Research Fields
Physics, Space Science
Term and History
2021/04/01 - 2024/03/31 Special Postdoctoral Researcher
2024/05/01 - Visiting Scientist (Main: Assistant Professor, Department of International Creative Engineering, National Institute of Technology (KOSEN), Ibaraki College)


I'm Akira Harada, a RIKEN SPDR since April 2021. I'm interested in astrophysics, especially supernovae. The core-collapse supernova (CCSN) is the explosive death of a massive star. Because of the extreme environment realized at the center of the CCSN, the explosion mechanism involves a vast field of physics, namely hydrodynamics, nuclear physics, neutrino physics, and gravitational physics. Besides, understanding such a complicated phenomenon requires numerical simulations. I'm trying to reveal the mechanism by exploiting all these pieces of knowledge. I'd like to get stimulated from interdisciplinary conversations with iTHEMS people.

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