Pattern formation dynamics in convections of
 microorganism suspensions and binary fluids


  • Localized convection patterns and their dynamics in binary fluid and in microorganism suspension
  • Bifurcation of various convection patterns in binary fluid mixture
  • Formation process of global flow structure 


Selected Publications:

  1. T. Ogawa, E. Shoji, N. J. Suematsu, H. Nishimori, S. Izumi and M. Iima, “The flux of Euglena gracilis cells depends on the gradient of light intensity,” PLoS ONE,11 (2016) e0168114. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0168114. (Open Access)
  2. T. Watanabe, M. Iima and Y. Nishiura, “A skeleton of collision dynamics --- Hierarchical network structure among even-symmetric steady pulses in binary fluid convection —,SIAM Journal of Applied Dynamical Systems, 15 (2016) 789–806 (Open Access)
  3. E. Shoji, H. Nishimori, A. Awazu, S. Izumi and M. Iima, “Localized bioconvection patterns and their initial state dependency in Euglena gracilis in an annular container”, J. Phys. Soc. Jpn, 83 (2014) 043001 
  1. T. Watanabe, M. Iima and Y. Nishiura,”Spontaneous formation of traveling localized structures and their asymptotic behaviour in binary fluid convection”, J. Fluid Mech, 712 (2012) 219--243.
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