Earth Simulator Proposed Research Projects

Earth Simulator Proposed Research Projects

Authorized Project List in FY2004

<Ocean & Atmosphere>
Project Name
Name of Project Representative
Professional Affiliation of Project Representative
Future Climate Change Projection using a High-Resolution Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Climate ModelAkimasa SumiCenter for Climate System Research, The University of Tokyo
Development of high-resolution atmosphere-ocean coupled model and global warming predictionKouki MaruyamaCentral Research Institute of Electric Power Industry
Development of Integrated Earth System Model for Global Change PredictionTaro MatsunoFRCGC,JAMSTEC
Development of Super High Resolution Global and Regional Climate ModelsAkira NodaMeteorological Research Institute
Research Development of 4-dimensional data assimilation system using a coupled climate model and construction of reanalysis datasets for initializationToshiyuki AwajiFRCGC,JAMSTEC
Atmopsheric Composition Change and Climate Effect Stidied by Global and Regional Scale Chemical Transport ModelsHajime AkimotoFRCGC,JAMSTEC
Mechanism and predictability of atmospheric and oceanic variations induced by interactions between large-scale field and meso-scale phenomena. AFES, CFES, OFESWataru OfuchiESC,JAMSTEC
Development of holistic climate simulation codes for a non-hydrostatic atmosphere-ocean coupled systemsKeiko TakahashiESC,JAMSTEC
Advanced parameterization of physical processesToshiyuki HibiyaGraduate School of Science,The University of Tokyo
Construction of advanced prediction system of regional - and meso- scale water cycleHiromasa UedaDisaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University
Study on mechanisms of climate and ocean variability and their predictabilityToshio YamagataFRCGC,JAMSTEC
High resolution modeling of multi-scale cloud and precipitation systems using cloud-resolving modelsKazuhisa TsubokiHydrospheric Atmospheric Research Center,Nagoya University
Development of a numerical model of urban heat islandYasunobu AshieBuilding Research Institute
Development of a coupled atmosphere-ocean-land general circulation model (GCM) at the Frontier Research System for Global ChangeTatsushi TokiokaFRCGC,JAMSTEC

<Solid Earth>
Project Name
Name of Project Representative
Professional Affiliation of Project Representative
Global elastic response simulationSeiji TsuboiIFREE, JAMSTEC
Simulation study on the generation and distortion process of the geomagnetic field in Earth-like conditionsYozo HamanoIFREE, JAMSTEC/Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
Numerical simulation of the mantle convectionYoshio FukaoIFREE, JAMSTEC
Predictive Simulation for Crustal Activity in and around JapanMitsuhiro MatsuuraGraduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
Numerical simulation of seismic wave propagation and strong ground motions in 3-D heterogeneous mediaTakashi FurumuraEarthquake Research Institute, The University of Tokyo
Simulation of Earthquake Generation Process in a Complex System of FaultsKazuro HiraharaGraduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University
Development of Solid Earth Simulation PlatformKengo NakajimaGraduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
Dynamics of Core-Mantle Coupled SystemAkira KageyamaESC, JAMSTEC
Numerical simulation of physical properties of earth's materialsMitsuhiro ToriumiGraduate School of Frontier Science, The University of Tokyo

<Computer Science>
Project Name
Name of Project Representative
Professional Affiliation of Project Representative
Performance Evaluation of Large-scale Parallel Simulation Codes and Designing New Language FeaturesYasuo OkabeAcademic Center for Computing and Media Studies, Kyoto University
Development of Micro-Macro Interaction Simulation AlgorithmKunihiko WatanabeESC, JAMSTEC

<Epoch-making Simulation>
Project Name
Name of Project Representative
Professional Affiliation of Project Representative
Numerical Simulation of Rocket Engine Internal FlowsMasao FurukawaJapan Aerospace Exploration Agency
Large-scale simulation on the properties of carbon-nanotubeKazuo MinamiResearch Organization for Information Science & Technology
Development of the next-generation computational solid mechanics simulator for a virtual demonstration testRyuji ShioyaGraduate School of Engineering, Kyushu University
Study of the Standard Model of Elementary Particles on the Lattice with the Earth SimulatorAkira UkawaCenter for Computational Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Large-scale simulation for a terahertz resonance superconductors deviceMasashi TachikiNational Institute for Material Science
Geospace Environment SimulatorYoshiharu OmuraResearch Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere, Kyoto University
Development of Transferable Materials Information and Knowledge Base for Computational Materials ScienceShuhei OhnishiCAMP (Collaborative Activities for Materials Science Programs) Group
Large scale simulation on the atmic research *Hiroshi OkudaAtomic Energy Society of Japan
Direct Numerical Simulations of Fundamental Turbulent Flows with the Largest Grid Numbers in the World and its Application of Modelling for Engineering Turbulent FlowsChuichi ArakawaInterfaculty Initiative in Information Studies,Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies,The University of Tokyo
Bio-simulation *Toshikazu TakadaForum on the Bio-Simulation
Particle modeling for complex multi-phase system with internal structures using DEMHide SakaguchiIFREE, JAMSTEC
Cosmic Structure Formation and Dynamics: A Novel Approach for Hydrodynamic, Magnetic and Radiative Processes to Link up the Hierarchical StructureRyoji MatsumotoFaculty of Science, Chiba University

<* Sub-theme under the large scale simulation on the atomic research>
Project Name
Name of Project Representative
Professional Affiliation of Project Representative
Large-Scale Numerical Simulations on Complicated Thermal-Hdrauics in Nuclear Cores with Direct Analysis MethodsKazuyuki TakaseJAERI
First Principles Molecular Dynamics Simulation of SolutionMasaru HirataJAERI
Research on structure formation of plasmas dominated by hierarchical dynamicsYasuaki KishimotoJAERI
A simulation of the interaction among the pressure wave propagation of liquid mercury, the wall deformation and the bubble dynamics in the mercury targetChuichi ArakawaCCSE,JAERI
Numerical Studies for Novel Superconducting properties and Neutron Detector Applications by Superconductor Nano-fabrication TechniquesMasahiko MachidaCCSE,JAERI
Electronic and atomistic simulations on the irradiation induced property changes and fracture in materialsHideo KaburakiCCSE,JAERI
Large-Scale Simulation of Groundwater Flow and Radioactive Nuclide TransportationHiroshi OkudaResearch into Artifacts, Center for Engineering, The University of Tokyo
First-principles molecular dynamics simulation of oxide layers for radiation-tolerant SiC devicesAtumi MiyashitaJAERI
Direct Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Flows in Subchannels of a Tight Lattice BundleHisashi NinokataResearch Laboratory for Nuclear Reactors in Tokyo Insutitute of Technology

JAMSTEC : Japan Marine Science & Technology Center
FRCGC : Frontier Research Cemter for Global Change
IFREE : Institute for Frontier Research on Earth Evolution
JAERI : Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute
CCSE : Center for Promotion of Computation Science and Engineering
ESC : The Earth Simulator Center