International Conference

“Global/Local Innovations for Next Generation Automobiles”


 Part 1 : Special Session of Tenth International Conference on Fluid Dynamics(ICFD2013)

 OS5: “Global/Local Innovations for Next Generation Automobiles”


Organizers: A. Miyamoto(Tohoku University), P. Kapsa(Ecole Central de Lyon)


*Date*: November 25(Mon) – 27(Wed), 2013

*Conference Site*: Sendai International Center, Sendai, Japan

*Registration Fee*:

Advanced Registration fee (on or before Oct.3):General 20,000JPY  Student 2,000JPY

On-site Registration fee: General 25,000JPY  Student 3,000JPY





 November 25(Mon)


12:00-12:50   Session OS5  Lunch Meeting (Sakura 1)

OS5 Session Opening  13:00-13:10

Akira Miyamoto and Philipe Kapsa


Chair: Yasutaka Iguchi, Nozomu Hatakeyama 

OS5-1 13:10-13:50

Convergence of Transportation and Energy in the Future

Mark C. Williams (URS, USA)


OS5-2  13:50-14:30

Research and development of fully automated vehicles

Keiji Aoki (Japan Automobile Research Institute, Japan)


OS5-3  14:30-15:10

Human Factor Research Using a Driving Simulator

Kimihiko Nakano (The University of Tokyo, Japan)


Break  15:10-15:30


Chair: Masuo Okada, Masahiro Nishizawa

OS5-4  15:30-16:10

Vehicle Innovations Bring Regional Community into the New Age – Fuel Cell Vehicle and Hydrogen Move to the 2015 Introduction –

Katsuhiko Hirose (Toyota Motor Corporation, Japan)


OS5-5  16:10-16:50

Research and Development of Transport Simulation

Alexandre Torday (Transport Simulation Systems, Australia)


Chair: Shigenao Maruyama, Tsutomu Ito

OS5-6  16:50-17:30

NDT-Innovations in The Automotive Industrial Sector And To Light-Weight Materials

Gerd Dobmann (Fraunhofer-IZFP, Germany)


OS5-7  17:30-18:00

Compact-Sizing of Optical Topography Technology (NIRS)

Kiyoshi Hasegawa (Hitachi, Ltd., Japan)


OS5 Session Dinner Party  19:00-21:00

Westin Hotel 25th Floor  TSUKI



November 26(Tue)


Chair: Shiro Takegami, Akira Yoshikawa

9:00-10:30   Short Oral Presentations of Poster - Part 1


Chair: Tsunemoto Kuriyagawa, Hitoshi Takamura

10:40-12:00   Short Oral Presentations of Poster - Part 2


12:00-12:50  Session OS5 Lunch Meeting (Sakura 1)


13:00-14:30  Poster Presentations


 Chair: Noriko Behling, Masayoshi Esashi

OS5-8  14:30-15:00

Understanding the Triple Helix Model and the Finance of Innovation: Implications for Japan

Masato Hisatake (Tohoku University, Japan)


OS5-9  15:00-15:40

Understanding the Triple Helix Model and the Finance of Innovation

Erik P. M. Vermeulen (Tilburg University, The Netherlands)


OS5-10  15:40-16:20

Innovation, University Entrepreneurship and the Role of Triple Helix

Shigeo Kagami (The University of Tokyo, Japan)


(Break 10 min)


Chair: Kazumi Nishijima, Hiroshi Inomata

OS5-11  16:30-17:10

Can Functional Brain Imaging Prompt Innovations in Next-generation Automobiles?

Ryuta Kawashima (Tohoku University, Japan)


OS5-12  17:10-17:50

Alzheimer’s disease from pathology to therapeutics

Takeshi Iwatsubo (The University of Tokyo, Japan)


 18:00-20:00   ICFD Banquet at SAKURA



November 27(Wed)


Chair: Tsugio Sato, Junichi Kawamura

OS5-13  9:00-9:30

The Japanese Next Generation Vehicle Strategy: A Successful Strategy to Achieve CO2 Emission Reduction and Global Green Vehicle Leadership

Noriko Behling (Author, USA)


OS5-14  9:30-10:00

NH3-DeNOx Performance of the Composite [Fe-Beta + Fe(Mn)MCM-48]

Catalyst: Combining SCR Activity and NH3 Oxidation Activity for NH3 Slip Removal

Alexandr Yu. Stakheev, Dmitry A. Bokarev, Alina I. Mytareva (N. D. Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry, Russia), Rajesh Kumar Parsapur and Parasuraman Selvam (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India)


OS5-15  10:00-10:30

Li-ion Battery Module for Small Electric Vehicles

Hiroshi Matsuo (Micro Vehicle Lab. Ltd., Japan)


Break 10:30-10:40


Chair: Mark C. Williams, Tetsuo Shoji

OS5-16  10:40-11:00

Research and Development of Tribological Techniques for Automotive Parts

Naruhiko Inayoshi, Keiji Sasaki and Ryoichi Hombo (DENSO CORPORATION,Japan)


OS5-17  11:00-11:20

Starved Lubrication: Contribution of Laser Surface Micro-Texturing

Florian Brémond (IREIS, France), Denis Mazuyer (Ecole Centrale de Lyon,France), Philippe Maurin-Perrier (IREIS, France) and Juliette ayer-Barrioz(Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France)


OS5-18  11:20-12:00

Traffic Management Future

Reinhard Pfliegl (A3PS, Austria)


12:00-12:50  Session OS5 Lunch Meeting (Sakura 1)


 Chair: Akihiro Isomura, Hiroki Sato

OS5-19  13:00-13:30

Tribology for the future: Biomimetism and Surface Engineering

Philippe Kapsa (Ecole Centrale de Lyon, Fracne)


OS5-20  13:30-14:10

Synthetic Biofuels From Biomass

Joachim Knebel, Nicolaus Dahmen and Jörg Sauer (Institute for Catalysis Research and Technology, Germany)


OS5-21  14:10-14:50

VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY & ENERGY CENTRE Canadian Applied Research Experience at Red River College

Ray Hoemsen (Red River College, Canada)


Break  14:50-15:00


Chair: Tatsuhiko Yoshimura, Kazuhiro Kosuge

OS5-22  15:00-15:20

RED RIVER COLLEGE VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY & ENERGY CENTER Applied Research Project Selection: “Student & Staff Centered”

Neil Cooke (Red River College, Canada)


OS5-23  15:20-16:00

Modeling, Simulation, Analysis and Control of Freeway Traffic Corridors

Roberto Horowitz (University of California, USA)


Concluding Remarks:  Akira Miyamoto and Philippe Kapsa


<Move to Akyu Hot spring Resort by Arranged Bus>



Worldwide Leaders Dinner Party of Next Generation Automobiles

At Sakan Hotel, Akyu Hotspring Resort