Earth Simulator Proposed Research Projects

Earth Simulator Proposed Research Projects

Authorized Project List in FY2007

<Earth Science>
Project Name
Name of Project Representative
Professional Affiliation of Project Representative
Atmospheric Composition Change and its Climate Effect Studied by Chemical Transport ModelsHajime AkimotoFRCGC, JAMSTEC
Understanding and Forecasting High-Impact Phenomena in the Atmosphere and OceanWataru OfuchiESC,JAMSTEC
Multi-Scale Weather/Climate Smulations with Coupled Non-hydrostatic Ocean -Atmosphere GCM on the Earth SimulatorKeiko TakahashiESC,JAMSTEC
Study on the Mechanism of Climate and Ocean Variability and Their PredictabilityToshio YamagataFRCGC, JAMSTEC
Development of a High-Resolution Coupled Atmosphere-Ocean-Land General Circulation Model for Climate System StudiesTatsushi TokiokaFRCGC, JAMSTEC
Simulations of Atmospheric General Circulations of Earth-like Planets by AFESYoshiyuki HayashiGraduate School of Science, Kobe University
"Study on the Diagnostics and Projection of Ecosystem Change Associated with Global Change"Eitaro WadaFRCGC, JAMSTEC
Ocean State Estimate by High Resolution Data AssimilationNozomi SugiuraFRCGC, JAMSTEC
Development of a Numerical Model of Urban Heat IslandYasunobu AshieBuilding Research Institute
Global Elastic Response SimulationSeiji TsuboiIFREE, JAMSTEC
Simulation Study on the Generation and Distortion Process of the Geomagnetic Field in Earth-like ConditionsYozo HamanoIFREE, JAMSTEC
Numerical Simulation of the Mantle ConvectionYoshio FukaoIFREE, JAMSTEC
Predictive Simulation for Crustal Activity in and around JapanMitsuhiro MatsuuraGraduate School of Science, University of Tokyo
Numerical Simulation of Seismic Wave Propagation and Strong Ground Motions in 3-D Heterogeneous MediaTakashi FurumuraEarthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo
Simulation of Earthquake Generation Process in a Complex System of FaultsKazuro HiraharaGraduate School of Science, Kyoto University
Development of Advanced Simulation Tools for Solid Earth SciencesAkira KageyamaESC,JAMSTEC
Numerical Simulations of the Dynamics of Volcanic PhenomenaTakehiro KoyaguchiEarthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo

<Epoch-making Simulation>
Project Name
Name of Project Representative
Professional Affiliation of Project Representative
Numerical Simulation of Rocket Engine Internal FlowsNobuyuki TsuboiJapan 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 Test "Ryuji ShioyaGraduate School of Engineering, Kyushu University
Large-Scale Simulation for a Terahertz Resonance Superconductors DeviceMasashi TachikiResearch Organization for Information Science & Technology
Particle Modeling for Complex Multi-Phase System with Internal Structures using DEMHide SakaguchiIFREE, JAMSTEC
Cosmic Structure Formation and DynamicsRyoji MatsumotoFaculty of Science, Chiba University
Direct Numerical Simulations of Fundamental Turbulent Flows with the Largest Grid Numbers in the World and its Application of Modelling for Engineering Turbulent FlowsYukio KanedaGraduate School of Eengineering, Nagoya University
Large-Scale Softmaterial Simulation on Drug Delivery SystemAtsushi MiyauchiResearch Organization for Information Science & Technology
Nano-Simulation of Electrode Reaction in Fuel CellsTamio IkeshojiNational Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Synergetic Simulation Study on Cross-Hierarchy Complex Physics in High-Temperature PlasmasTomohiko WatanabeDepartment of Simulation Science, National Institute for Fusion Science
Revolutionary Simulation Software for the 21st CenturyChisachi KatoInstitute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo
Study on Numerical Predictions of Complex Thermal-Hydraulic Dynamics in Nuclear Reactors by Large-Scale SimulationsKazuyuki TakaseJapan Atomic Energy Agency
Numerical Studies for Novel Superconducting properties and Neutron Detector Applications by Superconductor Nano-fabrication TechniquesMasahiko MachidaJapan Atomic Energy Agency
Electronic and Atomistic Simulations on the Irradiation Induced Property Changes and Fracture in MaterialsHideo KaburakiJapan Atomic Energy Agency
First-Principles Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Oxide Layers for Radiation-Tolerant SiC DevicesAtsumi MiyashitaJapan Atomic Energy Agency
A large-Scale Post-Genome Analysis using Self-Organizing Map for All Genome and Protein SequencesToshimichi IkemuraNagahama Institute of Bio-Science and Technology
Analysis of the Function of a Large-Scale Supra-Biomolecule System by Molecular Dynamics SimulationAtsushi MatsumotoJapan Atomic Energy Agency
Simulation of Damage of Wide Coastal Area due to the Huge TsunamiShigeo TakahashiPort and Airport Research Institute
Econophysics Analysis of High Frequency Economic DataMisako TakayasuDepartment of Computational Inelligence and System Science, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Direct Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Sodium Flows in Subchannels of an LMFBR Fuel SubassemblyHisashi NinokataGraduate School of Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Simulation of Cloud and Rainfall Control by Energy InjectionMasahiro MoriJapan Aerospace Exploration Agency
Numerical Prediction of Turbulent Combustion Flows for 1700 degrees C Class Gas turbine CombustorNobuyuki OshimaGraduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University
Realistic Simulations for Structural Changes of Very Large ProteinsMinoru SaitoFaculty of Science and Technology, Hirosaki University

JAMSTEC : Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
RIGC : Research Institute for Global Change
IFREE : Institute for Research on Earth Evolution
ESC: The Earth Simulator Center