Kentaro Yaji

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Kentaro Yaji
National Institutes of Natural Sciences
National Institute for Fusion Science
Research funding number

Academic & Professional Experience

Oct 2018
Research Administrator(Special appointed researcher), Research Enhancement strategy office, National Institute for Fusion Science
May 2018
Mar 2019
Research Affiliate, Solar Science Observatory, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
Apr 2018
Oct 2018
Science Instructor, Science Group, Suginami Seibi Education Center
Apr 2017
Mar 2018
Reserach Expart, Solar Science Observatory, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
Apr 2013
Mar 2017
Research Expert, Solar Observatory, National Astronomical Observatory in Japan
Apr 2008
Mar 2013
Specially appointed associated Professor, Department of Science, Riikyo University

Published Papers

Kentaro Yaji
Communicating Astronomy with thePublic Conference 2018   114-115   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
Takeshi Imamura, Munetoshi Tokumaru, Hiroaki Isobe, Daikou Shiota, Hiroki Ando Mayu Miyamoto, Tomoaki Toda, Bernd Häusler, Martin Pätzold, Alexander Nabatov Ayumi Asai, Kentaro Yaji, Manabu Yamada, Masato Nakamura
The Astrophysical Journal   787 117   2014   [Refereed]
Masanori Nishio, Kentaro Yaji, Takeo Kosugi, Hiroshi Nakajima, and Takashi Sakurai
Astrophysical Journal   699(2) 976-991   Nov 1997   [Refereed]
Nariaki Nitta and Kentaro Yaji
Astropphysical Journal   484(2) 927-936   Aug 1997   [Refereed]
Average height of hard X-ray sources in solar flares
Kyoko Matsushita, Satoshi Masuda, Takeo Kosugi, Mika Inda, and Kentaro Yaji
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan   44(5) L89-L93   1992   [Refereed]
The Hard X-ray Telescope (HXT) onboard YOHKOH - Its performance and some initial results
Kosugi, Takeo; Sakao, Taro; Masuda, Satoshi; Makishima, Kazuo; Inda, Mika; Murakami, Toshio; Ogawara, Yoshiaki; Yaji, Kentaro; Matsushita, Kyoko
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan   44(5) L45-L49   1992   [Refereed]


Kentaro Yaji, Hideaki Tonooka, Naoko Inoue
Astronomical Herard   109 642-646   Sep 2016   [Invited]
Kentaro Yaji
Japanese Society for Education and Popularization of Astronomy   27(134) 7-12   May 2015
Kentaro Yaji
THE ASTRONOMICAL HERALD   108(5) 289-295   May 2015   [Invited]
Kentaro Yaji
THE ASTRONOMICAL HERALD   106(2) 151-156   Feb 2013   [Invited]
In March 2012, I had been to King Abdul Aziz University at Jeddah in Saudi Arabia for discus- sion of joint research of solar observations. During my stay in Jeddah, I not only advised as to solar observa- tions but also gave a seminar, and discus...

Books etc

First Ten Years of Hinode Solar On-Orbit Observatory
Kentaro Yaji (Part:Contributor, Public Outreach and Education Activities of Solar Mission Hinode in Japan)
Springer   Mar 2018   ISBN:978-981-10-7742-5

Conference Activities & Talks

Touch the sun with Hinode together!,
Kentaro Yaji
Communicating Astronomy with the public 2018   26 Mar 2018   
Solar science education with use of the images and movies, its practice and evaluation
Kentaro Yaji
International Symposium on Education in Astronomy and Astrobiology   Jul 2017   
How do you communicate the sun?
Kentaro Yaji
Communicating Astronomy with the public 2016   May 2016   
Solar Eclipse in Japan [Invited]
Kentaro Yaji
Thai-Asian Astronomy, Star-Gazing & Cultural Exchange 2015   13 Jan 2015   National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand
Communicating Solar Astronomy [Invited]
Kentaro Yaji
NAOJ Workshop at ESO Garching   25 Aug 2014   Europe Southern Observatory
Coordinated observations for High School Students as Hinode EPO Activity
Kentaro Yaji
Hinode7 Science Meeting   12 Nov 2013   
Communicating Solar Observations among Amateurs, Educators, Professionals and the Public
Kentaro Yaji
Communicating Astronomy with the Public 2013   17 Oct 2013   
Hinode Education and Outreach Activities in Recent Years and in the Future
Kentaro Yaji
IAU XXXVIII General Assembly   30 Aug 2012   
Advanced Challenges for Communicating New Sun with Hinode Satellite
Kentaro Yaji
Oct 2011   
Kentaro Yaji
Hinode-3:The 3rd Hinode Science Meeting   Dec 2009   

Research Grants & Projects

Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Kentaro Yaji
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2013    Investigator(s): Kentaro Yaji
We developed educational program with observational data by solar observation satellite "Hinode". Every summer and winter seazon, we had joint observations with high schools, public observatories and science museums. After that, we surveyed how pa...
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2001 - Mar 2002    Investigator(s): Kentaro Yaji
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2008 - Mar 2010    Investigator(s): Kentaro Yaji
We developed teaching materials for learning the sun mainly by observational data of Solar Satellite "Hinode" and practiced them at junior high schools, a high school and a university. Analyzing questionnaire surveys and reports after lessons, it ...
Project Year: Apr 2000 - Mar 2001    Investigator(s): Kentaro Yaji