Ken'ichi Tatematsu

(by Mrs. JoAnn Powers, Socorro, USA)

Language: ENGLISH --- JAPANESE

Professor, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
Manager, East-Asian ALMA Regional Center (-2017 August 31)
Director, Nobeyama Radio Observatory (2017 July 1-)
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The Orion A Giant Molecular Cloud with the Nobeyama 45 m Radio Telescope

Right (color): Radio N2H+ Image (Tatematsu, Kandori, Umemoto, Sekimoto 2008), Right (grey): Radio CO Image (Shimajiri et al. 2011) Left: Optical Image (c)Hiromitsu Kohsaka


Taurus Molecular Cloud Cores Observed with the Nobeyama 45 m Radio Telescope

(Tatematsu, Umemoto, Kandori, Sekimoto 2004)


Project:
ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array)
Research interests:
- Star formation in giant molecular clouds
- Atomic carbon in dark clouds
- Hierarchical structure in the interstellar cloud
- Protostellar collapse

Recent graduate student:
  • Satoshi Ohashi (2012-2017)

    Recent postdocs:
  • Patricio Sanhueza (2014-2017)
  • Quang Nguyen Luong (2014-2016)
  • Yiping Ao@(2013-2014)
  • Akiko Kawamura (2011-2014)
  • Yasutaka Kurono (2011-2013)


    Participation Certificate of the Deep Impact
    my astronomical pictures as an amateur (old) (new)

    CV

    Sex: Male
    Place of birth: Nagoya, Japan
    Nationality: Japanese

    Education:
    BS in Astronomy from Kyoto University, Japan
    MS in Astronomy from Kyoto University, Japan
    PhD in Astrophysics from Nagoya University, Japan

    Employment record:
    JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow, Nagoya University, Japan
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Nobeyama Radio Observatory, Japan
    Postdoctoral Fellow, McDonald Observatory, the University of Texas at Austin, USA
    Research Associate, Ibaraki University, Japan
    Associate Professor, Division of Radio Astronomy, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
    2007-present Professor, Division of Radio Astronomy, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
    2007-2008 and 2012-present Manager, East-Asian ALMA Regional Center
    2008-2012 ALMA-Japan Project Director

    Misc:
    1999-2002 Trustee (Treasurer), Astronomical Society of Japan
    (Short Version) Ken Tatematsu graduated from Kyoto University, and obtained MSc from Kyoto University and PhD from Nagoya University. Then, he was Postdoctoral Fellow at three institutions including University of Texas at Austin. He was appointed Associate Professor and then Full Professor at National Astronomical Observatory of Japan. He was ALMA Japan Project Director, and is currently Manager of East Asian ALMA Regional Center. His major research fields include millimeter and submillimeter astronomy, star formation, and the interstellar medium.
    (Long Version) Ken Tatematsu graduated from Kyoto University in 1983. He was awarded an MSc from Kyoto University and a PhD from Nagoya University. Then, he was Postdoctoral Fellow at JSPS, at Nobeyama Radio Observatory, and at University of Texas. He was appointed Research Associate at Ibaraki University, and Associate Professor at National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ). Since 2007, he has been Full Professor at NAOJ. He was Japanese Project Director for ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array, international radio telescope project) from 2008 to 2012, and is currently Manager of East Asian ALMA Regional Center. His major research fields include millimeter and submillimeter astronomy, and observational studies of star formation and the interstellar medium.
    How to get to and stay at NAOJ Mitaka
    Mail to: K. Tatematsu


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