What's New.

  • May 2016
    Institute of Slush Hydrogen (ISH) was established.
  • 31 May 2016
    Cryogenics and Superconductivity Society of Japan (CSSJ) awarded the certificate of Fellow to Dr. Ohira.
  • 1 Jun. 2016
    Dr. Ohira gave a presentation on “Pressure drop of vapor-liquid two-phase nitrogen flow in an unheated horizontal circular pipe” at CSSJ Conference.
  • 31 Oct. 2016
    Dr. Ohira attended as an expert of liquid hydrogen technology “Meeting on safety standards for high-pressure hydrogen gas pressurized by a liquid hydrogen pump” and “Working group for leakage experiments and numerical simulations of high-pressure liquid hydrogen” (contracted-out work from NEDO to JIMGA).
  • 1 Dec. 2016
    Dr. Ohira attended as an expert of liquid hydrogen technology “Meeting on safety standards for high-pressure hydrogen gas pressurized by a liquid hydrogen pump” and “Working group for leakage experiments and numerical simulations of high-pressure liquid hydrogen”.
  • Jan. 2017
    Original research paper on “Pressure-drop reduction and heat-transfer deterioration of slush nitrogen in triangular and circular pipe flows” was published in Cryogenics Vol. 81 (2017), No. 1, 60-75.
  • 1 Apr. 2017
    Article on “Development of a high-efficiency hydrogen storage system using liquid and slush hydrogen” was published in Chemical Engineering Vol. 62 (2017), No. 4, 19-26. (in Japanese)
  • 21 Apr. 2017
    Dr. Ohira gave a invited lecture on “Study of flow and heat transfer characteristics of cryogenic multiphase flow in development of cryogenic equipment” at Tohoku and Hokkaido Branch Conference of CSSJ.
  • 22 May 2017
    Dr. Ohira gave a presentation on “Pressure drop and heat transfer characteristics of boiling nitrogen in a horizontal inverted triangular pipe flow” at CSSJ Conference.
  • 29 May 2017
    Dr. Ohira attended as an expert of liquid hydrogen technology “Meeting on safety standards for high-pressure hydrogen gas pressurized by a liquid hydrogen pump” and “Working group for leakage experiment and numerical simulation of high-pressure liquid hydrogen”.
  • 19 Jun. 2017
    Dr. Ohira attended “JAXA-Tokyo Univ. collaborative research meeting on rocket propellant and reactive thermal flow”.
  • 14 Aug. 2017
    Home page “Institute of Slush Hydrogen” was open in Japanese.
  • 25 Sept. 2017
    Home page “Institute of Slush Hydrogen” was open in English.
  • 5 Jan. 2018
    Web site "Hydrogen Liquefaction by Magnetic Refrigeration" was open in Japanese and English.
  • 28 Feb. 2018
    Web site "Pressure Drop Reduction and Heat Transfer Deterioration of Slush Nitrogen" was open in Japanese and English.
  • 15 Nov. 2018
    Dr. Ohira gave a lecture on “The forefront research of flow and heat transfer characteristics of cryogenic multiphase flow, and the trend of hydrogen energy utilization” at Nikko technical seminar 2018 "Optimization technology of cryogenic fluid instrumentation and control" promoted by Japan Industrial Publishing Co., LTD.
  • 9 Apr. 2019
    Dr. Ohira gave a lecture on “Flow and heat transfer characteristics of slush nitrogen and slush hydrogen, and their applications to energy systems” at the 1st technical seminar 2019 of Institute of Cryogenic Engineering promoted by Cryogenics and Superconductivity Society of Japan.