130814.jpgKoji Fukagata
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Keio University

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Major Research Fields

  • Fluid Mechanics / Flow Control / Turbulence


  • TeknD, Kungl. Tekniska Högskolan (KTH), Sweden.
  • Ph.D. (Engineering), The University of Tokyo, Japan.


  • May 1970: Born in Tokyo
  • Mar. 1994: B.Eng., Dept. of Quantum Engineering and Systems Science, The Univ. of Tokyo
  • Jun. 1997: TeknL, Dept. of Mechanics / FaxénLaboratoriet, Kungl. Tekniska Högskolan (KTH), Stockholm
  • Apr. 2000: TeknD, Dept. of Mechanics / FaxénLaboratoriet, KTH, Stockholm
  • Sep. 2000: Ph.D., Dept. of Quantum Engineering and Systems Science, The Univ. of Tokyo
  • Oct. 2000: Postdoctoral fellow, Mechanial Engineering Laboratory, AIST
  • Apr. 2001: Postdoctoral fellow, Inst. for Energy Utilization, AIST
  • Apr. 2003: Research Associate, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, The Univ. of Tokyo
  • Apr. 2007: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Keio University
  • Apr. 2011: Associate Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Keio University
  • Apr. 2015: Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Keio University

Recent Papers (Publications list is here, Google Scholar Profile is here)

  1. Y. Kametani, A. Kotake, K. Fukagata, and N. Tokugawa,
    "Drag reduction capability of uniform blowing in supersonic wall-bounded turbulent flows,"
    Phys. Rev. Fluids 2, 123904 (2017).

  2. E. Mori, M. Quadrio, and K. Fukagata,
    "Turbulent drag reduction by uniform blowing over a two-dimensional roughness,"
    Flow Turbul. Combust. 99, 765–785 (2017).

  3. Y. Ikeya, R. Örlü, K. Fukagata, and P. H. Alfredsson,
    "Towards a theoretical model of heat transfer for hot-wire anemometry close to solid walls,"
    Int. J. Heat Fluid Flow 68, 248-256 (2017).

  4. S. Nakashima, K. Fukagata, and M. Luhar,
    "Assessment of suboptimal control for turbulent skin friction reduction via resolvent analysis,"
    J. Fluid Mech. 828, 496-526 (2017).

  5. H. Kor, M. Badri Ghomizad, and K. Fukagata,
    "A unified interpolation stencil for ghost-cell immersed boundary method for flow around complex geometries,"
    J. Fluid Sci. Technol. 12, JFST0011 (2017).

Honors and Awards

  • June 2014: Best Poster Paper Award, Int. Symp. on Electrohydrodynamics 2014
  • November 2013: Fluids Engineering Frontier Certificate of Merit, Japan Sociery of Mechanical Engineers Fluids Engineering Division
  • February 2013: Award for Outstanding Paper in Fluid Mechanics, Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics
  • February 2008: Award for Distinguished Young Researcher in Fluid Mechanics (Ryumon Award), Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics
  • October 2006: Fluids Engineering Contribution Certificate of Merit, Japan Society for Mechanical Engineers
  • March 2003: The Best Presentation Award, The 4th International Symposium on Smart Control of Turbulence

Academic Society

  • Member, Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME)
  • Member, Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics (JSFM)
  • Member, Japanese Society for Multiphase Flow (JSMF)
  • Member, Japanese Association for Computational Mechanics (JACM)
  • Member, American Physical Society (APS)
  • Member, European Mechanics Society (EUROMECH)


Organization of International Conferences

Advisory Board/International Scientific Committee Member

Contact Information

  • Address: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Keio University, Hiyoshi 3-14-1, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama 223-8522, Japan
  • E-mail: fukagata [huh]mech.keio.ac.jp

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