IWAI Masao

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Name
IWAI Masao
Affiliation
Kochi University
Section
Center for Advanced Marine Core Research
Job title
Professor
Degree
Ph. D(Tohoku University)
Research funding number
90274357

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2017
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Today
Professor, Vice Director, Center for Advanced Marine Core Research, Kochi University
 
Oct 2016
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Today
Professor, Center for Advanced Marine Core Research (CMCR), Kochi University
 
Oct 2013
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Guest Researcher, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
 
Jan 2017
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Mar 2017
Lecturer (part-time), Shimane University
 
Oct 2016
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Mar 2017
Lecturer (part-time), The Open University of Japan Foundation
 

Committee Memberships

 
Jun 2019
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Today
Kochi Prefectural Board of Education  Vice chair of the advisory committee for regional cooperated educational reform of the Muroto High School, Koch
 
2018
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Geological Society of Japan  Representative & Directors board member
 
Apr 2013
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Muroto UNESCO Global Geopark  Advisor
 
2019
   
 
Japanese Society of Diatomology  Chair of the 40th Annual meeting in Kochi, 2019
 
Jan 2007
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Mar 2012
IODP-MI Paleontology Coordination Group (PCG)  Member, Chief editor of the diatom Taxa Name List (TNL)
 

Awards & Honors

 
2002
The Best Productions 12th TEPIA High Technology Video Contest 2002, Japan, TEPIA
Winner: Iwasaki, N., Iwai, M., and TokyoCinema Inc.
 
2002
LIFE IN THE ABYSS-4 Years Observations in Nankai Trough, Japan, Prime Minister's Award、43th Science and Technology Film/Video Festival, Japan Science Foundation and others
Winner: Iwasaki, N., Iwai, M., and TokyoCinema Inc.
 

Published Papers

 
Karsten Gohl, Julia S. Wellner, Adam Klaus, and the Expedition 379 Scientists(30名中16番目)
International Ocean Discovery Program      May 2019   [Refereed]
Sarah K. Dailey, Peter D. Clift, Denise K. Kulhanek, Jerzy Blusztajn, Claire M. Routledge, Gérôme Calvès, Paul O’Sullivan, Tara N. Jonell, Dhananjai K. Pandey, Sergio Andò, Giovanni Coletti, Peng Zhou, Yuting Li, Nikki E. Neubeck, James A.P. Bendle, Sophia Aharonovich, Elizabeth M. Griffith, Gundiga P. Gurumurthy, Annette Hahn, Masao Iwai, Boo-Keun Khim, Anil Kumar, A. Ganesh Kumar, Hannah M. Liddy, Huayu Lu, Mitchell W. Lyle, Ravi Mishra, Tallavajhala Radhakrishna, Rajeev Saraswat, Rakesh Saxena, Giancarlo Scardia, Girish K. Sharma, Arun D. Singh, Stephan Steinke, Kenta Suzuki, Lisa Tauxe, Manish Tiwari, Zhaokai Xu, Zhaojie Yu
GSA Bulletin      May 2019   [Refereed]
Armbrecht, L., Lowe, V., Escutia, C., Iwai,M., McKay, R., Armand, L.
Marine Micropaleontology   139 28-41   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Tripathi, S., Tiwari, M., Lee, J., Khim, B.-K., and IODP Expedition 355 Scientists (including Iwai, M.)
Scientific Reports   7 43056   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Hagino, Y., Utsunomiya, M., Tanaka, Y., and Iwai, M.,
Bulletin of the National Science Museum Ser. C Geology & Paleontology   (42) 7-17   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Iwatani, H., Kondo, Y., Irizuki, T., Iwai, M., and Ikehara, M.
Quaternary Science Reviews   (140) 67-74   May 2016   [Refereed]
Suto, I., Iwai, M., and Akiba, F.
Fossils (Palaeontological Society of Japan)   99 7-14   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Pandey, D., Clift, P.D., Kulhanek, D., Andó, S., Bendle, J.A.P., Bratenkov, S., Griffith, E.M., Grumurthy, G.P., Hahn, A., Iwai, M., Khim, B.-K., Kumar, A., Kumar, A.G., Liddy, H.M., Lu, H., Lyle, M.W., Mishra, R., Radhakrishna, T., Routledge, C.M., Saraswat, R., Saxena, R., Scardia, G., Sharma, G.K., Singh, A.D., Steinke, S., Suzuki, K., Tauxe, L., Tiwari, M., Xu, Z., and Yu, Z.
Proceedings of the International Ocean Discovery Program   355    2016   [Refereed]
College Station, TX (International Ocean Discovery Program)
Expedition 355 summary, doi:10.14379/iodp.proc.355.101.2016
Expedition 355 methods, doi:10.14379/iodp.proc.355.102.2016
Site U1456, doi:10.14379/iodp.proc.355.103.2016
Site U1457, doi:10....
Tauxe, L., Sugisaki, S., Jimenez-Espejo, F., Cook, C.P., van de Flierdt, T., Iwai, M., and Escutia, C.
Earth and Planetary Science Letters   (412) 61-69   2015   [Refereed]
Reinardy B.T.I., Escutia C., Iwai, M., Jimenez-Espejo F.J., Cook C., van de Flierdt T. and Brinkhuis, H.
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology   422 65-84   Mar 2015   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Iwai, M., Nelson, H., Yamada, Y., Ikehara, M., Fujiwara, T., et al.
CHIKYU White Papers, CHIKYU+10 International Workshop, 21-23 April, 2013, Hitotsubashi Hall (Tokyo)   139-140   Apr 2013

Books etc

 
Fundamentals of Marine Earth Sciences
Editorial board of the Fundamentals of Marine Earth Sciences, eds. (Part:Contributor, Chap. 10.7 Micropaleontology Analysis, and Topics on the Micropaleontology Reference Centers (MRCs))
Kyoritsu Shuppan Co., Ltd.   Sep 2016   ISBN:978-4-320-04729-7
Proceedings of the International Ocean Discovery Program, 355, Arabian Sea Monsoon
Pandey, D., Clift, P.D., Kulhanek, D., Andó, S., Bendle, J.A.P., Bratenkov, S., Griffith, E.M., Grumurthy, G.P., Hahn, A., Iwai, M., Khim, B.-K., Kumar, A., Kumar, A.G., Liddy, H.M., Lu, H., Lyle, M.W., Mishra, R., Radhakrishna, T., Routledge, C.M., Saraswat, R., Saxena, R., Scardia, G., Sharma, G.K., Singh, A.D., Steinke, S., Suzuki, K., Tauxe, L., Tiwari, M., Xu, Z., and Yu, Z. (Part:Contributor)
International Ocean Discovery Program, College Station, TX   Aug 2016   
Expedition 355 summary, doi:10.14379/iodp.proc.355.101.2016
Expedition 355 methods, doi:10.14379/iodp.proc.355.102.2016
Site U1456, doi:10.14379/iodp.proc.355.103.2016
Site U1457, doi:10.14379/iodp.proc.355.104.2016
Proceedings of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, vol. 318 (Proc. IODP, 318)
Escutia, C., Brinkhuis, H., Klaus, A., and the Expedition 318 Scientists (including Iwai, M.,) (Part:Joint Work)
Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International, Inc. (Tokyo)   2011   
doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.318.2011
Proc. ODP, Init. Repts., 202
Mix, A.C., Tiedemann, R., Blum, P., Abrantes, F.F., Benway, H., Cacho-Lascorz, I., Chen, M.-T., Delaney, M.L., Flores, J.A., Giosan, L., Holbourn, A.E., Irino, T., Iwai, M., Joseph, L.H., Kleiven, H.F., Lamy, F., Lund, S.P., Martinez, P., McManus, J.F., Ninnemann, U.S., Pisias, N.G., Robinson, R.S., Stoner, J.S., Sturm, A., Wara, M.W., and Wei, W. (Part:Contributor)
Ocean Drilling Program (College Station, TX)   2003   
doi:10.2973/odp.proc.ir.202.2003
LIFE IN THE ABYSS-4 Years Observations in Nankai Trough, Japan.
Iwasaki, N., Iwai, M., and Tokyo Cinema Inc.
Tokyo Cinema Inc.   2002   
The Prime Minister's Prize, 43rd Science and Technology Film/Video Festival, 2002, Japan
The Best Productions, 12th TEPIA High-tech Video Contest, 2002, Japan
https://youtu.be/IWtWZWuC0TI

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Expedition 379 Preliminary Report: Amundsen Sea West Antarctic Ice Sheet History
IWAI Masao, HORIKAWA, Keiji, YAMANE Masako, and IODP Exp.379 Shipboard Scientists
The 126th Annual Meeting of the Geological Society Japan: 2019 Yamaguchi   24 Sep 2019   
Joint Usage and Research Center for Earth Drilling Science (JURC-EDS) Project on the Paleoceanoglaphic Big Data
IWAI Masao, YAMAMOTO Yuji, ASAHI, Hiroshi, IKEHARA, Minoru, UJIIE Yurika, TOKUYAMA, Eiichi
The Workshop on the Opportunity of Diatom Research in the Kochi Core Center   12 May 2019   
Quaternary fossil diatom assemblage from Arabian Sea , IODP Exp. 355
IWAI Masao
40th Annual meeting of the Japanese Society of Diatomology, Kochi 2019   11 May 2019   The Japanese Society of Diatomology

Works

 
International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP), Expedition 379, Amundsen Sea West Antarctic Ice Sheet History, Paleontologist (diatom)
The Others   Jan 2019 - Mar 2019
International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP), Expedition 355, Arabian Sea Monsoon, Shipboard Scientist (Paleontologist, Diatom)
The Others   Mar 2015 - May 2015
Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP), Expedition 318, Wilkes Land Ice History, Diatom Paleontologist
The Others   Jan 2010 - Mar 2010
Ocean Drilling Program (ODP) Leg 202 , SE Pacific Paleoceanography, Paleontologist (diatom)
The Others   Apr 2002 - Jun 2002
14th Italian Antarctic Expedition (ANTA98/99), Marine Geologist
The Others   Jan 1999 - Mar 1999

Research Grants & Projects

 
Precise and accurate data correlation by chronostratigraphic big data assimilation to characterize late Cenozoic warming episodes
Joint Usage/Research Center for Drilling Earth Science (JURC-DES),the Center for Advanced Marine Core Research (CMCR), Kochi University: Principal Research Projects (PRPs) for Paleoceanographic Big Data
Project Year: Jan 2019 - Mar 2022    Investigator(s): IWAI Masao
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) (KAKENHI)
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2021    Investigator(s): Iwai, M. (PI:Nakamura, Y.)
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), no.18K03819
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2021    Investigator(s): Iwai,M. (PI: Kamikuri, S.)
Japan Drilling Earth Science Consortium (J-DESC): J-DESC Grants
Project Year: Feb 2015 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): IWAI Masao, Chair
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research, KAKENHI
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): IWAI, Masao

Social Contribution

 
[Lecturer, Contribution]  The Open University of Japan  Schooling  (Kochi Study Center, Open University of Japan)  26 Nov 2016 - 27 Nov 2016

Others

 
May 2009   Science Gallery, Kochi University
Facebook ID: 100250546733190
http://www.kochi-u.ac.jp/w3museum/science_gallery.html
Research Cruise
(Domestic)
YK18-05, April 29-May 3, 2018 (JAMSTE in Yokosuka-Miyazaki), RV Yokosuka (JAMSTEC)
7th Kaiyo 2017, September 5-8, 2017 (Gamagori-Kochi), 7th Kaiyo
HK15-02, Leg 3 (Chief Scientist: Ashi, J.), RV Hakuho-maru
KY13-09, RV Kaiyo (Chief Scientist: Kanamatsu, T.)
MR04-, RV Mirai (Chief Scientist: Harada, N.)
KR97-05, RV Kairei (Momma, )
K94-5, RV Kaiyo (Momma), Okushiri, Hokkaido
K94-4, RV Kaiyo (Kusakabe), Okinawa Trough
KT90-16, RV Tansei (Fujioka), Izu-Ogasawara
KT90-9, RV Tansei (Tokuyama)