News

2019-11-07

Announcement

Two Senior Visiting Scientists jointed iTHEMS

It is our great pleasure to announce that two Senior Visiting Scientists have joined iTHEMS from Nov.1, 2019. Prof. Takashi Sakajo (Kyoto Univ.) whose research fields are applied mathematics and ma...more

2019-11-01

Seminar Report

Math Seminar talks by Dr. Ken Shiozaki

The iTHEMS Math seminar was held on 24 Oct., inviting Ken Shiozaki from Kyoto university. The title of the talk was "Atiyah-Hirzebruch spectral sequence in band theory". The main subject of the talk w...more

2019-10-30

Research News

The modelling work on supernova remnants made at ABBL & iTHEMS is highlighted in the latest image release from NASA's Chandra observatory

On October 17 the Chandra X-ray Observatory released an updated image of the supernova remnant known as Tycho. Supernova remnants, the aftermath of a stellar explosion, are key to understand how stars...more

2019-10-30

Seminar Report

Math Seminar talks by Professor Masaki Tsukamoto

Professor Masaki Tsukamoto of Kyushu University, the winner of 2019 Geometry Prize of the Mathematical Society of Japan, visited iTHEMS for October 21 - 23 and gave a series of talks at Math Seminar. ...more

2019-10-25

Hot Topic

KUIAS-Heidelberg-iTHEMS joint WS was held at SUURI-COOL Kyoto

KUIAS-Heidelberg-iTHEMS joint WS "Mathematical Sciences and Medicine" was held at SUURI-COOL Kyoto on Oct. 10, 2019 with Motomu Tanaka (Heidelberg/KUIAS) and Tetsuo Hatsuda (iTHEMS) as organizers. The...more

2019-10-24

Hot Topic

Two conferences at Berkeley - Berkeley Report from Dr. K.Mikami

MSRI holds a semester program “Microlocal Analysis” in fall 2019. I fortunately attend this program while my stay at University California Berkeley (UCB) via iTHEMS-UCB math young visiting scholar pro...more

2019-10-24

Seminar Report

DMWG Seminar by Dr. Toyokazu Sekiguchi

The 2nd DMWG seminar was held on Oct.21, inviting Dr. Sekiguchi from The Univ. of Tokyo/KEK. Focusing on the weakly interacting massive particle (WIMP) case, he lectured the formation of the minimum m...more

2019-10-10

Hot Topic

iTHEMS researchers host All-RIKEN VR Workshop

Virtual reality is a useful tool for exploring and presenting 3-D data because your brain is naturally tuned for interpreting the 3-D world. Experiencing the data in 3-D rather than on a 2-D screen t...more

2019-10-09

Seminar Report

iTHEMS Colloquium given by Professor Yasuyuki Kawahigashi

iTHEMS Colloquium was held on 4 Oct. 2019, inviting Prof. Yasuyuki Kawahigashi from the University of Tokyo (he is also a senior visiting scientist of iTHEMS). The title was "Topological phases of mat...more

2019-10-09

Hot Topic

Enrico Rinaldi interviewed by RIKEN Research

RIKEN Research covers an interview with Dr. Enrico Rinaldi. See the article in the Fall issue (page 4 from the following link).

2019-10-03

Hot Topic

iTHEMS members are focused on KAGAKUDO 100 BOOKS 2019

iTHEMS members are focused on KAGAKUDO 100 BOOKS 2019. Please see the following link.

2019-10-02

Seminar Report

iTHEMS DM working group seminar by Dr. Rinaldi

iTHEMS DM working group, which aims to bridge the collider, direct, and indirect dark matter (DM) searches to obtain inclusive understandings of DM and develop new strategies for coming experiments, i...more

2019-09-30

Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Enrico Rinaldi

I am Enrico Rinaldi, a part-time researcher in iTHEMS, who was previously a SPDR fellow in RIKEN BNL and Quantum Hadron Physics Laboratory. My expertise is Monte Carlo numerical simulations of quantu...more

2019-09-26

Seminar Report

Report of iTHEMS Biology Seminar

iTHEMS Biology Seminar was held on September 13, inviting Prof. Hiroyuki Kubota (Kyushu University) and Dr. Yasufumi Uezu (NTT). The theme of this seminar is “mathematical biology in temporal waveform...more

2019-09-20

Hot Topic

Short Report of Robotics Workshop held at IIAS in Kyoto

Robotics Workshop organized by RIKEN was held on Sep. 12-13 at a beautiful campus of the International Institute for Advanced Studies (IIAS) in Kyoto. Gilles Ferrand (ABBL/iTHEMS) and Tetsuo Hatsud...more

2019-09-20

Researches & Researchers

Knowledge that spreads from many encounters - Dr. Ade Irma Suriajaya

Dr. Ade Irma Suriajaya (Chacha) is originally from Indonesia and shifted her field from aeronautical engineering to mathematics. We will introduce the beauty of mathematics, which Chacha has been eage...more

2019-09-17

Research News

Tracking down the origin of photons in gamma-ray bursts, article on RIKEN Research by Drs. S. Nagataki & D. Warren

The photons released by long gamma-ray bursts - the most powerful electromagnetic phenomena in the Universe - originate in the photosphere, the visible portion of the ‘relativistic jet’ emitted by exp...more

2019-09-17

Research News

The shape of circadian rhythm, article on RIKEN Research by Drs. S. Gibo & G. Kurosawa

The waveforms of circadian cycles in bacteria, flies and mammals become increasingly jagged as the temperature rises, two RIKEN researchers have predicted. This finding is a step toward solving the my...more

2019-09-12

Seminar Report

QCoIn Seminar given by Dr. Hirotaka Irie

On Sep. 2 and 3, Dr. Hirotaka Irie (DENSO Corporation / iTHEMS visiting scientist; see his self-introduction in this volume of NewsLetter) gave a series of comprehensive lectures on "Quantum Annealing...more

2019-09-12

Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Hirotaka Irie

I am Hirotaka Irie, a research scientist in quantum computing team of DENSO Corporation. From this summer of 2019, I also became a visiting scientist here at RIKEN iTHEMS. I received my Ph.D. in Physi...more