Yukinori Kawae

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Yukinori Kawae
Nagoya University
Graduate School of Letters
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Academic & Professional Experience

Oct 2018
Associate Professor, Institute For Advanced Research, Nagoya University
Apr 2015
Sep 2018
Research Fellow, Graduate School of Letters, Research Center for Cultural Heritage and Texts, Nagoya University
Apr 2012
Mar 2015
JSPS Research Fellow, Graduate School of Letters, Nagoya University
Dec 2005
Mar 2012
Laser scanning director, Giza Laser Scanning Survey, Ancient Egypt Research Associates Inc.
Jan 2004
Mar 2012
Area supervisor, Giza Plateau Mapping Project, Ancient Egypt Research Associates Inc.
Jan 2008
Mar 2008
Field school teacher/Site photographer, Egyptian Antiquities Conservation Project, American Research Center in Egypt


Apr 2009
Mar 2012
Graduate School of Letters, Nagoya University
Sep 1999
Jun 2003
Egyptology, Human Social Science, American University in Cairo

Awards & Honors

May 2016
Emerging Explorer, National Geographic Society
Mar 2010
Nagoya University Young Researcher's Award, Nagoya University
Mar 2002
Ahmed Fakhry Award, American University in Cairo
May 2003
The School of Humanity and Social Science Honor, American University in Cairo
Jun 2015
Explorers in Japan, Nikkei National Geographic Inc.
Oct 2018
Giuseppe Sciacca International Award (Archaeology), Giuseppe Sciacca International Award Foundation

Published Papers

3D Reconstruction and its Interpretation of the “Cave” of the Great Pyramid: An Inductive Approach
Yukinori Kawae, Yoshihiro Yasumuro, Ichiroh Kanaya, and Fumito Chiba
Proceedings of the Sixth Old Kingdom Art and Archaeology Conference   231-238   2018   [Refereed]
Yukinori Kawae, Yoshihiro Yasumuro, Ichiroh Kanaya, Hiroshige Dan, Fumito Chiba
Prague Egyptological Studies   XVII(2016) 3-11   2016   [Refereed]
Yukinori Kawae, Yoshihiro Yasumuro, Ichiroh Kanaya,and Fumito Chiba
Digital Heritage International Congress 2013   227-230   2013   [Refereed]
3D Data of the Tomb of Khentkawes [I] and its Interpretation
Yukinori Kawae
Nagoya University   1-114   2012   [Refereed]
Ichiroh Kanaya, Yoshihiro Yasumuro, Yukinori Kawae, Hiroyuki Kamei
18th International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia   585-590   2012   [Refereed]
Ichiroh Kanaya, Yukinori Kawae, Kosuke Sato, Hiroyuki Kamei
The 1st International Conference Virtual Archaeology 2012      2012   [Refereed]
Yukinori Kawae and Hiroyuki Kamei
Journal of Geography   120(5) 864-868   2011   [Refereed]
Yukinori Kawae
Giza Occasional Paper 3   87-91   2009
Yukinori Kawae, Hiroyuki Kamei, Toshio Tsukamoto, Ichiroh Kanaya, and Atsushi Okamoto
Giza Occasional Paper 3   166-175   2009
Yukinori Kawae, Hiroyuki Kamei, and Kousuke Sato
The 22nd the International Committee for Documentation of Cultural Heritage Symposium      2009   [Refereed]

Books etc

Giza Occasional Papers 5
Yukinori Kawae (Part:Contributor, Soccer Field West, House Unit 1, 2009)
Ancient Egypt Research Associates, Inc.   2011   ISBN:0-9779370-9-7
Giza Occasional Papers 3
Yukinori Kawae (Part:Contributor, House Unit 1; Giza Laser Scanning Project)
Ancient Egypt Research Associates, Inc.   2009   ISBN:0-9779370-7-0
Giza Occasional Papers 4
Yukinori Kawae (Part:Contributor, Saqqara Laser Scanning Survey)
Ancient Egypt Research Associates, Inc.   2009   ISBN:0-9779370-8-9

Conference Activities & Talks

Analyzing Egyptian Pyramids in the Digital Age [Invited]
Yukinori Kawae
Harvard Museums of Science & Culture Public Lecture   5 Apr 2018   
New data acquisition and analysis of the Pyramid construction [Invited]
Yukinori Kawae
International Conference on Dialogue of Civilizations - IV   5 Oct 2017   
The Construction Methods of the top of the Great Pyramid at Giza
Yukinori Kawae, Yasumuro Yoshihiro, Fumito Chiba, Ichiroh Kanaya
The 7th Old Kingdom Art and Archaeology Conference   3 Jul 2017   
The Construction Methods of the 202nd Course of the Great Pyramid at Giza
The Construction Methods of the 202nd Course of the Great Pyramid at Giza
The 8th World Archaeology Congress   29 Aug 2016   
Climbing the Pyramid [Invited]
Yukinori Kawae
National Geographic Explorers Week   10 Jun 2016   

Research Grants & Projects

Abusir 3D Pyramid Project
National Geographic Society: Science and Exploration in Asia
Project Year: Sep 2016 - Aug 2017    Investigator(s): Yukinori Kawae
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): Yukinori Kawae
2016 Emerging Explorer
National Geographic Society: Emerging Explorer Program
Project Year: May 2016 - Apr 2016    Investigator(s): Yukinori Kawae
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Yukinori Kawae
Archaeological Interpretation of 3D Data of the tomb of Khentkawes at Giza
The Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation: 
Project Year: Oct 2010 - Sep 2011    Investigator(s): Yukinori Kawae