Kazuaki Ota

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Name
Kazuaki Ota
Affiliation
Kyoto University
Section
Research Administration Office
Job title
University Research Administrator (Chief)
Degree
Ph.D.(The University of Tokyo), Master of Science(The University of Tokyo), Bachelor of Arts in Physics(University of California, Berkeley)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2019
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Today
University Research Administrator (Chief), Kyoto University Research Administration Office (KURA)
 
Jun 2018
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Mar 2019
University Research Administrator, Kyoto University Research Administration Office (KURA)
 
Jul 2013
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May 2018
Kavli Institute Fellow, Kavli Institute for Cosmology & Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge
 
Apr 2011
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Apr 2013
Global Center of Excellence Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Astronomy, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
 
Apr 2010
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Mar 2011
Project Researcher, Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, The University of Tokyo
 
Apr 2007
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Mar 2010
Special Postdoctoral Researcher (SPDR), Cosmic Radiation Laboratory, Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN)
 
Apr 2005
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Mar 2007
JSPS Research Fellow DC2, Department of Astronomy, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
 
Jul 1998
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Oct 2001
Semiconductor Device Design Engineer, Electron Device Division, NEC Corporation
 

Education

 
Apr 2004
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Mar 2007
Ph.D., Department of Astronomy, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
 
Apr 2002
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Mar 2004
Master of Science, Department of Astronomy, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
 
May 1996
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May 1998
Bachelor of Arts in Physics, Department of Physics, College of Letters & Science, University of California, Berkeley
 
Jan 1995
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May 1996
Department of Physics, College of Arts & Sciences, University of North Texas
 
Jun 1994
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Dec 1994
Intensive English Language Institute, University of North Texas
 

Committee Memberships

 
2015
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2016
International Conference - Galaxy clusters: physics laboratories and cosmological probes (held at University of Cambridge, UK in 5-9 December 2016)  Scientific Organizing Committee (SOC) Member
 
Apr 2012
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Mar 2013
Galaxy Seminar (discussion of latest papers), Graduate School of Science, Department of Astronomy, Kyoto University  Organizer
 
Nov 2007
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Mar 2010
Astrophysics Knowledge Sharing Seminar (talks on recent research results by invited astrophysicists), RIKEN (Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)  Organizer
 
2005
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2006
International Conference - East Asian Young Astronomers Meeting 2006 (EAYAM2006, held in Kiyosato, Nagano Prefecture, Japan in 13-18 February 2006)  Local Organizing Committee (LOC) Member
 

Awards & Honors

 
Jul 2013
Kavli Institute Fellowship (5 years appointment senior research fellowship, £40,000 GBP research expense / 5 years), The Kavli Foundation/Kavli Institute for Cosmology, University of Cambridge
 
Jan 2013
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (2+1 years appointment; declined due to the appointment at University of Cambridge in 2013), Max-Planck Institute for Astronomy (Heidelberg, Germany)
 
Mar 2011
Postdoctoral Fellowship (2+1 years appointment; declined due to the appointment at Kyoto University in 2011), Astrophysics Sector, SISSA(International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste, Italy)
 
Aug 2007
Poster title: The reionization and galaxy evolution probed by z=7 Ly-alpha emitters, received prize money 500 Euros and gave a short prize-winner talk, First Ranked Poster Prize, International Conference: A Century of Cosmology: Past, Present and Future (held in Venice, Italy),
 
2005
Exemption from Repayment for Graduate School Students with Particularly Outstanding Achievements, Scholarship Loan Programs, Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)
 
1996
Charn Uswachoke International Education Scholarship (no obligation to repay; declined due to the transfer to UC Berkeley in 1996), University of North Texas
 
1996
Charles W. Bowen Memorial Scholarship (no obligation to repay; declined due to the transfer to UC Berkeley in 1996), University of North Texas
 

Published Papers

 
Yoichi Tamura, Ken Mawatari, Takuya Hashimoto, Akio K. Inoue, Erik Zackrisson, Lise Christensen, Christian Binggeli, Yuichi Matsuda, Hiroshi Matsuo, Tsutomu T. Takeuchi, Ryosuke S. Asano, Ikkoh Shimizu, Takashi Okamoto, Naoki Yoshida, Minju Lee, Takatoshi Shibuya, Yoshiaki Taniguchi, Hideki Umehata, Bunyo Hatsukade, Kotaro Kohno, Kazuaki Ota
The Astrophysical Journal   Volume 874(Issue 1, article id. 27) 1-13   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Takuya Hashimoto, Akio K. Inoue, Ken Mawatari, Yoichi Tamura, Hiroshi Matsuo, Hisanori Furusawa, Yuichi Harikane, Takatoshi Shibuya, Kirsten K. Knudsen, Kotaro Kohno, Yoshiaki Ono, Erik Zackrisson, Takashi Okamoto, Nobunari Kashikawa, Pascal A. Oesch, Masami Ouchi, Kazuaki Ota, Ikkoh Shimizu, Yoshiaki Taniguchi, Hideki Umehata, Darach Watson
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan in press      Jun 2019   [Refereed]
Kazuaki Ota, Bram P. Venemans, Yoshiaki Taniguchi, Nobunari Kashikawa, Fumiaki Nakata, Yuichi Harikane, Eduardo Banados, Roderik Overzier, Dominik A. Riechers, Fabian Walter, Jun Toshikawa, Takatoshi Shibuya, Linhua Jiang
The Astrophysical Journal   Volume 856(Issue 2, article id. 109) 1-27   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
Kazuaki Ota, Masanori Iye, Nobunari Kashikawa, Akira Konno, Fumiaki Nakata, Tomonori Totani, Masakazu A.R. Kobayashi, Yoshinobu Fudamoto, Akifumi Seko, Jun Toshikawa, Akie Ichikawa, Takatoshi Shibuya, Masafusa Onoue
The Astrophysical Journal   Volume 844(Issue 1, article id. 85) 1-37   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Fabian Walter, Roberto Decarli, Manuel Aravena, Chris Carilli, Rychard Bouwens, Elisabete da Cunha, Emanuele Daddi, Rob J. Ivison, Dominik Riechers, Ian Smail, Mark Swinbank, Axel Weiss, Timo Anguita, Roberto Assef, Roland Bacon, Franz Bauer, Eric F. Bell, Frank Bertoldi, Scott Chapman, Luis Colina, Paulo C. Cortes, Pierre Cox, Mark Dickinson, David Elbaz, Jorge Gónzalez-López, Edo Ibar, Hanae Inami, Leopoldo Infante, Jacqueline Hodge, Alex Karim, Olivier Le Fèvre, Benjamin Magnelli, Roberto Neri, Pascal Oesch, Kazuaki Ota, Gergö Popping, Hans-Walter Rix, Mark Sargent, Kartik Sheth, Arjen van der Werf, Paul van der Werf, Jeff Wagg
The Astrophysical Journal   Volume 833(Issue 1, article id. 67) 1-15   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Roberto Decarli, Fabian Walter, Manuel Aravena, Chris Carilli, Rychard Bouwens, Elisabete da Cunha, Emanuele Daddi, Rob J. Ivison, Gergö Popping, Dominik Riechers, Ian R. Smail, Mark Swinbank, Axel Weiss, Timo Anguita, Roberto J. Assef, Franz E. Bauer, Eric F. Bell, Frank Bertoldi, Scott Chapman, Luis Colina, Paulo C. Cortes, Pierre Cox, Mark Dickinson, David Elbaz, Jorge Gónzalez-López, Edo Ibar, Leopoldo Infante, Jacqueline Hodge, Alex Karim, Olivier Le Fèvre, Benjamin Magnelli, Roberto Neri, Pascal Oesch, Kazuaki Ota, Hans-Walter Rix, Mark Sargent, Kartik Sheth, Arjen van der Wel, Paul van der Werf, Jeff Wagg
The Astrophysical Journal   Volume 833(Issue 1, article id. 69) 1-12   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Aravena, M., Decarli, R., Walter, F., Bouwens, R., Oesch, P. A., Carilli, C. L., Bauer, F. E., Da Cunha, E., Daddi, E., Gónzalez-López, J., Ivison, R. J., Riechers, D. A., Smail, I., Swinbank, A. M., Weiss, A., Anguita, T., Bacon, R., Bell, E., Bertoldi, F., Cortes, P., Cox, P., Hodge, J., Ibar, E., Inami, H., Infante, L., Karim, A., Magnelli, B., Ota, K., Popping, G., van der Werf, P., Wagg, J., Fudamoto, Y.
The Astrophysical Journal   Volume 833(Issue 1, article id. 71) 1-22   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Rychard J. Bouwens, Manuel Aravena, Roberto Decarli, Fabian Walter, Elisabete da Cunha, Ivo Labbe, Franz E. Bauer, Frank Bertoldi, Chris Carilli, Scott Chapman, Emanuele Daddi, Jacqueline Hodge, Rob J. Ivison, Alex Karim, Olivier Le Fèvre, Benjamin Magnelli, Kazuaki Ota, Dominik Riechers, Ian R. Smail, Paul van der Werf, Axel Weiss, Pierre Cox, David Elbaz, Jorge Gónzalez-López, Leopoldo Infante, Pascal Oesch, Jeff Wagg, Steve Wilkins
The Astrophysical Journal   Volume 833(Issue 1, article id. 72) 1-32   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Roberto Decarli, Fabian Walter, Manuel Aravena, Chris Carilli, Rychard Bouwens, Elisabete da Cunha, Emanuele Daddi, David Elbaz, Dominik Riechers, Ian Smail, Mark Swinbank, Axel Weiss, Roland Bacon, Franz Bauer, Eric F. Bell, Frank Bertoldi, Scott Chapman, Luis Colina, Paulo C. Cortes, Pierre Cox, Jorge Gónzalez-López, Hanae Inami, Rob Ivison, Jacqueline Hodge, Alex Karim, Benjamin Magnelli, Kazuaki Ota, Gergö Popping, Hans-Walter Rix, Mark Sargent, Arjen van der Wel, Paul van der Werf
The Astrophysical Journal   Volume 833(Issue 1, article id. 70) 1-21   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Aravena, M., Decarli, R., Walter, F., Da Cunha, E., Bauer, F. E., Carilli, C. L., Daddi, E., Elbaz, D., Ivison, R. J., Riechers, D. A., Smail, I., Swinbank, A. M., Weiss, A., Anguita, T., Assef, R. J., Bell, E., Bertoldi, F., Bacon, R., Bouwens, R., Cortes, P., Cox, P., Gónzalez-López, J., Hodge, J., Ibar, E., Inami, H., Infante, L., Karim, A., Le Fèvre, O., Magnelli, B., Ota, K., Popping, G., Sheth, K., van der Werf, P., Wagg, J.
The Astrophysical Journal   Volume 833(Issue 1, article id. 68) 1-20   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Jones, G. C., Carilli, C. L., Momjian, E., Wagg, J., Riechers, D. A., Walter, F., Decarli, R., Ota, K., McMahon, R.
The Astrophysical Journal   Volume 830(Issue 2, article id. 63) 1-12   Oct 2016   [Refereed]
Jun Toshikawa, Nobunari Kashikawa, Roderik Overzier, Matthew A. Malkan, Hisanori Furusawa, Shogo Ishikawa, Masafusa Onoue, Kazuaki Ota, Masayuki Tanaka, Yuu Niino, Hisakazu Uchiyama
The Astrophysical Journal   Volume 826(Issue 2, article id. 114) 1-26   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
Akio Inoue, Yoichi Tamura, Hiroshi Matsuo, Ken Mawatari, Ikkoh Shimizu, Takatoshi Shibuya, Kazuaki Ota, Naoki Yoshida, Erik Zackrisson, Nobunari Kashikawa, Kotaro Kohno, Hideki Umehata, Bunyo Hatsukade, Masanori Iye, Yuichi Matsuda, Takashi Okamoto, Yuki Yamaguchi
Science   Volume 352(Issue 6293) 1559-1562   Jun 2016   [Refereed]
S. Carniani, R. Maiolino, G. De Zotti, M. Negrello, A. Marconi, M. S. Bothwell, P. Capak, C. Carilli, M. Castellano, S. Cristiani, A. Ferrara, A. Fontana, S. Gallerani, G. Jones, K. Ohta, K. Ota, L. Pentericci, P. Santini, K. Sheth, L. Vallini, E. Vanzella, J. Wagg, R. J. Williams
Astronomy & Astrophysics   Volume 584(id.A78) 1-11   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
Rhys Barnett, Stephen J. Warren, Manda Banerji, Richard G. McMahon, Paul C. Hewett, Daniel J. Mortlock, Chris Simpson, Bram P. Venemans, Kazuaki Ota, Takatoshi Shibuya
Astronomy & Astrophysics   Volume 575(id.A31) 1-10   Mar 2015   [Refereed]
Jun Toshikawa, Nobunari Kashikawa, Roderik Overzier, Takatoshi Shibuya, Shogo Ishikawa, Kazuaki Ota, Kazuhiro Shimasaku, Masayuki Tanaka, Masao Hayashi, Yuu Niino, Masafusa Onoue
The Astrophysical Journal   Volume 792(Issue 1, article id. 15) 1-15   Sep 2014   [Refereed]
Kazuaki Ota, Fabian Walter, Kouji Ohta, Bunyo Hatsukade, Chris L. Carilli, Elisabete da Cunha, Jorge González-López, Roberto Decarli, Jacqueline A. Hodge, Hiroshi Nagai, Eiichi Egami, Linhua Jiang, Masanori Iye, Nobunari Kashikawa, Dominik A. Riechers, Frank Bertoldi, Pierre Cox, Roberto Neri, Axel Weiss
The Astrophysical Journal   Volume 792(Issue 1, article id. 34) 1-13   Sep 2014   [Refereed]
Nobunari Kashikawa, Tohru Nagao, Jun Toshikawa, Yoshifumi Ishizaki, Eiichi Egami, Masao Hayashi, Chun Ly, Matthew A. Malkan, Yuichi Matsuda, Kazuhiro Shimasaku, Masanori Iye, Kazuaki Ota, Takatoshi Shibuya, Yoshiaki Taniguchi, Yasuhiro Shioya
The Astrophysical Journal   Volume 761(Issue 2, article id. 85) 1-10   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
Chun Ly, Matthew A. Malkan, Nobunari Kashikawa, Masao Hayashi, Tohru Nagao, Kazuhiro Shimasaku, Kazuaki Ota, Nathaniel R. Ross
The Astrophysical Journal   Volume 757(Issue 1, article id. 63) 1-14   Sep 2012   [Refereed]
Daisuke Iono, Bunyo Hatsukade, Kotaro Kohno, Ryohei Kawabe, Soh Ikarashi, Kohei Ichikawa, Tadayuki Kodama, Kentaro Motohara, Taku Nakajima, Koichiro Nakanishi, Kouji Ohta, Kazuaki Ota, Toshiki Saito, Kenta Suzuki, Kenichi Tadaki, Yoichi Tamura, Junko Ueda, Hideki Umehata, Kiyoto Yabe, Tessei Yoshida, Suraphong Yuma, Nario Kuno, Shuro Takano, Hiroyuki Iwashita, Kazuyuki Handa, Aya Higuchi, Akihiko Hirota, Shinichi Ishikawa, Kimihiro Kimura, Jun Maekawa, Hiroshi Mikoshiba, Chieko Miyazawa, Kazuhiko Miyazawa, Kazuyuki Muraoka, Hideo Ogawa, Sachiko Onodera, Yasufumi Saito, Takeshi Sakai, Shigeru Takahashi, Min S. Yun
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan   Vol.64(No.4, Letter No.2) 1-4   Aug 2012   [Refereed]
Ken-ichi Tadaki, Tadayuki Kodama, Kazuaki Ota, Masao Hayashi, Yusei Koyama, Casey Papovich, Mark Brodwin, Masayuki Tanaka, Masanori Iye
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society   Volume 423(Issue 3) 2617-2626   Jul 2012   [Refereed]
Kazuaki Ota, Johan Richard, Masanori Iye, Takatoshi Shibuya, Eiichi Egami, Nobunari Kashikawa
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society   Volume 423(Issue 3) 2829-2839   Jul 2012   [Refereed]
Takatoshi Shibuya, Nobunari Kashikawa, Kazuaki Ota, Masanori Iye, Masami Ouchi, Hisanori Furusawa, Kazuhiro Shimasaku, Takashi Hattori
The Astrophysical Journal   Volume 752(Issue 2, article id. 114) 1-11   Jun 2012   [Refereed]
Kazuaki Ota, Masanori Iye
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society   Volume 423(Issue 1) 444-450   Jun 2012   [Refereed]
Jun Toshikawa, Nobunari Kashikawa, Kazuaki Ota, Tomoki Morokuma, Takatoshi Shibuya, Masao Hayashi, Tohru Nagao, Linhua Jiang, Matthew A. Malkan, Eiichi Egami, Kazuhiro Shimasaku, Kentaro Motohara, Yoshifumi Ishizaki
The Astrophysical Journal   Volume 750(Issue 2, article id. 137) 1-12   May 2012   [Refereed]
Chun Ly, Matthew A. Malkan, Nobunari Kashikawa, Kazuaki Ota, Kazuhiro Shimasaku, Masanori Iye, Thayne Currie
The Astrophysical Journal Letters   Volume 747(Issue 1, article id. L16) 1-7   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
Linhua Jiang, Eiichi Egami, Nobunari Kashikawa, Gregory Walth, Yuichi Matsuda, Kazuhiro Shimasaku, Tohru Nagao, Kazuaki Ota, Masami Ouchi
The Astrophysical Journal   Volume 743(Issue 1, article id. 65) 1-10   Dec 2011   [Refereed]
Nobunari Kashikawa, Kazuhiro Shimasaku, Yuichi Matsuda, Eiichi Egami, Linhua Jiang, Tohru Nagao, Masami Ouchi, Matthew A. Malkan, Takashi Hattori, Kazuaki Ota, Yoshiaki Taniguchi, Sadanori Okamura, Chun Ly, Masanori Iye, Hisanori Furusawa, Yasuhiro Shioya, Takatoshi Shibuya, Yoshifumi Ishizaki, Jun Toshikawa
The Astrophysical Journal   Volume 734(Issue 2, article id. 119) 1-19   Jun 2011   [Refereed]
Masami Ouchi, Kazuhiro Shimasaku, Hisanori Furusawa, Tomoki Saito, Makiko Yoshida, Masayuki Akiyama, Yoshiaki Ono, Toru Yamada, Kazuaki Ota, Nobunari Kashikawa, Masanori Iye, Tadayuki Kodama, Sadanori Okamura, Chris Simpson, Michitoshi Yoshida
The Astrophysical Journal   Volume 723(Issue 1) 869-894   Nov 2010   [Refereed]
Kazuaki Ota, Chun Ly, Matthew A. Malkan, Kentaro Motohara, Masao Hayashi, Kazuhiro Shimasaku, Tomoki Morokuma, Masanori Iye, Nobunari Kashikawa, Takashi Hattori
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan   Vol.62(No.5) 1167-1175   Oct 2010   [Refereed]
Kazuaki Ota, Masanori Iye, Nobunari Kashikawa, Kazuhiro Shimasaku, Masami Ouchi, Tomonori Totani, Masakazu A.R. Kobayashi, Masahiro Nagashima, Atsushi Harayama, Natuski Kodaka, Tomoki Morokuma, Hisanori Furusawa, Akito Tajitsu, Takashi Hattori
The Astrophysical Journal   Volume 722(Issue 1) 803-811   Oct 2010   [Refereed]
Kazuaki Ota, Masanori Iye, Nobunari Kashikawa, Kazuhiro Shimasaku, Masakazu Kobayashi, Tomonori Totani, Masahiro Nagashima, Tomoki Morokuma, Hisanori Furusawa, Takashi Hattori, Yuichi Matsuda, Tetsuya Hashimoto, Masami Ouchi
The Astrophysical Journal   Volume 677(Issue 1) 12-26   Apr 2008   [Refereed]
Nobunari Kashikawa, Tetsu Kitayama, Mamoru Doi, Toru Misawa, Yutaka Komiyama, Kazuaki Ota
The Astrophysical Journal   Volume 663(Issue 2) 765-773   Jul 2007   [Refereed]
Masanori Iye, Kazuaki Ota, Nobunari Kashikawa, Hisanori Furusawa, Tetsuya Hashimoto, Takashi Hattori, Yuichi Matsuda, Tomoki Morokuma, Masami Ouchi, Kazuhiro Shimasaku
Nature   Volume 443(Issue 7108) 186-188   Sep 2006   [Refereed]
Kazuaki Ota, Nobunari Kashikawa, Tadashi Nakajima, Masanori Iye
Journal of the Korean Astronomical Society   vol. 38(no. 2) 179-182   Jun 2005   [Refereed]
Masami Ouchi, Kazuhiro Shimasaku, Sadanori Okamura, Hisanori Furusawa, Nobunari Kashikawa, Kazuaki Ota, Mamoru Doi, Masaru Hamabe, Masahiko Kimura, Yutaka Komiyama, Masayuki Miyazaki, Satoshi Miyazaki, Fumiaki Nakata, Maki Sekiguchi, Masafumi Yagi, Naoki Yasuda
The Astrophysical Journal   Volume 611(Issue 2) 660-684   Aug 2004   [Refereed]
Masami Ouchi, Kazuhiro Shimasaku, Sadanori Okamura, Hisanori Furusawa, Nobunari Kashikawa, Kazuaki Ota, Mamoru Doi, Masaru Hamabe, Masahiko Kimura, Yutaka Komiyama, Masayuki Miyazaki, Satoshi Miyazaki, Fumiaki Nakata, Maki Sekiguchi, Masafumi Yagi, Naoki Yasuda
The Astrophysical Journal   Volume 611(Issue 2) 685-702   Aug 2004   [Refereed]
Kawabata K.S., Jeffery D.J., Iye M., Ohyama Y., Kosugi G., Kashikawa N., Ebizuka N., Sasaki T., Sekiguchi K., Nomoto K., Mazzali P., Deng J., Maeda K., Umeda H., Aoki K., Saito Y., Takata T., Yoshida M., Asai R., Inata M., Okita K., Ota K., Ozawa T., Shimizu Y., Taguchi H., Yadoumaru Y., Misawa T., Nakata F., Yamada T., Tanaka I., Kodama T.
The Astrophysical Journal   Volume 580(Issue 1) L39-L42   Nov 2002   [Refereed]

Association Memberships

 
 

Research Grants & Projects

 
Multiwavelength Studies of Galaxy Formation/Evolution and Reionization in the Early Universe
The Kavli Foundation/Kavli Institute for Cosmology, University of Cambridge: Kavli Institute Fellowship Research Expenses(£40,000 GBP/5 years)
Project Year: Jul 2013 - Jun 2018    Investigator(s): Kazuaki Ota
The [CII] Line Study of Star-forming Galaxies in the Epoch of Cosmic Reionization
Chile Observatory, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan: ALMA Japan Research Grant of NAOJ Chile Observatory NAOJ-ALMA-0037(ALMA Cycle 1)(¥550,000 JPY(~$5,500 USD)/ 3 years)
Project Year: Aug 2013 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Kazuaki Ota
The [CII] Line Study of a Star-forming Galaxy in the Epoch of Cosmic Reionization
Chile Observatory, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan: ALMA Japan Research Grant of NAOJ Chile Observatory NAOJ-ALMA-0017(ALMA Cycle 0)(¥550,000 JPY(~$5,500 USD)/ 3 years)
Project Year: Aug 2013 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Kazuaki Ota
History of Cosmic Reionization and Galaxy Formation Explored by Observations of Distant Galaxies
Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University: Global Center of Excellence Postdoctoral Fellowship Research Expenses(¥1,150,000 JPY ($1,150,0 USD)/ 2 years)
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2013    Investigator(s): Kazuaki Ota
Probing the Formation of Galaxy Clusters and their Members
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS): KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B), Project/Area Number 20740116(¥4,160,000 JPY(~$41,600 USD) / 2 years)
Project Year: Apr 2008 - Mar 2010    Investigator(s): Kazuaki Ota
History of Cosmic Reionization and Early Galaxy Formation and Evolution Explored by Observations of the Most Distant Primordial Galaxies
RIKEN (Institute of Physical and Chemical Research): Special Postdoctoral Researcher (SPDR) Research Expenses(¥3,900,000 JPY(~$39,000 USD) / 3 years)
Project Year: Apr 2007 - Mar 2010    Investigator(s): Kazuaki Ota
History of Cosmic Reionization and Galaxy Formation Probed by Observations of High Redshift Galaxies
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS): Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows(DC2)Project/Area Number 05J11115(¥1,800,000 JPY(~$18,000 USD) / 2 years)
Project Year: Apr 2005 - Mar 2007    Investigator(s): Kazuaki Ota

Social Contribution

 
Cosmic Front ☆ NEXT "Edge of the Universe"
[TV or radio appearance, Media coverage cooperation]  NHK, Nippon Hoso Kyokai (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)  BS Premium Program  25 Jun 2015
I took an interview at the Kavli institute for Cosmology in the University of Cambridge and explained physical properties of distant galaxies, a method to observe them and the galaxy I previously discovered.
Cosmology @ KICC
[Organizing Member]  Sep 2014
An event held at Kavli Institute for Cosmology Cambridge (KICC) that introduced research in Cosmology to high school students. I made the materials used in the interactive session that taught the concept of random walk to students.
Open Day of Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, University of Tokyo
[Organizing Member]  2010
I explained posters and displays about researches conducted at the institute to the general public.
Open Day at RIKEN (Institute of Physical and Chemical Research) (held annually, participated 3 times)
[Planner, Organizing Member]  2007 - 2009
I explained posters and displays about researches conducted at the institute to the general public. Also, I held live broadcasting of observations being conducted by the Subaru Telescope at Mt. Mauna Kea, Hawaii Island.
Open House Day of MItaka Campus of National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) (held annually, participated 5 times)
[Organizing Member]  2002 - 2006
I explained posters and displays about researches/projects conducted by NAOJ, gave public talks on hot research topics, held live broadcasting of observations being conducted by Subaru Telescope in Hawaii, help run a science cafe and planetarium, ...
NAOJ Mitaka Stargazing
[Organizing Member]  2003 - 2004
Stargazing for the public bimonthly held at Mitaka Campus, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ). As a staff, I have explained objects observed on the day by the dedicated telescope and posters about researches conducted at NAOJ, and b...
NAOJ Amano Juku (astronomy public lecture)
[Lecturer]  2004
A series of astronomy public lectures presented by astronomy graduate students conducting researches at National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ). In my turn, I talked about observations and research of distant galaxies.