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Ube National College of Technology
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests


Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Oct 2012
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ube National College of Technology
Mar 1998
Sep 2012
Advisery Engineer, OMRON Corp.

Awards & Honors

Oct 2018
Simulation Analysis of Really Occurred Accident Caused by Short Circuit Failure of Blocking Diode and Bypass Circuit in the Photovoltaics System, Best Poster Award, IEEE ICRERA2018
Winner: Norio Ishikura; Tomoki Okamoto; Ikuo Nanno; Toshiyuki Hamada; Shinichiro Oke; Masayuki Fujii
Jan 2011
Technology Award, SICE Kansai Branch
Aug 2003
Control method that incorporates a new concept of "controlling the temperature difference" Development of gradient temperature control method, Technology Award, SICE
May 2003
Development of Gradient® Temperature Control for the purpose of uniform temperature, Innovation Special Award, OMRON Corp.
Apr 1997
Development of blocking relay, Technical Excellence Award, Japan Solar Energy Society
May 1994
Development of blocking relay, Achievement Special Award, OMRON Corp.
Apr 1994
Development of blocking relay for the power generation efficiency up, Incentive award, Japan Solar Energy Society

Published Papers

Failure Characteristics of Schottky Barrier Diodes for Photovoltaic Modules Short-Circuited by Lightning-Induced Surges
T. Hamada, K. Nakamoto, I. Nanno, N. Ishikura, M. Fujii, S. Oke
The International Conference on Electrical Engineering 2019 (ICEE2019), Proc. of ICEE2019      Jul 2019   [Refereed]
Constant Monitoring Method using Time Change of MPP with Open-circuit Failure BPD in PV string
Nao Michinaga, Rahul Promprasit Seet, Ikuo Nanno
   Jul 2019   [Refereed]
Characteristics of Failed Bypass Diodes for Photovoltaic Module by Artificial and Natural Lightning
T. Hamada, K. Nakamoto, I. Nanno, N. Ishikura, S. Oke, M. Fujii
Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Springer, to be published      Aug 2019   [Refereed]
Characteristics of Failure Schottky Barrier Diode and PN Junction Diode for Bypass Diode using Induced Lightning Serge Test
Toshiyuki Hamada, Kenta Nakamoto, Ikuo Nanno, Norio Ishikura, Shinichiro Oke, Masayuki Fujii
ICRERA2018, ID:145, pp.1-5      Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Simulation Analysis of Really Occurred Accident Caused by Short Circuit Failure of Blocking Diode and Bypass Circuit in the Photovoltaics System
Norio Ishikura, Tomoki Okamoto, Ikuo Nanno, Toshiyuki Hamada, Shinichiro Oke, Masayuki Fujii
ICRERA2018, ID:164, pp.1-5      Oct 2018   [Refereed]
New Coupled Model for Prediction of the Temperature Distribution in a PV Cell with a Hot Spot Induced by Partial Shading
Takayuki Yamamoto, Daisuke Wagi, Ikuo Nanno
ICRERA2018, ID:319, pp.1-5      Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Characteristics and risks of broken bypass diode with induced lightning
S. Oke, H. Sakai, H. Tottori, Y. Shimizu, I. Nanno, T. Hamada, N. Ishikura, M. Fujii
Grand Renewable Energy 2018 International Conference and Exhibition (GRE2018), No. a91154, Pacifico Yokohama      Jun 2018   [Refereed]
Tarek Ahmed, Katsumi Nishida, Ikuo Nanno
IEEE PEDS2017      Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Ikuo Nanno, Tarek Ahmed, Masayuki Takamori
IEEE PEDS2017      Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Tarek Ahmed, Ikuo Nanno, Katsumi Nishida
IEEE EPE2016      Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Ikuo Nanno, Tarek Ahmed, Ryosuke Haraoka, Masamichi Ikemoto, Katsumi Nishida
IEEE EPE2016      Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Tarek Ahmed, Katsumi Nishida, Ikuo Nanno, Mutsuo Nakaoka
IEEE ECCE2015      Sep 2015   [Refereed]
Proposal of the Shade-Relay to Recover the Loss Power of the Partial Shading PV System
Ryosuke Haraoka, Ikuo Nanno
SAMCON, IEEJ International Workshop on Sensing, Actuation, and Motion control      Mar 2015   [Refereed]
Ikuo Nanno, Shimpei Hashida, Nobutomo Matsunaga, and Shigeyasu Kawaji
IECON-2006      May 2007   [Refereed]
Ikuo Nanno, Nobutomo Matsunaga, and Shigeyasu Kawaji
SICE-ICCAS 2006      Oct 2006   [Refereed]
A Novel Approach of Thermal Process Control for Uniform Temperature
Nobutomo Matsunaga, Shigeyasu Kawaji, Masahito Tanaka, and Ikuo Nanno
16th IFAC      Jul 2005   [Refereed]
A Novel Approach to Temperature Uniformity for Thermal Process
Nobutomo Matsunaga, Shigeyasu Kawaji, Ikuo Nanno, and Masahito Tanaka
5th Asian Control Conference      Jul 2004   [Refereed]
Nobutomo Matsunaga, Ikuo Nanno, Masahito Tanaka, and Shigeyasu Kawaji
Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society      Nov 2003   [Refereed]
A Dust-free Maglev Shuttle Vehicle
Masato Ota, Jinichiro Ohshima, Kiyoshi Uchiyama, and Ikuo Nanno
Third Symposium on Automated Integrated Circuits Manufacturing      1988   [Refereed]
Breakdown Characteristics of Schottky Barrier Diode for PV Module using Induced Lightning Surge
Toshiyuki Hamada†, Kenta Nakamoto, Ikuo Nanno, Norio Ishikura, Shinichiro Oke, Masayuki Fujii
ICEE2018   1787-1790   Jun 2018   [Refereed]
Shinichiro Oke, Homare Sakai, Hisanori Tottori, Yuhei Shimizu, Nicole Choo, Ikuo Nanno, Toshiyuki Hamada, Norio Ishikura, and Masayuki Fujii
EU-PVSEC : European PV Solar Energy Conference & Exhibition, 6DV.1 T6.3 Grand Hall, pp.1996-2000   1996-2000   Sep 2018   [Refereed]

Research Grants & Projects

A New Model with Feedback Structure of Thermal Process