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Personal Information

Name
Taishi Katsuragawa (桂川 大志)
Date of Birth
November 24, 1989
Place of Birth
Tajimi City, Gifu, Japan
Nationality
Japan
Language
Japanese (native): English (proficient): Spanish (basic): Chinese (basic)
Certifications
High School Specialized Teaching License (Science): Driver License
Hobbies and Interests
Cooking: Food culture: Biology

Academic Degree

Apr. 2012 to Mar. 2017

Division of Particle and Astrophysical Science, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Japan (Website)

Doctor of Science (Ph.D.)
  • Thesis title: "Study on Dark Matter Candidate in F(R) Gravity Theory"
  • Supervisor: Prof. Shin'ichi Nojiri
Master of Science
  • Thesis title: "Black Hole Solution and Entropy in Bigravity Theory"
  • Supervisor: Prof. Shin'ichi Nojiri
Apr. 2008 to Mar. 2012

Department of Physics, School of Science, Nagoya University, Japan

Bachelor of Science
  • Thesis title: N/A (Report Submission and Interview)
  • Supervisor: Prof. Shin'ichi Nojiri
Apr. 2005 to Mar. 2008
Gifu Kita Senior High School, Japan (Website)

Work Experience

Dec. 2019 to Present
Associate Professor at Institute of Astrophysics, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China
Sept. 2017 to Aug. 2019
Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Institute of Astrophysics, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China
Apr. 2017 to Aug. 2017
Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Center for Theoretical Studies, Kobayashi-Maskawa Institute for the Origin of Particles and the Universe (KMI), Nagoya University, Japan (Website)
Apr. 2015 to Mar. 2017
Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (DC2) of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Nagoya University, Japan (Fellowship Categories:DC2)

Education Experience

Lecture

Sept. 2020 to Nov. 2020
Lecture "Gravitational Theory and Cosmology 2 (引力论与宇宙学 (二))", Central China Normal University, China
Apr. 2019
Lecture "Japanese Food and Culture" as a part of lecture series of "Japanese Business Manner and Culture", Central China Normal University, China
Sept. 2018
Lecture "Japanese Food and Culture" as a part of lecture series of "Japanese Business Manner and Culture", Central China Normal University, China
Apr. 2018
Lecture "Japanese Food and Culture" as a part of lecture series of "Japanese Business Manner and Culture", Central China Normal University, China
Feb. 2018
Lecture "Surviving as a Postdoc: from My Experience in LGS Program" in "Leadership Development Seminar", LGS program at Nagoya University, Japan (Website in English, ポスドクとして生きる:LGSプログラムでの経験から学んだこと(学生主催企画) in Japanese)

Teaching Assistant

Apr. 2016 to Mar. 2017
Teaching assistant of the English training class in LGS Program, Nagoya University
  • Period: Apr. 6, 2016 - Mar. 31, 2017
  • Lecturer: Ms. Janet Henderson
Apr. 2015 to Mar. 2016
Teaching assistant of QG-laboratory seminar (Website), Nagoya University
  • Period: Apr. 6, 2015 - Mar. 31, 2016
  • Lecturer: Prof. Shin'ichi Nojiri
Oct. 2012 to Mar. 2013
Teaching assistant of the Electromagnetics, Nagoya University
  • Period: Oct. 1, 2012 - Mar. 31, 2013
  • Lecturer: Prof. Masaharu Tanabashi
Apr. 2012 to Sep. 2012
Seminar adviser for 1st-grade undergraduate student ("Pre-Seminar"), Nagoya University
  • Period: Apr. 6, 2012 - Sep. 30, 2012
  • Subject: Quantum mechanics

Additional Experience

Professional and Academic Activity

Augt. 2018
Co-chair of organizing committee of "International Conference on Modified Gravity 2018 (MOGRA2018)" (Website)
  • Period: Aug. 8 - 10, 2018
  • Place: KMI Symposia, Nagoya University, Japan
  • Supported by the Kobayashi-Maskawa Institute for the Origin of Particles and the Universe (KMI) at Nagoya University. (Website)
Jan. 2013 to Mar. 2017
Enrollment in The Leadership Development Program for Space Exploration and Research, Nagoya University Program for Leading Graduate Schools (LGS) (Website), directed by JSPS (Program for Leading Graduate Schools)
  • Scholarship : Apr. 1, 2014 - Mar. 31, 2015
  • Research Assistant: Jan. 1, 2013 - Mar. 31, 2014
Jul. 2016
Chief organizer of "The 46th Summer School on Astronomy and Astrophysics" (Website in Japanese)
Sep. 2015 to Nov. 2015
Visitor at Institut de Ciencies de l’Espai (ICE), Spain (Website)

Internship

Jan. 2016 to Feb. 2016
Advanced Technology R&D Center, Mitsubishi Electric, Japan (Website)

Outreach

Aug. 2017
Poster presentation in "The 7th Networking event for companies and doctorate human resources", Nagoya University, Japan (Website in English, 2017年度(平成29年度)企業と博士人材の交流会 in Japanese)
Aug. 2016
Poster presentation in "The 6th Networking event for companies and doctorate human resources", Nagoya University, Japan (Website in English, 2016年度(平成28年度)企業と博士人材の交流会 in Japanese)

Award and Honor

Sept. 2017
Post-doctoral Research Fellow/Members of "International Postdoctoral Exchange Fellowship Program", Central China Normal University, China
Mar. 2017
Doctor of Science (Ph.D.), Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Japan
Aug. 2016
Oral Presentation Award in "International Workshop Siberian Cosmology Days 2016 (SCD2016)", Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics, Russia (Website)
Mar. 2015
Research Fellowship for Young Scientists of JSPS (Apr. 1, 2015 - Mar. 31, 2017), Japan
Mar. 2014
Master of Science, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Japan
Mar. 2014
High School Specialized Teaching License (Science), Japan
Mar. 2012
Bachelor of Science, School of Science, Nagoya University, Japan

Competitive Grant

May. 2018
The 63rd General Grant-in-Aid of China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (中国博士后科学基金第63批面上资助)
  • Period: May. 4, 2018 -
  • Project Number: 2018M632895
  • Budget Amount: 50,000 CNY
  • Information in detail: Notification
Apr. 2015
Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Research Fellow (DC2)
  • Period: Apr. 24, 2015 - Mar. 31, 2017
  • Project Number: 15J06973
  • Budget Amount: 1,900,000 JPY
  • Information in detail: KAKEN
Jul. 2014
Grant for Original Research, LGS Program at Nagoya University
  • Period: Jul. 14, 2014 - Mar. 31, 2015
  • Budget Amount: 247,000 JPY
Sep. 2014
Support of Travel Abroad for International Conference / School, LGS Program at Nagoya University
  • Conference: Cosmology and the Quantum Vacuum (Sep. 7 - 13, 2014)
  • Budget Amount: 300,000 JPY
Jul. 2013
Grant for Original Research, LGS Program of Nagoya University
  • Period: Jul. 1, 2013 - Mar. 31, 2014
  • Budget Amount: 420,000 JPY
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