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Academic Staff : Tomoya Tsuji

Prof Tomoya Tsuji
PhD (Tohoku University, Japan)
Professor
Environmental Engineering and Green Technology (EGT)
Email: t.tsuji@utm.my
Tel:03 2203 1336
Research Interests
  • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Measurement and Prediction of Phase Equilibrium, VLE, LLE, SLE
  • Application of Equation of State
  • Design of Apparatus for High pressure  PVT,  VLE, LLE, SLE
Grants Grants    Principal researcher :

  • Grants-in-Add Scientific Research (KAKENHI) by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (KAKENHI),
    2005-2006 :  A design of refrigerating system with earth-friendly working fluids mainly composed of carbon dioxide (3.2M-JPY)
    1997-1999 :  Separation of C4 Isomers in Overhead Products of Distillation by use of microporous modules modified with polymer (1.6M-JPY)
  • Principal researcher:
    Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
    2009-2015:  Development of Heat Transfer Model at the Recovering in Research Consortium for Methane Hydrate Resources in Japan (MH21) (18.7M-JPY)
  • LP Gas Center, Japan
    2009-2010: Screening Investigation of Liquefied fuels mixed with LPG (0.7M-JPY)
    2006-2009  Study and Investigation on Natural Vaporization LPG mixed with DME, (4,1M-JPY)
  • The High Pressure Gas Safety Institute of Japan
    2007-2009: Investigation of Vapor-liquid Equilibrium containing Odorants for LPG (1.5M-JPY)
    2002-2005:   Research and Development for Safety Instruction of DME fuels (3.4M-JPY)
    2003-2004:    Measurements of Vapor-liquid Equilibrium for DME and LPG Components (1.7M-
    JPY)
  • New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Japan
    2003-2008: Study on Improvement of Properties of Hydrogen Storage Materials by use of Alanates and Naphthens (8.6M-JPY)
  • Osaka Science & Technology Center, Japan
    2002-2003: Development of Hydrogen Storage Materials by use of Cyclohexane Derivatives
    (2.1M-JPY)
    2002         : Investigation of Vopor-Liqiod Equilibrium for Naphthene-Aromatics system
    (0.7M-JPY)
  • Grants-in-aid received mainly from following companies:
    Sumitomo Chemical, Equos Research,Tsukishima Kikai, Daicel, Toyota Motor,
    MHI Solution Technologies, Denso, Tokuyama, Mitsui Chemicals, Toray Research Center, Yokohamarika, Taiheiyo Cement, JFE Techno-Research, Technova,
    Research Center of Computational Mechanics, Teijin Engineering, JGC
    (total grants:21.7M-JPY)
Previous
Positions
  • April 2008 – November 2015 :  Professor, Nihon University, Japan.
  • April 2002 – March 2008        :  Associate Professor, Nihon University, Japan
  • April 1995 – March 2002        :  Assistant Professor, Nihon University, Japan
  • April 1992 – March 1995        :  Research Associate, Nihon University, Japan
Activities
  • Chairman/Committee Member
  • October 2016, Chief Editor (Temporary), Fluid Phase Equilibria
  • April 2011- Present, Editor, Journal of Chemical Engineers of Japan
  • April 2011- Present, Editor, Kagakukogakuronbunshu, Japan
  • April 2014 –March 2016: Vice-President, Division of Physical Properties of Society of Chemical Engineers in Japan
  • 2016, Committee, Asian Thermophysical Properties Conference 2016
  • 2015, Committee, International Symposium on Molecular Thermodynamics and Molecular Simulation 2015
  • 2012, Committee, International Symposium on Molecular Thermodynamics and Molecular, Simulation 2012
  • 2009,  Committee, International Symposium on Molecular Thermodynamics and Molecular Simulation 2009
  • 2006, Committee, International Symposium on Molecular Thermodynamics and Molecular Simulation 2006
  • 2001, Committee, The 12th International Conference on Properties and Phase Equilibria for Product and Process Design
  • Other many experience of Chair person in Meeting (Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan, Sociey of Separation Process Engineeers, Japan)
Awards 2014:

  • Hikal Chemcon Distinguished Speaker Award, Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers

2008:

  • Chemical Weekly’s Padmasri Dr. G. P. Kane Chemcon Distinguished Speaker Award,  Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers
Selected Publications a) Keynote/Invited (International only)
1.    Tomoya Tsuji
“Heat Transfer Model in Methane Hydrates Sediment sample Composed of Sand, Methane Hydrates, Water and Gaseous Methane” (invited) 67th Annual Session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, , Chandigarh, India, December, 2014
2.    Tomoya Tsuji
“Measurement of Phase Equilibrium for Dimethy Ether (DME) and its Applications” (invited) NSFC-JST Joint Workshop on Energy Recycling Technology for Waste and Heat, Beijin, Chine, Augst, 2010
3.    Tomoya Tsuji
“Our Research Activities for Recovering Natural Gas Hydrates -Collaboration with Nihon University and Methane Hydrates Research Center, AIST, Japan” (invited)  Symposium on Methane Hydrate Recovery and CO2 Sequestration, Taipei, Taiwan, March, 2010
4.    Tomoya Tsuji
“Phase Behavior of Some Systems containing a New Energy, Dimethyl Ether – P-V-T relation, Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium, Solubility in Water, Hydorate Formation” (invited) 67th Annual Session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers,  , Chandigarh, India, December, 2009b) Journal (Past 10 years):1.    D. Yokoi, T.i Hoshina, T.Tsuji, T. Hiaki, D.Tomida, K.Qiao, C. Yokoyama
“ Measurement and correlation of solideliquid equilibria for three binaries, ethano l-antipyrine, chloroform-antipyrine, and dimethyler-antipyrine”
Fluid Phase Equilibria (in press)
2.    T. Tsuji, T. Hoshina, T. Hiaki, N. Itoh
“ Adsorption and Phase Equilibria for Hydrogen Storage System by use of Dehydrogenation Reaction of Naphthenes, and its Process Design”
Journal of the Japan Petroleum Institute (in press)
3.    M. Muraoka, N. Susuki, H. Yamaguchi, T. Tsuji, Y. Yamamoto
“Protocol for Measuring the Thermal Properties of a Supercooled Synthetic Sand-water-gas-methane Hydrate Sample”
Journal of Visualized Experiments (http://www.jove.com/video/53956/protocol-for- measuring-thermal-properties-supercooled-synthetic-sand?status=a55962k), 2016
4.    M. Muraoka, M. Ohtake, N. Susuki, Y. Yamamoto, K. Suzuki, T. Tsuji
“Thermal properties of methane hydrate-bearing sediments and surrounding mud recovered from Nankai Trough wells”
J. Geoohysical Reserch, Vol.119, pp.8071-8033, 2014
5. T. Kobayashi, H. Kuramochi, K. Maeda, T. Tsuji, K. Xu
“Dual-fuel production from restaurant grease trap waste: Bio-fuel oil extraction and    anaerobic methane production from he post-extracted residue”
Bioresource Technology, Vol 169、pp.134-142, 2014
6.    T. Tsuji, K. Ohya, T. Hoshina,T. Hiaki, K. Maeda, H. Kuramochi, M. Osako
“ Hydrogen Solubility in Triolein, and Propane Solubility in Oleic acid for second generation BDF synthesis by use of Hydrodeoxygenation  Reaction”
Fluid Phase Equilibria, Vol.362, pp.383-388, 2014
7.  S. Hara, A. Caravella, M. Ishitsuka, H. Suda, M. Mukaida, K. Haraya, E. Shimano, T. Tsuj
“Hydrogen diffusion coefficient and mobility in palladium as a function of equilibrium  pressure evaluated by permeation measurement”
J. Membrane Sci., Vol.421-422, pp.355-360, 2012
8.  T. Hamada, D. Kobayashi, T. Takahashi, A. Shono, K. Otake, T. Tsuji, S. Yoda, T. Furuya
“Phase behavior for carbon dioxide/tetraalkoxysilane system”
Fluid Phase Equilibria, Vol. 322-323, pp.135-141, 2012
9. K. Maeda, H. Kuramochi, Y. Asakuma, K. Fukui, T. Tsuji, M. Osako, S. Sakai
“De-emulsifcation of mixtures containing glycerin and fatty acid methyl ester promoted by dimethyl ether co-solvent”
Chemical Engineering Journal, Vol.169, pp.226-230, 2011
10. M. Sato, N. Otabe, T. Tsuji, K. Matsushima, H. Kawanami, M. Chatterjee, T. Yokoyama,Y. Ikushima, T. M. Sato
“Highly-selective and high-speed Claisen rearrangement induced with subcritical water microreaction in the absence of catalyst”
Green Chemistry, Vol.11, pp.763-766, 2009
11. N. Itoh, S. Watanabe, K. Kawagoe, T. Sato, T. Tsuji
“A membrane reactor for hydrogen storage and transport system using cyclohexane methylcyclohexane mixtures”
Desalination, Vol.234, pp.261-269, 2008
12. S. Yoda, Y.Mizuno, T. Furuya, Y. Takebayashi, K. Otake, T. Tsuji, T. Hiaki
“Solubility Measurement of noble metal accetylacetonates in supercritical carbon dioxide by high performance liquid choromatography (HPLC)”
J. Supercritical Fluids, Vol.44, pp.139-147, 2008
13. T. Tsuji, T. Hiaki, N. Itoh
“Hydrogen Solubility of Mixed Naphthenes and Aromatics for a New Hydrogen Storage Medium in Fuel Cell System”
Fluid Phase Equilibria, Vol.261, pp.375-381, 2007
14. T. Tsuji, K. Sue, T. Hiaki,  N. Itoh
“Solid-liquid equilibrium and hydrogen solubility of trans-decahydronaphthalene + naphthalene and cis-decahydronaphthalene + naphthalene for a new hydrogen storage medium in fuel cell system”
Fluid Phase Equilibria, Vol.257, pp.183-189, 2007
15. H. Suda, S. Yoda, A. Hasegawa, T. Tsuji, K. Otake, K. Haraya
“Gas permeation properties of carbon molecular sieve membrane dispersed with palladium nano perticles via supercritical CO2 impregnation”
Desalination, Vol.193, pp.211-214, 2006
16 . Y. Shimoyama, Y. Iwai, S. Takada, Y. Arai, T. Tsuji, T. Hiaki
“Prediction of phase equilibria for mixture containing water, hydrocarbons and alcohols at high temperatures by cubic equation of state with GE type mixing rule based on COSMO-RS”
Fluid Phase Equilibria, Vol.243, pp.183-192, 2006

c) Book/Book Chapter
1.    E. Wilhelm, T.Letcher Ed.
“Volume Properties, Liquids, Solutions and Vapours”
Royal Society of Chemistry , London, U. K., 2014
T. Takagi, T. Tsuji:  Chapter 10 Saturated Liquid Density of Pure Liquids and of Mixtures
2.    Japan DME Forum Ed.
“DME Handbook”
Ohmsha, Tokyo, 2007
T. Tsuji: Chapter 2.3 Phase Equilibrium
3.    Y. Arai, T. Sako, Y. Takebayashi Ed
“Supercritical Fluids”
Springer, Berlin, 2002
M. Hongo, T.Tsuji: Chapter 2.3 Measurement of Phase Equilibria

4.    D. DeRoosi, K. Kajiwara, Y. Osada, A. Yamauchi Ed
“Polymer Gels Fundamentals Biomedical Applications”
Plenum, Press, New York,1991
M. Konno, T. Tsuji, S. Saito: pp.173-183 Permeation Mechanism for a Thermo-Sensitive Switch-Functional Composite Membrane of Porous Glass and Hydrogel
(There are others 11 books written in Japanese)

d) Proceedings of International Conference (Past 10 years)

1.    Daigo Yokoi, Taka-aki Hoshina, Tomoya Tsuji, Toshihiko Hiaki, Chiaki Yokoyama
“Measurement and Correlation of Solid-Liquid Equilibria for Ethanol + Antipyrine and Ethanol + Caffeine at Vapor Pressure”
10th International Conference on Separation Science and Technology, November, 2014
2.    Tomoya Tsuji, Koh-hei Ohya, Taka-aki Hoshina, Toshihiko Hiaki, Shigeo Oba, V. K. Rattan
“Measurement of Henry Constants of Nitrogen and Oxygen in Benzene, Styrene, and Divinylbenzene”
10th International Conference on Separation Science and Technology, November, 2014
3.    Kazunori Sato, Taka-aki Hoshina, Tomoya Tsuji, Toshihiko Hiaki
“Dielectric Properties for Dimethyl Ether + Ethanol Liquid Mixture at 293.2 – 313.2 K”   10th International Conference on Separation Science and Technology, November, 2014
4.    V. K. Rattan, Tomoya Tsuji
“Water Pollution Control Using Low Cost Adsorbents”
10th International Conference on Separation Science and Technology, October, 2014
5.    Tomoya Tsuji, Koh-hei Ohya, Taka-aki Hoshina, Toshihiko Hiaki
“Nitrogen or Oxygen Solubility in Liquids for Bulk or Solution Polymerization of Styrene”
20th European conference on Thermophysical Properties, September, 2014
6.    T. Tsuji, K. Shimoda, S.Okanishi, K..Ohya, T. Hoshinaa K. Maeda, H. Krakochi, M. Osako
“Bubble Point Pressure Measurements For Dimethyl Ether (DME) + Oleic Acid, DME + Triolein, and DME + Oleic Acid + Trioleoin”
9th World Congress of Chemical Engineering incorporating with the 15th Asian Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering Congress, September, 2013
7.    T. Tsuji, K. Ohya, T. Hoshina, T. Hiaki, K. Maeda, K. Hidetoshi, M.Osako
“Hydrogen solubility in triolein and propane solubility in oleic acid for second eneration BDF synthesis by use of hydrodeoxygenation reaction”
13th International Conference on Properties and Phase Equilibria for Products and Process Design, May 2013
8.    Takeshi Hamada, Daisuke Kobayashi, Tomoki Takahashi, Atsushi Shono, Tomoya Tsuji, Satoshi Yoda, Takeshi Furuya, Katsuto Otake
“.Phase behavior for carbon dioxide / methylsilicate 51 systems”,
International Symposium on Molecular Thermodynemics and Molecular Simulation 2012, September, 2012.9
9.    Tomoya Tsuji, Toshihiko Hiaki, Mitsuo Namba
“.Bubble Point Pressure Measurements for three binaries concerning a New Sulfur Free Odorant for Liquefied Petroleum Gas”
The 12th International Conference on Properties and Phase Equilibria for Product and Process Design, May, 2010
10.    Tomoya Tsuji, Takeshi Kondo, Reppei Uematsu, Toshihiko Hiaki, Mitsuo Namba
“Bubble Point Pressure Measurements for three binaries, Light Hydrocarbon with a New Sulfur free Odorant, 2-Hexyne”
International Symposium of Molecular Thermodynamics and Molecular Simulation 2009 October, 2009
11.    Tomoya Tsuji, Tomonori Nakazato, Toshihiko Hiaki, Naotsugu Itoh
“Adsorption of Cyclic Aliphatic and Aromatic Hydrocarbon on Activated Carbon in Hydrogen Flow and its Application for Hydrogen Storage Medium in Fuel Cell”
8th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, August, 2009.8
12.    Tomoya Tsuji, Toshiyuki Sato, Takeshi Kondo, Reppei Uematsu, Toshihiko Hiaki, Mitsuo Namba
“Bubble Point Pressure for Five Binaries concerning Liquefied Petroleum Gas, Propane + 1-Pentyne, Propane + 1-Hexyne, Propane + 2-Hexyne, Propane + Cyclopentene, Propane + 1,5-Cyclooctadiene”
18th European Conference on Thermophysical Properties, September, 2008

13.    Tomoya Tsuji, Toshihiko Hiaki, Michia Ohtake, Taro Kawamura, Yoshitaka Yamamoto, Takeshi Komai, Seong-Pil Kang
“An Empirical Model for Thermal Conductivity of Methane Hydrate Sediment Sample”
The 12th Asia Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineers, August, 2008
14.    Tomoya Tsuji, Toshihiko Hiaki, Michika take,Taro Kawamura, Takeshi Komai, Seong-Pil Kang
“A Model for Thermal Conductivity of Artificial Methane Hydrate Sediment Sample”
12th Asian Chemical Congress, August, 2007
15.    Tomoya Tsuji, Toshihiko Hiaki, Naotsugu Itoh
“Hydrogen Solubility of Mixed Naphthenes and Aromatics for a New Hydrogen Storage Medium in Fuel Cell System”
11th International Conference on Properties and Phase Equilibria for Product and Process Design, May, 2007
16.    Tomoya Tsuji, Kiwamu Sue, Toshihiko Hiaki, Naotsugu Itoh
“Solid-liquid Equilibrium and Hydrogen Solubility of trans-Decahydronaphthalene + Naphthalene and cis-Decahydronaphthalene + Naphthalene for a New Hydrogen Storage Medium in Fuel Cell System”
International Symposium on Molecular Thermodynamics and Molecular Simulation 2006, May, 2006
17.    Rika Konno, Takeshi Fujita, Toshiyuki Sato,Kiwamu Sue, Akiko Kawai-Nakamura, Tomoya Tsuji, Toshihiko HiakiTadayuki Enomoto ,  Yukinobu Soeda,
“Removal of Cu, Cr and As from CCA-Treated Wood by Hot-Compressed Water Treatment”
International Symposium on Molecular Thermodynamics and Molecular Simulation 2006, May, 2006