Japanese

Carriculum Vitae

Personal Details

  • Name: Keiichi Maeda
  • Year of Birth: 1976
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Family Status: Married, Two kids

Current Position

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Institution: Department of Astronomy, Kyoto University

Education

  • March 2004: Ph. D (Astronomy), at Dept. of Astrobomy, School of Science, Univ. of Tokyo
  • March 2001: M. Sc (Astronomy), at Dept. of Astronomy, School of Science, Univ. of Tokyo
  • March 1999: B. Sc (Astronomy), at University of Tokyo
  • March 1995: Graduated from Kisarazu High School

Positions Held

  • September 2013 -: Associate Professor, at Department of Astronomy, Kyoto University
  • December 2012 - August 2013: Associate Professor, at Kavli Institute for Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU), University of Tokyo
  • December 2007 - December 2012: Assitant Professor, at IPMU (=> April 2012-: Kavli IPMU)
  • April 2007 - December 2007: JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow for Research Abroad,
    at Max-Plank Institute for Astrophysics (Garching, Germany)
  • April 2004 - March 2007: JSPS Research Fellow (PD),
    at Department of Earth Science and Astronomy, University of Tokyo
  • April 2001 - March 2004: JSPS Research Fellow (DC1),
    at Department of Astronomy, School of Science, University of Tokyo

Joint Appointment

  • October 2013 - : Visiting Scientist, at Kavli Institute for Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU), University of Tokyo

Honors

  • March 2010 : Astronomical Society of Japan Young Astronomer Award 2009
    "Theoretical and Observational Study on Supernova Explosion Structure"

Grant

  • July 2015 - June 2017: Oepn Joint Projects of JSPS Bilateral Joint Research Projects (PI, , 3.6M JPY / 2 years)
    "Initiative on supernova study: Synergy in surveys, follow-up observations, and theoretical modeling"
  • April 2014 - March 2017: JSPS Grant for Young Scientist (B) (Grant Number 26800100) (PI, 3M JPY / 3 years),
    "Unresolved problems in the stellar astrophysics and applications to the cosmological study: Synagy between theoretical and observational approaches"
  • June 2012 - March 2014: JSPS-DST Japan-India Joint Research Project (Co-I)
    "A study of supernovae in the nearby Universe - building blocks for the high redshift Universe"(PI: K. Nomoto)
  • April 2011 - March 2014: JSPS Grant for Young Scientist (B) (Grant Number 23740141) (PI),
    "Study on supernova progenitor evolution and explision mechanism, toward the next generation cosmology and future observing programs"
  • June 2010 - March 2012: JSPS-DST Japan-India Joint Research Project (Co-I)
    "Properties of supernovae in the nearby Universe"(PI: K. Nomoto)
  • April 2010 - March 2011: Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation (SJSF) Grant (PI),
    "Japan-Sweden-Denmark Supernova and Cosmology Project"
  • August 2008 - March 2010: JSPS Grant for Young Scientist - Start Up (Grant Number 20840007) (PI),
    "Theoretical and observational study of type Ia supernova explosions and the appplications to the cosmology"
  • April 2007 - December 2007: JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow for Research Abroad (Fellowship),
    "Multi-Dimensional Radiation Transport Modeling as a Tool to Investigate the Origins of Supernovae and Gamma-Ray Bursts, and the History of the Universe"
  • April 2004 - March 2007: JSPS Research Fellow (PD) (Fellowship + Grant),
    "Explosoin mechanisms of hypernovae and gamma-ray bursts, and the formatin and evolution of astronomical pbjects at high redshift
  • April 2001 - March 2004: JSPS Research Fellow (DC1) (Fellowship + Grant),
    "Explosion mechanisms of hypernovae and gamma-ray bursts, and the sterllar formation at high redshift"

Professional Service

  • Membership:
    • International Astronomical Union (IAU)
    • Astonomical Society of Japan (ASJ)
    • Rironkon (Japanese Society for Theoretical Astrophysics)
  • Committee/Working Group
    • Ph. D Thesis Committee @ Department of Astronomy, U. Tokyo (2013 - )
      2013 March: Masamichi Kutsuna, Natsuko Izutani
    • Rironkon administrative office, chair (2012)
    • GRIPS (GRB Investigation via Polarimetry and Sepctroscopy; European Space Agency, proposed) mission consortium
    • TMT International Science Developement Team (Time Domain Astronomy)
    • TMT Japanese Science Working Group (Stars and nearby galaxies)
    • HSC Transient Survey Working Group
    • PFS Survey Working Group (Stars and nearby galaxies)
    • SKA-JP Transient Science Working Group
  • Referee:
    • The Astrophysical Journal (ApJ)
    • Astronomy and Astrophysics (A&A)
    • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
    • New Journal of Physics
    • New Astronomy
    • Progress of Theoretical Physics
    • Observing Proposal Reviews (for several telescopes)
    • Computing Proposal Reviews for LinkSCEEM & Cy-Tera (EU High Performance Computing Program)
  • International Conference/Workshop Organizer:
    • "IAU GA 2015, FM 10: Stellar explosions in an ever-changing environment"(August 11-13, 2015 @ Honolulu Convention Center)(SOC)
    • "MG 14 - 14th Marcel Grossmann Meeting"(July 12-18, 2015 @ University of Rome)(SOC)
    • "Supernovae and Gamma-Ray Bursts 2013"(October 14 - November 15, 2013 @ Kyoto University) (SOC)
    • Workshop on "Supernovae Near and Far"(December 12 - 14, 2012 @ Kavli IPMU) (SOC/LOC)
    • Kavli-IPUM SN collaboration meeting (December 10 - 21, 2012@ Kavli IPMU) (SOC/LOC)
    • IAU Symposium 279, "Death of Massive Stars: Supernovae and Gamma-Ray Bursts" (March 12 - 16, 2012 @ Nikko) (LOC Chair)
    • Messengers of Supernova Explosion(November 17 - 21, 2008 @ IPMU)(SOC/LOC)
  • Domestic Conference/Workshop Organizer (Japanese):
    • Rironkon Symposium 2013 (December 25 - 27, 2013 @ Kavli-IPMU)LOC/SOC
    • Merging Compact Stars and Electromagnetic Counterparts (Februaru 14 - 15, 2013 @ Yuakawa Institute, Kyoto Univ.) (SOC)
    • Hydrogen Burning, NeutrinoProcess and R-Process in Explosive Nucleosynethesis (February 19 - 20, 2009 @ Riken)(SOC)