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SHIBATA Takanori

Professor

Affiliation

Mechanical Science and Engineering
[Master's Program] Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
[Doctoral Program] Systems Innovation Engineering

Degrees Obtained

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering),  Aeronautics and Astronautics

Specialties

Fluid Dynamics
Turbomachinery
Aerospace Engineering

Profile

March 1992: Graduated from the Department of Aeronautics, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
March 1994: Completed the Master's Program in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
March 1997: Completed the doctoral Program in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
April 1997: Researcher, Power & Industrial Systems R&D Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd.
February 2014: Research Manager, Laboratory, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.
April 2018: Research Manager, Research and Innovation Center, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
January 2021 - present: Professor, Department of Systems Innovation Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Iwate University

My Areas of Research

Future aero engines and power generation systems for the decarbonized era

Based on our knowledge of thermal fluids and thermal cycles, we are conducting research on future aircraft and environmentally friendly aero engines. As an application of related technologies, our research also focuses on next-generation power generation systems that are compatible with a low-carbon society. We would like to create product shapes that combine high performance and reliability by making full use of wind tunnel tests and numerical simulations, and to realize innovation in the aerospace and energy fields in collaboration with joint research partners.

My Teaching Philosophy

As a professor with a background in manufacturing, I will challenge research and development with an awareness of practicality and innovation, and aim to develop students' ability to think and act to deal with unknown problems. Focusing on co-creation and synergies through teamwork, we aim to creat a laboratory where 1 + 1 = ∞.

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