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FY2017 Abstracts of the New Research Projects under Scientific Research (S)

Distribution by Research Area of the Newly Adopted projects

【FY2017[PDF]】


Integrated Disciplines Humanities & Social Sciences Science & Engineering Biological Sciences

(1)Integrated Disciplines (14 Projects)

2017.11
Informatics(5 Projects)
Research Project NumberPrincipal Investigator
(Name,Researcher Number,
Research Institution)
TitleTotal
(Thousand yen)
DisciplineAbstract
17H06099

Zhanjiang Hu

50292769

National Institute of Informatics, Information Systems Architecture Science Research Division, Professor
Software Foundation for Interoperability of Autonomic Distributed Data based on Bidirectional Transformations 133,500
Computing Technologies
(PDF)
17H06100

Seiichi Uchida

70315125

Kyushu University, Faculty of Information Science and Electrical  Engineering, Professor
From Text Engineering to Text Science
116,000 Computing Technologies
(PDF)
17H06101

Satoshi Nakamura

30263429

Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Graduate School of Information Science, Professor
Next Generation Speech Translation Research
157,100
Human informatics
(PDF)
17H06102

Hajime Nagahara

80362648

Osaka University, Institution for Datability Science, Professor
Computational Optical Imaging for Endoscopic Surgery
115,800
Human informatics (PDF)
17H06103

Ken Satoh

00271635

National Institute of Informatics, Principles of Informatics Research Division, Professor
Advanced Reasoning Support for Judicial Judgment by Artificial Intelligence
113,600
Frontiers of informatics (PDF)

Environmental Science(2 Projects)
Research Project NumberPrincipal Investigator
(Name,Researcher Number,
Research Institution)
TitleTotal
(Thousand yen)
DisciplineAbstract
17H06104

Ayako Abe-Ouchi

30272537

The University of Tokyo, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, Professor
Understanding the interaction between ice sheets, ocean and atmosphere under large scale climate changes of the past
157,600
Environmental analyses and evaluation
(PDF)
17H06105

Naohiro Yoshida

60174942

Tokyo Institute of Technology, School of Materials and Chemical Technology, Professor
Environmental diagnosis with isotopologue tracers
162,400
Environmental analyses and evaluation
(PDF)

Complex Systems(7 Projects)
Research Project NumberPrincipal Investigator
(Name,Researcher Number,
Research Institution)
TitleTotal
(Thousand yen)
DisciplineAbstract
17H06107

Hajime Shirouzu

60333168

The University of Tokyo, Center for Research and Development on Transition from Secondary to Higher Education, Professor
Renovating Assessment for the Future:
Design-Based Implementation Research for a Learning-in-Class Monitoring System Based on the Learning Sciences
154,500
Science education/ Educational technology
(PDF)
17H06108

Shunichi Koshimura

50360847

Tohoku University, International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Professor
Fusion of sensing and simulation of tsunami damage assessment towards innovation of disaster medical system
156,900
Social/Safety system science
(PDF)
17H06109

Takanori Yokota

90231688

Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Professor
Development of heteroduplex oligonucleotide crossing the blood-brain barrier
133,100 Biomedical engineering (PDF)
17H06110

Masayuki Inoue

70322998

The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Professor
Expanding the medicinally relevant chemical space with architecturally complex natural products and their synthetic analogues
157,800
Biomedical engineering (PDF)
17H06111

Mikiko C. Siomi

20322745

The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Science, Professor
Comprehensive understanding of molecular mechanism underlying the piRNA pathway
155,800
Biomolecular science (PDF)
17H06112

Hiroshi Handa

80107432

Tokyo Medical University, Department of Nanoparticle Translational Research, Professor
Search for novel modulators of cereblon, the target of thalidomide that regulates neural stem cell
proliferation and differentiation
139,300
Biomolecular science
(PDF)
17H06113

Yuichi Iino

40192471

The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Science, Professor
Dissection of molecules and neural circuits underlying a behavioral switch
156,800
Brain sciences (PDF)

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(2)Humanities & Social Sciences (5 Projects)

Humanities(5 Projects)
Research Project NumberPrincipal Investigator
(Name,Researcher Number,
Research Institution)
TitleTotal
(Thousand yen)
DisciplineAbstract
17H06114

Yuji Nagashima

50138137

Kogakuin University, Faculty of Informatics, Professor
Research into Constructing a Japanese Sign Language Multi-Dimensional Database
109,200
Linguistics (PDF)
17H06115

Shigehisa Karimata

50224712

University of the Ryukyus, International Institute for OKINAWAN Studies, Professor
Comparative historical research on Ryukyuan by using linguistic family trees
135,600
Linguistics
(PDF)
17H06116

Tomoko Shiroyama

60281763

The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Economics, Professor
The Hydrosphere and Socioeconomics in Modern Asia - Exploring a New Regional History Using a Database and Spatial Analysis
140,800
History
(PDF)
17H06117

Isao Tajima

80292796

The University of Tokyo, Historiographical Institute, Professor
Advancing Japanese Bibliographics and Improving the Accessibility of Documents Held by Royal and Aristocratic Archives - Clarifying the Structure and Transmission of Knowledge Systems
157,000
History
(PDF)
17H06118

Takeshi Nakatsuka

60242880

Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Research Department, Professor
Reorganization of prehistorical structure of calendar age and evaluation of climate change effect in Japanese archipelago using tree ring oxygen isotope ratios
160,000
History
(PDF)

(3)Science and Engineering (41 Projects)

Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering(8 Projects)
Research Project NumberPrincipal Investigator
(Name,Researcher Number,
Research Institution)
TitleTotal
(Thousand yen)
DisciplineAbstract
17H06119

Yasujiro Murata

40314273

Kyoto University, Institute for Chemical Research, Professor
Creation and Development of Nanoscale Laboratory
160,100
Nano/Micro science (PDF)
17H06120

Akira Oiwa

10321902

Osaka University, The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Professor
Interconversion of Quantum States Between Photon and Electron Spin Using Electrically Controlled Quantum Dots
166,100
Nano/Micro science (PDF)
17H06121

Toshio Ando

50184320

Kanazawa University, Bio-AFM Frontier Research Center, Specially-Appointed Professor
Realization of nano-dynamics imaging of protein molecules in extremely soft membrane environments
126,400
Nano/Micro science (PDF)
17H06122

Hirofumi Yamada

40283626

Kyoto University, Graduate School of Engineering、Professor
Direct visualization of molecular recognition forces by high-resolution atomic force microscopy and  spectroscopy
141,900
Nano/Micro science
(PDF)
17H06123

Junichi Takeya

20371289

The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Frontier Science, Professor
Giant strain effect of charge transport in organic single-crystal semiconductors and flexible mechano-electronics
163,300
Applied physics
(PDF)
17H06124

Koichiro Tanaka

90212034

Kyoto University, Graduate School of Science, Professor
New development of nonlinear photoelectronics based on terahertz strong field physics
162,300
Applied physics (PDF)
17H06125

Susumu Noda

10208358

Kyoto University, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor
Spectral control of near-field thermal radiation for highly efficient thermo-photovoltaic power generation
154,900
Applied physics (PDF)
17H06126

Yasuhiro Miyake

80209882

High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, Institute of Materials Structure Science, Professor
Transmission Muon Microscope by muon microbeam, realizing 3-D Imaging
159,300
Quantum beam science
(PDF)

Mathematical and Physical Sciences(14 Projects)
Research Project NumberPrincipal Investigator
(Name,Researcher Number,
Research Institution)
TitleTotal
(Thousand yen)
DisciplineAbstract
17H06127

Masa-Hiko Saito

80183044

Kobe University, Graduate School of Science, Professor
Algebraic Geometry and Integrable Systems - Deepning of Theory and New Developments in Mathematics and Mathematical Physics -
92,000
Mathematics (PDF)
17H06128

Osamu Saeki

30201510

Kyushu University, Institute of Mathematics for Industry, Professor
Innovative Research of Geometric Topology and Singularities of Differentiable Mappings
62,800
Mathematics (PDF)
17H06129

Masayuki Akiyama

50425401

Tohoku University, Astronomical Institute, Professor
Establishing processes of galaxy structure revealed by a Subaru tomographic adaptive optics
161,300
Astronomy
(PDF)
17H06130

Kotaro Kohno

80321587

The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Science, Professor
Study of cosmic star-formation history based on an unbiased survey of millimeter- and submillimeter-wave emission-line galaxies
163,700
Astronomy
(PDF)
17H06131

Masahiro Teshima

40197778

The University of Tokyo, Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, Professor
Study of the Extreme Universe with the CTA Large Size Telescopes
157,100
Physics (PDF)
17H06132

Shigeki Aoki

80211689

Kobe University, Graduate School of Human Development and Environment, Professor
Cosmic gamma-ray observation by balloon borne emulsion telescope to study unsolved issues
153,900
Physics (PDF)
17H06133

Nobuyuki Kanda

50251484

Osaka City University, Graduate School of Science, Professor
Calibration Standard and High-Precision Data Analysis toward the Observational Era of Gravitational Waves
139,600
Physics (PDF)
17H06134

Osamu Tajima

80391704

Kyoto University, Graduate School of Science, Associate Professor
Quest for the origin of the Big-Bang and
measurements of sum of the neutrino masses by
using the world's largest CMB telescope array
161,100
Physics (PDF)
17H06135

Satoshi Mihara

80292837

High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, Institute of Particle and Nuclear Studies, Professor
Study on the charged lepton flavor mixing using the high-intensity pulsed muon beam
152,000
Physics (PDF)
17H06136

Yoshiteru Maeno

80181600

Kyoto University, Graduate School of Science, Professor
DC Electric Field and Current: Novel Control Parameters for Strongly Correlated Electron Systems
159,000
Physics (PDF)
17H06137

Hikaru Kawamura

30153018

Osaka University, Graduate School of Science, Professor
Frustration-induced spin textures
165,300
Physics (PDF)
17H06138

Yasuhiro Hatsugai

80218495

University of Tsukuba, Division of Physics, Professor
Variety and universality of bulk-edge correspondence in topological phases: From solid state physics to transdisciplinary concepts
157,800
Physics (PDF)
17H06139

Hajime Okamoto

10333783

Kyushu University, Research Institute for Applied Mechanics, Professor
Analysis of cloud microphysics and vertical velocity by synergy use of next generation space-borne active sensors
147,900
Earth and planetary science
(PDF)
17H06140

Yoshiharu Omura

50177002

Kyoto University, Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere, Professor
Analyses and Verification of Particle Acceleration and Scattering by  Electromagnetic Cyclotron Waves in Space Plasmas
133,700
Earth and planetary science
(PDF)

Chemistry(5 Projects)
Research Project NumberPrincipal Investigator
(Name,Researcher Number,
Research Institution)
TitleTotal
(Thousand yen)
DisciplineAbstract
17H06141

Shin-ichi Adachi

60260220

High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, Institute of Materials Structure Science, Professor
Visualizing ultrafast dynamics of molecular structure with femtosecond X-ray solution scattering
154,400
Basic chemistry (PDF)
17H06142

Hisashi Yamamoto

20026298

Chubu University, Molecular Catalyst Research Center, Professor
New Frontier of Substrate-Controlled Chemical Reaction
159,200
Basic chemistry (PDF)
17H06143

Nobuharu Iwasawa

40168563

Tokyo Institute of Technology, Faculty of Science, Professor
Development of Carbon Dioxide Fixation Reactions
161,300
Applied chemistry (PDF)
17H06144

Jian Ping Gong

20250417

Hokkaido University, Faculty of Advanced Life Science, Professor
Utilizing the Sacrificial Bonding Principle to Create Soft-Hard Composites with Toughness that Surpasses Metals and Novel Functions
157,000
Materials chemistry
(PDF)
17H06145

Ryoji Kanno

90135426

Tokyo Institute of Technology, School of Materials and Chemical Technology, Professor
Creation of superionic conductors
129,500
Materials chemistry
(PDF)

Engineering(14 Projects)
Research Project NumberPrincipal Investigator
(Name,Researcher Number,
Research Institution)
TitleTotal
(Thousand yen)
DisciplineAbstract
17H06146

Yang Ju

60312609

Nagoya University, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor
Creation and development of high-order nano-space structures through innovative control of stress field
161,000
Mechanical engineering
(PDF)
17H06147

Atsuo Kawamura

80186139

Yokohama National University, Faculty of Engineering, Professor
Realization of Sustainable Green Society Through 99.9% Class Efficiency Electric Power Conversion
138,000
Electrical and electronic engineering
(PDF)
17H06148

Shinichi Takagi

30372402

The University of Tokyo, School of Engineering, Professor
Precise structure control of 3-dimensional integration CMOS using high mobility materials through layer transfer
158,900
Electrical and electronic engineering (PDF)
17H06149

Takao Someya

90292755

The University of Tokyo, School of Engineering, Professor
Evaluation of Drug Response by Elastic Multipoint Electrode Array Using Cardiomyocyte Sheet
157,100
Electrical and electronic engineering (PDF)
17H06150

Koichi Osuka

50191937

Osaka University, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor
Source of various behaviors of living things that understands from zombification of insects
136,800
Electrical and electronic engineering
(PDF)
17H06151

Toshiharu Ikaga

30302631

Keio University, Faculty of Science and Technology, Professor
Field survey on Impact of living environments on brain, cardiovascular, respiratory and locomotive system, and co-benefit evaluation of disease and long-term care prevention
159,700
Architecture and building engineering
(PDF)
17H06152

Kazuhiro Hono

60229151

National Institute for Materials Science, Research Center for Magnetic and Spintronic Materials, Fellow
Spin-dependent conduction mechanism of half-metallic Heusler alloys and applications to practical devices
162,400
Material engineering
(PDF)
17H06153

Hideo Hosono

30157028

Tokyo Institute of Technology, Institute for Innovative Research, Professor
New evolution of materials concept and application of electrides
134,600
Material engineering (PDF)
17H06154

Akihiro Makino

30315642

Tohoku University, New Industry Creation Hatchery Center, Professor
Research and development on artificial production of next generation of Rare-Earth Free Magnets with L10 phase similar to Cosmic magnet.
156,600
Material engineering (PDF)
17H06155

Hideyuki Yasuda

60239762

Kyoto University, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Professor
Modeling of solidification dynamics supported by 3D time-resolved in-situ observations
130,200
Material engineering (PDF)
17H06156

Yuji Wada

40182985

Tokyo Institute of Technology, School of Materials and Chemical Technology, Professor
The Theory of Microwave-induced Nonequilibrium State and its Application to the Manipulation of Solid/Interfacial Chemical Reactions
160,200
Process/Chemical engineering (PDF)
17H06157

Takeshi Omasa

00252586

Osaka University, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor
Integrated platform for mammalian cell-based
cell and bioprocess engineering
118,400
Process/Chemical engineering (PDF)
17H06158

Haruko Takeyama

60262234

Waseda University, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Professor
Development of platform for ultra high-throughput screening of novel bioactive compound producers
157,700
Process/Chemical engineering (PDF)
17H06159

Hiroyuki Takahashi

70216753

The University of Tokyo, Institute of Engineering Innovation, Professor
Study on Multi-photon gamma-ray coincidence tomography
158,300
Integrated engineering (PDF)

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(4)Biological Sciences (19 Projects)

Biological Sciences(3 Projects)
Research Project NumberPrincipal Investigator
(Name,Researcher Number,
Research Institution)
TitleTotal
(Thousand yen)
DisciplineAbstract
17H06160

Hitoshi Sakano

90262154

University of Fukui, School of Medical Sciences, Adjunct Professor
Decision Making in the Mouse Olfactory System
158,800
Neuroscience (PDF)
17H06161

Yasushi Miyashita

40114673

Juntendo University, Graduate School of Medicine, Professor
Elucidation of cortical neural circuits for meta-memory: Optogenetic manipulation of retrospection
161,000
Neuroscience
(PDF)
17H06162

Hiroyoshi Nishikawa

10444431

Nagoya University, Graduate School of Medicine, Professor
Association of immune responses with racial differences of cancer development
161,700
Oncology (PDF)

Biology(5 Projects)
Research Project NumberPrincipal Investigator
(Name,Researcher Number,
Research Institution)
TitleTotal
(Thousand yen)
DisciplineAbstract
17H06164

Hiroyuki Arai

40167987

The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Professor
The roles of membrane lipids for intracellular signaling platform
156,700
Biological Science (PDF)
17H06165

Shuji Akiyama

50391842

Institute for Molecular Science, Research Center of Integrative Molecular Systems, Professor
An Integrated Multi-scale Approach for Studying Cyanobacterial Circadian Clock System
157,400
Biological Science (PDF)
17H06166

Yumiko Saga

50221271

National Institute of Genetics, Genetic Strains Research Center, Professor
Mechanism of sex differentiation of germ cells
156,200
Biological Science (PDF)
17H06167

Tatsuo Fukagawa

60321600

Osaka University, Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Professor
Molecular mechanisms for centromere formation
157,100
Basic biology (PDF)
17H07424

Takayuki Kohchi

40202056

Kyoto University, Graduate School of Biostudies, Professor
Sex differentiation in land plant: mechanism of genetic robustness and plasticity
141,500
Basic biology (PDF)

Agricultural Sciences(5 Projects)
Research Project NumberPrincipal Investigator
(Name,Researcher Number,
Research Institution)
TitleTotal
(Thousand yen)
DisciplineAbstract
17H06168

Makoto Nishiyama

00208240

The University of Tokyo, Biotechnology Research Center, Professor
Studies on mechanisms of biosynthesis of biomolecules via amino-group carrier protein and expansion of structural diversity of secondary metabolites
160,700
Agricultural chemistry (PDF)
17H06169

Yasuhisa Asano

00222589

Toyama Prefectural University, Faculty of Engineering, Professor
Development of soluble expression technology and utilization of enzymes from plants and animals
157,700
Agricultural chemistry (PDF)
17H06170

Koji Uchida

40203533

The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Professor
Life science basis of short-lived reactive species originated from foods
157,100
Agricultural chemistry (PDF)
17H06171

Shinya Funakawa

20244577

Kyoto University, Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Professor
Establishment of “Minimum-loss” agriculture
148,500
Boundary agriculture
(PDF)
17H06172

Ken Shirasu

20425630

RIKEN, Center for Sustainable Resource Science, Group Director
Molecular elucidation of plant-pathogen interactions
156,100
Boundary agriculture
(PDF)

Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmacy(7 Projects)
Research Project NumberPrincipal Investigator
(Name,Researcher Number,
Research Institution)
TitleTotal
(Thousand yen)
DisciplineAbstract
17H06173

Masanobu Uchiyama

00271916

The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Professor
New Molecular Technologies to Open Up Multiple Applications of Light in Life Science and Materials Science
163,300
Pharmacy (PDF)
17H06174

Kazuhiro Iwai

60252459

Kyoto University, Graduate School of Medicine, Professor
Extensive analyses of the LUBAC ubiquitin ligase
157,100
Basic medicine (PDF)
17H06175

Akihiko Yoshimura

90182815

Keio University, School of Medicine, Professor
Immune systems involved in the resolution of inflammation and tissue repair
158,300
Basic medicine (PDF)
17H06176

Toshiro Sato

70365245

Keio University, School of Medicine, Associate Professor
Gaining Integrative Understanding of Gastrointestinal Disease Phenotypes through  Establishment of an Organoid Library
159,000
Clinical internal medicine (PDF)
17H06177

Ryuichi Nishinakamura

70291309

Kumamoto University, Institute of Molecular Embryology and Genetics, Professor
Kidney reconstitution and disease modeling based on nephron induction methods in vitro
157,100
Clinical internal medicine (PDF)
17H06178

Toshihide Yamashita

10301269

Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Professor
Generation of neural network repair medicine
158,600
Clinical surgery (PDF)
17H06179

Yumiko Imai

50231163

National Institutes of Biomedical Innovation, Health and Nutrition, Laboratory for Regulation of Intractable Infectious Diseases, Project Leader
Identification of higher-order-epigenetic modification machineries and development of potential novel therapeutics in severe virus infection
150,900
Clinical surgery
(PDF)