The Japan Association for the Properties of Water and Steam
The Japan Association for the Properties of Water and Steam (JPAPWS) is made up of members of industry and academia specializing in science and technology related to the properties of water and steam. The purpose is to promote research presentations and exchange of opinions by researchers and engineers in related fields. The Society also serves as the Japanese national committee of The International Association for the Properties of Water and Steam (IAPWS).
4-1-1 Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 223-8521 Japan
Yasuoka Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Keio University
2-1 Minamijyousanjima-cho, Tokushima 770-8506 Japan
Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Technology, Industrial and Social Sciences, Tokushima University
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October 23, 2023
Report on the 2022 IAPWS Annual Meeting
An article reporting on the 2022 IAPWS Annual Meeting was published in the August issue of the journal “The Thermal and Nuclear Power” (in Japanese). The article can be found here (Tokushima University Institutional Repository).
May 30, 2023
FY2023 1st General Meeting Held
The first general meeting of this fiscal year was held.
December 2, 2022
IAPWS annual meetings 2022 held in Rotorua, New Zealand
The 2022 IAPWS annual meeting was held in Rotorua, New Zealand, in an in-person format for the first time in three years. For more information on the meeting, please visit the IAPWS website.
September 27, 2022
Mr. Shin-ichi Terada (Toshiba Energy & Systems Solutions Corporation) made a presentation at a technical discussion meeting held by Thermal and Nuclear Power Engineering Society.
At the 2nd Water Quality Management Technical Review Subcommittee Meeting (6th Technical Discussion Meeting) held by Thermal Power and Nuclear Power Engineering Society, Mr. Terada gave a presentation introducing activities to develop criteria steam at geothermal power plants through joint implementation by IAPWS and JPAPWS.
September 14, 2021
Dr. Tatsuya Ishiyama (Univ. of Toyama) received the IAPWS Helmholtz Award
Dr. Tatsuya Ishiyama (Associate Professor, University of Toyama) has received the IAPWS Helmholtz Award 2020. The award lecture, which was postponed for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, was held on September 14, 2021, the first day of this year's IAPWS Symposium, under the title "Molecular Dynamics Study of Transport, Structure and Spectroscopy at Liquid Interfaces.
August 4, 2021
2021 IAPWS PCAS Symposium will be held online
The "2021 IAPWS PCAS Symposium (2021 PCAS)" will be held on August 26, 2021, as a web conference organized by Working Group on Physical Chemistry of Aqueous Systems (PCAS) of IAPWS (Chair of PCAS WG: Dr. Yoshida, JPAPWS). There is no fee to attend, and registration closes on August 20. For more details, please visit the symposium website.
April 1, 2021
Prof. Yasuoka appointed as Chair of JPAPWS
Former Vice Chair Prof. Kenji Yasuoka (Keio University) has been appointed as the Chair of JPAPWS.