Masaaki Otsuka

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Name
Masaaki Otsuka
Affiliation
Kyoto University
ORCID ID
0000-0001-7076-0310

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2018
 - 
Today
program-specific assistant professor, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University 
 
Aug 2015
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Mar 2018
Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of China Assistant Research Scholar, Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (ASIAA)
 
Apr 2015
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Mar 2018
Visiting Scholar, Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (ASIAA)
 
Jul 2014
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Mar 2015
Support Astronomer, Subaru Telescope, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, Hawai'i Observatory
 
Jun 2011
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May 2014
Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (ASIAA)
 
Jun 2008
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May 2011
Post Doctoral Fellow, Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)
 
Jun 2004
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May 2008
Assistant, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, Okayama Astrophysical Observatory
 

Education

 
Apr 1999
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May 2004
Astronomical Institute, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University
 
Apr 1995
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Mar 1999
Astronomical Institute, Faculty of Science, Tohoku University
 

Committee Memberships

 
May 2016
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May 2016
ASROC best poster award selection committee
 
2012
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2013
Canada France Hawai'i Telescope Time Allocation Committee Member
 

Published Papers

 
Masaaki Otsuka, Siek Hyung
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society   491(2) 2959-2981   Jan 2020   [Refereed]
Ueta, T., Mito, H., Otsuka, M., Nakada, Y., Conn, B.C., Ladjal, D.
The Astronomical Journal   158(4) 145-161   Sep 2019   [Refereed]
Toshiya Ueta, Masaaki Otsuka
Galaxies   7(1) 10   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Walsh J.R, Monreal-Ibero A, Barlow M.J, Ueta T, Wesson R, Zijlstra A.A, Kimeswenger S, Leal-Ferreira M.L, Otsuka M.
Astronomy & Astrophysics   620(A169) A169-A193   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Otsuka, Masaaki
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society   482(2) 2354-2373   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Aleman, Isabel; Exter, Katrina; Ueta, Toshiya; Walton, Samuel; Tielens, A. G. G. M.; Zijlstra, Albert; Montez, Rodolfo; Abraham, Zulema; Otsuka, Masaaki; Beaklini, Pedro P. B.; van Hoof, Peter A. M.; Villaver, Eva; Leal-Ferreira, Marcelo L.; Mendoza, Edgar; Lépine, Jacques D. R.
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society   477 4499-4510   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Otsuka, Masaaki; Ueta, Toshiya; van Hoof, Peter A. M.; Sahai, Raghvendra; Aleman, Isabel; Zijlstra, Albert A.; Chu, You-Hua; Villaver, Eva; Leal-Ferreira, Marcelo L.; Kastner, Joel; Szczerba, Ryszard; Exter, Katrina M.
The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series      Aug 2017   [Refereed]
Masaaki Otsuka, M. Parthasarathy, A. Tajitsu, S. Hubrig
The Astrophysical Journal   838(1) 71   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Otsuka, Masaaki; Kemper, F.; Leal-Ferreira, M. L.; Aleman, I.; Bernard-Salas, J.; Cami, J.; Ochsendorf, B. B.; Peeters, E.; Scicluna, P.
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society   462 12-34   Oct 2016   [Refereed]
Hirashita, Hiroyuki; Koch, Patrick M.; Matsushita, Satoki; Takakuwa, Shigehisa; Nakamura, Masanori; Asada, Keiichi; Liu, Hauyu Baobab; Urata, Yuji; Wang, Ming-Jye; Wang, Wei-Hao; Takahashi, Satoko; Tang, Ya-Wen; Chang, Hsian-Hong; Huang, Kuiyun; Morata, Oscar; Otsuka, Masaaki; Lin, Kai-Yang; Tsai, An-Li; Lin, Yen-Ting; Srinivasan, Sundar; Martin-Cocher, Pierre; Pu, Hung-Yi; Kemper, Francisca; Patel, Nimesh; Grimes, Paul; Huang, Yau-De; Han, Chih-Chiang; Huang, Yen-Ru; Nishioka, Hiroaki; Lin, Lupin Chun-Che; Zhang, Qizhou; Keto, Eric; Burgos, Roberto; Chen, Ming-Tang; Inoue, Makoto; Ho, Paul T. P.
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan   68 R1   Feb 2016   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Ueta, Toshiya; Izumiura, Hideyuki; Yamamura, Issei; Otsuka, Masaaki
ArXiv e-prints      Sep 2018
Asano, Kentaro; Ueta, Toshiya; Ladjal, Djazia; Exter, Katrina; Otsuka, Masaaki; HerPlaNS Consortium
American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts #232   232 126.01   Jun 2018
Otsuka, Masaaki; Ueta, Toshiya; HerPlaNS Consortium
The Cosmic Wheel and the Legacy of the AKARI Archive: From Galaxies and Stars to Planets and Life   293-296   Mar 2018
Bruursema, Justice; Meixner, Margaret; Long, Knox S.; Otsuka, Masaaki
American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts   231 446.15   Jan 2018
Otsuka, Masaaki; Ueta, Toshiya; Chu, You-Hua; Asano, Kentaro; HerPLaNS Consortium
Planetary Nebulae: Multi-Wavelength Probes of Stellar and Galactic Evolution   323 348-349   Oct 2017
Otsuka, Masaaki; Kemper, Francisca; Leal-Ferreira, Marcelo L.; Aleman, Isabel; Bernard-Salas, Jeronimo; Cami, Jan; Ochsendorf, Bram B.; Peeters, Els; Scicluna, Peter
Planetary Nebulae: Multi-Wavelength Probes of Stellar and Galactic Evolution   323 254-258   Oct 2017
Otsuka, Masaaki; Parthasarathy, M.; Tajitsu, A.; Hubrig, S.
Journal of Physics Conference Series   728 072011   Jul 2016
Otsuka, Masaaki; Kemper, Francisca; Leal-Ferreira, Marcelo L.; Aleman, Isabel; Bernard-Salas, Jeronimo; Cami, Jan; Ochsendorf, Bram; Peeters, Els
Journal of Physics Conference Series   728 052006   Jul 2016
Bruursema, Justice; Meixner, Margaret; Long, Knox S.; Otsuka, Masaaki
American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts #223   223 353.11   Jan 2014
Sargent, Benjamin A.; Patel, N. A.; Meixner, M.; Otsuka, M.; Riebel, D.; Srinivasan, S.
American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts #221   221 213.05   Jan 2013

Books etc

 
Late-Time Light Curves of Type II Supernovae: Physical Properties of SNe and Their Environment
Masaaki Otsuka
NOAO NEWS LETTER   Sep 2011   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Investigation into the stellar mass-loss based on multiwavelength 3-D spectra of galactic planetary nebulae
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2022    Investigator(s): Masaaki Otsuka
Investigation into circumstellar medium around Galactic planetary nebulae through 3-D spectroscopy with Kyoto Seimei Telescope
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Invitational Fellowships for Research in Japan (long-term)
Project Year: Jun 2020 - Mar 2021    Investigator(s): Masaaki Otsuka
Toward Comprehensive Physical/Chemical Understanding of the Circumstellar Environments - Simultaneous Probing of Each of the Ionized /Atomic/Molecular Gas and Dust Components
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA): NASA Astrophysics Data Analysis Program
Project Year: 2015 - 2019    Investigator(s): Toshiya Ueta
Unveiling the Missing Stellar Dust Mass Yield in the Cold: Rigorous Model Fitting of th Gas and Dust Components in Galactic Planetary Nebulae
The Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of China: 
Project Year: Aug 2015 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Masaaki Otsuka
Material recycling between stars and the interstellar medium (ISM) has chemically enriched galaxies. Total ISM dust and gas masses in evolved galaxies should be comparable to the total ejected dust and gas masses from evolved stars such as asympto...
Space Telescope Science Institute: The STScI Discretionary Research Funds 2008 Fall round
Project Year: 2010 - 2009    Investigator(s): Masaaki Otsuka

Others

 
May 2018   Media Release: "A Space ANT FIRES ITS LASERS" (European Space Agency, ESA)
https://m.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/Herschel/A_space_ant_fires_its_lasers
Mar 2013   Media Release: “Soccer Balls in Interstellar Space” (Subaru Telescope
https://www.subarutelescope.org/Pressrelease/2013/03/05/index.html
Jul 2011   Media Release: “Herschel Helps Solve Mystery of Cosmic Dust Origins” (National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA)
https://www.nasa.gov/centers/jpl/news/herschel20110707.html
Jul 2011   Media Release: “Stardust in Our Backyard Provides New Clues To Galaxy Evolution” (ESA)
http://sci.esa.int/herschel/48906-stardust-in-our-backyard-provides-new-clues-to-galaxy-evolution/