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The ASJ Young Astronomer Award Recipients (recent award winners)

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Year Award date Recipient/Research theme Number
of
applicants
2022
(34th)
2023.3.15 Shigeo Kimura
"Theoretical Study of Cosmic-ray Acceleration and High-energy Emission around Black Holes"
18
Hirofumi Noda
"Establishment of new pictures on the engine of active galactic nuclei and leading role in developing instruments onboard ASTRO-H and XRISM missions"
Fujimoto Seiji
"Establishing a New Physical Picture of Early Galaxies and the Circum-Galactic Medium by Radio and Optical Observations"
2021
(33rd)
2022.3.4 Kohei Inayoshi
"Theoretical Study on the Formation and Growth of Supermassive Black Holes"
20
Hideyuki Hotta
"Theoretical Study on Convective MHD Turbulence in the Stellar Interior as Fundamental Physics of Stellar Dynamo Activity"
Kenneth Christopher Wong
"Observational Cosmology with Strong Lensing Effects"
2020
(32nd)
2021.9.14 Akimasa Kataoka
"Theoretical and Observational Studies of Dust Grains in Protoplanetary Disks"
21
Kimihiko Nakajima
"Spectroscopic Study of the Inter-Stellar Medium in Distant Galaxies"
Takashi Moriya
"Research on Massive Stars in the Final Phase toward the Supernova Explosion"
2019
(31th)
2020.3.17 Shingo Hirano
"Large-scale simulations of first stars and blackholes formation"
19
Kazumi Kashiyama
"Theoretical research on transient phenomena including fast radio burst associated with compact star formation"
Kazunori Akiyama
"Imaging a Supermassive Black Hole Shadow with the Event Horizon Telescope Using Sparse Modeling"
2018
(30th)
2019.3.16 Takayuki Muto
"Observational Investigation of Protoplanetary Disks based on Broad Theoretical Backgrounds"
16
Kenta Hotokezaka
"Theory of electromagnetic counterpart to neutron star merger"
Takatoshi Shibuya
"Studies on High-Redshift Galaxies Using Large Observational Data"
2017
(29th)
2018.3.15 Yoshiki Matsuoka
"Observational studies on the evolution of supermassive black holes"
14
Kengo Tomida
"Radiation Magnetohydrodynamic Simulations of Protostar and Circumstellar Disk Formation Processes"
Yoshiyuki Inoue
"Study of High-energy Phenomena in Active Galactic Nuclei and the Cosmic Gamma-ray Background radiation"
2016
(28th)
2017.3.17 Kazuhiro Hada
"Observational studies of formation of relativistic jets from supermassive black holes with high-resolution VLBI"
18
Tomoya Takiwaki
"Theoretical study on the explosion mechanism of core-collapse supernovae using 3D simulations"
2015
(27th)
2016.3.15 Masaomi Tanaka
"Research on electromagnetic emission from gravitational wave sources"
22
Yoshiaki Ono
"Observational studies of galaxy evolution and cosmic reionization"
Satoshi Okuzumi
"Theoretical studies of planetesimal and planet formation"
2014
(26th)
2015.3.19 Kohta Murase
"heoretical Study of High-Energy Astrophysical Phenomena through Neutrino and Gamma-Ray Emission"
17
Takaaki Tanaka
"Studies of Cosmic-Ray Acceleration in GeV-Bright Supernova Remnants with the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope"
Tsuyoshi Inoue
"Theoretical Studies on Dynamics and Evolution of Multi-phase Interstellar Medium"
2013
(25th)
2014.3.20 Norio Narita
"Studies to test planetary migration models via transit observations"
13
Kenji Toma
"Studies of Gamma-Ray Burst Polarization and Relativistic Jets"
Takafumi Kojima
"Study and Development of a Low-Noise SIS Mixer for the ALMA Band 10"
2012
(24th)
2013.3.21 Takashi Hosokawa
"Studies on the high-mass star formation process in both the present-day and early universe"
14
Masayuki Tanaka
"Galaxy populations in distant clusters of galaxies and the evolution of AGN activities"
Nami Sakai
"Discovery of Warm Carbon-Chain Chemistry as a New Mechanism of Formation of Carbon-Chain Molecules around Low-Mass Protostars"
2010
(23th)
2011.9.20 Aya Bamba
"X-ray Study of the Origin of Galactic Cosmic-Rays"
7
Tohru Nagao
"Observational study of the cosmic chemical evolution"
Takeru Suzuki
"Construction of a theoretical model of the coronal heating and the solar wind acceleration and its application to stellar winds and accretion disk winds"