST

Department of Earth System Science and Technology

Prof. Tohru Hada
Research Fields: Space Plasma Physics, Space Environmental Fluid Dynamics
Key words: Space plasma waves, Collisionless shocks, Acceleration and transport of cosmic rays, Development of spacecraft data analysis techniques, Modeling of next generation plasma thrusters, Space plasma computer simulations, Space weather
Potential research
themes:
1. Nonlinear waves and turbulence in the solar wind
2. Structure of collisionless shocks in space and astro-plasma environment
3. Acceleration and transport of cosmic rays (energetic particles)
4. Space weather
Required knowledge and skills: 1. Fundamental knowledge of plasma physics
2. Experience in any programming language is a plus, but not required
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter.
Assoc.Prof. Shuichi Matsukiyo
Research Fields: Space environmental fluid dynamics
Space/astrophysical plasma physics
Key words: sun-Earth system, heliosphere, collisionless shock,
space/astrophysical plasma, nonlinear waves, particle acceleration,
theory and numerical simulation, collaborative laser experiment
Potential research
themes:
1. Sun-Earth interaction / Heliosphere-Interstellar medium interaction
2. Physics of collisionless shock
3. Acceleration of cosmic rays
4. Wave-particle interactions in space plasma
5. Laser experiment on collisionless shock (collaborative experiment)
Required knowledge and skills: plasma physics, electromagnetics, fluid dynamics, (analytical)
mechanics, statistical mechanics, mathematics, numerical analysis
Prof. Yuji Sugihara
Research fields: Environmental Fluid Dynamics, Coastal Engineering, Hydraulics
Key words: Air-sea gas exchange, air-water interface, wind wave, breaking wave, turbulence dynamics, open-channel turbulent flow, laboratory experiment, field observation, numerical simulation
Potential research themes: 1. Modeling air-sea fluxes of momentum, heat and carbon dioxide
2. Physical processes driven by breaking wind waves
3. Direct numerical simulation of turbulence dynamics at air-water interface
Required knowledge and skills: 1. Fundamental knowledge of fluid dynamics
2. Fundamental knowledge of turbulence dynamics
3. Computer programming (FORTRAN)
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter.
Assoc. Prof. Osama Eljamal
Research Fields: Environmental Engineering
Key words: Nanotechnology for water and wastewater treatment; Energy generation from organic waste; Methane production; Microbial Fuel Cells; Reactive solute transport; Modeling of groundwater; Biological treatment.
Potential research
themes:
1. Nanoparticles for Water and Wastewater Treatment
2. Modeling of reactive solute transport in porous media
3. Methane production from organic waste
4. Electricity generation by Microbial Fuel Cells
5. Modeling of groundwater flow, remediation and artificial recharge
Required knowledge and Skills: Fundamental knowledge of Environmental Engineering or related sciences such as Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, etc.
Prof. Shigeo Yoshida
Research Fields: Aerodynamics, Aero-servo-elastic modeling, Control
Key words: Wind energy, Wind turbine, Floating wind turbine, Airborne turbine, Dynamics and control, Fatigue
Potential research
themes:
1. Development of wind turbine design and analysis methods.
2. Wind turbine modeling and load mitigation by control.
3. Modeling of wind farm wake and fatigue.
4. Development of wind farm layout optimization.
5. Airborne wind turbine technologies.
Required knowledge and skills: 1. Fundamental knowledge of fluid dynamics
2. Computer programming (ex. MATLAB, C, FORTRAN)
Prof. Hajime Okamoto
Research fields: Atmospheric science, Satellite remote sensing of clouds and aerosols, non-spherical particle scattering, multiple scattering
Key words: Remote sensing, Satellite, Cloud microphysics, Aerosols, Radiation, Climate, light scattering, radar backscattering, lidar, multiple scattering process, Doppler
Potential research
themes:
1. Global analysis of cloud microphysics, water vapor and aerosols by active remote sensing from space
2. Physical properties of low-level clouds by cloud radar and lidar
3. Development of new type of ground-based lidar
4. Development of algorithms for remote sensing of clouds
Required knowledge and skills: 1. Fundamental knowledge of physics and mathematics
2. Computer programming (FORTRAN)
Only applicants recommended by a researcher who is acquainted with this professor will be considered for the acceptance as Ph.D candidates.
Assoc. Prof. Masaru Yamamoto
Research Fields: Planetary Meteorology, Atmospheric dynamics
Key words: Atmospheric modeling, Geophysical fluid dynamics, Planetary atmosphere
Required knowledge and skills: 1. Fundamental knowledge of fluid dynamics
2. Computer programming (FORTRAN)
Only applicants recommended by a researcher who is acquainted with this professor will be considered for the acceptance as Ph.D candidates.
Prof. Changhong Hu
Research fields: Marine renewable energy
Ship and ocean engineering
Computational fluid dynamics
Key words: Numerical simulation, Water tank experiment, Wave-body interaction, Floating wind turbine, Tidal current turbine
Potential research
themes:
1. Development of next-generation CFD solver for strongly nonlinear wave-body interactions.
2. Development of new-type floating platform for offshore wind turbine.
3. Tidal current turbine wake modelling and array arrangement optimization.
4. Development of floating tower for power transmission system over the sea.
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge of fluid mechanics
Computer programming (ex. MATLAB, C, FORTRAN, Python)
Prof. Toshihiko Takemura
Research Fields: Meteorology, Atmospheric Environment
Key words: aerosol, climate change, numerical model
Potential research
themes:
Numerical simulation of global distributions of aerosols and their effects on climate system
Required knowledge and skills: Fundamental knowledge of meteorology
Computer programming (FORTRAN)
Only applicants recommended by a researcher who is acquainted with this professor will be considered for the acceptance as Ph.D candidates.
Assoc.Prof. Keiya Yumimoto
Research fields: Atmospheric environment
Key words: Numerical modeling, Data assimilation, and Inverse modeling
Potential research
themes:
1. Aerosol data assimilation with satellite- and ground based observations
2. Inverse estimate of emissions of air pollutants
Required knowledge and skills: 1. Fundamental knowledge of numerical modeling
2. Fundamental knowledge of meteorology
3. Computer programming (FORTRAN)
Only applicants recommended by a researcher who is acquainted with this professor will be considered for the acceptance as Ph.D candidates.
Prof. Hiroki Tokinaga
Research fields: Ocean-atmosphere interaction, Climate dynamics
Key words: Climate variability and change, El Niño/La Niña, Atlantic Niño, Benguela Niño, Pacific decadal variability, Atlantic multi-decadal variability, Global warming, Climate diagnostic and prediction
Potential research
themes:
1. Changes in interannual variability under global warming
2. Inter-basin interaction between tropical oceans
3. Tropical-extratropical interaction
Required knowledge and skills: 1. Fundamental knowledge of climate dynamics
2. Computer programming (such as Fortran, C, Python, NCL)
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter.
Assoc. Prof. Kaoru Ichikawa
Research fields: Physical Oceanography, Satellite Oceanography
Key words: Satellite Altimetry, Sea Surface Dynamic Height, Global Navigation Satellite System, Oceanographic Radar, Sea Surface Current, internal tides, giant squid.
Potential research
themes:
1. Coastal sea surface height measurements by GNSS
2. Observation of the Kuroshio by oceanographic radars
Required knowledge and skills: 1. Fundamental knowlege of geofluid dynamics
2. Basic skills for programming (e.g. Fortran, C, Matlab)
Only applicants recommended by a researcher who is acquainted with this professor will be considered for the acceptance as Ph.D candidates.
Assoc. Prof. Tomoharu Senjyu
Research Fields: Physical Oceanography, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
Key words: East Asian marginal Seas, Deep and intermediate circulation, Water properties, Water mass formation, Field Observation, Climate Variability and Change, Coastal processes
Potential research
themes:
1. Formation and circulation of the deep and intermediate waters in the Japan Sea.
2. Impacts of climate variability on adjacent seas of Japan.
Required knowledge and skills: 1. Fundamental knowledge of fluid dynamics and statistics
2. Computer programming with FORTRAN
Assoc.Prof. Takahiro Endoh
Research fields: Ocean Dynamics
Key words: Microstructure measurements, numerical experiments, turbulent mixing, tidal straining, turbulent kinetic energy budget, bottom Ekman layer, Kuroshio, baroclinic instability, and meridional overturning circulation
Potential research
themes:
1. Turbulent mixing in the bottom boundary layer
2. Dynamics of the Kuroshio meander
Required knowledge and skills: 1. Background in physical oceanography and/or fluid mechanics
2. Programming skills in Fortran and MATLAB
3. Willingness to participate in a research cruise
Prof. Atsuhiko Isobe
Research fields: Physical Oceanography, Atmosphere-Ocean Interaction, Marine plastic debris
Key words: Numerical modeling, Field observation, East Asian marginal seas, coastal waters
Required knowledge and skills: 1. Mathematics, Physics, Fluid dynamics
2. Computer programming (such as Fortran)
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter.
Assoc.Prof. Shinichiro Kida
Research fields: Physical Oceanography
Key words: 1. Strait exchange flows 2. Gravity currents 3. Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
Potential research theme: 1. Marginal Sea - Open ocean water mass exchange 2. Dense water formation 3. River outflows
Required knowledge and skills: MS or equivalent in physical oceanography, meteorology, physics, applied mathematics or related fields.
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter.
Prof. Naoki Hirose
Research fields: Physical Oceanography, Atmosphere-Ocean Interaction
Key words: Numerical modeling, Data assimilation, East Asian marginal seas
Required knowledge and skills: 1. Mathematics, Physics, Fluid dynamics
2. Computer programming (such as Fortran or Matlab)
Applicants who want to be supervised by this professor MUST contact directly with the professor by email to ask for an invitation letter.
 Academic Staff - RIAM

Research Institute for Applied Mechanics

Prof. Yoshihiro Kangawa
Research fields: Semiconductor physics, surface science
Key words: III-nitrides, chemical vapor deposition (CVD), first principles calculation, power device
Potential research
themes:
1. Process informatics for semiconductor CVD
2. Multi-physics simulation for semiconductor epitaxy
3. Material development for next generation power device and deep UV laser diode
Required knowledge and skills: Quantum mechanics, statistical thermodynamics, physical chemistry, first principles calculation
Prof. Shin-ichi NISHIZAWA
Research Field Power electronics and related technologies from material to system
Key words semiconductor material, crystal growth, power device, device process, power electronics system, reliability,electrical energy conversion,
Potential research themes: 1.Future power devices and materials (including processes)
2. Advanced integration technology for future power electronics system
3.Reliability science and design technology for future power electronics system
4.Advanced power electronics system for future energy grids
Required knowledge and skills Fundamental knowledge on semiconductor
Fundamental knowledge on electrical engineering
Fundamental knowledge on transport phenomena and mechanics

 

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