Basic Information

Affiliation
ARC-Space / Research Center for Advanced Information Science and Technology (CAIST)
Title
Senior Associate Professor
E-Mail
yoshiko@u-aizu.ac.jp
Web site

Education

Courses - Undergraduate
・ Introduction to Programming・ Calculus I [Re-take]・ Calculus II [Re-take]
Courses - Graduate
Practical Data Analysis with Lunar and Planetary Databases

Research

Specialization
Earth and planetary science, especially surface processesLunar and planetary exploration Data analysis and visualizationGeophysicsInternal structure of planetary body Environmental changeNumerical simulation of material transport
Educational Background, Biography
B. S., 1997 The University of Tokyo M. S., 1999 The University of Tokyo Ph. D (Science), 2002 The University of Tokyo Post doctoral fellow, Earthquake Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, 2002-2003 COE research fellow, Kobe University, 2003-2004 Post doctoral fellow, University of California, Berkeley, 2004-2006 Post doctoral fellow, National Institute for Environmental Studies, 2006-2009 Associate Professor, The University of Aizu, 2009- Current.
Current Research Theme
Analysis of the data from Japanese lunar orbiter SELENE/Kaguya and global mapping of the mineral distribution on the MoonVisualization of the big data from SELNENE/Kaguya missionAnalysis of the data from Mars explorations and clarification of the subsurface structure of MarsAnalysis of the data from the Japanese Earth satellite ALOS/Daichi for monitoring of marsh water environment
Key Topic
Satellite remote sensing, Lunar and planetary explorations, Earth observation, Data analysis, Data visualization and analytics, Geophysical information system, Environmental studies
Affiliated Academic Society
The Japanese Society for Planetary Sciences, Japan Geoscience Unio, American Geophysical Uniom

Others

Hobbies
Travel, Reading books
School days' Dream
Pilot (narrow sense)
Current Dream
Pilot (broad sense)
Motto
Tomorrow is another day. Enjoy! If you want to continue something.
Favorite Books
Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling
Messages for Students
Take a larger view! Discover new horizons with us!
Publications other than one's areas of specialization
2015 The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Prizes for Science and Techonology: Public Understanding Promotion Category)"

Main research

Student Cooperative Class Project: Lunar and Planetary Data Analysis

Student Cooperative Class Project: Lunar and Planetary Data Analysis

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Software for Lunar and planetary exploration data analysis

Software for Lunar and planetary exploration data analysis

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Scientific analysis of remote sensing data for lunar and planetary explorations, Earth observations

Scientific analysis of remote sensing data for lunar and planetary explorations, Earth observations

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Asteroid Explorer Hayabusa2

Hayabusa2

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Dissertation and Published Works

1. Ogawa, Y., Matsunaga, T., Nakamura, R., Saiki, K., Ohtake, M., Hiroi, T., Takeda, H., Arai, T., Yokota, Y., Yamamoto, S., Hirata, N., Sugihara, T., Sasaki, S., Haruyama, J., Morota, T., Honda, C., Demura, H., Kitazato, K., Terazono, J., Asada, N., The widespread occurrence of high-calcium pyroxene in bright-ray craters on the Moon and implications for lunar-crust composition, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, DOI: 10.1029/2011GL048569, 2011.
2. Ohtake, M., T. Matsunaga, J, Haruyama, Y., Yokota, T. Morota, C. Honda, Y. Ogawa, M. Torii, H., Miyamoto, T. Arai, N. Hirata, A. Iwasaki, R. Nakamura, T. Hiroi, T. Sugihara, H. Takeda, H.
Otake, C. M. Pieters, K. Saiki, K. Kitazato, M. Abe, N. Asada, H. Demura, Y. Yamaguchi, S., Sasaki, S. Kodama, J. Terazono, M. Shirao, A. Yamaji, S. Minami, H. Akiyama, J. L. Josset, The global distribution of pure anorthosite on the Moon, Nature, 461, pp. 236-240, DOI: 10.1038/nature08317, 2009.
3. Matsunaga, T., M. Ohtake, J. Haruyama, Y. Ogawa, R. Nakamura, Y. Yokota, T. Morota, C. Honda, M. Torii, M. Abe, T. Nimura, T. Hiroi, T. Arai, K. Saiki, H., Takeda, N. Hirata, S. Kodama, T., Sugihara, H. Demura, N., Asada, J. Terazono and H. Ohtake, Discoveries on the lithology of lunar crater central peaks by SELENE Spectral Profiler Spectral Profiler, Gophys., Res. Lett., 35, DOI: 10.1029/2008GL035868, 2008.
4. Ogawa, Y. and M. Manga, Thermal demagnetization of Martian upper crust by magma intrusion, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, 10.1029/2007GL030565, 2007.