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

Research Interests

Membership in Societies

IEEE(Senior Member), ASME, JSME(Fellow), HTSJ, IEEJ, JSFM, , JSAP

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

Organizing Committee Member, IEEE Symposium on Electrets (2014-)

Vice Chair (2012, 2014), Chair (2015), Micro-Nano Science & Technology Division, The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME)

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering (2010-)

Senior Associate Editor, IEEE Sensor Letters (2016-)

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

General Co-chair, IEEE MEMS2010 (Hong Kong)

Technical Committee Member, IEEE Nanotechnology Council (2009-)

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

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

Recent Selected Papers

Kim, S., Suzuki, K., Sugie, A., Yoshida, H., Yoshida, M., and Suzuki, Y.,
“Effect of Terminal Group of Amorphous Perfluoro-Polymer Electrets on Electron Trapping,”
Sci. Tech. Adv. Mater., Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 486-494 (2018).

Murotani, K., and Suzuki, Y.,
“MEMS Electret Energy Harvester with Embedded Bistable Electrostatic Spring for Broadband Response,”
J. Micromech. Microeng., Vol. 28, Issue10, No. 104001 (2018).

Fan, Y., Lin, W., Wan, S., and Suzuki, Y.,
“Investigation of Wall Chemical Effect Using PLIF Measurement of OH Generated with Pulsed Electric Discharge,”
Combust. Flame, Vol. 196, pp. 255-264, (2018).

Lee, M., Morimoto, K., and Suzuki, Y.,
"Development of MEMS Wireless Wall Temperature Sensor for Combustion Studies,"
Meas. Sci. Tech., Vol. 28, No. 3, 035101 (2017).

Song, K.-Y., Morimoto, K., Chen, Y.-C., and Suzuki, Y.,
"Electrostatic Instability of Liquid Droplets on MEMS-Based Pillared Surfaces,”
Sens. Actuators B, Vol. 225, pp. 492-497 (2016).

Morimoto, K., Kinoshita, H., and Suzuki, Y., 
"Adjoint-based Shape Optimization of Fin Geometry for Heat Transfer Enhancement in Solidification Problem," 
J. Therm. Sci. Tech., Vol. 11, No. 3, JTST0040, (2016).

Saiki, Y., Fan, Y., and Suzuki, Y.,
“Radical Quenching on Metal Surface in a Methane-air Premixed Flame,”
Combust. Flame, Vol. 162, pp. 4036-4045 (2015). 2016 Best Paper Award, Combustion Society of Japan

Ueno, A., and Suzuki, Y.,
"Parylene-based Active MEMS Space Radiator with Thermal Contact Switch,"
Appl. Phys. Lett., Vol. 104, 093511, (2014).

Invited talk

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

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

“Electret-based Vibration Energy Harvesting: Opportunity for IoT/Wearable Devices,” 5th Int. Conf. Material Science and Engineering Technology (ICMSET 2016), Tokyo, 2016.10.29.

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

"Micro Energy - Crossroad between thermal engineering and MEMS technology," 8th Int. Symp. on Turbulence, Heat and Mass Transfer, Sarajevo, September 17, 2015.

"Microscale Combustion: Surface Effect on Gas-phase Reaction,”5th Int. Conf. Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow in Microscale (HTFFM-V), Marseille, April 23, 2014.

"MEMS Electret Generator for Energy Harvesting: Material, Design and Evaluation,”6th Asia-Pacific Conf. Transducers and Micro-Nano Technology 2012 (APCOT 2012), Nanjing, July 9, 2012.

"Development of MEMS Energy Harvester with High-Perfomance Polymer Electrets," 10th Int. Workshop on Micro and Nanotechnology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications (PowerMEMS 2010), Leuven, December 1, 2010.

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