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Chiba University
Faculty of Education Mathematics Education
Job title
Associate Professor

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Oct 2010
Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, Chiba University
Oct 2010
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Science, Chiba University
Apr 2010
Sep 2010
Associate Professor, Graduate School of System Informatics, Kobe University
Oct 2008
Apr 2010
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Kobe University
Apr 2007
Sep 2008
Lecturer, Graduate School of Engineering, Kobe University
Apr 2005
Mar 2007
Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering, Kobe University
Apr 2002
Mar 2005
Assistant, School of Infromation Environment, Tokyo Denki University
Nov 2001
Mar 2002
Part-time Lecturer, Faculty of Education, Chiba University
Dec 2000
Oct 2001
Visiting Researcher, Department of Mathematics, University of Pavia, Italy


Apr 1998
Mar 2001
情報科学専攻, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Chiba University
Apr 1996
Mar 1998
数学教育専攻, Graduate School of Education, Chiba University
Apr 1992
Mar 1996
Department of Mathmatics, Faculty of Education, Chiba University

Published Papers

On boundary detachment phenomena for the total variation flow with dynamic boundary conditions
Yoshikazu Giga, Ryota Nakayashiki, Piotr Rybka, Ken Shirakawa
Prepreint (arXiv: 1901.06891)      2019
A class of parabolic systems associated with optimal controls of grain boundary motions
Harbir Antil, Ken Shirakawa, Noriaki Yamazaki
Advances in Mathematical Sciences and Applications   27(1) 297-334   2018   [Refereed]
Jose Salvador Moll, Ken Shirakawa, Hiroshi Watanabe
Nonlinearity   30 2752-2784   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Pierluigi Colli, Gianni Gilardi, Ryota Nakayashiki, Ken Shirakawa
Nonlinear Analysis. Theory, Methods & Applications. An International Multidisciplinary Journal   158 32-59   Apr 2017   [Refereed]
Nobuyuki Kenmochi, Ken Shirakawa, Noriaki Yamazaki
Solvability, Regularity, and Optimal Control of Boundary Value Problems for PDEs, Springer INdAM Series   281-304   2017   [Refereed]


Mathematical analysis for a Warren--Kobayashi--Lobkovsky--Carter type system
Ken Shirakawa, Hiroshi Watanabe, Noriaki Yamazaki
Developments of the theory of evolution equations as the applications to the analysis for nonlinear phenomena, RIMS Kokyuroku   1997 64-85   Jul 2016
Existence for a PDE-model of a grain boundary motion involving solidification effect
Ken Shirakawa, Hiroshi Watanabe, Noriaki Yamazaki
New Role of the Theory of Abstract Evolution Equations ?From a Point of View Overlooking the Individual Partial Differential Equations?, RIMS KoKyuroku   1892 52-72   Apr 2014
Parabolic systems consisting of Allen-Cahn type equations and Kobayashi-Warren-Carter models of grain boundary motions
Ken Shirakawa
Proceedings of the conference: Functional Analysis and Applications, Evolution Equations and Control Theory   151-162   2014
A mathematical model for a hysteresis appearing in adsorption phenomena
Toyohiko Aiki, Yusuke Murase, Naoki Sato, Ken Shirakawa
New developments of the theory of evolution equations in the analysis of non-equilibria, RIMS Kokyuroku   1856 1-11   Oct 2013

Conference Activities & Talks

Ken Shirakawa
New development in the theory of evolution equations: theory, phenomena and technology   Oct 2019   
Ken Shirakawa
Kanazawa workshop: Gradient flows and related topics: analysis and applications   Aug 2019   Kanazawa University
Ken Shirakawa, Hiroshi Watanabe
The 9th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM 2019)   Jul 2019   
Singular optimal control problems for nonlinear evolution equations governed by double time-dependent subdifferentials
山崎 教昭, 白川 健
2019 日本数学会年会 (実函数論分科会)   Mar 2019   
Gradient systems for anisotropic energies associated with image processings
Ken Shirakawa
The 12th AIMS Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications   Jul 2018   

Research Grants & Projects

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS): 科学研究費補助金(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2020
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS): 科学研究費補助金(若手研究(B))
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2016
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS): 科学研究費補助金(若手研究(B))
Project Year: Apr 2009 - Mar 2012
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS): 科学研究費補助金(若手研究(B))
Project Year: Apr 2005 - Mar 2008
Variational analysis for nonlinear phenomena and development of related control theories