Takayuki Aoki, PhD


About the speaker

Takayuki Aoki is the deputy director and professor of the Global Scientific Information and Computing Center of Tokyo Institute of Technology. He received a BSc in Applied Physics (1983) and an MSc in Energy Science from Tokyo Institute of Technology, was a Visiting Fellow in Cornell University and the Max-Planck Institute in Germany. He has received the Computational Mechanics Achievement Award from Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers and many awards and honors in visualization, and others.  He is also the vice president of the Japan Association for Computational Mechanics.

Professor Aoki has authored the first book in the Japanese language on the CUDA programming and applications.  His research covers:

  • fluid-structure interaction
  • algorithms and high-performance applications on graphics processors
  • multi-phase flows, and
  • simulation of natural disasters

Sample publications

  • Conservative form of interpolated differential operator scheme for compressible and incompressible fluid dynamics, Y. Imai, T. Aoki and K. Takizawa, J. Comput. Phys. Vol 227(4): 2263–2285 (2008) [doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2007.11.031]
  • Real-time tsunami simulation on a multi-node GPU cluster, M. Arce Acuna, T. Aoki, Supercomputing Conference 2009, Portland OR.