• Mar 2001: |
Master of Science, Tohoku University (Supervisor: Hiroyasu IZEKI) |

• Sep 2003: |
Doctor of Science, Tohoku University (Supervisor: Takashi SHIOYA) |

• Oct 2003 - Sep 2009: |
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Kyoto University |

• Oct 2009 - Mar 2017: |
Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Kyoto University |

• Apr 2017 - Present: |
Professor (Distinguished Professor), Department of Mathematics, Osaka University |

• Oct 2017 - Mar 2022: |
Part-time Team Leader, Mathematical Analysis Team, RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project (AIP) |

• Apr 2019 - Present: |
Research Area Advisor, JST ACT-X [Frontier of Mathematics and Information Science] |

• Apr 2022 - Present: |
Visiting Researcher, Mathematical Science Team, RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project (AIP) |

• Apr 2003 - Sep 2003: |
JSPS research fellow (DC2) |

• Apr 2006 - Mar 2008: |
JSPS postdoctoral fellow for research abroad at Institut für Angewandte Mathematik, |

Universität Bonn, Germany (Host: Karl-Theodor STURM) | |

• Apr 2010 - Sep 2010: |
Visiting position at Max-Planck-Institut für Mathematik, Bonn, Germany |

• Apr 2004 - Mar 2006: |
Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B) 16740034 |

"Harmonic functions on metric spaces" | |

• Apr 2008 - Mar 2011: |
Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B) 20740036 |

"On the geometry of the space of probability measures and its applications" | |

• Apr 2011 - Mar 2015: |
Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B) 23740048 |

"Geometry of metric measure spaces and optimal transport theory" | |

• Apr 2015 - Mar 2019: |
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) 15K04844 |

"Comparison geometry of Finsler manifolds and gradient flows" | |

• Apr 2019 - Mar 2024: |
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) 19H01786 |

"Geometry of optimal transport theory and gradient flows" | |

• Apr 2024 - Mar 2029: |
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) 24K00523 |

"New developments in gradient flow theory on metric spaces" | |

• Jul 2024 - Mar 2027: |
Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Research (Exploratory) 24K21511 |

"Further development of optimal transport theory -Mathematics & Informatics-" |

• Sep 2005: |
Takebe Prize (Math. Soc. Japan; for young mathematicians under 30) |

"Geometry and analysis on metric spaces" | |

• Sep 2011: |
Geometry Prize (Math. Soc. Japan, Geometry section) |

"Geometric analysis on Finsler manifolds" | |

• Mar 2012: |
Spring Prize (Math. Soc. Japan; for mathematicians under 40) |

"Geometric analysis on metric measure spaces and Finsler manifolds" | |

• Apr 2012: |
Young Scientists' Prize (MEXT, Japan; for scientists under 40) |

"Geometric analysis on metric spaces" | |

• Feb 2014: |
JSPS Prize (Japan Soc. Promotion Sci.; for researchers under 45) |

"Geometric analysis on metric measure spaces" |

• Doctor Course: | |

Cong Hung MAI | (Kyoto University, Mar 2021) |

Yufeng LU | (Osaka University, Mar 2021) |

Hiroshi TSUJI | (Osaka University, Mar 2023) |

Tomoya AKAMATSU | (Osaka University, Mar 2024) |

• Postdocs: | |

Miklós PÁLFIA | (Canon Foundation research fellow, Sep 2013 - Jul 2014; JSPS international research fellow, Oct 2014 - Dec 2015) |

Yu KITABEPPU | (JSPS postdoctoral fellow, Apr 2014 - Sep 2016) |

Ryunosuke OZAWA | (JSPS postdoctoral fellow, Apr 2017 - Mar 2019) |

Daisuke KAZUKAWA | (JSPS postdoctoral fellow, Apr 2020 - Mar 2022) |

Yufeng LU | (KAKENHI project researcher, Apr - Jul 2021) |

Cong Hung MAI | (JSPS postdoctoral fellow, Apr 2021 - Mar 2022; KAKENHI project researcher, Apr - Sep 2022) |

Tadashi FUJIOKA | (JSPS postdoctoral fellow, Apr 2022 - ) |

Takumi GOMYOU | (KAKENHI project researcher, Aug 2022 - ) |

Hiroshi TSUJI | (JSPS postdoctoral fellow, Apr 2023 - Mar 2024) |