Research Fields
Particle and Nuclear Physics
Contact
thatsuda(a)riken.jp *Please replace "(a)" with @.
Term and History
2016-11-01 - Program Director
Related Websites
Challenge QCD
A Pathway to Understanding the Structure of Neutron Stars from Quarks (YouTube/In Japanese)
Quarks in a Supercomputer - Making Nuclei from Subatomic Particles (YouTube/In Japanese)
From High School Science to Cutting Edge Research - Connecting Science - "Physics - Elementary Particles" (YouTube/In Japanese)
Serious Discussions of Theoretical Physicists (YouTube/In Japanese)
Theoretical Physicist's Serious Discussion on "Superfluidity and Superconductivity" (YouTube/In Japanese)
Theoretical Physicist's Serious Discussion on "Neutron Stars and Superconductivity" (YouTube/In Japanese)
Theoretical Physicist's Serious Discussion "Topological Superconductivity" (YouTube/In Japanese)

Message

Interdisciplinary Theoretical and Mathematical Sciences (iTHEMS) at RIKEN is an international research program to promote close collaborations among researchers from different disciplines in theoretical, mathematical and computational sciences. The ultimate goal of iTHEMS is to unravel the mystery of the Universe, matter and life, as well as to solve key problems in modern society through interdisciplinary approaches.

Through the international brain circulation network, interdisciplinary schools and workshops and the daily interactions among theoretical, mathematical and computational scientists, iTHEMS aims at developing an ideal environment for young researchers to make major breakthroughs. We anticipate iTHEMS creates new movements in basic science.

Brief Resume

1981 Kyoto University, BS Physics
1986 Kyoto University, D.Sci. Physics
1986 Natl. Lab. for High‐Energy Physics (KEK), Visiting Fellow
1988 The State University of New York at Stony Brook, PostDoctoral Fellow
1990 CERN, Research Associate Fellow
1990 University of Washington, INT Research Assistant Professor
1992 Department of Physics, Univ. of Washington, Assistant Professor
1993 University of Tsukuba, Associate Professor in Physics
1998 Kyoto University, Associate Professor in Physics
2000 Faculty of Science, The University of Tokyo, Professor
2012 RIKEN Nishina center for Accelerator-based Science, Chief Scientist
2013 RIKEN iTHES, Group Director
2016 RIKEN iTHEMS, Program Director

Awards and Honors

1997 12th Nishinomiya Yukawa Memorial Prize
2012 17th Award for Academic Papers on Physics (The Physical Society of Japan)
2012 23rd Tsukuba Prize
2012 Nishina Memorial Prize
2014 Commendation for Science and Technology (MEXT)
2017 57th Toray Science and Technology Award
2019 Emeritus Professor, The University of Tokyo

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