Personal Information
Chieko KONDOU (近藤 智恵子)
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagasaki University
Office Address: 1-14, Bunkyo-machi, Nagasaki 852-8521 Japan
Email: ckondou☆nagasaki-u.ac.jp (☆→@)
TEL(office): +81-95-819-2527
URL: http://nagasakiuniv-mech.org
Academic Qualifications:
• PhD (no. 655) in Energy and Environmental Engineering, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Sciences Kyushu University, Sep. 2008.
• Doctor of Philosophy Engineering Science, Kyushu Univ., 2006 - 2008
• Master of Engineering Mechanical Engineering, Doshisha Univ., 2000 - 2002
• Bachelor of Engineering Mechanical Engineering, Doshisha Univ., 1996 – 2000
Professional Career
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagasaki Univ., 01/2015 – date
Research Assistant Professor, Engineering Sciences, Kyushu Univ., 04/2011 – 12/2014
Research Fellow, Engineering Sciences, Kyushu Univ., 12/2011 – 03/2012
Visiting Scholar, Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois 03/2009 – 11/2011
Engineer of Technology Development Department, Hitachi Appliances Inc., 04/2007 – 02/2009
Staff of Technology Development Department, Hitachi Appliances Inc., 06/2002 – 04/2007
Technical Trainee, Hitachi Appliances Inc., 04/2002 – 06/2002
 
Membership (as of May 2017)
• IIR (International Institute of Refrigeration)
• JSRAE (Japan Society of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers)
• JSME (Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers)
• HTSJ (Heat Transfer Society of Japan)
• JIME (Japan Marine Engineering)
Awards
• Elsevier best paper award of Int. J. Refrig. 2014/2015 8/2015
• Best paper award of JSRAE 5/2015
• Award for a keynote paper of HEFAT 2011 7/2011
• Best presentation award of JSRAE 5/2011
• Best presentation award of JSRAE 5/2008
• Incentive award of JSRAE 5/2007
Five selected papers
1. Kondou, C., Umemoto, S., Koyama, S., Mitooka, Y., “Improving the heat dissipation performance of a looped thermosyphon using low-GWP volatile fluids R1234ze(Z) and R1234ze(E) with a super-hydrophilic boiling surface”, Applied Thermal Engineering, 118, 147-158 (May. 2017). DOI:10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2017.02.073 ]
2. Fukuda, S., Kojima, H., Kondou, C., Takata, N., Koyama, S., “Comparative Assessment on Irreversible Losses in Heat Pumps using R744/R32/R1234yf and R744/R32/R1234ze(E)”, Science and Technology for the Built Environment, 22 (8) 1118-127 (2016, Nov.). DOI:10.1080/23744731.2016.1206452
3. Nagata, R., Kondou, C., Koyama, S., “Comparative Assessment of Condensation and Pool Boiling Heat Transfer on Horizontal Plain Single Tubes for R1234ze(E), R1234ze(Z), and R1233zd(E)”, Int. J. Refrig., 63, 157-170 (2016, Mar.). doi:10.1016/j.ijrefrig.2015.11.002. IF=2.241
4. Kondou, C., Mishima, F., Koyama, S., “Condensation and Evaporation of R32/R1234ze(E) and R744/R32/ R1234ze(E) Flow in Horizontal Microfin Tubes”, Science and Technology for the Built Environment, 21, 564–577 (2015.07). DOI:10.1080/23744731.2015.1023163
5. Kondou, C., Nagata, R., Nii, N., Koyama, S., Higashi, Y., “Surface Tension of Low GWP Refrigerants R1243zf, R1234ze(Z), and R1233zd(E)” Int. J. Refrig., 53, 80-89, (2015, May). DOI:10.1016/j.ijrefrig.2015.01.005 (Awarded best paper of the year 2014-2015)