ISHII Kazuhiro


Faculty of Engineering, Division of Systems Research

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Research Fields, Keywords

Combustion, Thermal Engineering, Internal Engine, Shock Wave, Chemical Kinetics, Detonation, Soot formation

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The Best Research Acheivement as Researcher Life 【 display / non-display

  • 【Published Thesis】 Mechanism of detonation transition from accelerating flames in a channel  2017

    【Published Thesis】 Initiation and Propagation of Detonation Waves in Combustible High Speed Flows  2009

    【Published Thesis】 Behavior of Detonation Propagation in Mixtures with Concentration Gradients  2007

The Best Research Achievement in the last 5 years 【 display / non-display

  • 【Published Thesis】 Behavior of an Explosive Bubble behind an Underwater Shock Wave  2018.08

    【Published Thesis】 Mechanism of detonation transition from accelerating flames in a channel  2017

    【Published Thesis】 An experimental study on the mechanism of self-ignition of high-pressure hydrogen  2017

    【Published Thesis】 Effects of boundary layer on flame propagation generated by forced ignition behind an incident shock wave  2016

    【Published Thesis】 Effects of opening process of diaphragm on shock strength in a circular tube  2016

Graduating School 【 display / non-display


    The University of Tokyo   Faculty of Engineering   Department of Aeronautics and Astornautics   Graduated

Graduate School 【 display / non-display


    The University of Tokyo  Graduate School, Division of Engineering  Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics  Doctor Course  Completed

Degree 【 display / non-display

  • Doctor of Engineering -  The University of Tokyo

External Career 【 display / non-display

  • 1994.12

    Research Fellow of the Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation  

Field of expertise (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification) 【 display / non-display

  • Aerospace engineering

  • Thermal engineering


Research Career 【 display / non-display

  • Development of Burner System of New Generation

    Funded Research  

    Project Year:  -   

  • Gaseous Detonation

    Project Year:  -   

  • Mechanism of Soot Formation

    Cooperative Research  

    Project Year:  -   

  • Rotating Detonation Engine

    Project Year:  -   

Books 【 display / non-display

  • Thermofluiddynamics of Detonation 1

    J. Kasahara, K. Ishii, T. Obara, N. Tsuobi, S. Ohyagi, S. Taki, M. Koshi, T. Yatsufusa, Y. Kato, K. Tanaka, N. Mizukaki (Part: Joint Work )

    Rikoutosyo  2011.09

Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Effects of Combustor Size on Behavior of Rotating Detonation Waves

    K. Ishii, H. Kawana, W. Kurata, K. Ohono, D. Ikema

    Proc. 27th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems (ICDERS 2019) ( ICDERS )  2019   2019.07

    Joint Work

  • A Study on Effects of Chamber Size on Rotating Detonation Waves

    W. Kurata, H. Kawana, K. Ohono, D. Ikema. K. Ishii

    Proc. 32nd International Symposium on Space Technology and Science ( ISTS )  2019   2019.06

    Joint Work

  • Shock wave generation by collapse of an explosive bubble in water


    Proceedings of the Combustion Institute   37 ( 3 )   3653 - 3660   2019.01  [Refereed]

    Joint Work


  • Development of a High Efficiency System with a Rotating Detonation Engine for a Gas Turbine Engine (RDE-GTE) using Pressure Gain Combustion

    A. Koichi Hayashi, Nobuyuki Tsuboi, Kohei Ozawa, Kazuhiro Ishii, Tetsuro Obara, Shinichi Maeda, Edyta Dzieminska, Toshiharu Mizukaki

    AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum     2019.01

    Single Work


  • Propagation Stability of Rotating Detonation Waves Using Hydrogen/Oxygen-Enriched Air Mixtures

    Daisuke IKEMA, Atsushi YOKOTA, Wataru KURATA, Haruhiro KAWANA, Kazuhiro ISHII

    Transactions of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences   61 ( 6 )   268 - 273   2018.11  [Refereed]

    Joint Work


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Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research 【 display / non-display

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C)

    Project Year: 2017.04  -   

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B)

    Project Year: 2017.04  -   

  • Grant-in-Aid for challenging Exploratory Research

    Project Year: 2016.04  -  2018.03 

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C)

    Project Year: 2013.04  -  2016.03 

  • Grant-in-Aid for Exploratory Research

    Project Year: 2011.04  -  2013.03  Investigator(s): Kazuhiro Ishii

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Past of Collaboration and Commissioned Research 【 display / non-display

  • Hydrogen Detonation Caused by Meltdown of A Reactor Core

    International Cooperative Research  

    Project Year: 1999.04  -  2002.03