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Department of Physics, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University,
Kita-Shirakawa, Sakyo-ku Kyoto, 606-8502, Japan
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Index: (1) Personal Information / (2) Research / (3) Honors.Awards / (4) Memberships
Background Picture is Niwatori-hoko at Gion Matsuri Festival

(1) Personal Information

Date of Birth: 27/04/1945
City, State/Province, and Country of Birth: Aichi, Japan
Citizenship: Japan

Education
Dates Degree Institution
1973-1976 Postdoctoral Fellow University of Tokyo
1973 Ph.D. Kyoto University
1970 Master Kyoto University
1968 Bachelor Kyoto University

Appointments/Affiliations
Dates Title Organization City, States/Province Country
1991-Present Professor Kyoto University Kyoto, Japan
1988-1991 Associate Professor Nagoya University Nagoya, Japan
1987-1988 Associate Professor Institute of Space and
Astronautical Science Tokyo, Japan
1981-1987 Instructor Institute of Space and
Astronautical Science Tokyo, Japan
1975-1987 Instructor Institute of Space and
Aeronautical Science,
University of Tokyo Tokyo, Japan
Background Picture is Niwatori-hoko at Gion Matsuri Festival

(2) Research

Reserach Interest
X-Ray Astronomy, Cosmic Ray Physics
Research Activity on Physics and Astrophysics
  • 1965-1977:
    Graduate student of Kyoto University, Department of Physics, and Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
    Study of Nuclear Reaction and Nuclear Structure
  • 1977-1987:
    Research Associate, Institute of Space and Aeronautical Science, Tokyo University and The Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS)
    Observational Studies of X-ray binaries and Diffuse Hot Plasma in our Galaxy Using the Hakucho and Tenma Satellites
  • 1987-1991:
    Associate Professor , The Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS) and Department of Physics Nagoya University
    Observational Studies Active Galactic Nuclei and Clusters of Galaxies using the X-ray satellite Ginga
  • 1991-present:
    Professor, Department of Physics, Kyoto University
    Spectro-Imaging Studies of the Star Forming Regions, Supernova Remnants, and Astrophysical Plasma using the X-ray satellite ASCA
Background Picture is Niwatori-hoko at Gion Matsuri Festival

(3) Honors.Awards

Date Name Description
2004 Purple Ribbon Medal Japanese Government
2002   ISI Thomson Highly Cited Researchers in Space Science
  • Koyama as a Highly Cited Researcher
  • Highly Cited Researchers at Kyoto University
    2002 Nishina Memorial Prize Nishina Memorial Foundation
    1999 PASJ Prize for Excellent Paper Astronomical Society of Japan
    1998 ASJ Hayashi Chusiro Prize Astronomical Society of Japan
    1994 Inoue Science Prize Inoue Science Foundation
    1980 Asahi Prize Asahi Culture Foundation
  • Background Picture is Niwatori-hoko at Gion Matsuri Festival

    (4) Memberships

    Dates Organization Position
    2002-Present Publication of Astronomical Society of Japan Editorial Board
    2001-present Expert Panel of Space Science Member
    (Science Council of Japan, Division 4)
    2000-present Committee of Space Science Program Member
    (Japan Space Forum)
    2000-2001 Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Member
    (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)
    1999-Present Expert Panel of Physics Member
    (Science Council of Japan, Division 4)
    1999-2000 Astronomical Society of Japan Vice-President
    1999-2000 Committee of US-Japan Joint Research Projects Member
    (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)
    1998-Present Commission of Astrophysics(C19) Member
    (International Union of Physics and Applied Physics)
    1996-Present Astronomical Society of Japan Councilor
    1994-1996 Committee of Research Fellowship for
    Young Scientists Member
    Committee of Postdoctoral Fellowships
    for Research Abroad Member
    (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)
    1993-1997 Committee of Grants-in-Aid for Scientific
    Research Member
    (Ministry of Education, Science and Culture)
    1994-Present Expert Panel of Astronomy Member
    (Science Council of Japan, Division 4)
    1985-Present International Astronomical Union Member
    1982-Present Astronomical Society of Japan Member
    1969-Present Physical Society of Japan Member