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Awards 

Award for Outstanding Paper in Fluid Mechanics

This award is presented to the author or authors of outstanding papers on Fluid Mechanics published within 10 years from the end of the award year.

2013
Shigeo KIDA, Doshisha University
[Paper] S. Kida: “Steady flow in a rapidly rotating sphere with weak precession”,Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 680, pp.150 – 193 (2011).

Kenta ISHIMOTO, Kyoto University
Michio YAMADA, Kyoto University
[Paper] K. Ishimoto and M. Yamada: “A coordinate based proof of the scallop theorem”, SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, Vol. 72, No.5, pp.1686 – 1694 (2012).

2012
Koji FUKAGATA, Keio University
Kaoru IWAMOTO, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Nobuhide KASAGI, Japan Agency for Science and Technology
[Paper] Koji Fukagata, Kaoru Iwamoto and Nobuhide Kasagi, “Contribution of Reynolds stress distribution to the skin friction in wall-bounded flows”, Physics of Fluids, Vol.14, L73-L76, (2002).

2011
Yukio KANEDA, Nagoya University
Takashi ISHIHARA, Nagoya University
Mitsuo YOKOKAWA, RIKEN
Ken'ichi ITAKURA, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
Atsuya UNO, RIKEN
Y. Kaneda, T. Ichihara, M. Yokokawa, K. Itakura and A. Uno. "Energy dissipation rate and energy spectrum in high resolution direct numerical simulations of turbulence in a periodic box", Physics of Fluids. Vol. 15, L21-L24 (2003).

2010
No Award

2009
No Award

2008
Yohei MORINISHI, Nagoya Institute of Technology
Y. Morinishi, T. S. Lund, O. V. Vasilyev and P. Moin. "Fully Conservative Higher Order Finite Difference Schemes for Incompressible Flow", Journal of Comput. Physics. Vol.143, 90-124 (1998).

2007
Ryoichi KUROSE, Kyoto University
Satoru KOMORI, Kyoto University
Ryoichi Kurose & Satoru Komori. “Drag and lift forces on a rotating sphere in a linear shear flow”, Journal of Fluid Mech., 384, 183-206 (1999).

Award for Distinguished Young Researcher in Fluid Mechanics

This award is presented to encourage young researchers in the field of Fluid Mechanics. Selection of this award is made for JSFM members less than 40 years old, on the basis of their journal articles published within 10 years from the end of the award year.

2013
Ryo ONISHI, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology

2012
Shinji TAMANO, Nagoya Institute of Technology

2011
Tomoaki ITANO, Kansai University
Tomohiko TANAKA, Hitachi Ltd.

2010
Takao SUZUKI, The Boeing Company
Takashi NOGUCHI, Kyoto University

2009
Hiromichi KOBAYASHI, Keio University
Yuichiro NAGATSU, Nagoya Institute of Technology

2008
Koji NAGATA, Nagoya University

2007
Susumu GOTO, Kyoto University
Koji FUKAGATA, Keio University

Award for Excellent Applications in Fluid Mechanics

This award is presented to the scientists or engineers who developed new technologies using ideas and/or principles of Fluid Mechanics or new instruments or software for the research of Fluid Mechanics within 10 years from the end of the award year.

2011
No Award

2010
Yoshifumi INATANI1), Nobuaki ISHII1), Tetsuya YAMADA1), Koju HIRAKI2), Kazuhisa FUJITA1), Masahisa HONDA1), Susumu TERAMOTO3), Hirotaka OTSU4), Kazuyuki NAKAKITA1), Takashi YAMAZAKI1), Kojiro SUZUKI3), Kimiya KOMURASAKI3), Toshiyuki SUZUKI1), Keisuke SAWADA5), Takashi ABE1), Kozo FUJII1), Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency1), Kyushu Institute of Technology2), The University of Tokyo3), Ryukoku University4), Tohoku University5)
Aerothermodynamic design of "Hayabusa" asteroid sample return capsule

2009
No Award

2008
Yuji OHYA, Kyushu University
Development of wind lens microturbines

2007
Masao OTSUKA, Yasukata TAKEDA, Yukishige SHIRAICHI, Hiroyuki IIDA, Kazuya YOSHIKAWA, Yuji UEHARA, Sharp Corporation
Advanced airflow control technology of air conditioners with longer panel, up- or downward opening system

The FDR Prize

This award is presented to one of the outstanding papers published in “Fluid Dynamics Research” from January to December previous to the award year.  The editors and associate editors of Fluid Dynamics Research select a prize-winner.

2015
Stefan Zammert and Bruno Eckhardt “Periodically bursting edge states in plane Poiseuille flow”, Fluid Dynamics Research, 46 (4), 041419 (2014).

2014
S. Koch, U. Harlander, C. Egbers, R. Hollerbach. “Inertial waves in a spherical shell induced by librations of the inner sphere: experimental and numerical results”, Fluid Dynamics Research, 45 (3), 035504 (2013).

2013
Michihisa Tsutahara. “The finite-difference lattice Boltzmann method and its application in computational aero-acoustics”, Fluid Dynamics Research, 44 (4), 045507 (2012).

2012
Naoaki Saito and Keiichi Ishioka. “Interaction between thermal convection and mean flow in a rotating system with a tilted axis”, Fluid Dynamics Research, 43 (6), 065503 (2011).

2011
Mikhail A Sokolovskiy and Xavier J Carton. “Baroclinic multipole formation from heton interaction”, Fluid Dynamics Research, 42 (4), 045501 (2010).

2010
Masaki Shimizu and Shigeo Kida. “A driving mechanism of a turbulent puff in pipe flow”, Fluid Dynamics Research, 41 (4), 045501 (2009).

2009
Adrian Constantin and Robin S Johnson. “Propagation of very long water waves, with vorticity, over variable depth, with applications to tsunamis”, Fluid Dynamics Research, 40 (3), 175-211 (2008).

2008
Rabindra Nath Mondal, Yoshito Kaga, Toru Hyakutake and Shinichiro Yanase. “Bifurcation diagram for two-dimensional steady flow and unsteady solutions in a curved square duct”, Fluid Dynamics Research, 39 (5), 413-446 (2007).