The 9th International Workshop on X-Ray CT Visualization
for Socio-Cultural Engineering
& Environmental Materials, 2022

Challenge to Medicine, Science-Engineering Collaboration

Dec. 6-7th, 2022

Program 2022

Conference Program

Day 1 (Dec. 6th)
– Chair: Atsushi Sainoki
13:00-13:15 Opening remarks,
Dr. Hisao Ogawa,
Presidentof Kumamoto University
Dr. Toshifumi Mukunoki,
Head of X-EARTH Center, Kumamoto University
Session 1 : Science Session
– Chair: Naoki Ikegami
13:15-13:55 High-energy Synchrotron Radiation-based X-ray Micro-tomography and Laminography Techniques Visualize Micro-structures of Macro-scale Fossils,
Dr. Takuya Imai,
Institute of Dinosaur Research,
Fukui Prefectural University
14:00-14:40 Visualization of fossils using X-ray Computed Tomography and its Innovation potential in Museum,
Dr. Naoki Ikegami,
Mifune Dinosaur Museum
14:40-14:50 Break
Session 2 : Geoengineering session 1
– Chair: Toshifumi Mukunoki
14:50-15:30 In-situ x-ray tomography study of shape and roughness in 3D printed granular media,
Dr. Cyrille Couture,
3SR/Grenoble University Alps and PARI
15:35-16:15 Digital Rock Physics – An illustration with hydrodynamic processes in low permeabillity rocks,
Dr. Anne-Julie Tinet,
GeoResource, The University of Larraine
Special session
16:30-17:30 Milestone in X-ray CT studies on geomaterials -Seeing is believing in quarter of a century–,
Dr. Jun Otani,
Vice President of Kumamoto University
Video lecture
Notice [ The lecture of Dr. Woodruff will be provided by video file later. ]

Sauro-throat: The First Case of a Respiratory Infection in a Non-avian Dinosaur,
Dr. Cary Woodruff,
Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology,
Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science
Day 2 (Dec. 7th)
Session 3: Geoengineering session 2
– Chair: Akira Sato
9:30-10:10 Pore and fracture evolution characteristics of coal based on In-Situ Micro-CT: an experimental study,
Dr. Yanbin Yu,
Shandong University of Science and Technology
10:15-10:55 A novel method for estimating subresolution porosity from CT images and its application to homogeneity evaluation of porous media,
Dr. Li Zhuang and Dr. Sun Yeom,
Korea Institute of Civil Engineering & Building Technology, Korea
10:55-11:05 Break
11:05-11:35 Failure mechanism of transversely isotropic schist under Brazilian test using real-time X-ray nano tomography scanning,
Dr. Zeinab Aliabadian,
Kumamoto University
11:35-12:05 Micro-scale strain distribution within surface asperities of a rock-like specimen,
Dr. Atsushi Sainoki,
Kumamoto University
Session 4: Medicine-Engineering Session
– Chair: Yuichiro Arima
13:15-13:35 Three dimensional analysis on microscopic images of myocardial tissue,
Dr. Shotaro Kaneko ,
Center for Management of Information Technologies(CMIT) Laboratory, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kumamoto University
13:35-14:15 Cell and bacteria analysis by scanning electron microscopy using neodymium chloride: rapid, informative, insightful,
Dr. Gusev Oleg ,
Juntendo University
14:15-14:35 Visualization of bio-materials using nano X-ray CT,
Xu Yuqing ,
14:35-15:15 Thrombogenic Activity and Visualization of Hemodynamics by Computational Fluid Dynamics in Severe Aortic Stenosis,
Dr. Masanobu Ishii,
Department of Cardiovascular Disease, Kumamoto University
15:15-15:25 Break
Session 5: IROAST session
– Chair Toshifumi Mukunoki
15:25-16:05 Computer vision and its applications in the New Zealand blue economy,
Dr. Patrice Delmas,
The University of Auckland, IROAST
Session 6: Student Session
– Chair Yoshiki Miyasaka (B4)
16:15-16:30 Elucidation of behavior of the sand sandwiched by two sheet piles using X-ray CT,
Hideharu Sugimoto
16:30-16:45 Development of an active mineral precipitation method aimed to improve the shielding property of porous rocks and assessment of its effects,
Eldan Arkin
16:45-17:00 Numerical study on fluid transport with viscosity reduction due to diffusion in porus materials,
Jiaxi Yang
17:00-17:15 Characterization via X-ray tomography of interaction between root systems and two different soil layers,
Tomoya Nagayama
17:15-17:20 Closing remarks,
Dr. Akira Sato,
Vice Chair of IWX2022