Senior Manager at Sanken Setsubi Kogyo Co. Ltd.


Center for the Built Environment
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Ippei Izuhara is a Senior Manager from Sanken Setsubi Kogyo Co. Ltd., a mechanical and electrical engineering company based in Tokyo, Japan. He received his Master and Ph.D. degrees from the Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Sciences at Kyushu University in 1992 and 1995. He has been a research associate at the same university, with a research focus on numerical simulation and wind tunnel tests on cross ventilation. After he joined Sanken, he has worked at a technical center to evaluate indoor thermal environment via computational fluid dynamics (CFD). He received a prize from the Architectural Institute of Japan for his research, “Basic Examination on Cross-Ventilation Rates of Single Unit Models by Numerical Simulation”. His current research interests are radiant heating and cooling systems, energy performance analysis, and zero net energy buildings.