Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research

Distribution of Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research

List of the New and Continuing Research Projects under Grant-in-Aid for Specially Promoted Research, FY2016

2016.6
Title of ProjectPrincipal InvestigatorTerm of ProjectInitial budget
(Thousand yen)
Humanities and Social Sciences Japanese Electoral Studies 2012-2016 Yoshiaki Kobayashi Keio University, Faculty of Law, Professor 2012-2016 115,000
Dynamism of economic disparities: Panel analysis of employment, education, health and redistribution policy Yoshio Higuchi Keio University, Faculty of Business and Commerce, Professor 2012-2016 236,500
A Comprehensive Study of the Structural Change in Social Stratification and the Mechanism of Generating Inequality in the Ageing Society with Low Fertility Sawako Shirahase The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, Professor 2013-2017 348,700
An Economic Analysis of Sustainable Development in a New era with Decreasing Population and Large-scale Negative Shock to the Economy Shunsuke Managi Kyushu University, Faculty of Engineering, Professor 2014-2018 335,500
Construction of Policy-Evaluation-Oriented and Heterogeneity-Sensitive National Transfer Accounts and their Application to Policies for Coping with Declining Fertility and Population Aging Hidehiko Ichimura The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Economics, Professor 2015-2019 417,100
Primate foundation of language and altruism Tetsuro Matsuzawa Kyoto University, Institute for Advanced Studies, Distinguished Professor 2016-2020 361,200
Sciences and Engineering Study of the Extreme Universe with High Energy Gamma Rays Masahiro Teshima The University of Tokyo, Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, Professor 2012-2016 405,000
Innovation of structural materials science: Femtosecond time-resolved atomic imaging Katsumi Tanimura Osaka University, Research Center for Ultra-High Voltage Electron Microscopy, Specially Appointed Professor 2012-2016 302,500
Novel quantum phenomena at Liquid He suface-Verification of Majorana state Kimitoshi Kono RIKEN, Center for Emergent Matter Science, Team Leader 2012-2016 203,000
Hyperfine splitting of antihydrogen and magnetic moment of antiproton Yasunori Yamazaki RIKEN, Atomic Physics Research Unit, Unit Leader 2012-2016 269,000
Self-assembled porous coordination networks as crystalline molecular flasks Makoto Fujita The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor 2012-2016 304,500
Pioneer the Physical Chemistry of Biological Electron Transfer based on Bacterial Extracellular Electron Transport Kazuhito Hashimoto National Institute for Materials Science, President 2012-2016 394,500
Bio-design for interface molecules in nano scale Izumi Kumagai Tohoku University, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor Emeritus 2012-2016 400,000
Constructive Developmental Science based on understanding the process from neuro-dynamics to social interaction Minoru Asada Osaka University, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor 2012-2016 382,000
Innovation of energy and environment friendly devices by nanocrystal effect Katsumi Kishino Sophia University, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Professor 2012-2016 414,500
Physics of structural and dynamical hierarchies: from simple liquids to soft matter Hajime Tanaka The University of Tokyo, Institute of Industrial Science, Professor 2013-2017 368,800
Emergent Iontronics Yoshihiro Iwasa The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor 2013-2017 472,400
Search for Muon Lepton Flavor Violation with High Intensity Muon Beam Yoshitaka Kuno Osaka University, School of Science, Professor 2013-2017 433,000
Physically Perturbed Assembly for Tailoring High-Performance Soft Materials with Controlled Macroscopic Structural Anisotropy Takuzo Aida The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor 2013-2017 464,500
Development of Polymeric Micelles for Brain-Targeted Delivery of Nucleic Acid Drugs to Treat Intractable Neurological Diseases Kazunori Kataoka Kawasaki Institute of Industrial Promotion, Innovation Center of NanoMedicine, Director General 2013-2017 427,600
Chemistry of Hierarchical Coordination Space Susumu Kitagawa Kyoto University, Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Professor 2013-2017 440,600
Integrated nano-biomechanics Takami Yamaguchi Tohoku University,Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, Specially Appointed Professor 2013-2017 448,900
Science and Technology of Geothermal Energy Frontier Noriyoshi Tsuchiya Tohoku University,Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Professor 2013-2017 420,200
Measurement of animal/cell motion using MEMS multi axis force sensor Isao Shimoyama The University of Tokyo,Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Professor 2013-2016 368,900
Fracture mechanics in single digit nanometer scale Takayuki Kitamura Kyoto University,Graduate School of Engineering, Professor 2013-2017 457,100
Uncover processes of slips-to-the-trench, their past and present Ryota Hino Tohoku University, Graduate School of Science, Professor 2014-2018 426,100
Observation of supernova neutrinos with neutron tagging Masayuki Nakahata The University of Tokyo, Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, Professor 2014-2018 453,400
MEG II Experiment - Highest Sensitivity Search for Rare Muon Decay to Explore Grand Unified Theories Toshinori Mori The University of Tokyo, International Center for Elementary Particle Physics, Professor 2014-2018 425,100
Detection of gravitational waves with a cryogenic interferometer Takaaki Kajita The University of Tokyo, Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, Professor 2014-2018 446,800
Material Sciences at Very High Pressure: Frontier of Mbar Chemistry Katsuya Shimizu Osaka University, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Professor 2014-2018 359,500
Chemical Biology Studies on Trinucleotide Repeat Disease using Repeat-Binding Molecules Kazuhiko Nakatani Osaka University, The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Professor 2014-2018 303,400
New Energy Sources from Hydrogenase-Photosynthesis Models Seiji Ogo Kyushu University, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor 2014-2018 437,900
Proposal of multi-functional coherent Nyquist pulse and its ultrahigh-speed and highly-efficient optical transmission Masataka Nakazawa Tohoku University, Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Professor 2014-2018 436,600
Research on reconfigurable unitary optical mode converters and wavefront synthesizers using semiconductor photonic integrated circuits Yoshiaki Nakano The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor 2014-2018 434,000
Molecular imaging of living cells with metallic nanoparticles Satoshi Kawata Osaka University, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor 2014-2018 401,600
Extended Telescope Array Experiment - Nearby Extreme Universe Elucidated by Highest-energy Cosmic Rays Hiroyuki Sagawa The University of Tokyo, Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, Associate Professor 2015-2019 447,100
Innovation of the “interstellar medium” by accurate measurements of the interstellar hydrogen Yasuo Fukui Nagoya University, Graduate School of Science, Professor 2015-2019 424,200
A model for formation and evolution of solid materials in space based on 3D structures of solar primitive materials Akira Tsuchiyama Kyoto University, Graduate School of Science, Professor 2015-2019 394,900
Sub-femtosecond molecular imaging Kaoru Yamanouchi The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Science, Professor 2015-2019 399,600
Design of light- or electromagnetic-wave-correlating phase transition materials and research of their advanced functionalities Shin-ichi Ohkoshi The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Science, Professor 2015-2019 374,700
Revolutionizing organic chemistry by utilizing water as solvent Shu Kobayashi The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Science, Professor 2015-2019 421,200
Spin-orbit Engineering Junsaku Nitta Tohoku University, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor 2015-2019 445,800
Solid-state Quantum Electrodynamics in Quantum Dot-Nanocavity Multiply-Coupled Quantum Systems and Its Application to Novel Light Sources Yasuhiko Arakawa The University of Tokyo, Institute of Industrial Science, Professor 2015-2019 399,500
Development of advanced energy storage system based on overall strategies on new materials and new interface Atsuo Yamada The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor 2015-2019 437,100
Spin-orbitronics and device application Teruo Ono Kyoto University, Institute for Chemical Research, Professor 2015-2019 432,500
Investigation of novel engineering and scientific applications of ultra-precise optical lattice clocks Hidetoshi Katori The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor 2016-2020 452,600
Behaviour of liquids under high pressure and the early evolution of the Earth Kei Hirose Tokyo Institute Technology, Earth-Life Science Institute, Director / Professor 2016-2020 387,500
Study of dynamical variation of particles and waves in the inner magnetosphere using ground-based network observations Kazuo Shiokawa Nagoya University, Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research, Professor 2016-2020 376,100
Search for cold exoplanets and free-floating planets by near infrared gravitational microlensing observation Takahiro Sumi Osaka University, Graduate School of Science, Associate Professor 2016-2020 450,400
Measurement of CP symmetry of neutrino by upgrading T2K experiment Takashi Kobayashi High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, Institute for Particle and Nuclear Studies, Professor 2016-2020 418,600
Addressing Quantum Many-Body Dynamics by Ultrafast Coherent Control with Attosecond Precision Kenji Ohmori National Institutes of Natural Sciences, Institute for Molecular Science, Professor 2016-2020 426,400
Chemical Biology of ER Related Glycan Modifications Yukishige Ito RIKEN, Synthetic Cellular Chemistry Laboratory, Chief Scientist 2016-2020 319,400
New frontiers in global hydrology Taikan Oki The University of Tokyo, Institute of Industrial Science, Professor 2016-2020 340,700
High-performance semiconductor terahertz devices unifying quantum transition and traveling of electrons Masahiro Asada Tokyo Institute of Technology, Institute of Innovative Research, Professor 2016-2020 413,700
Creation of Novel High Performance Catalyst Tailored by Chemo-mechanical Effects Tatsumi Ishihara Kyushu University, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor 2016-2020 380,700
Biological Sciences Elucidation of the link of the gene, neural circuit, and behavior in the mouse olfactory system Hitoshi Sakano Fukui University, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Specially-Assigned Professor 2012-2016 358,000
Comparative research on Ardipithecus ramidus and other fossil evidence: enhancing evolutionary morphological research Gen Suwa The University of Tokyo, The University Museum, Professor 2012-2016 376,500
Circadian pacemaker of cyanobacteria by clock protein KaiC Takao Kondo Nagoya University, Graduate School of Science, Designated Professor 2012-2016 310,500
Elucidation of the mechanisms of water-splitting in photosystem II Jian-Ren Shen Okayama University, Research Institute for Interdisciplinary Science, Professor 2012-2016 399,500
Structures and functions of macromolecular motors by electron cryomicroscopy Keiichi Namba Osaka University, Grauduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Professor 2013-2017 442,700
Conserved molecular mechanisms controlling chromosome segregation Yoshinori Watanabe The University of Tokyo, Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, Professor 2013-2017 416,400
Elucidation of the roles of synaptic retrograde signaling in functional neural circuit formation during postnatal development Masanobu Kano The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine, Professor 2013-2017 425,400
Comprehensive and expansive research of the universal metabolic regulation mechanisms for healthspan Takashi Kadowaki The University of Tokyo and The University of Tokyo Hospital, Professor 2014-2018 394,800
Study of design principle underlying seasonal time measurement and its application Takashi Yoshimura Nagoya University, Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Professor 2014-2018 294,800
The Proteasome: Mechanistic Actions and In-depth Physiopathological Analyses Keiji Tanaka Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Director General 2014-2018 312,800
Promotion of osteoimmunology for understanding the new regulatory systems of vertebrate Hiroshi Takayanagi The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, Professor 2015-2019 398,300
Comprehensive analysis of innate immunity Shizuo Akira Osaka University, Immunology Frontier Research Center, Professor 2015-2019 433,800
Elucidation of the integrated cellular network for mitochondrial biogenesis Toshiya Endo Kyoto Sangyo University, Faculty of Life Sciences, Professor 2015-2019 349,300
Molecular mechanism of membrane proteins regulated by physical stimuli Osamu Nureki The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Science, Professor 2016-2020 433,300
Study of the function and development of regulatory T cells Shimon Sakaguchi Osaka University, Immunology Frontier Research Center, Professor 2016-2020 411,500
Integrated analysis of mineral transport system in crops Jian Feng Ma Okayama University, Institute of Plant Science and Resources, Professor 2016-2020 412,500

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