Basic Information

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

Education

Courses - Undergraduate
M2 Linear Algebra I [re-take]M2 Linear Algebra II [re-take]L5 CSE laboratories
Courses - Graduate
ITA23 Practical Data Analysis with Lunar and Planetary Databases

Research

Specialization
Planetary SciencesLunar and Planetary ExplorationData analysis and numerical simulation for Lunar and Planetary Exploration
Educational Background, Biography
Education:
Doctor of Science, 2005, Kyushu University,
M.A. in Science, 1999, Kyushu University,
B.A. in Science, 1997, Kyushu University.

Research and Teaching Experiences:
2009.Apr. - Present, Assistant Professer, ARC-Space, CAIST, The University of Aizu.
2006.Apr. - 2009.Mar, Aerospace Project Research Associate, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency.
Current Research Theme
Evaluation of crater spatial distribution (Clustering analysis, Voronoi diagram etc.).Quantitative analysis of lunar roughness and terrain classification for preparation of lunar geological map. Numerical simulation of lunar flood basaltic volcanism.
Key Topic
Planetary Science, Impact craters, Volcanism on the terrestrial planet and satellite.
Affiliated Academic Society
Japan Society for Planetary Sciences,The Seismological Society of Japan,Japan Geoscience Union,American Geophysical Union

Others

Hobbies
Camera, International travel.
School days' Dream
Current Dream
Motto
Favorite Books
Messages for Students
Publications other than one's areas of specialization

Main research

Student Cooperative Class Project: Lunar and Planetary Data Analysis

Student Cooperative Class Project: Lunar and Planetary Data Analysis

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Onboard instruments for Lunar and Planetary Exploration missions

Onboard instruments for Lunar and Planetary Exploration missions

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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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Software for Lunar and planetary exploration data analysis

Software for Lunar and planetary exploration data analysis

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Dissertation and Published Works

Ohatake et al. (2010), Space Science Reviews, 154, 57-77, "Deriving the Absolute Reflectance of Lunar Surface Using SELENE (Kaguya) Multiband Imager Data".
Ohtake et al. (2009), Nature, 461, 236-240, "The Global Distribution of Pure Anorthothite on the Moon".
Haruyama et al. (2009), Science, 323, 905-908, "Long-Lived Volcanism on the Lunar Farside Revealed by SELENE Terrain Camera".
Haruyama et al. (2008), Science, 322, 938-939, "Lack of Exposed Ice Inside Lunar South Pole Shackleton Crater".
Saito et al. (2006), Science, 312, 1341-1344, "Detailed Images of Asteroid 25143 Itokawa from Hayabusa".