Yutaku Kita

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Name
Yutaku Kita
Affiliation
Kyushu University
Section
Faculty of Engineering
ORCID ID
0000-0003-4994-4689

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2019
 - 
Today
WPI Assistant Professor, Thermal Science and Engineering Division, International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research (WPI-I2CNER)
 
Jan 2019
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Today
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kyushu University
 
Dec 2018
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Dec 2018
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
 
Apr 2017
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Nov 2018
Young Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
 
Sep 2016
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Today
WPI Researcher, Thermal Science and Engineering Division, International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research, Kyushu University (WPI-I2CNER)
 

Education

 
Apr 2016
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Nov 2018
Department of Hydrogen Energy Systems, Doctoral course, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu University
 
Apr 2014
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Mar 2016
Department of Hydrogen Energy Systems, Master's course, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu University
 
Jun 2017
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Nov 2017
Institute for Multiscale Thermofluids, School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh
 
Sep 2016
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Mar 2017
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park
 
Apr 2012
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Mar 2014
Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Advanced Course, Advanced Engineering Course, National Institute of Technology, Miyakonojo College
 

Awards & Honors

 
May 2018
Outstanding Presentation Award, The Heat Transfer Society of Japan
 
Mar 2018
Best Poster Presentation Award, The 10th International Conference on Boiling and Condensation Heat Transfer (ICBCHT2018)
 
2018
Young Researcher Support Program, Kyushu University Platform of Inter/Transdisciplinary Energy Research
 
2017
Repayment Exemption of Scholarship Loan for Students Who Have Achieved an Especially Excellent Record, Japan Student Services Organization
 
2016
Kyushu University Scholarship for PhD Students, Kyushu University
 
2016
Scholarship, Japan Public-Private Partnership Student Study Abroad Program (TOBITATE! Young Ambassador Program), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
 
2016
Repayment Exemption of Scholarship Loan for Students Who Have Achieved an Especially Excellent Record, Japan Student Services Organization
 
2016
Support for Students to Attend International Conferences, Kyushu University Foundation
 
2016
Miura Award, Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers
 
Mar 2014
Special Award, National Institute of Technology, Miyakonojo College
 

Published Papers

 
Yutaku Kita, Yuya Okauchi, Daniel Orejon, Masamichi Kohno, Yasuyuki Takata, Khellil Sefiane
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics   20(29) 19430-19440   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Drop Mobility on Superhydrophobic Surfaces with Wettability Contrasts
Yutaku Kita, Coinneach MacKenzie-Dover, Alexandros Askounis, Yasuyuki Takata, Khellil Sefiane
Proceedings of the 16th International Heat Transfer Conference   IHTC16-23512   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Askounis A, Kita Y, Kohno M, Takata Y, Koutsos V, Sefiane K.
Langmuir   33(23) 5666-5674   May 2017   [Refereed]
Influence of localised heating on thermocapillary convection of pure water drops
Alexandros Askounis, Huacheng Zhang, Dejian Zhang, Yutaku Kita, Gyoko Nagayama, Jungho Kim, Masamichi Kohno, Yasuyuki Takata, Khellil Sefiane
Proceedings of the 16th International Heat Transfer Conference   IHTC16-23953   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Shiraiwa H, Kita Y.
Applied Thermal Engineering   102 55-62   Apr 2016   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Induction of drop motion and internal convections via interfacial gradients [Invited]
Yutaku Kita
FY2018 Seminar of the Heat Transfer Society of Japan: Kyushu Area   13 Mar 2019   
Coupled vapour transfer across ethanol drops in a humid atmosphere
Yutaku Kita
Gordon Research Conference on Micro and Nanoscale Phase Change Heat Transfer   3 Feb 2019   
Vapour transfer into ethanol drops drying in a humid atmosphere
Yutaku Kita
Gordon Research Seminar on Micro and Nanoscale Phase Change Heat Transfer   2 Feb 2019   
Yutaku Kita
First Annual ThermaSMART Workshop and International Symposium on Data Centre Cooling   3 Dec 2018   ThermaSMART (EU H2020 MSCA)
Yutaku Kita, Daniel Orejon, Yasuyuki Takata, Khellil Sefiane
71st Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics   18 Nov 2018   American Physical Society

Research Grants & Projects

 
Fundamental Study on Thermal Instabilities in Drops using Infrared Thermography/PIV
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Yutaku Kita
Drop Manipulation for Heat Transfer Enhancement using Textured Surfaces with Controlled Wettability
Kyusyu University Platform of Inter / Transdisciplinary Energy Research: Young Researchers and PhD Students Support Program
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Yutaku Kita