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2018-08-14

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International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) held at Rio de Janeiro, Brasil on August 1 - 4

On the first day August 1, 2018 of the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) held at Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, the Fields Medals were awarded to the following four mathematicians. Caucher Bi...more

2018-08-14

Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Takumi Doi

My name is Takumi Doi. My main research subject is to unravel the mysteries of nuclear forces from the fundamental theory, quantum chromodynamics (QCD), and hereby to establish the bridge between diff...more

2018-08-06

Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Don Warren

I grew up in America, but lived in Japan for a year before starting my Ph.D. course. I earned my doctorate at NC State University, studying cosmic ray acceleration and the morphology of supernova rem...more

2018-07-30

Paper of the Week

Structural Bifurcation Analysis in Chemical Reaction Networks

In living cells, large numbers of chemical reactions form complicated networks (e.g. metabolic networks). It is considered that dynamics arising from such networks are the origin of biological functio...more

2018-07-30

Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Jeffrey Fawcett

My name is Jeffrey Fawcett and I've been working at iTHEMS since March 2018. My main interest is Genome Evolution, and I work on or have worked on a broad range of topics related to genomics, evolutio...more

2018-07-26

Press Release

Diffuse x-ray emission from the northern arc of loop I observed with suzaku

The research team, including Yoshiyuki Inoue (Senior Research Scientist, iTHEMS), have published a press release.

2018-07-23

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iTHEMS-CEMS Joint Colloquium was held on July 19

iTHEMS-CEMS Joint Colloquium was held on July 19 at Okochi hall with a distinguished speaker, Prof. A. J. Leggett (Univ. Illinois at Urbana-Champaign). The hall was packed with full of audience ...more

2018-07-23

Paper of the Week

Hilbert schemes of two points on K3 surfaces and certain rational cubic fourfolds

The goal of birational geometry is the classification of algebraic varieties up to birational equivalence. An algebraic variety is called rational if it is birationally equivalent to the projective sp...more

2018-07-20

Press Release

Spatial Distribution of the Milky Way Hot Gaseous Halo Constrained by Suzaku X-Ray Observations

The research team, including Yoshiyuki Inoue (Senior Research Scientist, iTHEMS), have published a press release.

2018-07-17

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High-energy neutrinos from a gamma-ray emitting supermassive black hole: the dawn of the electroweak sector of multi-messenger astronomy

Background: Since 2010, the IceCube Observatory, utilizing a cubic-km volume of ice in Antartica, has been detecting neutrinos with energies exceeding 100 TeV (~10^13 times the energy of a visible ph...more

2018-07-17

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Series of lectures at Komaba Campus, Univ. of Tokyo

Series of lectures "Frontiers of Mathematical Sciences: Universe, Matter, Life and Information" were at Komaba Campus, Univ. of Tokyo, on every Wed. April-July, 2018, for the 1st and 2nd year underg...more

2018-07-17

Paper of the Week

Production of intense episodic Alfvén pulses: GRMHD simulation of black hole accretion disks

The episodic dynamics of the magnetic eruption of spinning black hole (BH) accretion discs and the associated intense shape-up of their jets are studied via three-dimensional general-relativistic magn...more

2018-07-09

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A first joint meeting between iCeMS (Kyoto Univ.) and iTHEMS on interdisciplinary biology was held on July 4

On July 4, a first joint meeting between iCeMS (Kyoto Univ.) and iTHEMS on interdisciplinary biology was held at the 2nd floor of the Maskawa building in Kyoto Univ. After the welcome address by Pr...more

2018-07-09

Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Yosuke Kubota

I am Yosuke KUBOTA, a mathematician who have joined the iTHEMS from 2017. I'm basically working in the area of mathematics called index theory or noncommutative geometry (NCG), which has developed hig...more

2018-07-02

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Joint innovation seminar between RIKEN iTHEMS and Denso IT lab. was held on June 28

On June 28, joint innovation seminar between RIKEN iTHEMS and Denso IT lab. was held. After the general introduction to the Denso IT lab. There were two talks from Denso IT lab. (Human-car interface...more

2018-07-02

Announcement

Mathematics activities in iTHEMS were featured in RIKEN Pamphlet 2018

Mathematics activities in iTHEMS were featured in RIKEN Pamphlet 2018 (in Japanese). Take a look at the photo of our colleagues, Takashi Tsuboi, Yuka Kotorii and Yosuke Kubota (from the left), trying...more

2018-07-02

Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Jason Chang

I am Jason Chang, a research scientist at iTHEMS. I received my bachelors and PhD in physics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. During my PhD, my focus was on calculating the hadroni...more

2018-06-29

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Prof. Satoshi Aoki's one day lecture was held on June 26

On June 26, Professor Satoshi Aoki (Kobe Univ.) gave a series of lectures about "computational algebraic statistics and its applications". His lecture is about application of the Grobner basis to sta...more

2018-06-25

Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Shun Furusawa

Hello, I am Shun Furusawa, a special postdoctoral researcher of iTHEMS. I received a PhD at Waseda University in September 2013 and then I worked at NAOJ and FIAS as a posdoc. My research area is Nucl...more

2018-06-22

Press Release

Modeling the functions of condensin in chromosome shaping and segregation

Former iTHES fellow, Yuji Sakai (Univ. Tokyo) together with Atsushi Mochizuki (iTHEMS), Masashi Tachikawa (iTHEMS), Tetsuya Hirano (RIKEN) and Kazuhisa Kinoshita (RIKEN) have published a paper and a ...more