Affiliation Department etc.



Graduating School


    Waseda University   Faculty of Science and Engineering   Graduated

Graduate School

  • 2000.04

    Hokkaido University  Graduate School, Division of Engineering  Doctor's Course  Completed

  • 1997.07

    The University of New South Wales  Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering  Master's Course  Completed

External Career

  • 2011.04

      Associate Professor  

  • 2007.04

      Associate Professor  

  • 2006.09

      Research Assistant  

  • 2006.04


  • 2004.03

      Research Institute of Hydraulics   Researcher  

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Field of expertise (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification)

  • Medical systems

  • Medical engineering assessment

  • Biomedical engineering/Biomaterial science and engineering



  • Surgical strategy for aortic arch reconstruction after the norwood procedure based on numerical flow analysis

    Miyazaki S, Miyaji K, Itatani K, Oka N, Goto S, Nakamura M, Kitamura T, Sughimoto K, Nakamura Y, Yoshimura N

    Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery     2017.10  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Patient-specific assessment of hemodynamics by computational fluid dynamics in patients with bicuspid aortopathy

    Kimura N, Nakamura M, Komiya K, Nishi S, Yamaguchi A, Tanaka O, Misawa Y, Adachi H, Kawahito K

    Journal of Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery,     2017.04  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Shear-induced platelet aggregation and distribution of thrombogenesis at stenotic vessels

    Kamada H, Imai Y, Nakamura M, Ishikawa T, Yamaguchi T

    Microcirculation     2017.03  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Blood flow competition after aortic valve bypass: an evaluation using computational fluid dynamics

    Kawahito K, Kimura N, Komiya K, Nakamura M, Misawa Y,

    Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery     2017.01  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship


  • Visualization and quantification of hemolysis at a single cellular scale

    Masanori Nakamura, Takanobu Yagi  [Invited]

    5th Switzerland-Japan workshop on biomechanics  2017.09  -  2017.09 

  • A novel mouse model of maternal overnutrition-induced non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)/hepatocellular carcinoma

    Y. Takiyama, M. Nakamura, T. Sera, K. Uesugi, M. Hoshino, N. Yagi, M. Haneda

    53rd Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes   2017.09  -  2017.09 

  • Increased wall shear stress may promote aortic dilatation in patients with bicuspid aortic valve.

    Masanori Nakamura, Naoyuki Kimura, Kenji Komiya, Koji Kawahito

    European Society of Biomechanics 2017  2017.07  -  2017.07