CURRICULUM VITAE

Dr. Yosuke MIZUNO

Institute for Theoretical Physics
Goethe University Frankfurt
Max-von-Laue-Str. 1
60438 Frankfurt am Main, Germany


EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Department of Physics and Astronomy, Kyoto University, 2004
    Thesis: "General Relativistic Magnetohydrodynamic Simulation of Collapsars as a Model of Gamma-Ray Bursts", supervisor: Prof. Kazunari Shibata

  • M.Sc., Department of Natural Sciences, Aichi University of Education, 2001
    Thesis: "MHD Accretion onto Black Hole: Comparison between numerical simulations and analytical solutions", supervisor: Prof. Masaaki Takahashi

  • B.Sc., Department of Natural Sciences, Aichi University of Education, 1999


EMPLOYMENT / EXPERIENCE

  • RESEARCH SCIENTIST, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany, Oct. 2014 - present

  • NSC ASSISTANT RESEARCH SCHOLAR, Institute of Astronomy, National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan, Oct. 2011 - Sep. 2014

  • RESEARCH SCIENTIST IV, Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Resarch, University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA, Jun. 2008 - Sep. 2011

  • NAOJ SHORT-TERM VISITING SCHOLAR, Center for Computational Astrophysics, National Astronomical Observatory in Japan, Japan, Apr. 2011 (1 months)

  • VISITING RESEARCH SCIENTIST, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nevada Las Vegas, USA, Apr. 2008 - Jun. 2008 (3 months)

  • NRC RESEARCH FELLOW / NASA POSTDOCTORAL PROGRAM FELLOW, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, USA, Apr. 2005 - Mar. 2008

  • POSTDOCTRAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT, Department of Astronomy, Kyoto University, Japan, Apr. 2004 - Mar. 2005


FELLOWSHIPS and AWARDS

  • NSC Assistant Research Scholar, National Science Council, Taiwan, 2011

  • NRC Research Fellow/NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellow, National Academies, USA, 2005


LECTURING and RESEARCH STUDENT SUPERVISION

    1. [Lecturing] Graduate course gHydrodynamics and Magnetohydrodynamicsh
      , Goethe Univ, fall-winter semester, 2016 (3 class)

    2. [Lecturing] Graduate course gHydrodynamics and Magnetohydrodynamicsh, Excercises
      , Goethe Univ, fall-winter semester, 2016 (7 class)

    3. [Lecturing] Graduate course gHydrodynamics and Magnetohydrodynamicsh, Excercises
      , Goethe Univ, fall-winter semester, 2014

    4. [Lecturing] Graduate course gPlasma Astrophysicsh (ASTR688000),
      NTHU, fall-winter semester, 2013

    5. [Student Supervision] Joshua Wood, UAH, summer student, 2010,
      Principle Supervisor,
      project: gNumerical investigation of supernova remnantsh

    6. [Student Supervision] Joshua Wood, UAH, summer student, 2011,
      Principle Supervisor,
      project: gNumerical investigation of supernova remnantsh

    7. [Student Supervision] Ting-Yu Huang, NTHU, master student, 2012-2014,
      Technical Supervisor (Principle Supervisor: Prof. Albert Kong),
      Master Thesis: gTesting adiabatic expansion and the equipartition assumption in parsec scale AGN jets with the source OH-010h

    8. [Student Supervision] Yu-Hsun Cheng, NTHU, master student, 2013-2014,
      Technical Supervisor (Principle Supervisor: Prof. Hsiang-Kuang Chang),
      research interests: Numerical research of accretion and outflow in relativistic objects


RESEARCH INTERESTS and ACTIVITY

    1. Computational Astrophysics

    2. Numerical Relativity

    3. Accretion and outflow (Jet) in relativistic objects

    4. Magnetic activity in relativistic plasma (dissipation, reconnection, instability)

    5. Relativistic turbulence

    6. Particle acceleration

    7. Black Hole Shadow


SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATION

  • 2 theses (M.Sc., Ph. D.)

  • 33 refereed journal papers [16 first author]

  • 60+ other papers [29 refereed]


SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH GRANTS

  • [As Principle Investigator]

    1. "Magnetic Dissipation in Relativistic Jets and Shocks",
      Ministry of Science and Technology (Taiwan), MOST 103-2112-M-007-023-MY3, 08/2014-07/2017, TWD 1,478,000

    2. "Role of Magnetic Field in Relativistic Jets and Shocks",
      National Science Council (Taiwan), NSC100-2112-M-007-022-MY3, 08/2011-07/2014, TWD 1,360,000

    3. "Magnetic Dissipation and Energy Release Mechanism in Relativistic Jets",
      NAOJ (Japan), NAOJ visiting scholar, 03/2011-04/2011, \201,000

    4. "General Relativistic Magnetohydrodynamic Simulations for Gamma-Ray Bursts",
      National Academies (USA), NRC Research Fellowship & NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellowship, 04/2005-03/2008, $133,000

  • [As Co-Investigator]

    1. "Systematic Studies of Relativistic Jets and Shocks in AGN and GRBs",
      NASA (USA), NASA Astrophysics Theory Program, NNX12AH06G, 04/2012-03/2015, $ 450,000 [PI: Nishikawa, K.-I.]

    2. "Collaborative Research: A Systematic Study of the Role of Magnetic Fields in Relativistic Jets and Shocks",
      National Science Foundation (USA), NSF AST-0908040, 06/2009-05/2012, $465,443 [PI: Nishikawa, K.-I.]

    3. "Systematic Studies of Black Hole Systems: From Jet Formation to Propagation",
      NASA (USA), NASA Astrophysics Theory and Fundamental Physics (ATFP) program NNX08AG83G, 5/2008-12/2010, $521,745 [PI: Nishikawa, K.-I.]

    4. "Kink Instability of Magnetized Relativistic Outflows",
      US-Israel Binational Science Foundation (USA), 2006170, 10/2007-09/2010, $108,100 [PI: Nishikawa, K.-I., & Lyubarsky, Y.]

    5. "Collaborative Research: Macroscopic and Microscopic Processes in Relativistic Jets",
      National Science Foundation (USA), NSF AST-0506666, 0506719, 08/2005-07/2008, $450,000 [PI: Nishikawa, K.-I.]


PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES & MEMBERS

  • Astronomical Society of Japan, 2001-present

  • American Astronomical Society, 2006-present

  • International Astronomical Union, 2012-present

  • Black Hole Cam project, WG2 -Theory, Leader

  • Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration, WG Theoretical Models & Simulations, coordinator

  • ATHENA mission, Athena Science Study Team, SWG 2.5 (Physics of accretion), Member


LANGUAGE

  • JAPANESE, native

  • ENGLISH, fluent speaking and writing

  • MANDARIN CHINESE, beginner

  • GERMAN, beginner


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