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Yuji Suzuki

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Room 61D1, Eng. Bldg. #2
Tel./Fax. +81-3-5841-6411
E-mail: ysuzuki (at) mesl.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp


Brief Bio

1993 Dr. Eng., Mechanical Engineering, The University of Tokyo
1993-1994 Research Associate, The University of Tokyo
1994-1995 Assistant Professor, Nagoya Institute of Technology
1995-1999 Assistant Professor, The University of Tokyo
1999-2010 Associate Professor, The University of Tokyo
2001-2002 Visiting Research Associate, California Institute of Technology
Professor, The University of Tokyo
Visiting Professor, Institute of Fluid Science, Tohoku University
Advisor to President, The University of Tokyo
Dupty Director, Todai Sustainable Campus Project, The University of Tokyo
Visiting Lecturer, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Special Advisor to Dean, School of Engineerng, The University of Tokyo
Vice Dean, School of Engineerng, The University of Tokyo

Research Interests

Membership in Societies

IEEE(Fellow), Fellow of The Combustion Institute, AUTSE (Fellow), JSME(Fellow), ASME, HTSJ, CSJ, IEEJ, JSAP, JSFM

Vice President (2023-), Heat Transfer Society of Japan

Director (2023-), Combustion Society of Japan

Chair (2020), Thermal Engineering Division, The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME)

Chair (2015), Micro-Nano Science & Technology Division, The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME)

General Chair (2017), Steering Committee Member (2013-), Program Committee Member (2003-), International Conference on Micro and Nanotechnology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications (Power MEMS),

Organizing Committee Member (2014-), Designated General Chair (2025) IEEE Symposium on Electrets

General Co-chair (2010), Steering Committee Member (2007-2013), Technical Program Committee Member (2005, 2006, 2008-2010), International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (IEEE MEMS),

Program Committee Member, International Conference on Solid-state Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers) (2009, 2011, 2015, 2017, 2021)

Co-convenor, Int. Electrotechnical Comission (IEC) TC47/WG7 (Energy Harvesting), Chair, Japanese National Committee of TC47/WG7 (2016-)

Recent Selected Papers

Mao, Z., Chen, C., Zhang, Y., Suzuki, K., and Suzuki, Y.,
“AI-driven Discovery of Amorphous Fluorinated Polymer Electrets with Improved Charge Stability for Energy Harvesting,”
Adv. Mater, (2023), 2303827.

Wang, D., Lee, M., and Suzuki, Y.,
“Nitriding Effects of Ammonia Flames on Iron-based Metal Wall,”
J. Ammonia Energy, Vol. 1, (2023), pp. 1-10.

Mizuno, T., Suzuki, Y., and Lee, M.,
“Ignition and Extinction Characteristics of n-Alkane Cool Flames on a Heated Wall with Different Surface Reactivity,”
Fuel, Vol. 348, (2023), 128587.

Feng, P., Lee, M., Wang, D., and Suzuki, Y.,
“Ammonia Thermal Decomposition on Quartz and Stainless Steel Walls,”
Int. J. Hydrog. Energ., Vol. 48, Issue 75, (2023), pp. 29209-29219.

Lee, M., Yoo, G., Peng, J., Uchida, S., Yamamoto, A., and Suzuki, Y.,
“Convection-effect-enhanced Micro Thermoelectric Module Directly Heated by Catalytic Combustion,”
Appl. Therm. Eng., Vol. 232, (2023), 121038.

Liu, Y., Shi, Z., Badel, A., Miyoshi, T., and Suzuki, Y.,
“ Self-powered Synchronous Electric Charge Extraction Rectifier for Rotational Electret Energy Harvester with Dual-stage Electrodes,”
IEEE Trans. Power Electron., Vol. 38, No. 10, (2023), pp. 13166-13180.

Uchida, S., Lee, M., Lee, C.-H., and Suzuki, Y.,
“High-temperature Monolithic SiGe Thermoelectric Device Directly-Heated by Catalytic Combustion,”
Appl. Phys. Lett., Vol. 120, Issue 5, 053901 (2022). Selected as a Featured Article.

Lee, M., Fan, Y., Ju, Y., and Suzuki, Y.,
“Ignition Characteristics of Premixed Cool Flames on a Heated Wall,”
Combust. Flame, Vol. 231, 111476, (2021).

Fan, Y., Guo, J., Lee, M., Iki, N., and Suzuki, Y.,
“Evaluation of Wall Chemical Effect in Hydrogen Flame,”
Proc. Combust. Inst., Vol. 38, pp. 2361-2370, (2021).

Zhang, Y., Zhang, J., Suzuki, K., Sumita, M., Terayama, K., Li, J., Mao, Z., Tsuda, K., and Suzuki, Y.,
“Discovery of Polymer Electret Material via de Novo Molecule Generation and Functional Group Enrichment Analysis,”
Appl. Phys. Lett., Vol. 118, Issue 22, 223904 (2021). Selected as a Featured Article.

Kim, S., Melnyk, A., Andrienko, D., and Suzuki, Y.,
“Solid-state Electron Affinity Analysis of Amorphous Fluorinated Polymer Electret,”
J. Phys. Chem. B, Vol. 124, No. 46, pp. 10507-10513 (2020).

Zhao, A., Fan, Y., Suzuki, Y., and Morimoto, K.,
“Flow Boiling Heat Transfer of Low-GWP Working Fluids at Low Mass and Heat Fluxes in a 4 mm Diameter Tube,”
Int. J. Heat Mass Trans, Vol. 162, 120332 (2020).

Invited talk

Keynote talk, “Quantitative Measurement of Wall Chemical Effects for Hydrocarbon/ammonia Flames,” 14th Asia-Pacific Conference on Combustion (ASPACC), Kaohsiung, May, 2023.

Plenary talk, “Wearable/skin-attached Energy Harvesters with High-performance Amorphous Polymer Electrets,” 1st Int. Conf. on Scientific Exhibition Living Materials Systems, Freiburg, March, 2023.

Plenary talk, “Machine-learning-based Design of Amorphous Polymer Electret for Vibration Energy Harvesting,” IEEE 18th Int. Symp. Electrets (ISE18) Shanghai, September 25, 2021.

Plenary talk, “Electret-based Thermal and Kinetic Energy Harvesting for Wearable Devices,” 2nd Pacific Rim Thermal Engineering Conference, Maui, 2019.12.16.

Plenary talk, “Quantitative measurement of near-wall radicals using two-photon-absorption laser induced fluorescence (TALIF),” 15th Asian Symposium on Visualization, Busan, September 26, 2019.

Invited talk, “Parylene and Its Derivatives as MEMS Materials,” 4th Int. Conf. Advanced Electromaterials (ICAE 2017), Jeju, November 23, 2017.

Plenary talk, “Development of New Electret Charging Methods and Its Application to MEMS Energy Harvesters,” Design, Test, Integration & Packaging of MEMS/MOEMS Conf. (DTIP 2017), Bordeaux, May 31, 2017.

Plenary talk, “Electret-based Vibration Energy Harvesting: Opportunity for IoT/Wearable Devices,” 5th Int. Conf. Material Science and Engineering Technology (ICMSET 2016), Tokyo, October 29, 2016.

Invited talk, "Electret-based Vibration Energy Harvesting for Sensor Network," 18th Int. Conf. on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems (Transducers), Anchorage, June 22, 2015.

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