General Information
Title Professor
Fullname 藤田 修 , 工学博士
Office Eng. Bldg. A-620
Tel 011-706-6385
Fax 011-706-7841
Email ofujita@eng.



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Membership of Academic Societies

  • CSJ, Combustion Society of Japan
  • JSME, The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • JAFSE, Japan Association for Fire Science and Engineering
  • JSAE, The Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan
  • GTSJ, Gas Turbine Society of Japan
  • JASMA, Japan Society of Microgravity Application
  • JSASS, The Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Society


Education & Professional Experiences


  • B. Eng., Hokkaido University, 1982.3
  • M. Eng., Hokkaido University, 1984.3
  • D. Eng., Hokkaido University, 1987.3
    Thesis title: Purification of Exhaust Gas Emission from an Alcohol Combustion Engine
    Advisor: Professor Kenichi Ito


  • 1987.4-1990.3 Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hokkaido University
  • 1990.4-1995.3 Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hokkaido University
  • 1994.4-1995.3 Visiting Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley (USA)
  • 1996.4-2003.3 Associate Professor, Division of Mechanical Science, Hokkaido University
  • 2003.4-present Professor, Division of Mechanical and Space Engineering, Hokkaido University


Research Interests

  • Fire Safety in Space (ignition and flame spread)
  • Flame Instability of Propagating Flame Front
  • Reduction of Pollutant Emission (NOx, Soot)
  • Catalytic Combustion
  • High-Temperature Combustion
  • Alternative Fuel (Bio Fuel, DME)
  • Carbon Nano-Tube Synthesis in Flames
  • Optical Measurement for Space Experiments
  • Combustion Control by Magnetic Field



  • CSJ Research Encouragement Award, Combustion Society of Japan, 1999. 11
  • Best Flame Picture Award, Combustion Society of Japan, 2001. 12 
  • Best Paper Award, JASMA, 2006.
  • Best Paper Award, JSME, 2007.


Out campus Activities

  • Board of Directores, Combustion Institute (2014-present)
  • Executive board member of CSJ (2005-present)
  • Executive board member of JSME (2008-2010)
  • Executive board member of JASMA (2003-2007)
  • Chair of space utilization division of JSASS (2007-2009)
  • Editor in Chief, Journal of CSJ (2007-2010)
  • Editor in Chief, Journal of JSME (2008-2010)
  • Colloquium co-chair, 32nd International Symposium on Combustion
  • Colloquium co-chair, 33rd International Symposium on Combustion


Classes (On going, Experienced)

  • Combustion
  • Thermodynamics
  • Machine Design
  • Space Engineering
  • Instrumentation
  • Space Utilization (Graduate course)


Special Skills

  • Board game “GO” (Third Prize of Students Championship in Japan) .


  • Japanese (native)
  • English; fluent in reading, writing, speaking



International collaborations; SNU(Korea), ENSMA(France), NASA(USA), NIST(USA).


Last Update: April 7, 2010