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Predicting Local Wind Pressure on Buildings and Developing a System to Control It
Predicting Local Wind Pressure on Buildings and Developing a System to Control It
 
October 24, 2014

The Institute of Technology, Shimizu Corporation, the results of tests using large wind tunnels are being replicated by ultra-large-scale simulations, using a supercomputer called the K Computer. In this way, the researchers are working to develop a new method for…

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Automotive Aerodynamics Simulation Using a Supercomputer
Automotive Aerodynamics Simulation Using a Supercomputer
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October 24, 2014

Hokkaido University and RIKEN AICS are researching aerodynamics simulation, to simulate the air flow around automobiles. Investigating the force exerted by air on a moving car is essential for improving fuel efficiency and safety. In particular, using a supercomputer called…

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Prediction Research to Prevent and Mitigate Damage from Natural Disasters
Prediction Research to Prevent and Mitigate Damage from Natural Disasters
 
October 24, 2014

Dr. Yoshiyuki Kaneda serves as manager of R&D projects for the HPCI strategic program field 3 -Advanced Prediction Research for Natural Disaster Prevention and Reduction-conducting research for improvement of prediction accuracy of earthquakes and tsunamis. This research has three main…

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Control systems to achieve a networked society that’s friendly to people and the environment
Control systems to achieve a networked society that’s friendly to people and the environment
 
October 24, 2014

At Keio University, the Ryogo Kubo Laboratory, in the Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering (Faculty of Science and Technology), aims to help achieve a society that’s friendly to people and the environment from the viewpoint of infrastructure services. The…

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Laying the Groundwork for In Silico Drug Discovery with the K computer to Increase the Pace of New Drug Development
Laying the Groundwork for In Silico Drug Discovery with the K computer to Increase the Pace of New Drug Development
 
October 24, 2014

Osaka has long been the home to many pharmaceutical companies in japan. The NPO Biogrid Center Kansai, located in Grand Front Osaka (opened in 2013), partners with universities and pharmaceutical companies to lay the groundwork for in silico drug discovery…

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Developing multiscale, multiphysics simulator of the heart
Developing multiscale, multiphysics simulator of the heart
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October 24, 2014

Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo and a Fujitsu research group have developed a simulator of a beating heart based on mathematically modeled operating principles of molecular motors. This research links molecules on the micro-level and the…

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Aiming for Advances in IT from Three Viewpoints
Aiming for Advances in IT from Three Viewpoints
 
October 23, 2014

At Keio University, the Toyama Laboratory, in the Department of Information and Computer Science (Faculty of Science and Technology), researches how to operate database technology to support IT simply and efficiently. The Toyama Lab takes a threefold approach to this…

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Sustainability Engineering targeting Architecture and Urban Environments
Sustainability Engineering targeting Architecture and Urban Environments
 
October 7, 2014

The Ikaga Research Laboratory of Keio University’s System Design Engineering Department conducts research on the core issue of sustainability in terms of both architecture and urban planning. The group examines how this informs both the design of domestic environments to…

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Aiming to create next-generation network environments from the viewpoint of applications
Aiming to create next-generation network environments from the viewpoint of applications
 
October 6, 2014

Regarding current network technology, many researchers focus on how to improve network efficiency. By contrast, at Keio University, the Kaneko Laboratory, in the Department of Information and Computer Science (Faculty of Science and Technology), is doing research to construct next-generation…

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Developing new substances from the chemical reactions of organic compounds
Developing new substances from the chemical reactions of organic compounds
 
October 3, 2014

The Takao Laboratory of Keio University’s Faculty of Science and Technology Department of Applied Chemistry is engaged in the research and development of artificially creating various organic compounds extracted from natural sources. “As its name implies, natural products are organic…

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