IMAI Hiroshi

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Name
IMAI Hiroshi
Affiliation
Kagoshima University
Section
Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Job title
Assistant Professor
Degree
Doctor(Science)(Tohoku University)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2015
 - 
Today
Associate Professor, Science and Engineering Area of the Research and Education Assembly, Kagoshima University
 
Jan 2016
 - 
Mar 2016
Visiting Scientist, Science Team, Square Kilometre Array Organisation
 
Apr 2013
 - 
Mar 2014
Visiting Associate Professor, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
 
Mar 2012
 - 
Feb 2013
Visiting Associate Professor, International Research Centre for Radio Astronomy, University of Western Australia
 
Apr 2010
 - 
Mar 2012
Visiting Associate Professor, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
 
1996
 - 
1999
Research Associate(DC1)
 
 
   
 
Japan Society of the Promotion of Science
 
1999
 - 
2002
Research Associate(PD)
 
 
   
 
Japan Society of the Promotion of Science
 
2002
 - 
2003
Support Scientist, Joint Institute for Very
 
 
   
 
Long Baseline Interferometry in Europe
 
2003
 - 
2008
Research Associate, Faculty of Science,
 
Apr 2009
 - 
Mar 2015
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Kagoshima University
 
2008
 - 
2009
Associate Professor, Faculty of Science,
 
2009
   
 
- Associate Professor,
 
 
   
 
Graduate School of Science, and Engineering,
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1999
Astronomy, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University
 
 
 - 
1994
Astronomical Institute, Faculty of Science, Tohoku University
 

Committee Memberships

 
1996
 - 
1999
Coucilor, Astronomical Society of Japan
 
2003
   
 
- Committeeman, Radio Astronomy Frequency Protection Sub-committee, Radio Astronomy Committee, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
 
2006
 - 
2007
Committeeman, Science Organization Committee of the Insternation Astronomical Union Symposium 242
 
2009
 - 
2012
Committeeman, National Radio Astronomy Observatory (USA) Users Committee
 
2009
 - 
2011
Committeeman, Union of Radio Science and Industry, Radio Astronomy Section
 
2010
 - 
2012
Committeeman, Steering Committee of Radio Astronomy,
 
 
   
 
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
 

Published Papers

 
IMAI Hiroshi
Monthly Notice of the Royal Astronomical Society   451 266-277   2015   [Refereed]
IMAI Hiroshi
The Astrophysical Journal   805 53-1-53-9   2015   [Refereed]
Maser Astrometry with VLBI and the SKA
IMAI Hiroshi
Advancing Astrophysics with the Square Kilometre Array   119-1-119-8   2014   [Refereed]
Very Long Baseline Interferometry with the SKA
IMAI Hiroshi
Advancing Astrophysics with the Square Kilometre Array   41    2014   [Refereed]
OH masers in the Milky Way and Local Group galaxies in the SKA era
IMAI Hiroshi
Advancing Astrophysics with the Square Kilometre Array   125    2014   [Refereed]
Measuring Magnetic Fields Near and Far with the SKA via the Zeeman Effect
IMAI Hiroshi
Advancing Astrophysics with the SKA   110    2014   [Refereed]
A `Water Spout' Maser Jet in S235AB-MIR
IMAI Hiroshi
Monthly Notice of the Royal Astronomical Society   451 266-274   2014   [Refereed]
IMAI Hiroshi
The Astrophysical Journal   784 114-1-114-8   2014   [Refereed]
VERA and ALMA Observations of the H2O supermaser burst in Orion KL
IMAI Hiroshi
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan   66 106-1-106-16   2014   [Refereed]
Distance and Proper Motion Measurement of Water Masers in Sharpless 269 IRS 2w
IMAI Hiroshi
The Astrophysical Journal   787 54-1-54-9   2014   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Detection of compact water maser spots around late-type stars
Hiroshi Imai et al.
Astonomy and Astrophys European Journal   317 L67-L70   1997
Measurement of shifts in line-of-sight velocities of stellar water masers using VLBI
Hiroshi Imai
Astonomy and Astrophys European Journal.   319(L1-L4)    1997
Rotation-Infall Motion around the Protostar IRAS 16293-2422 Traced by Water Maser Emission
Hiroshi Imai, Takahiro Iwata, Makoto Miyoshi
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan   51(4) 473-477   1999
VLBA Observation of SiO Masers in the M giant IRC-10414
Hiroshi Imai, Shuji Deguchi, Makoto Miyoshi
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan   51(5) 587-593   1999
KINEMATICS AND DISTANCE OF WATER MASERS IN W3 IRS5
Hiroshi Imai et al.
Astrophysical Journal   538 751-765   2000

Research Grants & Projects

 
Exploration of circumstellar matter synthesis and acceleration by high-quality, simultaneous multiple-radio-band imaging observations
MEXT: KAKENHI
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): IMAI Hiroshi
Internal motions and star formation activity in the Magellanic Clouds
Project Year: 2008 - 2020
H2O maser astrometry towards the Magellanic Clouds using the 2nd Space VLBI Project (VSOP-2)
Exploration of direct tracking techniques for rapid evolution of interstellar regions
Japan Society for Promotion of Science: Foreign Researcher Invitation Program
Project Year: Feb 2018 - Apr 2018    Investigator(s): IMAI Hiroshi
Japan Society for Promotion of Science: Bilateral Collaboration Program
Project Year: Jul 2014 - Jun 2016    Investigator(s): Keitaro Takahashi
Japan Society for Promotion of Science: Strategic Brain Circulation Program
Project Year: Jan 2011 - Jun 2016    Investigator(s): Toshihiro Handa
Japan Society for Promotion of Science: Foreign Researcher Invitation Program
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2016
Japan Society for Promotion of Science: Foreign Researcher Invitation Program
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2015
Ultra-wide radio spectrum studies of the evolution from circumstellar envelopes to pla netary nebulae
Japan Society for Promotion of Science: Foreign Researcher Invitation Program
Project Year: Nov 2014 - Dec 2014    Investigator(s): IMAI Hiroshi
Japan Society for Promotion of Science: International Collaboration Program
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2013
Survey and high angular resolution imaging of jets from evolved stars
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2008 - 2010
Survey of "water fountain" sources and their high angular resolution imaging using VLBI
Japan Society for Promotion of Science: KAKENHI
Project Year: Apr 2005 - Mar 2008    Investigator(s): Hiroshi Imai
Development of pipelines for VLBI data
Ordinary Research
Project Year: 2003 - 2008
Study of birth of growth of collimated jets launched from evolved stars
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2006 - 2007
Very long baseline interferometer observations of cosmic masers and stellar physics
International Joint Research Projects
Project Year: 1999 - 2007