DR. EGASHIRA

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EGASHIRA, Ryuichi, Doctor of Engineering
Associate Professor


Interviewed in "STAY HOME, STAY GEEK - DLab Connects during COVID-19" (Line 02: No.14 (07/31/2020) )
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Department of Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering
School of Environment and Society
(reorganized from former "Dept of Int'l Dev Eng, Grad School of Sci and Eng" by Tokyo Tech Education Reform, 04/01/2016)
Tokyo Institute of Technology
2-12-1 Ookayama, Meguro-ku Tokyo 152-8550 JAPAN

Research Interests: International Development Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Separation Engineering, Separation Process, Mass Transfer Operation;
Bioenergy Production, Biomass Treatment, Water Treatment, Metal Separation, Petroleum Refining;
Solvent Extraction, Adsorption
Biographical: BEng, MEng, and DEng in Chem. Eng. from Tokyo Institute of Tech., 1986, 1988, and 1997
Research Associate, Dept. of Chem. Eng., Tokyo Institute of Tech., 1989~1998
Associate Professor, Dept. of International Development Eng., Tokyo Institute of Tech., 1998~2016
Associate Professor, School of Environment and Society, Tokyo Institute of Tech., 2016~
(JICA Short Term Expert, Faculty of Eng., Thammasat Univ., Thailand, 1997, 1999, and 2000)
(Visiting Scholar, Dept. of Chem. Eng., Mass. Institute of Tech., U.S., 2002~2003)
Award:
  • Tokyo Tech Best Teacher Award, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 2014
  • Outstanding Paper Award of Journal of Chemical Engineering of Japan, 2007
  • Fujino Prize, Tejima Seiichi Commemorative Foundation, 2002
  • Young Investigator Research Award, The Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan, 1996
  • Recent Publications:
  • Original Papers
    1. Ozturk, A. B., T. Arasoglu, J. Gulen, S. Cheng, N. K. N. Al-Shorgani, H. Habaki, R. Egashira, M. S. Kalil, W. M. W. Yusoff, and J. S. Cross; "Techno-economic analysis of a two-step fermentation process for bio-butanol production from cooked rice," Sustainable Energy & Fuels, (2021) [ .pdf ] (DOI: https://doi.org/10.1039/D1SE00496D)
    2. Boontham, W., H. Habaki, and R. Egashira; "Removal of Phenol from Oil Mill Effluent Using Activated Carbon Prepared from Kernel Shell in Thailand's Palm Industry," Journal of Chemical Engineering of Japan, 53, (11), 682~688 (2020) [ .pdf ]
    3. Ozturk, A. B., N. K. N. Al-Shorgani, S. Cheng, T. Arasoglu, J. Gulen, H. Habaki, R. Egashira, M. S. Kalil, W. M. W. Yusoff, and J. S. Cross; "Two-step fermentation of cooked rice with Aspergillus oryzae and Clostridium acetobutylicum YM1 for biobutanol production," Biofuels, (October, 2020) [ .pdf ] (DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/17597269.2020.1813000)
    4. Habaki, H., T. Hayashi, P. Sinthupinyo, and R. Egashira; "Purification of glycerol from transesterification using activated carbon prepared from Jatropha Shell for biodiesel production," Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 7, (5), (2019) [ .pdf ]
    5. Tanaka, K., M. Koyama, P. T. Pham, A. P. Rollon, H. Habaki, R. Egashira, and K. Nakasaki; "Production of high-concentration bioethanol from cassava stem by repeated hydrolysis and intermittent yeast inoculation," International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 138, 1~7 (March, 2019) [ .pdf ]
    6. Habaki, H., T. Masuda, and R. Egashira; "Separation of Model Petroleum Heavy Fraction by Equilibrium Extraction," Solvent Extraction Research and Development, Japan, 26, (1), (2019) [ .pdf ]
    7. Habaki, H., Y. Yoshimura, and R. Egashira; "Separation of aromatic components from light cycle oil by solvent extraction," Separation Science and Technology, 54, (7), 1159~1166 (2019) (10/08/2018) [ .pdf ]
    8. Habaki, H., T. Hayashi, and R. Egashira; "Deacidification process of crude inedible plant oil by esterification for biodiesel production," Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 6, (2), 3054~3060 (April, 2018) [ .pdf ]
    9. Habaki, H., S. Mitani, R. Othaman, and R. Egashira; "Improvement of Rubberwood Manufacturing Process by Utilization of Thermal Treatment of Wood Residues," International Journal of Science and Engineering Investigations, 6, (69), 120~130 (October, 2017) [ .pdf ]
    10. Habaki, H., K. Nakamura, and R. Egashira; "Extraction Equilibrium of Valuable Metals from NdFeB Permanent Magnet Using Carboxylic Acid as Extractant," Journal of Chemical Engineering of Japan, 50, (8), 610~617 (2017) [ .pdf ]
    11. Habaki, H., Y. Aoki, R. Egashira, K. Sato, and T. Eksangsri; "Effects of Sterile Ulva sp. Growth Rate on Water Quality Control of Intensive Shrimp Culture Pond in Developing Countries," Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Quarterly, 30, (3), 341~349 (September, 2016) [ .pdf ]
    12. Habaki, H., H. Hu, and R. Egashira; "Liquid-liquid equilibrium extraction of ethanol with mixed solvent for bioethanol concentration," Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, 24, (2), 253~258 (August, 2015) [ .pdf ]
    13. Habaki, H., Y. Shimada, and R. Egashira; "Separation of Nitrogen Heterocyclic Compounds from Model Oils by an Emulsion Liquid Membrane," Solvent Extraction Research and Development, Japan, 22, (1), 95~101 (May, 2015) [ .pdf ]
    14. Yazaki, T, M. Yonathan, H. Habaki, and R. Egashira; "Solvent Extraction of Rare Earth Metal by a Continuous Stirred Vessel," Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, 10, (Special Issue 2), 87~96 (2015) [ .pdf ]
    15. Habaki, H., T. Hayashi, and R. Egashira; "Transesterification rate of model vegetable oil in heterogeneous system with a stirred vessel," Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 2, (3), 1543~1550 (July, 2014) [ .pdf ]
    16. Habaki, H., D. Bi, Y. Shimada, and R. Egashira; "Enhancement of permeation rate of nitrogen heterocyclic compounds for emulsion liquid membrane separation of coal tar absorption oil," Journal of Chemical Engineering of Japan, 47, (3), 254~260 (March, 2014) [ .pdf ]
  • International Conference
    1. HABAKI, H., Z. LI, S. WANG, J. ZHANG, and R. EGASHIRA; "Phytoremediation of Water Environment Contaminated by Antibiotics Using Aquatic Plant," Proceedings of 18th Asian Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering Congress (APCChE 2019), O217 (September 24, 2019, Sapporo)
    2. BOONTHAM, W., H. HABAKI, and R. EGASHIRA; "Removal of Phenolic Compounds in Oil Mill Effluent Using Activated Carbon Prepared from Palm Kernel Shell Waste in Thailand Palm Industry," Proceedings of 18th Asian Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering Congress (APCChE 2019), J416 (September 26, 2019, Sapporo)
    3. Boontham, W., H. Habaki, and R. Egashira; "Treatment Of Oil Mill Effluent Using Activated Carbon Prepared From Kernel Shell Waste In Thailand Palm Industry," Proceedings of The 25th Regional Symposium on Chemical Engineering (RSCE2018), PRO-09 (November 21, 2018, Makati)
    4. Gianino, E., T. Masuda, D. Nikolic, H. Habaki, and R. Egashira; "Solvent Extraction Process for Concentration and Dehydration of Bioethanol," The 21st International Solvent Extraction Conference (ISEC2017), OB27 (November 8, 2017, Miyazaki)
    5. Mori, N, H. Habaki, and R. Egashira; "Separation of Rare Earth Elements by Countercurrent Multi-Stage Extraction," Book of Abstracts of The 5th International Conference on Engineering, Energy and Environment (ICEEE 2017), pp.18-19 (November 2, 2017, Bangkok)
    6. Habaki, H., Fernando, H. Hasegawa, W. Boontham, and R. Egashira; "Treatment of Coal Mine Drainage Using Indonesian Natural Zeolites," APCChE 2017, Nano-Mat-Oral III-4 (August 25, 2017, Hong Kong)
    7. Habaki, H., Z. Shi, and R. Egashira; "Methanol Recovery Process for Biodiesel Fuel Production from Inedible Oils," Proceedings of The 23rd Regional Symposium on Chemical Engineering (RSCE2016), (October 27-28, 2016, Vung Tau City)
    8. Habaki, H., T. Masuda, and R. Egashira; "Separation of Model Petroleum Heavy Fraction by Solvent Extraction," Proceedings of The 4th International Symposium on Engineering, Energy and Environment (ISEEE 2015), pp.110-115 (November 8-10, 2015, Chonburi)
    9. Habaki, H. and R. Egashira; "Effective Transesterification Of Model Plant Oil By Countercurrent Multistage Reactor," APCChE 2015, PL6-Technical Presentations-Green&sustainable processes, 3134957 (September 30, 2015, Melbourne)
    10. Egashira, R., H. Habaki, and T. Yazaki; "Solvent Extraction of Rare Earth Metal Using Continuous Stirred Vessel," APCChE 2015, PL3-Technical Presentations-Chemical engineering science & fundamentals, 3131722 (September 29, 2015, Melbourne)
    11. Egashira, R., H. Habaki, K. Sato, S. Tajiri, Y. Ueno, and T. Eksangsri; "WATER QUALITY CONTROL FOR INTENSIVE SHRIMP CULTURE PONDS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES USING INORGANIC NITROGENS UPTAKE BY SEAWEED," Global Biotechnology Congress 2015 (GBC-2015), GBC-P#60 (July 25, 2015, Boston)
    12. Yazaki, T, M. Yonathan, H. Habaki, and R. Egashira; "Solvent Extraction of Rare Earth Metal by a Continuous Stirred Vessel," 21st Regional Symposium on Chemical Engineering (RSCE 2014), Session A4 (Venue: TTIC), PSE135 (October 29, 2014, Selangor Darul Ehsan)
    13. Egashira, R. and H. Habaki; "Effects of Operating Conditions in the Solvent Extraction Process to Separate Rare Earth Metals," Book of Abstracts of ISEC 2014 International Solvent Extraction Conference, p.69 (September 8, 2014, Wurzburg)
  • Patent
    1. Kawasaki, J., R. Egashira, K. Ii, N. Takahashi; "Selective separation of aromatic hydrocarbons from liquid mixed hydrocarbons," Japan Kokai Tokkyo Koho, JP05239469 (1993)
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    Classes:
    • Engineering Thermodynamics (Japanese, 1Q, TSE.A204, undergraduate)
    • Engineering Measurement II (Japanese, 4Q, TSE.A233, undergraduate)
    • Transdisciplinary Engineering Experiment A (Japanese and English, 1Q, TSE.A351, undergraduate)
    • Unit Operations (Japanese, 2Q, TSE.A303, undergraduate)
    • Theory of Resource and Energy Engineering (Japanese, 3Q, TSE.A313, undergraduate)
    • Chemical Process Synthesis for Development (English, 3Q, GEG.T412, graduate)
    • Essence of Chemical Process Engineering II (English, graduate, TAIST-Tokyo Tech SERE)
    Outlines and syllabuses of these classes are presented in TOKYO TECH OCW and OCW-i .
    Lecture notes of these classes are presented in TOKYO TECH OCW-i .

    [ EGASHIRA & HABAKI Group ]
    [ Grad Major in Global Eng for Development, Environment and Society ] [ Dept of Transdisciplinary Sci and Eng ] [ School of Environment and Society ]
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    Dept of International Development Eng ] [ Grad School of Sci and Eng ]
    [ Tokyo Institute of Tech ]