Results & Awards

Academic Papers

Reports of joint-use research are presented at academic conferences in Japan and overseas, and also published in Japanese and foreign academic journals. The plot shows the numbers of papers authored by ICRR members that are published each fiscal year in ICRR Reports, refereed journals, and proceedings of international conferences.

The plot shows the numbers of papers authored by ICRR members.

The plot shows the numbers of papers authored by ICRR members.

International Conferences and Workshops

ICRR holds international conferences and workshops about once a year, and hosts monthly seminars of renowned scientists and promising young researchers to discuss cutting-edge research. The table below lists the international conferences and workshops held in the past decade, with the number of participants at the end of each item.

International Conferences and Workshops
Date Venue Attendees
Workshop on Next Generation Nucleon Decay and Neutrino Detector 2007 2007.10.2-5 Shizuoka 102
Inauguration Ceremony and Symposium of Telescope Array 2008.8.25 Chiba 101
58th Fujihara seminar: World-wide Network for Gravitational Wave Observation 2009.5.26-29 Kanagawa 84
Gravitational-Wave Advanced Detector Workshop, GWADW 2010 2010.5.16-21 Kyoto 107
International Symposium on the Recent Progress of Ultra High Energy Cosmic Ray Observation 2010.12.10-12 Nagoya 114
Italy-Japan workshop 2011.10.4-5 Chiba 39
2nd Japan Korea workshop on KAGRA 2012.5.28-29 Chiba 26
1st EliTES General Meeting 2012.10.3-4 Tokyo 80
3rd Japan Korea workshop on KAGRA 2012.12.21-22 Korea 20
4th Japan Korea workshop on KAGRA 2013.6.10-11 Osaka 34
5th Japan Korea workshop on KAGRA 2013.11.29-30 Korea 36
2nd EliTES General Meeting 2013.12.4-5 Tokyo 80
CTA LST General Meeting 2014.1.14-17 Chiba 83
6th Japan Korea workshop in KAGRA 2014.6.20-21 Tokyo 49
7th Japan Korea workshop in KAGRA 2014.12.19-20 Toyama 34
The Inaugural Symposium of the Hyper-Kamiokande Proto-Collaboration and Signing Ceremony 2015.1.31 Chiba 108
3rd EliTES General Meeting 2015.2.9-10 Tokyo 42
TeV Particle Astrophysics (TeVPA) 2015 2015.10.26-30 Chiba 169
4th EliTES General Meeting 2015.12.2-3 Tokyo 38
The extreme Universe viewed in very-high-energy gamma rays 2016.1.13-14 Chiba 68
Third International Meeting for Large Neutrino Infrastructure 2016.5.30-6.1 Ibaraki 80
PhyStat-ν Workshop on Statistical Issues in Experimental Neutrino Physics 2016.5.30 - 6.1 Chiba 90
CTA Consortium Meeting Kashiwa 2016.6.16-20 Chiba 170
Extreme Universe viewed with High Energy Gamma Rays 2017.12.18-19 Chiba 60
Tokyo Spring Cosmic Lyman-Alpha Workshop 2018.3.26-30 Tokyo 120
The First Meeting of Hyper Kamiokande Financial Forum 2019.1.11 Tokyo 50
The Second Meeting of Hyper Kamiokande Financial Forum 2019.6.27 Tokyo 45

Awards

Year Prize Name Winner
Title
2007 Benjamin Franklin Medal in physics TOTSUKA, Yoji Discovery of the neutrino mass
2008 Particle Physics Medal ARAFUNE, Jiro Topological property of monopole in non-commutative gauge theories
2008 Inoue Prize for Science NAKAHATA, Masayuki Solar neutrino detection and research of neutrino oscillation
2008 Young Scientist Award of the Geochemistry Research Association MIYAHARA, Hiroko Study of the long-term solar variations using cosmogenic nuclide
2010 Inoue Research Award for Young Scientist NISHINO, Haruki Search for Nucleon Decay into Charged Antilepton plus Meson in Super-Kamiokande
2010 Yoji Totsuka Prize KAJITA, Takaaki Discovery of atmospheric neutrino oscillation
2011 Bruno Pontecorvo Prize SUZUKI, Yoichiro Discovery of atmospheric and solar neutrino oscillations in the Super-Kamiokande experiment
2011 Yoji Totsuka Prize NAKAHATA, Masayuki Study of the solar neutrino and its oscillations
2011 Young Scientist Award of the Physical Society of Japan SAKO, Takashi Study on the High-Energy Cosmic Ray Anisotropy with the Tibet Air-Shower Array
2012 Yoji Totsuka Prize FUKUGITA, Masataka Pointing out a mechanism to generate cosmological baryon number violation originated by lepton
2012 Japan Academy Prize KAJITA, Takaaki Discovery of atmospheric neutrino oscillations
2012 MEXT Young Scientists' Prize MIYAHARA, Hiroko Study for solar activities and its effects
2012 Particle Physics Medal: Young Scientist Award in Theoretical Particle Physics IBE, Masahiro Sweet Spot Supersymmetry
2013 Extragalactic Tinsley Scholar Award OUCHI, Masami Extensive work on distant galaxies and cosmological events in the early universe
2013 Yodh Prize NAGANO, Motohiko Pioneering leadership in the experimental study of the highest energy cosmic rays
2013 Giuseppe and Vanna Cocconi Prize SUZUKI, Yoichiro Outstanding contributions to the solution of the solar neutrino puzzle by measuring the flux of all neutrino flavors
2013 Julius Wess Award KAJITA, Takaaki Discovery of atmospheric neutrino oscillations with the Super-Kamiokande experiment
2014 Yukawa-Kimura Prize KAWASAKI, Masahiro Supergravity and nucleosynthesis
2014 MEXT Young Scientists’ Prize OUCHI, Masami Pioneering studies into the early universe through wide-field multi-wavelength observations
2015 Yoji Totsuka Prize SHIOZAWA, Masato Observation of electron neutrino appearance in an accelerator muon neutrino beam
2015 The Astronomical Society of Japan Young Astronomer Award ONO, Yoshiaki Observational studies of galaxy evolution and cosmic reionization
2015 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics KAJITA, Takaaki
SUZUKI, Yoichiro
Super-K Collaboration
The fundamental discovery and exploration of neutrino oscillations
2015 The Order of Culture KAJITA, Takaaki Outstanding contributions to particle physics and cosmology by the remarkable achievements for researches in Neutrino physics
2015 Person of Cultural Merit KAJITA, Takaaki Outstanding contributions to particle physics and cosmology by the remarkable achievements for researches in Neutrino physics
2015 Nobel Prize in Physics KAJITA, Takaaki The discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass
2016 Chunichi Cultural Award KAJITA, Takaaki The discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass
2016 Harvard Foundation Scientist of the Year KAJITA, Takaaki Remarkable achievements and initiatives that serve to increase diversity in the area of science
2017 Particle Physics Medal: Young Scientist Award in Theoretical Particle Physics HASEGAWA, Fuminori Component action of nilpotent multiplet coupled to matter in 4 dimensional N=1 supergravity
2017 宇宙線物理学功労賞 ARAFUNE, Jiro 宇宙線研究所所長としてスーパーカミオカンデ計画などの実現に取り組み、現在の宇宙線物理学、非加速器素粒子物理学研究の隆盛を導いた功績に対して
2017 GITAM foundation Annual Award KAJITA, Takaaki Outstanding contributions in the field of science
2017 Young Scientist Award of the Physical Society of Japan FUJII, Toshihiro Study on the energy spectrum of ultrahigh-energy cosmic rays with the fluorescence detectors
2017 Berkeley Japan Prize KAJITA, Takaaki Significant contributions in furthering the understanding of Japan on the global stage
2017 Inoue Research Award for Young Scientists KINUGAWA, Tomoya The binary population synthesis in the early universe and the detection rate of gravitational waves from the binary black holes
2018 JSPS Prize OUCHI, Masami Observational Studies of the Early Universe with Lyα Emitters
2018 Japan Academy Medal OUCHI, Masami Observational Studies of the Early Universe with Lyα Emitters
2019 The 21st Century Technology Award TESHIMA, Masahiro Construction of the prototype of Large-Sized Telescope (LST) equipped with cutting-edge technologies
2019 IUPAP-TIFR Homi Bhabha Medal and Prize KAJITA, Takaaki Outstanding contributions to Cosmic Ray physics including path breaking work in neutrino physics.

ICRR Graduate Student Workshop Best Presentation Award

Year Winner
Title
2012 SEKIGUCHI, Takanori Modeling and Simulation of Vibration Isolation System for Large-scale Cryogenic Gravitational-wave Telescope (LCGT)
2013 Doctor / SAIKAWA, Kenichi
Master / MIKAMI, Ryo
Thermalization of axion dark matter
Giant Radio Pulses from the Crab: Study of Radiation Mechanism with Simultaneous radio and hard x-ray observations
2014 Doctor / KITAJIMA, Naoya
Master / KAMETANI, Isao
Primordial blackhole formation and gravitational wave production in a curvaton model
East-West Effect of Atmospheric Neutrinos And Effect of Solar Activities On The Flux Of Atmospheric Neutrino
2015 Docor / CHEN, Dan
Master / SASAKI, Kento
Poster / YAMADA, Masaki
Studies on the cryogenic suspension system of KAGRA
Turbulent acceleration and radiation in Fermi bubble
Gravitational waves as a probe of supersymmetric scale
2016 Doctor / YAMADA, Masaki
Master / FUJIMOTO, Seiji
Poster / ENOMOTO, Yutaro
Visible and dark matter genesis through the Affleck-Dine mechanism
ALMA Faint-mm Sources Down to 0.02 mJy: Physical Origins and Contributions to the Extragalactic Background Light
Reduction of quantum noise for gravitational wave detector KAGRA
2017 Doctor / TADA, Yuichiro
Master / IWAMURA, Yuki
Poster / TAKENAKA, Akira
インフレーション宇宙における曲率ゆらぎと原始ブラックホール形成
超高エネルギーガンマ線望遠鏡MAGICにおける広がった天体の観測・解析手法開発とその適用
スーパーカミオカンデ有効体積拡張に向けた光センサ性能の位置依存性測定
2018 Doctor / KOBAYASHI, Masatoshi
Master / MOROZUMI, Tatsuhiko
Poster / KOZU, Ryohei
Search for Sub-GeV WIMP dark matter by annual modulation using XMASS-I detector
Development of Transmission Monitor System for KAGRA
Minimizing the mechanical cross-couplings in a KAGRA suspension system
2019 Doctor / HARIKANE, Yuichi
Master / KATO, Nobuyuki
Poster / CHEN, Yu-chin
Subaru Census of Early Galaxies in the Hierarchical Structure Formation of the Universe
Development of a xenon purity monitor for the XENONnT experiment
The optimization of
neutron veto counter in XENON-nT, 
the highly sensitive
dark matter research experiment