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2021-06-01

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The work of a research group, including Dr. Maria Dainotti and Enrico Rinaldi, has been featured in several institutional press releases and websites

The work of a research group, including Dr. Maria Dainotti and Enrico Rinaldi, has been featured in several institutional press releases and websites. One of the most famous open problems of modern...more

2021-05-19

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Event to celebrate the publication of "The Future of Useless Research was held on April 28, 2021

On April 28, 2021, an online event "Ai Nishida x Tetsuo Hatsuda x Sayaka Oki x Ryosuke Shibato: What We Need to Talk About Now for a Happy Relationship between Researchers and Citizens" was held at B&...more

2021-04-19

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The iTHEMS x academist online public event was held on April 18, 2021

Following last year’s precedent, iTHEMS held an online lecture event for the general public with the help of Academist Inc., on April 18th, 2021. The event was planned as an alternative for the lectur...more

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

2021-04-02

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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!

2021-03-26

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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

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Exhibition of "Black Hole Recorder"

At the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) located in Tokyo, iTHEMS exhibition of "Black Hole Recorder" was held last week (March 14-15, March 17-21). Details of this out...more

2021-03-12

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iTHEMS NOW & NEXT FY2020

The annual in-house gathering entitled iTHEMS NOW and NEXT FY2020 was held on March 11th via zoom. The gathering is the occasion we share the current status and future perspectives on our research and...more

2021-03-02

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Biology and mathematics: What it would be like to be crazy about both

Dr. Ryosuke Iritani (Research Scientist, iTHEMS) writes frankly on the website SURI-JOSHI about why he chose his current field. Don't miss it!

2021-03-02

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Report on the online discussion, "The Usefulness of 'Useless' Knowledge"

On August 22 last year, academist.Inc, and RIKEN iTHEMS held an online discussion entitled "Tetsuo Hatsuda × Yoshinori Ohsumi × Sayaka Oki Online Discussion: The Usefulness of 'Useless' Knowledge" wit...more

2021-01-15

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Dr. Ozawa’s interview published in Israeli magazine “Epoch”

The Israeli popular magazine “Epoch” has featured Dr. Tomoki Ozawa, AIMR Junior Principal Investigator, in its December 2020 issue. The feature article describes his research on synthetic dimension...more

2020-12-14

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Season's Greetings from Dr. Tetsuo Hatsuda, iTHEMS Director

Season's Greetings and Best Wishes for the New Year Thank you very much for sharing the joys of excellent science as well as your patience under COVID-19 during 2020. We wish you a good holiday ...more

2020-12-11

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"Do you really know what the black hole is?" was held on December 6, 2020

The academist event "Do you really know what the black hole is?" was held on December 6 via YouTube, and iTHEMS members Shigehiro Nagataki (Deputy Program Director), Yoshiyuki Inoue (Senior Visiting S...more

2020-12-03

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Farewell message from Dr. Martin Skrodzki

When my scholarship program first notified me that I would be able to spend a year, working in the RIKEN iTHEMS program, I was extremely happy for this great interdisciplinary and intercultural opport...more

2020-10-22

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Coffee Meeting on October 9, 2020

At the weekly coffee meeting on October 9th (Fri.), Dr. Jeremy Riousset (Florida Institute of Technology) gave a nice description on the properties of "Planetary lightning". After his talk, Dr. Shigeh...more

2020-09-30

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Farewell message from Dr. Genki Ouchi

Hello. I am Genki Ouchi, a special postdoctoral researcher in iTHEMS. I am leaving iTHEMS and moving to graduate school of mathematics, Nagoya university as an assistant professor. I joined iTHEMS...more

2020-09-30

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Farewell message from Dr. Kenta Sato

Hello. I am Kenta Sato, a Special Postdoctral Resercher at iTHEMS. I am moving to Kyusyu University as an assistant professor. It is a great pleasure for me to spend one and a half years at iTHEMS bec...more

2020-09-10

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Farewell message from Dr. Yoshiyuki Inoue

Hello colleagues. I am Yoshiyuki Inoue, a senior research scientist here at iTHEMS. I am leaving iTHEMS and joining Osaka University as an associate professor. It has been almost three years since I c...more

2020-09-02

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Dr. Jason Chang was ranked in the list of the most downloaded physics papers published in Scientific Reports in 2019

It is our great pleasure to inform you that the paper on quantum annealing by our iTHEMS colleague, Jason Chang, was ranked No.14 of the most downloaded physics papers published in Scientific Reports ...more

2020-08-28

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Anew Calculation of Penguin Pooing Pressure by Hiroyuki Tajima

As posted in the Ig Nobel Prize web page, our iTHEMS friend Hiroyuki Tajima (Kochi Univ., former member of RIKEN Nishina Center) has published an interesting work "Projectile Trajectory of Penguin’s F...more