Other Contributions  



(1) Journal Editor, etc. include       


1) Associate Editor J. of Fluid Mechanics.   2010-2014.

2) Associate Editor, J. of Turbulence. 2004-present.

3) ICTAM Congress Committee Member 2008(elected) - 2016   

4) President of Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics, 2006.4 -- 2007.3

5) Vice-Representative (2010.10-2011.9) and Representative (2011.10-2012.9) of Division 11 of

The Physical Society of Japan.   (Division 11 covers the areas of Statistical Mechanics, Fundamental Theory of Condensed Matter Physics, Applied Mathematics, Physics of Fluids, and Mechanics.)

6) Committee member of Fluid Dynamics Prize (APS)  2013-2014, 2017-2018.

                  Nomination Committee APS-DFD, 2015


7) Member of Editorial Board, J. of Phys. Soc. Japan, 1996-1999

8) Member of Editorial Board, Nagare (Bulletin of  Japan Soc. Fluid. Mech.)  1988-1991

9) Member of Editorial Board, J. of Appl. Phys. Soc. Japan, 1987-1989



(2) Organizer of Meeting/Symposium


1) Organizer

Program gThe Nature of High Reynolds number Turbulenceh

Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, UK

(26 August to 19 December 2008)

Organizers: Peter. Bartelo, Peter Davidson, David .Dritchell, Yukio Kaneda, Rich Kerswell,


2) Chairman:

IUTAM Symposium on Computational Physics and New Perspectives in Turbulence, Nagoya, Japan,


and  others.



(3) Invited Lectures include


1)       Yukio Kaneda, Koji Morishita, Takashi Ishihara

Small scale universality and spectral characteristics in turbulent flows

Eighth International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena

Poitiers, France, 2013/8/28-30(8/28)


2)       Yukio Kaneda

Formation of columnar structure in rotating turbulence

Genevieve Comte-Bellot, Fifty Years of Research on Turbulence and Acoustics,

Ecole Centrale de Lyon, 2009/10/29-30 (10/30)


3)       Yukio Kaneda

Statistics in direct numerical simulation of high Reynolds number turbulence in a periodic box

Symposium on Fluid Science and Turbulence, at the boundaries of nonlinear physics, fluid mechanics and turbulence: where do we stand?

Baltimore, Maryland (USA) 2008/5/30-31 (5/31)

4)       Yukio Kaneda

Small-scale Statistics in High Reynolds Number Turbulence - A Study by Direct Numerical Simulation -

The Twelfth Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics (12ACFM),

Daejeon Convention Center, Daejeon (Korea), 18-21 August, 2008, 2008/8/18-21 (8/18)


5)       Yukio Kaneda

Statistics at small scales in DNS of turbulence - Dependence on Reynolds number and length scale

Conference on Turbulence and Interactions TI2006 May 29 - June 2, 2006, Porquerolles, France,

2006/5/29-6/2 (5/29)


6)       Yukio Kaneda

Small-scale statistics in high resolution direct numerical simulation of turbulence

iTi (interdisciplinary Turbulence initiative) Conference on Turbulence,

25th-28th of September 2005, Bad Zwischenahn, Germany

2005/9/25-28 (9/28)


7)       Yukio Kaneda

High resolution direct numerical simulation of turbulence

10th Euromech European Turbulence Conference, 

29 June - 2 July 2004, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway

2004/6/29-7/2 (6/29)


8)       Yukio Kaneda

DNS of canonical turbulence with up to 4096^3 grid points

International ConferenceeParallel Computational Fluid Dynamics 2004f,

May, 24-27, 2004, The University of Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain

2004/5/24-27 (5/26)




9)       Yukio Kaneda, Takashi Ishihara

Spectra of Fourth Order Velocity Moment in Homogeneous Isotropic Turbulence: Direct Numerical simulation and Lagrangian Theory

IUTAM Symposium on Reynolds Number Scaling in Turbulent Flow, Princeton, NJ, USA, 2002/9/11-13




(4) Research Projects (Role, Sponsor, Title of the Project, Period) include


1) Leader of the project, 

Japan Society for Promotion of Science, Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and

Technology (MECSST), Japan

21st Century, Center of Excellence program; Frontiers of Computational Science

2004 August – 2009 March


2) Leader of the project,

Japan Society for Promotion of Science, MECSST, Japan

Computational Science and Engineering for Global Scale Flow systems,

Research for Future Program: ``Computational Science and Engineeringh

1997, August –2002, March



(5) Advisory Committee


1)      2010, Member of the Committee for the Education for HPCI under MECSST.

   (HPCI= High Performance Computing Infrastructure)


2)      2008-- Advisory Committee Member of Graduate School of Computational Science, Kobe University.


3)      2009-2011, 2004-2009, 2004-2008,

Member of committees at Information Technology Center, Nagoya Univ.


4)      2003-2005,  ember of Technical Committee,  Research Inst. of Mathematical Science, Kyoto University



(6) Extended visiting appointments overseas include



1981/5-1982/11    London, UK

Visiting Scientist, Queen Mary College, Univ. London

(Supported by Science and Engineering Research Council, UK)



1992/7-9    Sydney, Canada 

Visiting Scientist, Institute of Ocean Science, Canada

(Joint study with G. Holloway on turbulence)



2006/10/15-11/16    Lyon, France

Ecole Centrale de Lyon, Ecully,

(Visiting Professor, University Claude Bernard)



2008/8/31-11/2, 12/1-21    Cambridge, UK

Isaac Newton Institute of Mathematical Science, University of Cambridge, UK@

(Organizer of the program gThe Nature of High Reynolds Number Turbulenceh@)@@





Professional Honors


2012    Professor Emeritus of Nagoya University

2011    Fellow of APS (American Physical Society, nominated by DFD)

Citation: For seminal achievements in the understanding of high Reynolds number turbulence, especially through pioneering the conduct of direct numerical simulations at massive scale, and for international leadership in the turbulence and computational science communities.

2011    Prize of the Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics

for the paper gEnergy dissipation rate and energy spectrum in high resolution direct numerical simulations of turbulence in a periodic box,h Physics of Fluids, Vol. 15, L21 - L24 (2003), by Y. Kaneda, T. Ishihara, M. Yokokawa, K. Itakura, and A. Uno.

2009   Prize for Science and Technology

(The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan)

2004   Fellow of Institute of Physics (UK),   (elected)

2002   Gordon Bell Award SC2002, (IEEE)

           Title of the paper; 16.4-Tflops Direct Numerical Simulation of Turbulence by a Fourier Spectral Method on the Earth Simulator

             Authors; Yokokawa M, Itakura K, Uno A, Ishihara T, and Kaneda Y.