Ryoichi Kurose

Profile

黒瀬良一
 
Professor,
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Science, Kyoto University.
Profession Thermal and Fluids Engineering
Research Interests
  • Heat and mass transfer at air-water interface
  • Particle/droplet dispersion in turbulent flows
  • High Schmidt number turbulence
  • Multiphase combustion (see the details)
TEL +81-75-383-3654
e-mail kurose@mech.kyoto-u.ac.jp
 

Education:

1993 BS: Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Kyushu University
1995 MS: Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Kyushu University
1998 PhD: Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Kyushu University

Career:

1998-2006 Research Scientist, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry (CRIEPI), Japan
2001-2004 Visiting Associate Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Gunma University, Japan
2004-2005 Senior Visiting Fellow, Center for Turbulence Research (CTR), Stanford University/NASA Ames, USA
2006-2017 Associate Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Science, Kyoto Univ., Japan
2017- Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Science, Kyoto Univ., Japan

Awards:

2000 Young Engineers Award, The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME)
2005 The Best Paper Award, The 6th International Symposium & Exhibition on Gas Cleaning at High Temperatures
2006 APT (Advanced Powder Technology) Distinguished Paper Award, The Society of Powder Technology, Japan
2008 Young Researcher Award, Combustion Society of Japan
2008 The Best Paper Award, The Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics
2010 The Young Scientists' Prize, The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
2013 The Best Paper Award, Combustion Society of Japan
2014 IP Award, The Information Center of Particle Technology, Japan
2015 The Best Paper Award, Combustion Society of Japan

Membership:

Japan Soc. Chem. Engrs.
Japan Soc. Fluid. Mech.
Japan Soc. Powder Tech.
The Combust. Instit.
Am. Phys. Soc.

Office:

Dept. Mechanical Engineering and Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan

Major Publications

  1. R. N. Roy, M. Muto, R. Kurose,
    “Direct numerical simulation of ignition of syngas (H2/CO) mixtures with temperature and composition stratifications relevant to HCCI conditions”,
    International Journal of Hydrogen Energy,accepted.
  2. N. Takagaki, S. Komori, M. Ishida, K. Iwano, R. Kurose, N. Suzuki,
    “Loop-type wave-generation method for generating wind waves under long-fetch conditions”,
    Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, accepted.
  3. A. Kishimoto, H. Moriai, K. Takenaka, T. Nishiie, M. Adachi, A. Ogawara, R. Kurose,
    “Application of a non-adiabatic flamelet/progress-variable approach to Large Eddy Simulation of H2/O2 combustion under a pressurized condition”,
    Journal of Heat Transfer, 139, 124501 (4 pages) (2017).
    [Online version]
  4. K. Takata, R. Kurose,
    “Influence of density flow on treated water turbidity in a sedimentation basin with inclined plate settler”,
    Water Science & Technology, 17, 1140-1148 (2017).
    [Online version]
  5. T. Kitano, H. Iida, R. Kurose,
    “Effect of chemical reactions of H2/O2 combustion gas on heat transfer on a wall in a turbulent channel flow”,
    Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol.139, 044501 (2017).
    [Online version]
  6. N. Hashimoto, H. Watanabe, R. Kurose, H. Shirai,
    “Effect of different fuel NO models on the prediction of NO formation/reduction characteristics in a pulverized coal combustion field”,
    Energy, Vol.118, pp.47-59 (2017).
    [Online version]
  7. M. Muto, K. Yuasa, R. Kurose,
    “Numerical simulation of ignition in pulverized coal combustion with detailed chemical reaction mechanism"
    Fuel, Vol.190, pp.136-144 (2017).
    [Online version]
  8. N. Takagaki, R. Kurose, A. Kimura, S. Komori,
    “Effect of Schmidt number on mass transfer across a sheared gas-liquid interface in a wind-driven turbulence”,
    Scientific Reports, Vol.6, 37059, doi:10.1038/srep37059 (2016).
    [Online version]
  9. N. Takagaki, S. Komori, N. Suzuki, K. Iwano, R. Kurose,
    “Mechanism of drag coefficient saturation at strong wind speeds”,
    Geophysical Research Letters, Vol.43, doi:10.1002/2016GL070666 (2016).
    [Online version ]
  10. R. Kurose, N. Takagaki, A. Kimura, S. Komori,
    “Direct numerical simulation of turbulent heat transfer across a sheared wind-driven gas-liquid interface”,
    Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol.804, pp.646-687 (2016).
    [Online version ]
  11. M. Muto, K. Tanno, R. Kurose,
    “A DNS study on effect of coal particle swelling due to devolatilization on pulverized coal jet flame”,
    Fuel, Vol.184, pp.749-752 (2016).
    [Online version]
  12. T. Kitano, K. Kaneko, R. Kurose, S. Komori,
    “Large-eddy simulations of gas- and liquid-fueled combustion instabilities in back-step flows”,
    Combustion and Flame, Vol.170, pp.63-78 (2016).
    [Online version ]
  13. K. Takata, T. Michioka, R. Kurose,
    “Prediction of visible plume from a dry and wet combined type cooling tower and its mechanism of abatement”,
    Atmosphere, Vol.7, pp.59 (2016).
    [Online version].
  14. Z. Wang, Y. Deguchi, S. Katsumori, A. Ikutomo, J. Yan, J. Liu, K. Tainaka, K. Tanno, H. Watanabe, R. Kurose,
    “Improved Measurement Characteristics of Elemental Compositions Using LaserInduced Breakdown Spectroscopy”,
    Spectroscopy, Vol.31, pp.22-35 (2016).
    [Online version]
  15. T. Hara, M. Muto, T. Kitano, R. Kurose, S. Komori,
    “Direct numerical simulation of a pulverized coal jet flame employing a global volatile matter reaction scheme based on detailed reaction mechanism”,
    Combustion and Flame, Vol.162, pp.4391-4407 (2015).
    [Online version]
  16. T. Kitano, T. Tsuji, R. Kurose, S. Komori,
    “Effect of pressure oscillations on flashback characteristics in a turbulent channel flow”,
    Energy & Fuels, Vol.29, pp.6815-6822 (2015).
    [Online version]
  17. S. Tachibana, K. Saito, T. Yamamoto, M. Makida, T. Kitano, R. Kurose,
    “Experimental and numerical investigation of thermo-acoustic instability in a liquid-fuel aero-engine combustor at elevated pressure: validity of large-eddy simulation of spray combustion”,
    Combustion and Flame, Vol.162, pp.2621-2637 (2015).
    [Online version]
  18. N. Takagaki, R. Kurose, Y. Tsujimoto, S. Komori, K. Takahashi,
    “Effects of turbulent eddies and Langmuir circulations on scalar transfer in a sheared wind-driven liquid flow”,
    Physics of Fluids, Vol.27, 016603 (2015).
    [Online version]
  19. Z. Wang, Y. Deguchi, H. Watanabe, R. Kurose, J. Yan, J. Liu,
    “Improvement on quantitative measurement of fly ash contents using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy”,
    Journal of Flow Control, Measurement & Visualization, Vo.3, pp.10-21 (2015).
    [Online version]
  20. M. Muto, H. Watanabe, R. Kurose, S. Komori, S. Balusamy, S. Hochgreb,
    “Large-eddy simulation of pulverized coal jet flame -effect of oxygen concentration on NOx generation-”,
    Fuel, Vol.142, pp.152-163 (2015).
    [Online version]
  21. Y. Deguchi, T. Kamimoto, Z.Z. Wang, J.J. Yan, J.P. Liu, H. Watanabe, R. Kurose,
    “Applications of laser diagnostics to thermal power plants and engines”,
    Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol.73, pp.1453-1464 (2014).
    [Online version]
  22. K. Matsuda, R. Onishi, M. Hirahara, R. Kurose, K. Takahashi, S. Komori,
    “Influence of microscale turbulent droplet clustering on radar cloud observations”,
    Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Vo.71, pp.3569-3582 (2014).
    [Online version]
  23. H. Watanabe, R. Kurose, M. Hayashi, T. Kitano, S. Komori,
    “Effects of ambient pressure and precursors on soot formation in spray flames”,
    Advanced Powder Technology, Vol.25, pp.1376-1387 (2014).
    [Online version]
  24. T. Kitano, J. Nishio, R. Kurose, S. Komori,
    “Evaporation and combustion of multicomponent fuel droplets”,
    Fuel, Vol.136, pp.219-225 (2014).
    [Online version]
  25. N. Takagaki, R. Kurose, Y. Baba, Y. Nakajima, S. Komori,
    “Relationship between momentum of an impinging drop and intensities of vortex rings generated below free surface”,
    International Journal of Multiphase Flow, Vol.65, pp.1-10 (2014).
    [Online version]
  26. T. Kitano, J. Nishio, R. Kurose, S. Komori,
    “Effects of ambient pressure, gas temperature and combustion reaction on droplet evaporation”,
    Combustion and Flame, Vol.161, pp.551-564 (2014).
    [Online version]
  27. K. Iwano, N. Takagaki, R. Kurose, S. Komori,
    “Mass transfer velocity across the breaking air-water interface at extremely high wind speeds”,
    Tellus B, Vol.65, 21341 (2013).
    [Online version][Erratum]
  28. Z. Z. Wang, Y. Deguchi, M. Kuwahara, T. Taira, X. B. Zhang, J. J. Yan, J. P. Liu, H. Watanabe, R. Kurose,
    “Quantitative elemental detection of size-segregated particles using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy”,
    Spectrochimica Acta Part B: Atomic Spectroscopy, Vol.87, pp.130-138 (2013).
    [Online version]
  29. K. Tanno, R. Kurose, T. Michioka, H. Makino, S. Komori,
    “Direct numerical simulation of flow and surface reaction in de-NOx catalyst”,
    Advanced Powder Technology, Vol.24, pp.879-885 (2013).
    [Online version]
  30. H. Moriai, R. Kurose, H. Watanabe, Y. Yano, F. Akamatsu, S. Komori,
    “Large-eddy simulation of turbulent spray combustion in a subscale aircraft jet engine combustor
    - Predictions of NO and soot concentrations -”,
    Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, Vol.135, 091503 (2013).
    [Online version]
  31. T. Kitano, R. Kurose, S. Komori,
    “Effects of internal pressure and inlet velocity disturbances of air and fuel droplets on spray combustion field”,
    Journal of Thermal Science and Technology, Vol.8, pp.269-280 (2013).
    [Online version]
  32. A. Fujita, H. Watanabe, R. Kurose, S. Komori,
    “Two dimensional direct numerical simulation of spray flames.
    Part 1: Effects of equivalence ratio, fuel droplet size and radiation, and validity of flamelet model”,
    Fuel, Vol.104, pp.515-525 (2013).
    [Online version]
  33. T. Kitano, T. Nakatani, R. Kurose, S. Komori,
    “Two-dimensional direct numerical simulation of spray flames.
    Part 2: Effects of ambient pressure and lift, and validity of flamelet model”,
    Fuel, Vol.104, pp.526-535 (2013).
    [Online version]
  34. N. Takagaki, S. Komori, N. Suzuki, K. Iwano, T. Kuramoto, S. Shimada, R. Kurose, K. Takahashi,
    “Strong correlation between the drag coefficient and the shape of the wind sea spectrum over a broad range of wind speeds”,
    Geophysical Research Letters, Vol.39, L23604 (2012).
    [Online version]
  35. K. Matsuda, R. Onishi, R. Kurose, S. Komori,
    “Turbulence effect on cloud radiation”,
    Physical Review Letters, Vol.108, 224502 (2012).
    [Online version]
  36. N. Hashimoto, R. Kurose, H. Shirai,
    “Numerical simulation of pulverized coal jet flame using the TDP model",
    Fuel, Vol.97, pp.277-287 (2012).
    [Online version]
  37. R. Kurose, M. Anami, A. Fujita, S. Komori,
    “Numerical simulation of flow past a heated/cooled sphere”,
    Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol.692, pp.332-346 (2012).
    [Online version]
  38. N. Hashimoto, R. Kurose, S.-M. Hwang, H. Tsuji, H. Shirai,
    “A numerical simulation of pulverized coal combustion employing a tabulated-devolatilization-process model (TDP model)",
    Combustion and Flame, Vol.159, pp.353-366 (2012).
    [Online version]
  39. R. Kurose, N. Takagaki, T. Michioka, N. Kohno, S. Komori,
    “Subgrid scale scalar variance in high-Schmidt-number turbulence”,
    AIChE Journal, Vol.58, pp.377-384 (2012)
    [Online version]
  40. J. Hayashi, H. Watanabe, R. Kurose, F. Akamatsu,
    “Effects of fuel droplet size on soot formation in spray flames formed in a laminar counterflow",
    Combustion and Flame, Vol.158, pp.2559-2568 (2011).
    [Online version]
  41. S. Komori, R. Kurose, N. Takagaki, S. Ohtsubo, K. Iwano, K. Handa and S. Shimada,
    “Sensible and latent heat transfer across the air-water interface in wind-driven turbulence",
    GAS TRANSFER AT WATER SURFACES 2010 (Eds. S. Komori, W. McGillis, R. Kurose), Kyoto University Press, Kyoto, Japan, pp.78-89 (2011).
    [PDF]
  42. R. Kurose, T. Michioka, N. Kohno, S. Komori, Y. Baba,
    “Application of flamelet model to LES of turbulent reacting liquid flows",
    AIChE Journal, Vol.57, pp.911-917 (2011).
    [Online version]
  43. R. Onishi, K. Matsuda, K. Takahashi, R. Kurose, S. Komori,
    “Linear and non-linear inversion schemes to retrieve collision kernel values from droplet size distribution change",
    International Journal of Multiphase Flow, Vol.37, pp.125-135 (2011).
    [Online version]
  44. S. Komori, R. Kurose, K. Iwano, T. Ukai, N. Suzuki,
    “Direct numerical simulation of wind-driven turbulence and scalar transfer at sheared gas-liquid interfaces",
    Journal of Turbulence, Vol.11, pp.1-20 (2010).
    [Online version]
  45. A. Fujita, R. Kurose, S. Komori,
    “Experimental study on effect of relative humidity on heat transfer of an evaporating water droplet in air flow",
    International Journal of Multiphase Flow, Vol.36, pp.244-247 (2010).
    [Online version]
  46. K. Tanno, H. Makino, R. Kurose, S. Komori, S.-M. Hwang, H. Shimada,
    “Effect of turbulent to laminar flow transition on degradation of de-NOx catalyst",
    Fuel, Vol.89, pp.855-858 (2010).
    [Online version]
  47. R. Kurose, A. Fujita, S. Komori,
    “Effect of relative humidity on heat transfer across the surface of an evaporating water droplet in air flow",
    Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol.624, pp.57-67 (2009).
    [Online version]*
  48. H. Watanabe, R. Kurose, S. Komori,
    “Large-eddy simulation of swirling flows in a pulverized coal combustion furnace with a complex burner",
    Journal of Environment and Engineering, Vol.4, pp.1-11 (2009).
    [Online version]
  49. R. Onishi, K. Matsuda, K. Takahashi, R. Kurose, S. Komori,
    “Retrieval of collision kernels from the change of droplet size distributions with linear inversion",
    Physica Scripta, T132, 014050 (2008).
    [Online version]
  50. Y. Baba, R. Kurose,
    “Flamelet characteristics of gaseous and spray lifted flames on two-dimensional direct numerical simulations",
    Journal of Fluid Science and Technology, Vol.3, pp.846-856 (2008).
    [Online version]
  51. T. Michioka, R. Kurose,
    "Large-Eddy Simulation of Particle Diffusion in a Particle-laden Swirling Jet",
    Journal of Fluid Science and Technology, Vol.3, pp.610-621 (2008).
    [Online version]
  52. Y. Baba, R. Kurose,
    “Analysis and flamelet modeling for spray combustion",
    Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol.612, pp.45-79 (2008).
    [Online version]
  53. R. Kurose, T. Imashiro, S. Komori,
    “The effects of swell on turbulence over wavy walls",
    International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol.29, pp.774-782 (2008).
    [Online version]
  54. H. Watanabe, R. Kurose, S. Komori, H. Pitsch,
    “Effects of radiation on spray flame characteristics and soot formation",
    Combustion and Flame, Vol.152, pp.2-13 (2008).
    [Online version]
  55. N. Hashimoto, R. Kurose, H. Tsuji, H. Shirai,
    “A numerical analysis of pulverized coal combustion in a multiburner Furnace",
    Energy & Fuels, Vol.21, pp.1950-1958 (2007).
    [Online version]
  56. H. Watanabe, R. Kurose, H.-S. Hwang, F. Akamatsu,
    “Characteristics of flamelet in spray flames formed in a laminar counterflow",
    Combustion and Flame, Vol.148, pp.234-248 (2007).
    [Online version]
  57. R. Kurose, H. Makino, N. Hashimoto, A. Suzuki,
    “Formation mechanism of particulate matter in coal combustion",
    Powder Technology, Vol.172, pp.50-56 (2007).
    [Online version]
  58. M. Nakamura, F. Akamatsu, R. Kurose, M. Katsuki,
    “Combustion mechanism of liquid fuel spray in gaseous flame",
    Physics of Fluids, Vol.17, 123301 (2005).
    [Online version]
  59. T. Michioka, R. Kurose, K. Sada, H. Makino,
    “Direct numerical simulation of particle-laden mixing layer with a chemical reaction",
    International Journal of Multiphase Flow, Vol.31, pp.843-866 (2005).
    [Online version]
  60. S. M. Hwang, R. Kurose, F. Akamatsu, H. Tsuji, H. Makino, M. Katsuki,
    “Application of optical diagnostics techniques to laboratory-scale turbulent pulverized coal flame",
    Energy & Fuels, Vol.19, pp.382-392 (2005).
    [Online version]
  61. R. Kurose, H. Makino, H. Matsuda, A. Suzuki,
    “Application of percolation model to ash formation process in coal combustion",
    Energy & Fuels, Vol.18, pp.1077-1086 (2004).
    [Online version]
  62. R. Kurose, M. Ikeda, H. Makino, M. Kimoto, T. Miyazaki,
    “Pulverized coal combustion characteristics of high fuel ratio coals",
    Fuel, Vol.83, pp.1177-1785 (2004).
    [Online version]
  63. R. Kurose, H. Makino, A. Suzuki,
    “Numerical analysis of pulverized coal combustion characteristics using advanced low-NOx burner",
    Fuel, Vol.83, pp.693-703 (2004).
    [Online version]
  64. M. Hata, M. Furuuchi, C. Kanaoka, R. Kurose, H. Makino,
    “Observation of dust release behavior from ceramic filter elements",
    Advanced Powder Technology, Vol.14, pp.719-734 (2003).
    [Online version]
  65. R. Kurose, H. Makino, M. Hata, C. Kanaoka,
    “Numerical analysis of a flow passing through a ceramic candle filter on jet pulse cleaning",
    Advanced Powder Technology, Vol.14, pp.735-748 (2003).
    [Online version]
  66. R. Kurose, H. Matsuda, H. Makino, A. Suzuki,
    “Characteristics of particulate matter generated in pressurized coal combustion for high efficiency power generation system",
    Advanced Powder Technology, Vol.14, pp.673-694 (2003).
    [Online version]
  67. R. Kurose, H. Makino,
    “Large-eddy simulation of a solid-fuel jet flame",
    Combustion and Flame, Vol.135, pp.1-16 (2003).
    [Online version]
  68. R. Kurose, H. Makino, S. Komori, M. Nakamura, F. Akamatsu, M. Katsuki,
    “Effects of outflow from the surface of a sphere on drag, shear lift, and scalar diffusion",
    Physics of Fluids, Vol.15, pp.2338-2351 (2003).
    [Online version]*
  69. R. Kurose, H. Makino, T. Michioka, S. Komori,
    “Large eddy simulation of a nonpremixed turbulent reacting mixing layer: effects of heat release and spanwise fluid shear",
    Combustion and Flame, Vol.127, pp.2159-2165 (2001).
    [Online version]
  70. R. Kurose, H. Makino, S. Komori,
    “Particle trajectory in turbulent boundary layer at high particle Reynolds number",
    ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol.123, pp.956-958 (2001).
    [Online version]
  71. R. Kurose, M. Ikeda, H. Makino,
    “Combustion characteristics of high ash coal in a pulverized coal combustion",
    Fuel, Vol.80, pp.1447-1455 (2001).
    [Online version]
  72. R. Kurose, H. Tsuji, H. Makino,
    “Effects of moisture in coal on pulverized coal combustion characteristics",
    Fuel, Vol.80, pp.1457-1465 (2001).
    [Online version]
  73. R. Kurose, R. Misumi, S. Komori,
    “Drag and lift forces acting on a spherical bubble in a linear shear flow",
    International Journal of Multiphase Flow, Vol.27, pp.1247-1258 (2001).
    [Online version]
  74. R. Kurose, S. Komori,
    “Turbulence structure over a particle roughness",
    International Journal of Multiphase Flow, Vol.27, pp.673-683 (2001).
    [Online version]
  75. R. Kurose, S. Komori,
    “Drag and lift forces on a rotating sphere in a linear shear flow",
    Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol.384, pp.183-206 (1999).
    [Online version]*

* Corrigenda are available. Please contact "kurose@mech.kyoto-u.ac.jp".