Research Support
SPIRITS

FY2020 SPIRITS Project List

Interdisciplinary Type

Department/InstitutePrincipal InvestigatorProjectURA
Graduate School of ScienceMIYAKE AkiraEstablishing novel technology of high-pressure and atomic-resolution electron microscopy and new
advancement of science of deep Earth’s interior
MORIWAKI
Graduate School of ScienceSUMIDA ToshiDark matter search in particle physics and terahertz engineering – Integration of radiation detection and radio
wave measurement
FURUYA
Graduate School of Energy ScienceMCLELLAN BenjaminDeveloping a Novel Methodology for evaluating the Energy-X-NexusOTA
Wildlife Research CenterSUGIURA HidekiLaunch of Environmental Enrichment ScienceFURUYA
OKAZAKI

In the priority area of humanities and social sciences

Department/InstitutePrincipal InvestigatorProjectURA
The Hakubi Center for Advanced Research / Institute for Research in HumanitiesAMANO KyokoChronological and Geographical Features of Ancient Indian Literature Explored by Data-Driven ScienceINAISHI, KOIZUMI

Society-Academia Co-creation for Innovation Type

Department/InstitutePrincipal InvestigatorProjectURA
Kyoto University HospitalMIYAKE MasahiroAn Exploration of Novel Biomarkers for Cognitive Function Using Gaze AnalyzerNAKAHIRA
Graduate School of EngineeringMOLINA JohnPolymer Processing Prediction using Machine-Learning based Multi-Scale SimulationsTANOUE
OKAMOTO

In the priority area of humanities and social sciences

Department/InstitutePrincipal InvestigatorProjectURA
 Graduate School of GovernmentSAKADE Takeshi Democracy in cyberspace from the Asian view of human-being ITO, SASAKI
 Kokoro Research CenterHATANAKA Chihiro Clinical Evidence Eesearch and Social Implementation of SNS Counseling Project WAKAMATSU

International Type

Department/InstitutePrincipal InvestigatorProjectURA
Graduate School of ScienceYANASE YouichiInternational collaboration for realizing topological superconductivityMORIWAKI
The Hakubi Center for Advanced Research / Graduate School of ScienceMIYAZAKI MakitoInternational collaboration toward a physical understanding of the mechanics of cell morphogenesis and
embryogenesis
KUWATA
Graduate School of ScienceTANAKA HiromitsuDiscovery of mechanical site of reaction to induce cellular differentiationMURATA
Graduate School of ScienceGOGAMI ToshiyukiResearch of strangeness nuclear property with a tool of virtual/real photonKUWATA
Kyoto University HospitalITATANI YoshiroMinimally-invasive next-generation gastric cancer surgery using molecular-targeted fluorescent tilmanoceptSHIMOSHIGE
Graduate School of EngineeringASANO KeisukeInterdisciplinary Catalysis Researches for Rapid Syntheses of Chiral Organofluorine Compounds for
Pharmaceuticals
ONISHI
Graduate School of AgricultureONODA YusukeInter-continental comparisons of biodiversity and ecosystem functions in tropical white-sand forestsSAKAMOTO
Graduate School of Energy ScienceOKAZAKI YutakaFormation of international collaborative network for establishment of novel light energy conversion technology
using optical anisotropy
ASAMI
Hall of Global Environmental ResearchONITSUKA KenichiroStudy on the Impact of Smart Farming on Rural Society using Systems AnalysisMATSUOKA, ASAMI
Institute for Frontier Life and Medical SciencesKOBAYASHI TaekoRegulation of neural stem cell activity for rejuvenation of brain based on physical and biochemical factorsTOYODA
Disaster Prevention Research InstituteNAKANO GentaInternational collaboration aiming at “living healthy” in earthquake disastersTAKAHASHI, MURATA
Institute for Liberal Arts and SciencesKIMURA SatokoJapan-Malaysia collaboration on dolphin acoustic ecology in Northwestern Peninsular MalaysiaFURUYA

 In the priority area of humanities and social sciences

Department/InstitutePrincipal InvestigatorProjectURA
 Graduate School of LawSHIMADA Yuko The role of law in digitizationSUZUKI
SASAKI
 Academic Center for Computing and Media StudiesMAJUMDAR Rwitajit LA-ReflecT: Modeling meta-cognitive processes in reflective reading and its open book assessmentsMATSUOKA, AMANO