The heat transfer family of Kyushu university

Yasuyuki Takata

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Kyushu University has been one of the most active universities in heat transfer research, especially in the field of boiling and condensation. The heat transfer research in Kyushu University was initiated by Prof. K. Yamagata about 75 years ago. He brought up a number of heat transfer professors including Prof. K. Nishikawa and his successors, and his group has been called the "Heat Transfer Family." The present article introduces its history and the current status of heat transfer research in Kyushu University.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)968-972
Number of pages5
JournalHeat Transfer Engineering
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes


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