News

2021-04-15

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iTHEMS Starter Meeting for FY 2021 on April 9, 2021

iTHEMS officially kicked off its activity for FY 2021 by the iTHEMS Starter Meeting for FY 2021, on April 9th 2021. The meeting was held over Zoom as last year's meeting. Over sixty iTHEMS members ga...more

2021-04-15

Event Schedule

Events for the 4th week of April 2021

The iTHEMS x academist online open to the public "Mathematical Science World" and the MACS Colloquium are scheduled for next week. Sunday, April 18, 10:00- iTHEMS x academist Online open to the pu...more

2021-04-15

Paper of the Week

Week 3 of April 2021

Title: Approximate Bayesian Computation of Bézier Simplices Author: Akinori Tanaka, Akiyoshi Sannai, Ken Kobayashi, Naoki Hamada arXiv: http://arxiv.org/abs/2104.04679v2 Title: Detailed analysis ...more

2021-04-15

Seminar Report

iTHEMS Biology Seminar by Dr. Kyosuke Adachi on April 15, 2021

In iTHEMS Biology Seminar on April 15th, Kyosuke Adachi (BDR/iTHEMS) talked about the formation mechanism and the biological function of liquid condensates in eucaryotic cell. First, he explained the ...more

2021-04-15

Seminar Report

iTHEMS Biology Seminar by Prof. Catherine Beauchemin on April 8, 2021

In iTHEMS Biology Seminar on April 8th, Catherine Beauchemin (Deputy Program Director of RIKEN iTHEMS and Professor of Ryerson University) gave us an introductory talk on Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCM...more

2021-04-15

Seminar Report

Journal Club of Information Theory SG by Dr. Yukimi Goto on April 14, 2021

On 14th April, Dr. Yukimi Goto gave an introduction to trace inequalities and related topics in our journal club of the Information Theory Study Group. She started from a simple counter example of the...more

2021-04-14

Book

The Future of 'Useless' Research

What is "useful"? What does it mean to "study"? Thinking about science, budget, and our future with researchers on the front lines! Authors: Tetsuo Hatsuda, Yoshinori Ohsumi and Sayaka Oki Editor...more

2021-04-14

Book

Deep Learning and Physics

Is the first machine learning textbook written by physicists so that physicists and undergraduates can learn easily. Presents applications to physics problems written so that readers can soon imagine ...more

2021-04-12

Seminar Report

Math Seminar by Dr. Kai Koike on April 7, 2021

On April 7, Dr. Kai Koike from Kyoto University gave a talk entitled “Long-time behavior of moving solids in a fluid and the kinetic theory of gases” at Math seminar. In the first part, he reviewed...more

2021-04-09

Event Schedule

Events for the 3rd week of April 2021

The iTHEMS Colloquium and three iTHEMS seminars are scheduled for next week (red). If you are interested, you can also attend the other seminars (blue). And don't forget about the iTHEMS Starter Meeti...more

2021-04-08

Award

Tomoki Ozawa and Hidetoshi Nishimori received the FY2021 MEXT Commendation for Science and Technology

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) announced the recipients of the FY2021 Commendation for Science and Technology. Our colleague Tomoki Ozawa (Associate Prof....more

2021-04-05

Seminar Report

Math Seminar by Dr. Wataru Kai on March 22, 2021

On March 22, the last iTHEMS Math seminar in FY 2020 was held. This time, we invited Wataru Kai from Tohoku University. The title of the talk was “The Green-Tao theorem for number fields”. The mai...more

2021-04-02

Seminar Report

Biology Seminar by Dr. Yuji Hirono on April 1st, 2021

In iTHEMS biology seminar on April 1st, Yuji Hirono (Assistant Professor, Asia Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics, POSTECH, Korea) gave us a talk on chemical reaction networks. Hirono-san has been...more

2021-04-02

Event Schedule

Events for the 2nd week of April 2021

Do you know about the iTHEMS Event Calendar? If you've been getting a lot of seminar invitations in the mail and don't know what to do with them, please take a look at the iTHEMS Event Calendar. Ju...more

2021-04-02

Research News

RIKEN RESEARCH: Supernova simulations reveal how stellar explosions shape debris clouds

Astronomers are now in a better position to interpret observations of supernova remnants thanks to computer simulations of these cataclysmic events by RIKEN astrophysicists.

2021-04-02

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New faces in April 2021

April is the season when we have new faces. Yesterday, 10 people have joined us. Welcome to iTHEMS and let's have fun in science together!

2021-04-01

Paper of the Week

Week 1 of April 2021

Sorry for not being updated since February due to a system error. Title: Impacts of new small-scale N-body simulations on dark matter annihilations constrained from cosmological 21cm line observati...more

2021-03-26

Seminar Report

Biology Seminar by Dr. José Gutiérrez on March 25, 2021

On March 25th, José Gutiérrez from Chiba University gave a talk at iTHEMS Biology Seminar about the evolution and diversification of cycads ("sotetsu" in Japanese) in Mexico. He explained how the diff...more

2021-03-26

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Message from the Director at the end of FY2020

I would like to thank all the iTHEMS members and iTHEMS supporting staff for your great efforts to keep iTHEMS very active during FY2020 even under the Covid-19. Our iTHEMS mission is very simple. ...more

2021-03-25

Award

Dr. Takumi Doi receives 12th annual RIKEN Research Incentive Award

Takumi Doi (iTHEMS Senior Research Scientist (concurrent)) received "FY2020 Researcher Incentive Award" on March 17, 2021 for his recent paper; Possible lightest Ξ Hypernucleus with Modern ΞN Interac...more