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2007 Grant Recipients

(As of April, 2007)
  • The Natural Sciences / 40 persons
  • The Humanities and Social Sciences / 10 persons
  • Hokkaido University
  • Research Institute for Electronic Science, Associate Professor
    Akutagawa, Tomoyuki
  • Studies on amphiphilic gigantic cluster materials
  • Osaka University
  • Graduate School of Engineering Science, Research Associate
    Ajiki, Hiroshi
  • Theoretical study on optical device using microcavity: High efficient generation of entangled photon pairs and high-speed optical switching
  • Kyushu University
  • Center for Future Chemistry, Professor
    Adachi, Chihaya
  • Development of organic luminescent materials having thermally stimulated delayed fluorescence and the application to electro luminescence devices
  • Osaka University
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Assistant Professor
    Arima, Kenta
  • Development of interface microscopy by visualizing Hall carriers accumulated on surfaces
  • Nara Institute of Science and Technology
  • Graduate School of Materials Science, Associate Professor
    Ikeda, Atsushi
  • Adhesion property of dendrimers on a membrane surface
  • Kumamoto University
  • Graduate School of Pharmaceutical, Associate Professor
    Ikemizu, Shinji
  • Structural basis of the Th1 cell development by IL-27/WSX-1 complex
  • Chuo University
  • Faculty of Science and Engineering, Associate Professor
    Ishikawa, Naoto
  • Basic Research for Utilization of High-temperature Lanthanide Single Molecule Magnets
  • Osaka Prefecture University
  • Graduate School of Science, Research Associate
    Iwamoto, Kenichi
  • Photodissociation of amino acids by VUV irradiation in the low temperature
  • The University of Tokyo
  • School of Science, Professor
    Ohkoshi, Shin-ichi
  • Development of magnetic materials exhibiting alcohol molecule recognition
  • Tohoku University
  • Joining and Welding Research Institute, Associate Professor
    Ohara, Satoshi
  • Synthesis of tailor-made ceramic nanocrystal by supercritical hydrothermal method
  • Yamaguchi University
  • Faculty of Agriculture, Associate Professor
    Kato, Hirotomo
  • Search on novel physiologically active substances derived from hematophagous insect saliva
  • Nara Institute of Science and Technology
  • Graduate School of Information Science, Assistant Professor
    Kitano, Ken
  • Structural study of the Werner syndrome protein that maintains the genome stability
  • Shimane University
  • Faculty of Life and Environmental Science, Assistant Professor
    Kihara, Junichi
  • Elucidation of ecological functions on photo-control of conidiation and development of disease control system using light quality in Bipolaris oryzae
  • University of Tsukuba
  • Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Kim, Hee Young
  • Development of low modulus and superelastic Ti base biomedical alloys using phase transformation
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, Associate Professor
    Kurata, Hiroshi
  • Ordering Structure of Euclidean Distance Matrices with Applications to Statistical Science
  • Niigata University
  • Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Assistant
    Gokon, Nobuyuki
  • Water-splitting mechanism of thermochemical Fe-containing zirconia for converting concentrated solar heat into hydrogen
  • Nara Institute of Science and Technology
  • Graduate School of Biological Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Kohyama, Jun
  • Onraveling the mechanism regulating neuron subtype specification using Embryonic Stem Cells
  • Nagoya University
  • EcoTopia Science Institute, Associate Professor
    Saitoh, Koh
  • Lattice distortion and conductivity of semiconductors in nanometer scale
  • Osaka Prefecture University
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Research Associate
    Shibahara, Masakazu
  • Development of Non-contact Measurement for Welding Residual Stress by Subpixel Image Processing
  • University of Fukui
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Assistant Professor
    Sugihara, Shinji
  • Synthesis of Environment-Responsive Nanocage
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Suzuki, Takeru
  • Understanding turbulent-driven stellar winds, and its application to stellar evolution and planet formation
  • Osaka Prefecture University
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Assistant Professor
    Semboshi, Satoshi
  • Development of novel Cu alloys using aging-treatment in a hydrogen atmosphere
  • University of Miyazaki
  • Faculty of Engineering, Assistant Professor
    Date, Akira
  • Research on neural oscillator models for solving the binding problem
  • Kyushu University
  • Faculty of Engineering, Research Associate
    Teranishi, Ryo
  • Fabrication of RE123 Superconducting Film and Introduction of Artificial Pinning Center by Ink-Jet Printing Method
  • National Institutes of Natural Science
  • National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Tomita, Koichi
  • Analysis of processing mechanisms that can control sensory recognition in higher cortical centers-A model study of visual system-
  • Kyoto University
  • Graduate School of Science, Assistant
    Nosé, Masahito
  • Investigation and long-term prediction of plasma environment in the geospace
  • Hiroshima University
  • Graduate School of Science, Associate Professor
    Haino, Takeharu
  • Construction of Fullerene Nanostructure through Supramolecular Complexation between Calix [5] arene and Fullerene
  • Kanazawa University
  • Institute of Nature and Environmental Technology, Associate Professor
    Hasebe, Noriko
  • Radiometric Dating towards the Reconstruction of Detailed Environmental Records
  • Okayama University
  • Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Associate Professor
    Hanasaki, Noriaki
  • Molecular Material Research of Cross Correlation between Charge and Magnetism
  • University of Fukui
  • Faculty of Engineering, Lecturer
    Harada, Takahiro
  • Self organization of cellular arrangements and spatiotemporal dynamics in cardiac cell culture
  • Nagoya University
  • Graduate School of Mathematics, Associate Professor
    Fujino, Osamu
  • Birational geometry of higher dimensional algebraic varieties
  • Tohoku University
  • TUBERO (Biomedical Engineering Research Organization), Associate Professor
    Hori, Yoshio
  • Development of novel sutureless anastomosis device
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Okazaki Institute for Integrative Bioscience National Institutes of Natural Science, Research Associate
    Maki, Kosuke
  • Exploring the folding energy landscape and the intermediate ensembles of globular proteins
  • Kinki University
  • School of Science and Engineering, Lecturer
    Matsui, Hideo
  • Development of photocatalysts having an ability of visible light excitation consisting of carbon cluster/metal oxide semiconductor nano-composites
  • Nagoya University
  • Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Associate Professor
    Matsumi, Noriyoshi
  • Synthesis of highly dissociable organoboron lithium salts and their application for highly ion conductive matrix
  • Nagoya Institute of Technology
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Research Associate
    Mizuno, Toshihisa
  • Construction of allosteric protein using the designed coiled-coil
  • Osaka University
  • Graduate School of Engineering Science, Research Associate
    Yasui, Takeshi
  • Real-time two-dimensional terahertz tomogtaphy
  • University of Toyama
  • Graduate School of Science and Engineering for Research, Assistant Professor
    Yoshihara, Arata
  • Paleomagnetic Study on the Paleoproterozoic Snowball Earth
  • Nagoya University
  • Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Associate Professor
    Yoshimura, Yumiko
  • Activity-dependent development of microcircuits in visual cortex
  • Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • Graduate School of Science, Lecturer
    Watanabe, Masakatsu
  • Evolutionary Study of Pigment Pattern Formation

  • GRIPS (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
  • Graduate School for Policy Studies, Associate Professor
    Iwama, Yoko
  • Security policies concerning sending forces “out of area” in Germany and Europe
  • Sophia University
  • Graduate School of Law, Associate Professor
    Ochi, Toshihiro
  • A Study on Agency Actions Targeted in the U.S. Environmental Litigation
  • Kyushu University
  • Faculty of Law, Associate Professor
    Kimura, Toshimichi
  • Politics and Civility in Early Modern Britain
  • Tokyo Metropolitan University
  • Graduate School of Humanities, Associate Professor
    Sasaki, Makoto
  • Hong Kong Cinema and Japanese
  • Osaka University
  • Graduate School of Human Sciences, Professor
    Schwentker, Wolfgang
  • Historical Thought and Philosophy in Modern Japan
  • University of Tsukuba
  • Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Hanaki, Nobuyuki
  • Empirical Analysis of R&D Collaboration and R&D Productivity Based on Patent Records
  • Nagoya University
  • Graduate School of Economics, Associate Professor
    Hanazono, Makoto
  • An Economic Analysis of Auctions-Toward the Design of Efficient and Fair Institution
  • The University of Tokyo
  • The Institute of Oriental Culture, Research Associate
    Baba, Norihisa
  • The Origin and Formation of the Theravada Buddhism: Traditional History of the Buddhaghosa’s Works
  • Kyoto University
  • Institute of Economic Research, Professor
    Hara, Chiaki
  • Inquiry into efficient risk allocations: An application of finance theory to developing countries
  • Osaka Kyoiku University
  • Faculty of Education, Associate Professor
    Watanabe, Akiko
  • The Regulations and Practices of Confessionally Mixed Marriages in Modern Hungary

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