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, FY2015

2015.6
Title of ProjectPrincipal InvestigatorTerm of ProjectTotal
(Thousand yen)
Humanities and Social Sciences Complex Dynamic Analysis on Economic Crisis and Social Infrastructure Makoto Yano Kyoto University, Institute of Economic Research, Professor 2011-2015  441,500
Primate foundation of the social transmission across generation in knowledge and technology Tetsuro Matsuzawa Kyoto University, Primate Research Institute, Professor 2012-2016  310,000
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 Trans fer 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
Sciences and Engineering A global research and development program of a state-of-the-art detector system for ILC Hitoshi Yamamoto Tohoku University, Graduate School of Science, Professor 2011-2015  428,300
High-resolution Spectroscopy of Many-Body systems with Multi-Strangeness Tomofumi Nagae Kyoto University, Graduate School of Science, Professor 2011-2015  336,200
Cosmic evolution study by using a combination between the high sensitivity X-ray CCD and the super mirror Hiroshi Tsunemi Osaka University, Graduate School of Science, Professor 2011-2015  424,800
Studies on the Synthesis of Highly Oxidized Complex Natural Products of Biological Significance Keisuke Suzuki Tokyo Institute of Technology, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Professor 2011-2015  333,800
Bioinorganic Chemistry of Oxidoreductases having Unique Active Site Clusters Kazuyuki Tatsumi Nagoya University, Research Center for Materials Science, Designated Professor 2011-2015  309,800
Creation of graphene terahertz lasers Taiichi Otsuji Tohoku University, Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Professor 2011-2015  355,400
Development of innovative water splitting photocatalysts based on photocarrier dynamics at solid/liquid interfaces Kazunari Domen The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor 2011-2015  410,600
Semiconductor Materials and Devices with Nonvolatile and Reconfigurable Functions Masaaki Tanaka The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor 2011-2015  414,700
Elucidation of adaptive lubrication mechanism with low friction and minimum wear in natural synovial joints and development of artificial hydrogel cartilage with super lubricity based on bionic design Teruo Murakami Kyushu University, Research Center for Advanced Biomechanics, Specially appointed Professor 2011-2015  348,900
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
Materials property and evolution of Earth's core Kei Hirose Tokyo Institute of Technology, Earth-Life Science Institute, Professor 2012-2016  375,000
Innovation of structural materials science: Femtosecond time-resolved atomic imaging Katsumi Tanimura Osaka University, The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Professor 2012-2016  302,500
Novel quantum phenomena at Liquid He suface-Verification of Majorana state Kimitoshi Kono RIKEN, Kono Low Temperature Physics Laboratory, Chief Scientist 2012-2016  203,000
Hyperfine splitting of antihydrogen and magnetic moment of antiproton Yasunori Yamazaki RIKEN, Yamazaki Atomic Physics Laboratory, Distinguished Senior Scientist 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 The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor 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 The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor 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, 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
Physics of highly polarized semiconductors and their application to deep ultraviolet light emitting devices Hiroshi Amano Nagoya University,Graduate School of Engineering, Professor 2013-2015  280,400
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, International Research Institute of Disaster 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 Kobayash 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
Biological Sciences Study of bacterial stratagem to circumvent host innate immune system and its application Chihiro Sasakawa The University of Tokyo, The Institute of Medical Science, Emeritus Professor 2011-2015  407,500
Integrative Biological Research on Function and Regulation of Kinesin superfamily Molecular Motors Nobutaka Hirokawa The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine, Project Professor 2011-2015  500,000
Structural biology of membrane transporters with a view to drug development Chikashi Toyoshima The University of Tokyo, Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, Professor 2011-2015  399,600
Autophagy: Molecular mechanism and its integration into cell physiology Yoshinori Ohsumi Tokyo Institute of Technology, Frontier Research Center, Professor 2011-2015  423,400
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, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, 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

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