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last modified:2019/08/02

Professor KUMITA Mikio

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Faculty, Affiliation

Faculty of Frontier Engineering,Institute of Science and Engineering

College and School Educational Field

Division of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology
School of Frontier Engineering, College of Science and Engineering


Energy and Resources Utilization Laboratory TEL:076-234-4827 FAX:076-234-4826

Academic Background

【Academic background(Doctoral/Master's Degree)】
Nagoya University Doctor Chemical Engineering 199403 Completed
Nagoya University Master Chemical Engineering 199103 Completed
【Academic background(Bachelor's Degree)】
Nagoya University Chemical Engineering 198903


Kanazawa University Faculty of Engineering(1994/04/01-2005/07/31)
Kanazawa University Grad. Sch. Natural Science & Technology(2005/08/01-)

Year & Month of Birth


Academic Society

The Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan
The Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan
The Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan
The Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan

The Japan Institute of Energy
Japan Society of Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers
Hokuriku Chemical Engineering Association
The Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan

Japan Society of Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers



Vapor Adsorption Phase Change Heat Transfer、Adsorption Engineering、Waste Management、Physical properties, Transport phenomena and Unit operations、Catalyst, Resources and Chemical Processes、Energy Engineering

Speciality Keywords

Energy conversion, Heat & mass transfer, Functional materials, Filtration

Research Themes

Downsizing of high-performance adsorption chillers

Gas Formation from Woody Biomass by Pyrolysis

Treatment of Water with Humic Substances by Ultrasonic Irradiation


  •  Handbook of Thermal Transport Measurements Technology 2011/09
  •  Chemical Engineering Kyoritsu Shuppan Co., Ltd. 2012/03


  •  Separation of Carbon Dioxide by Pressure Swing Adsorption Using Granular Molecular Seiving Carbon 19 3 374-380 1993/05
  •  Adsorption Equilibrium of Silica Gel, Active Carbon/ Water Vapour, Ethanol and Applicability of Combination of Those Adsorbent/ Adsorbate to Adsorption Heat Pump 19 6 1165-1170 1993/11
  •  Experimental Study of Heat Transfer Characteristics of MAT-Type Adsorption Heat Pump 20 3 339-345 1994/05
  •  Characteristics of Helium Adsorption on Microporous Solids under Cryogenic Conditions Mikio Kumita, Junya Ozaki, Jun Kobayashi, Mutsuhiro Ito, Fujio Watanabe, Masanobu Hasatani JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING OF JAPAN 28 2 159-164 1995/04
  •  Numerical Analysis of Carbon Dioxide Separation by Pressure Swing Adsorption 21 4 732-739 1995/07

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  •  Effect of Pulsating Magnetic Fields on Eectrolytic Mass Transfer around Cylindrical Cathodes Shigeru Mori, Mikio Kumita, Masashi Takeuchi, Akira Tanimoto JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING OF JAPAN 29 2 229-234 1996/04
  •  Improvement in Leveling of Pulse-Plated Metal Deposit 22 4 786-793 1996/07
  •  Heat and mass transfer from a flat plate of finite thickness to a boundary layer flow with transpiration ENERGY CONVERSION AND MANAGEMENT 38 10-13 1209-1218 1997/09
  •  Mass transfer enhancement during electrolysis with cylindrical electrodes by magnetic field exposure and its dependency on electrode positions ENERGY CONVERSION AND MANAGEMENT 43 3 383-397 2002/02
  •  Adsorption Equilibria for Activated Carbon Fiber/Alcohol Pairs and Their Applicability to Adsorption Refrigerator JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING OF JAPAN 36 7 812-818 2003/07
  •  Rapid Speciation Analysis of Cr(VI) and Cr(III) by Reversed-Phase High-Performance Liquid Chromatography with UV Detection 43 2 98-103 2005/02
  •  Adsorption of Acetaldehyde Vapor by Activated Carbon Impregnated with p-Aminobenzenesulfonic Acid Salts 31 3 185-191 2005/05
  •  Kinetics of Cr(VI) Adsorption on Used Black Tea Leaves 38 6 402-408 2005/06
  •  Removal of Acetaldehyde Vapor with Impregnated Activated Carbons: Effects of Steric Structure on Impregnant and Acidity 39 14 5436-5441 2005/07
  •  Optimization of Parameters for Kinetics of Cr(VI) Adsorption on Used Black Tea Leaves M.A. Hossain, M. Kumita, Y. Michigami, S. Mori Adsorption 11 5-6 561-568 2005/11
  •  Double-Stage Dehumidification in a Two-Rotor Desiccant Cooling Process equipped with a Multi-divided Adsorbent Rotor 42 12 930-936 2009/12
  •  SEM Characterization of the Mass Transfer of Cr(VI) during the Adsorption on Used Black Tea Leaves M. A. Hossain, M. Kumita,S. Mori African Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry 4 7 135-141 2010/07
  •  Preparation of Calcium Chloride-Anodized Aluminum Composite for Water Vapor Sorption Mikio Kumita, Masaki Meiwa, Keisuke Watanabe, Akio Kodama APPLIED THERMAL ENGINEERING 50 2 1564-1569 2013/02
  •  Impregnation of Calcium Chloride into Alumina Thin Film Prepared by Oxalic Acid Anodizing Y. Suwa, M. Kumita, H. Komori, A. Kodama, Y. Otani Journal of Chemical Engineering of Japan 47 7 602-607 2014/07
  •  Breathing Simulator of Workers for Respirator Performance Test H. Yuasa, M. Kumita, T. Honda, K. Kimura, K. Nozaki, H. Emi, Y. Otani Industrial Health 53 2 124-131 2015/04
  •  Condensation Behavior of Heavy Metal Vapors upon Flue Gas Cooling in Oxy-Fuel versus Air Combustion Y. Meng, X. Liang, L. Zhang, F. Jiao, M. Kumita, T. Namioka, N. Yamada, A. Sato, Y. Ninomiya Journal of Chemical Engineering of Japan 48 6 450-457 2015/06
  •  Focused Deposition of Nanoparticles on Polymer Film with an Improved TSI-Nanoparticle Sampler (Model3089) K. Fukumori, H. Higashi, T. Naito, N. Shiratori, N. Hama, M. Kumita, T. Seto, Y. Otani Aerosol Science and Technology 49 6 363-370 2015/06
  •  Centrifugal Filter for Aerosol Collection S. Nakajima, M. Kumita, H. Matsuhashi, H. Higashi, T. Seto, Y. Otani Aerosol Science and Technology 49 10 959-965 2015/10
  •  Water Vapor Sorption Characteristics of Calcium Chloride-Anodized Alumina Composites Y. Suwa, M. Kumita, R. Noki, A. Kodama, Y. Otani Journal of Chemical Engineering of Japan 49 3 274-279 2016/03
  •  Local Surface Modification of Quartz Glass by the Laser-Induced Reactive Deposition of Carbon Clusters S. Osone, M. Hirasawa, M. Kumita, H. Higashi, K. Sawada, K. Hara, A. Matsuki, T. Seto, Y. Otani, E. Taguchi, H. Yasuda Journal of Chemical Engineering of Japan 49 10 920-924 2016/10
  •  Sieving of Aerosol Particles with Metal Screens N. Kawara, M. Kumita, H. Kurachi, T. Seto, S. Kamba, T. Kondo, Y. Otani Aerosol Science and Technology 50 6 535-541 2016/04
  •  Experimental Evidence of a Strong Image Force Between Highly Charged Electrosprayed Molecular Ions and a Metal Screen Y. Omori, H.J. Choi, Y. Mukai, T. Fujimoto, T. Tamadate, T. Seto, Y. Otani, M. Kumita Aerosol and Air Quality Research 16 12 3055-3062 2016/12
  •  Filtration properties of nanofiber/microfiber mixed filter and prediction of its performance H.J. Choi, M. Kumita, S. Hayashi, H. Yuasa, M. Kamiyama, T. Seto, C.J. Tsai, Y. Otani Aerosol and Air Quality Research 2017/01
  •  Deposition of thick, rigid and size-controlled silica particle layer on aluminum sheet for water vapor adsorption Kumita M., Oya T., Matsui K., Suwa Y., Kodama A., Higashi H., Seto T., Otani Y. Applied Thermal Engineering 124 815-819 2017/06/16
  •  Application of centrifugal filter to aerosol size distribution measurement Y. Tanaka, H-J. Choi, K. Shimadzu, H. Higashi, T. Seto, M. Kumita, Y. Otani Aerosol Science and Technology  51 11 1254-1261 2017/06/28
  •  Calculation of self-diffusion coefficients of the [BMIM] [TFSA]/water system by molecular dynamics simulation Higashi H., Kumita M., Seto T., Otani Y. Molecular Simulation 43 17 1430-1435 2017/05/25
  •  Effect of slip flow on pressure drop of nanofiber filters H.J. Choi, M. Kumita, T. Seto, Y. Inui, L. Bao, T. Fujimoto, Y. Otani Journal of Aerosol Science 114 244-249 2017/09
  •  Synthesis of silver nanoparticles film by spark discharge deposition for surface-enhanced Raman scattering El-Aal M.A., Seto T., Kumita M., Abdelaziz A.A., Otani Y. Optical Materials 83 263-271 2018/06
  •  Present status of air filters and exploration of their new applications Lee M.-H., Choi H.-J., Kumita M., Otani Y. KONA Powder and Particle Journal 2018/09/30
  •  Methanol adsorption behaviors of compression-molded activated carbon fiber with PTFE Kumita M., Yamawaki N., Shinohara K., Higashi H., Kodama A., Kobayashi N., Seto T., Otani Y. International Journal of Refrigeration 94 127-135 2018/10
  •  Conformation-dependent dynamics of macromolecular ions in the gas phase under an electrostatic field: A molecular dynamics simulation T. Tamadate, T. Orii, H. Higashi, Y. Otani, M. Kumita, T. Seto Aerosol Science and Technology  53 3 260-267 2019/01/28
  •  Separation and enrichment of CH4 and CO2 from a dry biogas using a thermally regenerative adsorbent- packed heat exchanger N.I. Zainol, Y. Osaka, T. Tsujiguchi, M. Kumita, A. Kodama Adsorption 2019/01/22
  •  Adsorption-Desorption Behavior of Water Vapor and Heat-Flow Analysis of FAM-Z01-coated Heat Exchanger T. Tsujiguchi, Y. Osaka, M. Kumita, A. Kodama International Journal of Refrigeration 2019/03/20
  •  Manufacturing and Assessment of Electrospun PVP/TEOS Microfibres for Adsorptive Heat Transformers Patrizia Frontera, Mikio Kumita, Angela Malara, Junya Nishizawa, Lucio Bonaccorsi Coatings 9 7 443-455 2019/07/16
  •  Improvement in Water Vapor Sorption on Inorganic Salt-Supported Anodic Alumina Plate Mikio Kumita, Keisuke Watanabe, Hiroaki Komori, Yuji Suwa, Akio Kodama 569-576 2011/04
  •  Peparation of Novel Composite for Water Vapor Sorption Mikio Kumita, Masaki Meiwa, Keisuke Watanabe, Akio Kodama 21-26 2010/11
  •  Enhancement of Electrolytic Mass Transfer around Cylinders by Exposure to Switching Magnetic Fields Shigeru Mori, Mikio Kumita, Maaki Takeuchi 1 127-132 1997/09
  •  Mass Transfer Enhancement in Electrolysis with Cylindrical Electrodes by Magnetic Field Exposures and Its Dependency on Electrode Positions Shigeru Mori, Mikio Kumita, Sakae Shichida, Hidekazu Shigaki 1 333-338 2000/09
  •  Sorption Dynamics of Cr(VI) on Used Black Tea Leaves Mohammad Abul Hossain, Mikio Kumita, Shigeru Mori 708 394-397 2003/11
  •  Adsorption Characteristics of High-Density Activated Carbon Fiber/Methanol Pair Mikio Kumita, Hidetoshi Nakazawa, Shigeru Mori, Akio Kodama 678 pdf 2004/10
  •  Adsorption Mechanism of Hexavalent Chromium on Used Black Tea Leaves Mohammad Abul Hossain, Mikio Kumita, Shigeru Mori 897 pdf 2004/10
  •  Function Recovery Behaviors of Lead-Acid Batteries by Electrolytic Treatment Shigeru Mori, Mikio Kumita, Motoharu Yoshida, Takeji Nishida O86-001 2005/07
  •  Effective removal of Cr(VI) from Aqueous Solution by Sorption on Used Black Tea Leaves Mohammad Abul Hossain, Mikio Kumita, Shigeru Mori P40-012 2005/07
  •  Degradation in Acetaldehyde Adsorption Performance of Impregnated Activated Toshiaki Hayashi, Mikio Kumita, Yoshio Otani 25-30 2005/11
  •  Separation of Carbon Dioxide by Pressure Swing Adsorption Using Granular Molecular Sieving Carbon Mikio Kumita, Fujio Watanabe, Masanobu Hasatani 1 521-526 1993/09
  •  Experimental Study on Heat Transfer Characteristics of MAT-type Adsorber for Adsorption Heat Pump Fujio Watanabe, Miko Kumita, Junya Ozaki, Jun Kozuka, Masanobu Hasatani 559-562 1993/06
  •  Effect of an Internal Nozzle on Particle Hold-up in a Circulating Fluidized Bed Manabu Hattori, Mikio Kumita, Ichiro Naruse, Hitoki Matsuda, Masanobu Hasatani 126-133 1991/09
  •  Preparation of Molecular Sieving Carbon from Low Quality Carbonaceous Materials Fujio Watanabe, Junya Ozaki, Mikio Kumita, Masanobu Hasatani 4 10 5-18 1991/06
  •  Characteristics of Flow Behavior in Riser of Circulating Fluidized Bed with Internal Nozzle Ichiro Naruse, Mikio Kumita, Manabu Hattori, Masanobu Hasatani 195-200 1990/10
  •  Heat and Mass Transfer from a Flat Plate of Finite Thickness to a Boundary Layer Flow with Shigeru Mori, Mikio Kumita, Toru Takahashi, Akira Tanimoto, Mikio Sakakibara 641-646 1995/12
  •  Function Recovery of Lead-Acid Batteries by Electrolytic Treatment The 9th APCChE Congress CD-ROM ,322rev pdf 2002/09
  •  Adsorption Equilibrium of Activated Carbon-Ethanol Pair and Its Applicability to Adsorption Refrigerator Proceedings of the 7th International Sorption Heat Pump Conference 613-618 2002/09
  •  Study on ethane/ethylene reversible reaction for energy transport Extended Abstracts of the 2nd International Symposium on Advanced Energy Conversion System and Related Technologies 286-287 1998/12
  •  Heat and mass transfer in the packed bed of perlite particles on ice plate Proceedings of the 1st Asian-Australian Drying Conference 107-116 1999/10
  •  Enhancement of electrolytic mass transfer around cylinders by exposure to switching magnetic fields Transfer Phenomena in Manetohydrodynamic and Electroconducting Flows 199-212 1999/02
  •  Effect of processing conditions on magnetic characteristics of fine iron particles Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Chemical Reaction Engineering Symposium 99 249-254 1999/06
  •  Cooling characteristics of adsorption heat pump containing silica gel/ aqueous solution of alcohol system Proceedings of the 7th International Conference of Thermal Energy Storage 2 787-792 1997/06
  •  Comparative study of magnetic field effect on electrolytic mass transfer and induced flow Proceedings of the International Symposium on New Magneto-Science 99 9-15 1999/11
  •  Behavior of Nickel Deposition during Electrolytic Coloring of Aluminum Conference Media CD of the 6th World Congress of Chemical Engineering 1586 2001/09
  •  Application of various adsorption systems to adsorption heat pump for generation of cold heat energy Proceedings of the 8th Asian Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering Congress 1 115-118 1999/08
  •  Water Sorption on High-Density Activated Carbon Fiber Impregnated with Calcium Chloride Mikio Kumita, Masakazu Nakamura, Shigeru Mori, Akio Kodama S8-3 pdf 2007/10
  •  Experimental Study on CO2 Separation and Recovery by Pressure Swing Adsorption Mikio Kumita, Fujio Watanabe, Masanobu Hasatani 203-208 1993/11
  •  Effect of Water Vapor on CO2-PSA Separation Performance Mikio Kumita, Fujio Watanabe, Masanobu Hasatani 18A 329-332 1994/06

Conference Presentations

  • Preparation of Silica-Coated Aluminum Composite for Water Vapor Adsorption(2018/09/04)
  • CaCl2 impregnation into porous alumina host matrix and its water vapor sorption characteristics(2018/05/29)
  • Preparation of compression-molded activated carbon with PTFE and the characteristics of methanol vapor adsorption(2018/12/03)
  • Water vapor sorption and heat transfer characteristics of metal-salt/Al composites(2018/12/03)

Arts and Fieldwork


Theme to the desired joint research

○Chemical Heat Pump System

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research


Classes (Bachelors)

○Experiments in Chemical Engineering B(2017)
○Presentation and Debate (Freshman Seminar II)(2017)
○Practical Exercise of Chemical Engineering(2017)
○Transport Phenomena(2017)
○Freshman Seminar I(2017)
○Presentation and Debate (Freshman Seminar II)(2017)
○Fundamentals of Unit Operations(2017)
○Introduction of Chemical Engineering 1(2017)
○Introduction of Chemical Engineering 2(2017)
○Heat Transfer(2017)
○Technical English in Engineering B(2016)
○Presentation and Debate (Freshman Seminar II)(2016)
○Heat Transfer(2016)
○Mathematics in Chemical Engineering(2016)
○Experiments in Chemical Engineering B(2016)
○Practical Exercise of Chemical Engineering(2016)
○Transport Phenomena(2016)
○Guide to Chemical and Biochemical Engineerings(2016)
○Ethics and Legal Issues in Engineering(2016)
○Fundamentals of Unit Operations(2016)
○Ethics and Legal Issues in Engineering(2016)
○Ethics and Legal Issues in Engineering(2016)
○Freshman Seminar I(2016)
○Introduction of Chemical Engineering(2016)

Classes (Graduate Schools)

○Advanced Biorefinery(2017)
○Basic Chemical Engineering B(2017)
○Creative Research 2(2017)
○Basic Chemical Engineering A(2017)
○Thermal Energy Engineering B(2017)
○Thermal Energy Engineering A(2017)
○Advanced Energy Conversion Engineering(2017)
○Advanced Energy Conversion Engineering(2017)
○Advanced Energy Conversion Engineering(2017)
○Advanced Energy Conversion Engineering(2017)
○Advanced Energy Conversion Engineering(2016)
○Thermal Energy Engineering A(2016)
○Basic Chemical Engineering B(2016)
○Advanced Biorefinery(2016)
○Basic Chemical Engineering A(2016)
○Research work in Chemical Engineering(2016)
○Thermal Energy Engineering B(2016)
○Creative Research 2(2016)
○Research Skills D(2016)

International Project

International Students

Lecture themes

Others (Social Activities)

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