Translations to Japanese; Last modified: Wed, Oct 16 2019

A pdf version of my CV includes more detailed and complete information. My ORCID's website would be also useful.


Education

2015 March Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
2012 March M.Sc. Astronomy, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
2010 March B.Sc. Physics, Hokkaido University, Hokkaido, Japan


Professional History

2017 Sep - Present Jansky Fellow, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, VA, USA
Host institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Haystack Observatory, MA, USA
2016 Sep - 2017 Aug Postdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Haystack Observatory, MA, USA
2015 Sep - 2017 Aug Postdoctoral Fellow for Research Abroad, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan
Host institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Haystack Observatory, MA, USA
2015 Apr - Aug Research Assistant, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
2012 Apr - Mar Research Fellow (DC1), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan
Host institution: University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan


Visiting Appointments / Affiliates

2017 Feb - Present Affiliate, Harvard University, Black Hole Initiative, MA, USA
2016 Apr - Present Special Visiting Researcher, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, Tokyo, Japan


Awards and Honors

2019 September 5 The 2020 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics
Breakthrough Prize Board
Note: as a member of the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration
2019 May 9 The NSF Diamond Achievement Award
National Science Foundation
Note: as a member of the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration
2017 September 1 2017 Jansky Fellowship, National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Note: the first Japanese fellow
2015 March 26 The Representative of the Graduating Students, Graduate School of Science, the University of Tokyo
2015 March 25 Research Award, Graduate School of Science, the University of Tokyo
2015 March 24 President Award, the University of Tokyo
2010 March 27 Clark Award, Hokkaido University Clark Memorial Foundation
Note: Recieved as the top student of the Department of Physics, School of Science, Hokkaido University.
2007 April - 2010 March Scholarship student, Inoue Scholarship Foundation
2007 June 27 Nitobe Award, Hokkaido University


Grant History

2019 August - September Next Generation Very Large Array Community Studies Program
"Exploring Sparse Model Image Reconstruction for ngVLA Imaging Applications",
National Radio Astronomy Observatory, USA,
Lynn Matthews (PI), ~11.5k USD (see Notes)
2017 September - Present Research grant for Jansky Fellow
"Imaging the Magnetized Plasma near the Event Horizon of Black Holes",
National Radio Astronomy Observatory, USA,
Kazunori Akiyama, ~50k USD
2016 September - Present NSF-1614868 "Shaping the Narrow Jets of Material from Supermassive Black Holes",
National Science Foundation, USA,
Vincent L. Fish (PI), Colin J. Lonsdale, 142k USD (see Notes)
2012 April - 2015 March Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows,
PI: K. Akiyama, 2.7M Japanese Yen (~ 27k USD)

Notes: I'm a collaborator of these programs since I was not eligible to a co-investigator of the proposal under the MIT's policy. However, I made significant contributions to planning, drafting and running the project.


Education: Teaching / Mentoring Experiences

2014 - Present Mentor for 3 Ph.D. students in the University of Tokyo, Japan
2013 - Present Mentor for Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program
at MIT Haystack Observatory
(10 undergraduate students)
2013 - 2015 Mentor for 1 Ph.D. student in Tokai University, Japan
2013 Mentor for AGMUS Pre-College Summer Internship Program
at MIT Haystack Observatory
(1 pre-college student)
2012 Teaching Assistant for Observation Experiments of Radio Astronomy
at NAOJ Mizusawa VLBI Observatory, a cource of Ryukyu University, Japan
2010 Mentor for Research Experience Program for high school students
at NAOJ Mizusawa VLBI Observatory
(5 high school students)


Professional Societies and Research Groups

2019 - Present Japan Radio Astronomy Forum
2019 - Present American Astronomical Society
2017 - Present Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration
2016 - Present Japan SKA Consortium
2011 - Present KaVA/EAVN Science Working Group
2011 - Present Japan VLBI Consortium
2010 - Present Astronomical Society of Japan


Editorial Service

Referee for Peer-reviewed Journals PASJ (2015-), JPhCS (2015-), ApJ (2016-), MNRAS (2017-), Galaxies (2018-), ASR (2019-), Universe (2019-)
Referee for Grant Applications 2019 National Research, Development and Innovation Office, Hungary


Committee Service

2017 May - Present Imaging Working Group Coordinator
Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration
2019 July Science Organizing Committee, EHT Polarimetry Workshop
Max Planck Institute of Radio Astronomy, Germany
2018 November Science Organizing Committee, EHT 2018
Nijmegen, Netherlands
2018 July Organizer, The 2nd EHT Imaging workshop
the Black Hole Initiative at Harvard University, Cambridge MA
2017 October Organizer, The 1st EHT Imaging workshop
the Black Hole Initiative at Harvard University, Cambridge MA
2015 July Local Organizing Committee
KaVA SWG Meeting \& 8th East Asia VLBI Workshop, , Hokkaido University, Japan
2012 December Organizer, East-Asian sub-mm VLBI workshop
National Astornomical Observatory of Japan, Japan
2010 December Local Organizing Committee, Towards a root of AGN jets: Recent progress
National Astornomical Observatory of Japan, Japan