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Nuclear engineering educator , researcher

Akimi Serizawa, Japanese nuclear engineering educator, researcher. Achievements include research in multi-phase flows; findings include turbulence modification in multi-phase flows, phase distributions; flow patterns in ultra-small micro-channels; asymmetric two-phase magnetohydrodynamic effect on heat transfer; proposition of the idea of intellectually functionalized multi-phase fluids.

Background

Serizawa, Akimi was born on November 5, 1942 in Tokyo. Son of Isamu and Hiroko (Inami).

Education

Bachelor of Engineering, Kyoto (Japan) University, 1966. MEng, Kyoto (Japan) University, 1968. Doctor of Engineering, Kyoto (Japan) University, 1974.

Career

Instructor Kyoto University, 1972-1981, associate professor, 1981-1992, professor, since 1992. Postdoctoral fellow Oxford (England) University, 1975-1977. Guest professor Lubljana (Slovenia) University, 1987, 97, Ecole Central Lyon, France, 1994, 97.

Visiting scholar Harwell Laboratory, Oxfordshire, England, 1987. Consultant Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, Tokai, since 1993, Nuclear Power Engineering Company, Tokyo, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in multi-phase flows. Findings include turbulence modification in multi-phase flows, phase distributions. Flow patterns in ultra-small micro-channels.

    Asymmetric two-phase magnetohydrodynamic effect on heat transfer. Proposition of the idea of intellectually functionalized multi-phase fluids.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Advances in Multiphase Flow, 1995. Associate editor International Journal Multiphase Flow, 1988-1992.

Connections

Son of; married Kyoko Ozaki, March 5, 1978. Children: Eriko, Takashi.

father:
Isamu Son

mother:
Hiroko (Inami) Son

spouse:
Kyoko Ozaki

child:
Eriko Serizawa

child:
Takashi Serizawa