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Congratulations on new positions, farewell message from Program Director of iTHEMS

2019-03-27

This is the last volume of iTHEMS NewsLetter in FY2018. It is our great pleasure that iTHEMS has been so active during this fiscal year. Some of the members will leave iTHEMS.

Keisuke Fujii (JSPS Research fellow (DC2)).
Shun Furusawa (specially appointed assistant prof., Tokyo Univ. of Science)
Masaru Hongo (specially appointed assistant prof., Keio Univ.)
Motoko Kato (specially appointed assistant prof., Ehime Univ.)
Masashi Tachikawa (associate prof., Kyoto Univ.),
Ade Irma Suriajaya (specially appointed assistant prof., Kyushu Univ.).

We congratulate them for new positions and look forward to their further success !

Award

Dr. Iritani receives the Best English Presentation Award

2019-03-26

Ryosuke Iritani (iTHEMS, Research Scientist) received "the Best English Presentation Award" on March 16, 2019 for his English presentation, When parasites are selected to kill the young, at the 66th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Japan. Congratulations !

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Article of Dr. Ade Irma Suriajaya on RIKEN Research “Making the most of zeros”

2019-03-25

Article of Dr. Ade Irma Suriajaya has been posted on RIKEN Research. Please check out the interview on her research life !

Upcoming Events

Seminar

Tensor Berry connections and their topological invariants

April 2 at 14:00 - 15:00, 2019

Dr. Giandomenico Palumbo (Researcher, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium)

Venue: Seminar Room #160, 1F Main Research Building, RIKEN

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

ABBL-iTHEMS Joint Seminar

ABBL-iTHEMS Joint Seminar 4

April 3 at 14:00 - 15:00, 2019

Dr. Toshiki Sato (Special Postdoctoral Researcher, High Energy Astrophysics Laboratory, RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research)

Title: The Origin of the X-ray Clumpy Ejecta in Type Ia Supernova Remnants

Venue: #433, Main Research Building, RIKEN

Event Official Language: English

Math Lecture

Introduction to Public-Key Cryptography

Introduction to Public-Key Cryptography (10th)

April 9 at 13:30 - 15:30, 2019

Dr. Eren Mehmet Kıral (Visiting Scientist (Academia), iTHEMS)

Venue: Seminar Room #160, 1F Main Research Building, RIKEN

Event Official Language: English

Colloquium

MACS ColloquiumSupported by iTHEMSSUURI-COOL (Kyoto)

The 8th MACS colloquium

April 12 at 15:00 - 17:30, 2019

Dr. Hayato Chiba (Professor, Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University)

15:00 ティータイム・団らん
15:15 「同期現象の数理」千葉 逸人氏
16:45 2019 年度MACS学生説明会

The 8th MACS colloquium is supported by iTHEMS. It will be broadcasted to Wako, but if you can join the colloquium physically in Kyoto, that would be better. iTHEMS provides good confectionary at Kyoto!

Venue: Lecture room #401, Graduate School of Science Building No 6, Kyoto University

Broadcast: #235, 2F, Main Research Building, RIKEN

Event Official Language: Japanese

Workshop

International Molecule-type Workshop "Frontiers in Lattice QCD and related topics"

April 15 - 26, 2019

International Molecule-type Workshop "Frontiers in Lattice QCD and related topics" will be held in Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics (YITP) on April 15 - 26, 2019 under the support of iTHEMS and YITP.

Lattice quantum chromodynamics (QCD) is a systematic method to investigate strong interaction of hadrons with numerical simulations. In this workshop, frontiers of lattice QCD will be discussed under relaxed atmosphere in Kyoto.

Organizers: Sinya Aoki (YITP), Yasumichi Aoki (RIKEN, CCS), Hidenori Fukaya (Osaka U.), Shoji Hashimoto (KEK), Tetsuo Hatsuda (RIKEN, iTHEMS), Takumi Doi (RIKEN, Nishina Center), Atsushi Watanabe (YITP)

Venue: Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University

Event Official Language: English

Colloquium

iTHEMS Colloquium

Quantum computing: current status and prospects

April 25 at 15:00 - 16:30, 2019

Dr. Keisuke Fujii (Kyoto University)

Venue: Suzuki Umetaro Hall, 1F Bioscience Building, RIKEN

Broadcast: R511, Computational Science Research Building, R-CCS, Kobe Campus, RIKEN / SUURI-COOL (Kyoto), #204-205, 2F Maskawa Building for Education and Research, North Campus, Kyoto University / SUURI-COOL (Sendai), #303, 3F AIMR Main Building, Advanced Institute for Materials Research (AIMR), Tohoku University

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

Berkeley-iTHEMS Seminar

Berkeley-iTHEMS Seminar by Dr. T.Tada

May 1 at 15:40 - 17:30, 2019

Dr. Tsukasa Tada (Coordinator, iTHEMS)

Title: Three quantizations of conformal field theory

Venue: Old LeConte Hall 402, UC Berkeley

Event Official Language: English

School

AIMR Main Building venue photo

g-RIPS Sendai 2019

June 17 - August 9, 2019

GRIPS (Graduate-level Research in Industrial Projects for Students)-Sendai program was held last summer (June 18 - Aug. 10, 2018) with the support of iTHEMS as well as other institutions and companies. Two industrial projects were launched under the suggestion of TOYOTA and NEC, and two teams composed of US and Japanese students have worked intensively to find solutions of these problems. See for the details of the GRIPS program and the summary of activities at GRIPS-Sendai 2018.

This year, GRIPS-Sendai program will be held from June 17 through Aug. 9, 2019 with a larger scale under the support of iTHEMS. Stay tuned for further information.

Venue: 4F Research Space, AIMR Main Building, Advanced Institute for Materials Research (AIMR), Tohoku University

Event Official Language: English

Upcoming Visitor

March 30 - April 8, 2019

Dr. Giandomenico Palumbo

Researcher, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

Visiting Place: Main Research Building

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