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Theme : "The Conference of Fluid Engineering Division"

  1.  Preface
  2. The Study of Turbulence in the 21st Century
    Shinichiro YANASE (Okayama University)
  3. Research on amorphous actuators utilizing liquid crystal flows
    Rinko MATSUDA, Tomohiro TSUJI, Shigeomi CHONO (Kochi University of Technology)
  4. Flow Structure of Hub-Corner Separation in a Stator Cascade of a Multi-Stage Transonic Axial Compressor
    Seishiro SAITO(Kyushu University)
  5. A levitating droplet over a moving surface
    Erina SAWAGUCHI, Kai HAMA, Yoshiyuki TAGAWA (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology)
  6. Innovative Cellulose Material Synthesis by Electrostatic Fibril Alignment
    Yusuke Takeda (Tohoku University), Christophe Brouzet, Nitesh Mittal, Fredrik Lundell (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden), Hidemasa Takana (Tohoku University)
  7. Developing “Dream Strider”, a machine for the removal of floating materials on the water surface
    Kota TSUBONE, Yo MUNETA (Hiroshima Kokutaiji Senior High School)
  8. The Dreams of Flow Contest
    Haruka YAMAUCHI (Meisei University)



The 94th JSME Fluids Engineering Conference was held from 12 to 13, Nov., 2016 at Tokiwa Campus of Yamaguchi University. The conference has keynote lecture from Prof. Yanase (Okayama University), special lecture from Prof. Akashi (Yamaguchi University), and 13 organized sessions and general sessions. At the first day of the conference, the 15th dream of flow contest was held, and various works were presented under the theme of “Utilization of Flow”. Especially, the notable thing was that high school students participated in the contest for first time and they won the first prize.

This issue of the newsletter is “JSME Fluids Engineering Conference”. Articles are contributed by lecturer of the keynote, recipients of the best presentation award of the JSME young researcher fellow, and the best presentation award of the fluid engineering conference. Furthermore, the teams of first prize, and ICHIKI award of the dream of flow contest were reported about the work. It is expected that articles are informative for engineers and researchers, and help to share the activities of the fluids engineering division in the future.

Finally, we would like to thank all the authors for their contributions.

Masaaki Motozawa, Tokitada Hashimoto, Shoichi Matsuda

Last Update:22.2.2017