Basic Information

Affiliation
Office for Planning and Management (OPM),
Title
Associate Professor
E-Mail
okudaira@u-aizu.ac.jp
Web site

Education

Courses - Undergraduate
O3-020 SCCP JAXA TANPOPO project on the International Space Station
Courses - Graduate

Research

Specialization
Planetary Sciences, Sample return missions, Astrobiology
Educational Background, Biography
2008. 10 - presentAssociate Professor, OPM, The University of Aizu2006. Dec. - 2008. Sep.Invited Researcher, ISAS/JAXA (Department of Space Information and Energy)2006. MarchPh.D. School of Physical Science, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Sokendai)2003. MarchM.S. Ibaraki University
Current Research Theme
Tanpopo mission, Astrobiology, Scientific education
Key Topic
Tanpopo mission, Sample return missions, Astrobiology
Affiliated Academic Society
Japan Society for Planetary SciencesJapan Geoscience Union

Others

Hobbies
School days' Dream
Current Dream
Motto
Favorite Books
Messages for Students
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

Software for Lunar and planetary exploration data analysis

Software for Lunar and planetary exploration 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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Orbital astrobiology project TANPOPO on International Space Station

Orbital astrobiology project "TANPOPO" on International Space Station

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Student Cooperative Class Project: Lunar and Planetary Data Analysis

Student Cooperative Class Project: Lunar and Planetary Data Analysis

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Dissertation and Published Works

・Dissertation: Evaluation of Micrometeoroid Analogs Alteration on Capturing by Aerogel" (2006), Sokendai
・Brownlee et al. (2006), Science 15 December 2006: Vol. 314. no. 5806, pp. 1711-1716. "Comet 81P/Wild 2 Under a Microscope".
・Zolensky et al. (2006), Science 15 December 2006: Vol. 314. no. 5806, pp. 1735-1739. "Mineralogy and Petrology of Comet 81P/Wild 2 Nucleus Samples".
・Yamagishi et al. (2008), Preprints of 26th International Symposium on Space Technology and Science, 2008-k-05. "TANPOPO: Astrobiology Exposure and Micrometeoroid Capture Experiments".
・Tonui et al. (2014), Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 126 (2014) 284-306. "Petrographic, chemical and spectroscopic evidence for thermal metamorphism in carbonaceous chondrites I: CI and CM chondrites"."