Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Tomoki Ozawa

I am Tomoki Ozawa, a senior research scientist at iTHEMS. I am originally from Japan. I finished my PhD in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the US, and then spent five years as a post...more


Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Masaru Hongo

I am Masaru Hongo, a theoretical physicist working on nonequilibrium physics. My main interest is hydrodynamics and its possible generalizations to more general nonequilibrium systems. Hydrodynamics u...more


Press Release

Using the K computer, scientists predict exotic “di-Omega” particle

Based on complex simulations of quantum chromodynamics performed using the K computer, one of the most powerful computers in the world, the HAL QCD Collaboration, made up of scientists from the RIKEN ...more


Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Takashi Okada

I am Takashi Okada. I am a senior research scientist of iTHEMS from this spring. Previously, I was a postdoc researcher of Mochizuki Theoretical Biology Laboratory (April 2014 to March 2018). My origi...more



Graduate-Level Research in Industrial Projects for Students (GRIPS)-Sendai 2018

Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM) at UCLA offers several versions of its Research in Industrial Projects for Students (RIPS) program, a summer research experience for students of math ...more


Seminar Report

Catherine Beauchemin gave a short talk at Nerd Nite Tokyo on May 11

On Friday, May 11, Catherine Beauchemin gave a short talk at Nerd Nite Tokyo. She told the public that health science has serious issues with reproducibility of experiment results, and that the resea...more



Science Frontier Lectures in the University of Tokyo by iTHEMS Reserchers

iTHEMS Researchers started to give a series of lectures "Frontiers in Physics Science: Universe, Matter, Life and Information" to the undergraduate students in Univ. of Tokyo on every Wed. (16:50-18...more


Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Yoshiyuki Inoue

Hello everyone. My name is Yoshiyuki Inoue. I am a senior research scientist at iTHEMS/RIKEN. Previously, I was a JSPS fellow at KIPAC/SLAC/Stanford, and then an International Top Young Fellow at ISAS...more



Jeffrey Fawcett (Senior Research Scientist, iTHEMS) was mentioned in an article on theoretical genetics of racehorses by Prof. Hideki Innan (Graduate University for Advanced Studies)

Jefferey has been working closely on this subject with Hideki. The article is published in a book "Master of Paper Owner Game" (Complete Guide, 2018-2019).


Seminar Report

iTHEMS Colloquium was held on April 23

iTHEMS Colloquium was held on April 23rd, inviting Dr. Kazuhiro Sakurada, Deputy Program Director of RIKEN Medical Sciences Innovation Hub Program, also at Sony CSL, and Dr. Jun Seita, Unit Leader of ...more


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iTHEMS participated RIKEN’s open-day on April 21

For the first time, iTHEMS participated RIKEN’s open-day last Saturday. Six researchers from iTHEMS gave short lectures for the public at our seminar room in Japanese. Those were: Tomoki Ozawa on M...more



iTHEMS researchers lecture at the University of Tokyo

In this semester (April to July), iTHEMS members give lectures to the students of University of Tokyo for first and second graders.


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iTHEMS starter meeting was held on April 6

More than 50 researchers from various disciplines (biology, physics, astronomy, mathematics, information science, computational science) got together and self-introduced each other at the iTHEMS comm...more