The Innovation of Simulation Technology and the Construction of Foundations for Its Practical Use

Research Supervisor

Norihisa Doi(Professor, Chuo University)

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This research aims at innovating simulation technology and constructing a relevant practical infrastructure, with consideration given to reliability and ease of use, through the cooperation of computer science and computational science. In particular, this field develops new simulation techniques which can be seamlessly applied to phenomena observed in various substances, materials and biological entities on scales from micro to macro, techniques for systematizing dispersed databases and software resources, research on novel algorithms which can be used as the basis for the rapid development of computational methods, and the development of platforms which simplify the handling of basic software and information resources and the creation of standard packages which can be utilized in multiple fields.

Year Started : 2004

Shin'ichi Oishi
Professor, Waseda University
Study on Validated Numerical Simulation for Linear Systems
Shigenori Tanaka
Professor, Kobe University
Development of Bio-Simulation Systems Based on the Fragment Molecular Orbital Method
Takashi Tanaka
Professor, Kyushu University
Realtime Simulation of the Space Weather
Masaru Tomita
Director General / Professor, Keio University
Development of Modeling/Simulation Environment for Systems Biology
Tomoyuki Higuchi
Vice Director General/Professor, Research Organization of Information and Systems
Development of Advanced Data Assimilation and Adaptive Simulation Methods
Takeo Fujiwara
Professor, The University of Tokyo
Novel Methodology of Electronic Structure Calculations by Combining Several Different Aspects

Year Started : 2003

Hirokazu Anai
Researcher, Fujitsu Limited
Construction of a Platform for Robust Optimization based on Symbolic-numeric Hybrid Computation
Kiyohito Ishida
Professor, Tohoku University
Development of the Integrated Design System for Materials Microstructure and Properties
Takashi Sasaki
Professor, KEK
Development of Software Framework for Simulation in Radiotherapy
Naoki Takano
Professor, Ritsumeikan University
Multi-professional Simulator for Biomedical Study of Human Bone
Umpei Nagashima
Principal Research Scientist, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Development of Large Scale Molecular Orbital Calculation System on Grid
Toshiaki Hisada
Professor, The University of Tokyo
Development of Multi-scale and Multi-physics Simulator of Heart for Disease Care and Drug Discovery

Year Started : 2002

Seiichi Koshizuka
Professor, The University of Tokyo
Multi-physics Simulator Using Particle Method
Kimiaki Saito
Chief Senior Scientist, Japan Atomic Energy Agency
Development of Super Parallel Computing Simulation Systems for Improving the Quality of Radiotherapy
Masao Doi
Professor, The University of Tokyo
Research and Development of the Multi- Scale Modeling of Rheological Phenomena in Biological Systems
Akira Nishida
Visiting Researcher, Chuo University
Development of Software Infrastructure for Large Scale Scientific Simulation
Satoshi Watanabe
Professor, The University of Tokyo
Development of Simulators for Nano-scale Measurements of Materials Properties


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