Yasumasa Nishiura

    Brief Bio

    Yasumasa Nishiura is a principal investigator and professor of mathematics at Tohoku University’s WPI-AIMR. He received his Doctor of Science in 1982 from Kyoto University. Before joining the faculty of Tohoku University in 2012, he was a professor at Hiroshima University (1991-1995), then a professor of Applied Mathematics at Research Institute for Electronic Science (RIES) of Hokkaido University (1995-2012). He also served as the Director of RIES from 2003 to 2005.

    He is the recipient of the Autumn Prize of Mathematical Society of Japan in 2002 and received the Prize for Science and Technology of the Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in 2012. Nishiura’s work focuses on the dynamics of dissipative structures from the dynamical system point of view, in particular, the interplay between intrinsic and extrinsic instabilities of localized patterns including collision, splitting, destruction, and adaptive response to external environments.

    He is also interested in a topological approach to materials science after moving to WPI-AIMR at Tohoku University. He serves as an editor of Physica D, SIADS, CHAOS (2008-2013), and European Journal of Applied Mathematics (2005-2010). He is currently workingas the research supervisor of Alliance for Breakthrough between Mathematicsand Sciences funded by Japan Science and Technology Agency(JST) starting from 2007.

    Personal Homepage :
    http://researchmap.jp/ynishiura/, http://www.wpi-aimr.tohoku.ac.jp/en/research/researcher/nishiura_y.html

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