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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
2021
(26th)
2022.3.4
(tentative)
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
(25th)
2021.9.14
(tentative)
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
(24th)
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
(23th)
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
(22th)
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
(21th)
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
(20th)
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
(19th)
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
(18th)
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
(17th)
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
(15th)
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