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Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
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JSPS International Joint Research Program

International Joint Research Program


G8 Research Councils Initiative for Multilateral Research Funding: Data

 Number of
planned awards
Number of
applications for
Number of
Number of
applications for
Full Proposal
Actual number
of awards
1st Call (FY 2010) 8~10 79 25 24 6
2nd Call (FY 2012) 8~10 82 27 27 10
3rd Call (FY 2013)
(Coastal Vulnerability only)
8~10 61 25 25 7

Please click here to see the details of proposals awarded at the 3rd Call on the Belmont Forum website.

1st Call Funded Projects

Title of ProjectCountryPIAffiliation
Enabling Climate Simulation at Extreme Scale USA Marc Snir (*) University of Illinois
Canada Andrew John Weaver  University of Victoria
France Franck Cappello Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et Automatique (INRIA)
Germany Felix Wolf German Research School for Simulation Sciences GmbH
Japan Satoshi Matsuoka Tokyo Institute of Technology
Japan Mitsuhisa Sato University of Tsukuba
Osman Unsal Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC)
USA Richard D. Loft (**) National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
USA Donald J. Wuebbles University of Illinois
USA George Bosilca University of Tennessee
Icosahedral-grid Models for Exascale Earth System Simulations Germany Günther Zängl (*) Deutscher Wetterdienst
France Thomas Dubos École Polytechnique / Institut Pierre Simon Laplace
Germany Thomas Ludwig University of Hamburg & Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum GmbH
Germany Leonidas Linardakis Max Planck Institute for Meteorology
Japan Masaki Satoh (**) The University of Tokyo
Japan Hirofumi Tomita RIKEN
UK John Thuburn University of Exeter
Using next generation computers and algorithms for modelling the dynamics of large biomolecular
Japan Makoto Taiji (*) RIKEN
Japan Masahiro Ueda Osaka University
Russia Vassily Goloviznin Moscow Institute of Nuclear Safety of Russian Academy of Science (IBRAE RAS)
UK Dmitry Nerukh Aston University
UK Sergey Karabasov University of Cambridge
Nuclear Fusion Simulations at Exascale UK Graeme Ackland (*) University of Edinburgh
France Xavier Garbet Institut de recherche sur la fusion magnétique (IRFM), CEA Cadarache
Germany Detlev Reiter Forschungszentrum Juelich GmbH
Germany Frank Jenko Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik
Japan Taisuke Boku University of Tsukuba
Russia Boris Chetveruskin Russian Academy of Science
USA William Tang Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
ExArch: Climate analytics on distributed exascale data archives UK Marin Juckes (*) Science and Technology Facilities Council
Canada Paul Kushner University of Toronto
France Sébastien Denvil Institut Pierre Simon Laplace
Germany Michael Lautenschlager Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum GmbH (DKRZ)
Giovanni Aloisio University of Salento
UK Bryan Lawrence Science and Technology Facilities Council
USA Venkatramani Balaji Princeton University
USA Duane Waliser University of California
Modeling Earthquakes and Earth's Interior based upon Exascale Simulations of Seismic Wave
USA Jeroen Tromp (*) Princeton University
Canada Qinya Liu University of Toronto
France Dimitri Komatitsch University of Toulouse

(*) Leading PI
(**) PI who does not receive fund from Partner Organizations
(***) PI who participates from non-Partner Countries

2nd Call Funded Projects

Title of ProjectCountryPIAffiliation
Multiscale Smart Coatings with Sustained Anticorrosive Action Germany Helmuth Moehwald (*) Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces
Germany Dmitry Shchukin Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces
Japan Katsuhiko Ariga National Institute for Materials Science
Russia Rawil Fakhrullin Kazan Federal University
USA Michael McShane Texas A&M University
High Performance Permanent Magnets sustainable for Next Generation USA Takao Suzuki (*) University of Alabama
Germany Helmut Kronmueller Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research
Germany Oliver Gutfleisch Technical University of Darmstadt
Japan Kazuhiro Hono National Institute for Materials Science
Japan Kiyoyuki Masuzawa (**) TDK Corporation
USA George Hadjipanayis University of Delaware
Structural Bamboo Products Canada Gregory David Smith (*) The University of British Columbia
UK Michael Hector Ramage University of Cambridge
USA Lorna Gibson Massachusetts Institute of Technology
New low surface energy materials UK Julian Eastoe (*) Universtiy of Bristol
France Frederic Guittard University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis
Japan Masanobu Sagisaka Hirosaki University
Sustainable Manufacturing of Solution-Processed Devices on Flexible Substrates using Nanohybrid Materials Japan Masafumi Adschiri (*) Tohoku University
France Cyril Aymonier Institut de Chimie de la Matière condensée de Bordeaux (ICMCB)
France Françoise Lafaye UMR CNRS Environnement, Ville, Société
France Thierry Cardinal  (**) Institut de Chimie de la Matière condensée de Bordeaux (ICMCB)
Japan Masahiko Hirao The University of Tokyo
Japan Kohzo Ito The University of Tokyo
USA James Watkins University of Massachusetts Amhers
USA Richard Riman Rutgers University
Material Efficiency – A first step toward sustainable manufacture USA Steven Nutt (*) University of Southern California
Canada Pascal Hubert McGill University  
Germany Klaus Dreschler Technical University of Munich 
UK Kevin Potter University of Bristol
Catalysing the growth in metal recovery UK James Hanley Clark (*) University of York
Canada John Athol Meech University of British Columbia
Canada Christopher William Noel Anderson  (**) University of British Columbia
UK Neil Bruce  (**) University of York
UK Andrew John Hunt  (**) University of York
UK Elizabeth Rylott  (**) University of York
USA Thomas Graedel Yale University
Nanodiamond-based Nanospacer Lubricants USA Donald Brenner (*) North Carolina State University
Japan Eiji Osawa NanoCarbon Institute Co., Ltd
Russia Michail Ivanov Ural Federal University
USA Olga Shenderova  (**) International Technology Center
Reduced Emission Cement: Cradle to Grave Material Applications and Accounting Canada Frank Zeman (*) Royal Military College of Canada
France Rodrigo Rivera Armines
UK Paul Fennel Imperial College, London
USA Paulina Jaramillo Carnegie Mellon University
Ink-jet printed single-crystal organic photovoltaics UK Henning Sirringhaus (*) University of Cambridge
Japan Shu Hotta Kyoto Institute of Technology
UK Michael Niggemann (**) Eight19
USA John Anthony University of Kentucky

(*) Leading PI
(**) PI who does not receive fund from Partner Organizations

3rd Call Funded Projects (Coastal Vulnerability)

Title of ProjectCountryPIAffiliation
DELTAS:  Catalyzing action towards sustainability of deltaic systems with an integrated modeling framework for risk assessment USA Efi Foufoula-Georgiou (*) University of Minnesota
Bangladesh Kazi Matin Ahmed (**) University of Dhaka
Bangladesh Md. Munsur Rahman (**) Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)
Brazil Sandra Costa University of Vale do Paraíba
Canada Gwyn Lintern (**) Natural Resources Canada
Canada Philippe Van Cappellen (**) University of Waterloo
China Shu Gao (**) Nanjing University
France Edward Anthony Aix-Marseille University
Germany Fabrice Renaud United Nations University
Germany Stefan Dech University of Wuerzburg
India Ramesh Ramachandran Anna University
Japan Yoshiki Saito National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Netherlands Marcel Marchand (**) Deltares
Norway Alice Newton (**) Norwegian Institute for Air Research
UK Jonathan Michael Hutton United Nations Environment Programme
UK Zoe Matthews University of Southampton
UK Robert Nicholls (**) University of Southampton
UK Angela Baschieri (**) University of Southampton
UK John Dearing (**) University of Southampton
USA Eduardo Brondizio Indiana University
USA Steven Goodbred Vanderbilt University
USA Ian James Harrison International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
USA Irina Overeem University of Colorado
USA Charles Vörösmarty City College of New York
Vietnam Marc Goichot (**) World Wide Fund for Nature-Greater Mekong Program
Vietnam Van Lap Nguyen (**) Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
Transformation and Resilience on Urban Coasts UK Mark Pelling (*) King's College London
China Zhongyuan Chen (**) State Key laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Institute
Germany Joern Birkmann United Nations University, Institute for Environment and Human Security
India Ramesh Ramachandran Anna University
Japan Masumi Yamamuro The University of Tokyo
Nigeria Julius Agboola (**) Lagos State University
Norway Alice Newton (**) Norsk institutt for luftforskning
UK Christine Susan Betham Grimmond King's College London
USA William Solecki City Universtiy of New York
Adaptation Research, a TransdISciplInary TransnatIonal Community and policy Centered approach France Jean-Paul Vanderlinden (*) Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
Canada Omer Chouinard (**) Université de Moncton
France Olivier Raguenneau Université de Bretagne Occidentale (UBO)
India Kaleekal Thomas Thomson Cochin University of Science and Technology
Russia Inga Vladimirovna Nikulkina North-Eastern Federal University
Senegal Alioune Kane (**) Université Cheikh Anta Diop
USA Matthew Berman University of Alaska Anchorage
METROPOLE: An Integrated Framework to Analyze Local Decision Making and Adaptive Capacity to Large-Scale Environmental Change: Community Case Studies in Brazil, UK and the US USA Frank Muller Karger (*) University of South Florida
Brazil Jose Marengo Orsini INPE - National Institute for Space Research -
Brazil Luci Hidalgo Nunes (**) State University of Campinas (IG-UNICAMP)
Brazil Sin Chin Chou (**) INPE - National Institute for Space Research -
Brazil Luiz Aragao (**) INPE - National Institute for Space Research -
UK Mark Pelling King's College London
UK Christine Susan Betham Grimmond (**) King's College London
USA Sam Merrill (**) University of Southern Maine
USA Catherine Reynolds (**) University of South Florida
USA Jack Kartez (**) Catalysis Adaptation Partners LLC
USA Jonathan Lockman (**) Catalysis Adaptation Partners LLC
USA Kalanithy Vairavamoorthy (**) University of South Florida
Global learning for local solutions: Reducing vulnerability of marine-dependent coastal communities South Africa Kevern Laurence Cochrane (*) Rhodes University
Australia Alistair Hobday CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research
Brazil Maria A. Gasalla University of São Paulo
Canada Grant Murray (**) University of Victoria
India Gonuguntla Syda Rao Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute
Madagascar Hajanirina Razafindrainibe (**) SERVICE D’APPUI A LA GESTION DE L’ENVIRONNEMENT (SAGE – Fampandrosoana Maharitra)
Mozambique Almeida Tomás Guissamulo (**) Eduardo Mondlane University
New Zealand Candida Savage (**) University of Otago
UK Ekaterina Popova National Oceanography Centre
UK Paul Shaw (**) Aberystwyth University
UK Chris Hill University of Southampton
UK Craig Hutton (**) University of Southampton
USA Adina Paytan University of California Santa Cruz
Collaborative Research: Bangladesh Delta: Assessment of the Causes of Sea-level Rise Hazards and Integrated Development of Predictive Modeling Towards Mitigation and Adaptation (BanD-AID) USA C. K. Shum (*) The Ohio State University
Australia Michael Kuhn (**) Curtin University
Bangladesh Zahirul Khan (**) Institute of Water Modelling
Bangladesh Raquib Ahmed (**) University of Rajshahi
France Fabrice Papa Observatoire Midi-Pyrenees
France Stéphane Calmant Observatoire Midi-Pyrenees
Germany Jürgen Kusche University of Bonn
Germany Boris Braun University of Cologne
USA J. Craig Jekins The Ohio State University
USA Faisal Hossain Tennessee Technological University
Multi-scale adaptations to global change and their impacts on vulnerability in coastal areas South Africa Christo Fabricius (*) Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
France Olivier Barreteau IRSTEA
France Francois Bousquet CIRAD
France Raphael Mathevet Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
UK Katrina Brown University of Exeter
USA John M. Anderies Arizona State University

(*) Leading PI
(**) PI who does not receive fund from Partner Organizations