Member

Team Leader
Takemasa Miyoshi
Research Scientist
Shigenori Otsuka
Research Scientist
James Taylor
Research Scientist
Michael Goodliff
Research Scientist
Arata Amemiya
Research Scientist
Shun Ohishi
Postdoctoral Researcher
Yasumitsu Maejima
Postdoctoral Researcher
Jianyu (Richard) Liang
Postdoctoral Researcher
Rakesh Teja Konduru
Technical Staff
Hideyuki Sakamoto
Technical Staff
Takahisa Ishimizu
Junior Research Associate
kota Takeda
Prediction Science Laboratory
Research Scientist
Iyan Mulia
Prediction Science Laboratory
Postdoctoral Researcher
Ken Furukawa
Prediction Science Laboratory
Postdoctoral Researcher
Lin Li
Prediction Science Laboratory
Postdoctoral Researcher
Cedric Ho Thanh
Senior Visiting Scientist
Shu-Chih Yang
Senior Visiting Scientist
John C. Wells
Visiting Scientist
Juan Ruiz
Visiting Scientist
Koji Terasaki
Visiting Scientist
Shunji Kotsuki
Visiting Scientist
Tobias Necker
Assistant
Yukie Komori
Assistant
Saeko Imano
Assistant
Aki Mukunoki
Assistant
Rika Murata

Past Member

  • ATM Sakiur Rahman: Postdoctoral Researcher (Septemper 2021 - February 2023)→ University of California, Riverside
  • Qiwen Sun: Junior Research Associate (April 2020 - Septemper 2022)→ Bosch Corporation
  • Sakiko Tashiro: Assistant (May 2020 - September 2022)
  • Koji Terasaki: Postdoctoral Researcher/Research Scientist (August 2013 - May 2022)→ Meteorological Research Institute
  • Ting-Chi Wu: Research Scientist (December 2020 - April 2022)→ Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan (MOST)
  • Naohiro Tsuzu: Research Part-time Worker (July 2021 - March 2022)→ NTT DATA Mathematical Systems Inc.
  • Maha Mdini: Postdoctoral Researcher (October 2019 - March 2022)
  • Takumi Honda: Special Postdoctoral Researcher (April 2015 - March 2022)→ Hokkaido University
  • Tianfeng Hou: Postdoctoral Researcher (November 2020 - December 2021)
  • Kohei Takatama: Postdoctoral Researcher (April 2018 - December 2021)→ Japan Science and Tecnhnology Agency
  • Shunji Kotsuki: Postdoctoral Researcher/Researcher (January 2014 - October 2019)→Center for Environmental Remote Sensing, Chiba University
  • Hazuki Arakida: Technical Staff (November 2013 - October 2019)→ Hydro Technology Institute Co., Ltd.
  • Hironori Arai: Postdoctoral Researcher (April 2019 - September 2019)→ Centre national d'etudes spatiales (JSPS Overseas Research Fellowships)
  • Marimo Ohhigashi: Research Part-time Worker/Technical Staff (September 2013 - September 2019)→ Nintendo Co., Ltd.
  • Kenta Kurosawa: Research Part-time Worker/Technical Staff (October 2016 - August 2019)→ University of Maryland
  • Atsushi Okazaki: Postdoctoral Researcher/Special Postdoctoral Researcher (April 2016 - May 2019)→ Pennsylvania State University
  • Taeka Awazu: Technical Staff (April 2016 - October 2018)
  • Rie Deguchi: Assistant (October 2013 - October 2018)
  • Guo-Yuan Lien: Postdoctoral Researcher (July 2014 - July 2018)→ Central Weather Bureau, Taiwan
  • Kuki Kuniya: Assistant (April 2016 - May 2018)
  • Ayumi Kikawa: Assistant (September 2017 - March 2018)
  • Hitomi Mori: Assistant (October 2017 - March 2018)
  • Toshiki Teramura: Postdoctoral Researcher (June 2016 - January 2018)
  • Keiichi Kondo: Postdoctoral Researcher (April 2014 - November 2017) → Meteorological Research Institute
  • Yohei Sawada: Postdoctoral Researcher (April 2016 - March 2017) → Meteorological Research Institute
  • Miho Ono: Assistant (October 2016 - March 2017)
  • Gulanbaier Tuerhong: Technical Staff (May 2014 - May 2016)
  • Africa Perianez Santiago: Research Associate (December 2014 - June 2015)

Past Visiting Scientist

  • Atsushi Okazaki: Visiting Scientist ( June 2019 - September 2023) / Pennsylvania State University/Hirosaki University
  • Kohei Takatama: Visiting Scientist ( January 2022 - March 2023) / Japan Science and Tecnhnology Agency
  • Pierre Tandeo: Visiting Scientist ( June 2018 - March 2023) / IMT Atlantique
  • John C. Wells: Senior Visiting Scientist ( May 2018 - March 2023) / Ritsumeikan University
  • Serge Richard: Senior Visiting Scientist (July 2021 - March 2022) / Nagoya University
  • Hazuki Arakida: Visiting Scientist (November 2019 - March 2022) / Hydro Technology Institute Co., Ltd.
  • Keiichi Kondo: Visiting Scientist (September 2018 - March 2022) / Meteorological Research Institute
  • Yohei Sawada: Visiting Scientist (April 2018 - March 2022) / Meteorological Research Institute/the university of Tokyo
  • Hironori Arai:
    Visiting Scientist (October 2019 - December 2021) / Centre national d'etudes spatiales (JSPS Overseas Research Fellowships)
    Visiting Scientist (June 2018 - March 2019) / University of Tokyo
  • Shlok Mohta: Visiting Technician (December 2020 - September 2021)
  • Steve Penny: Visiting Scientist (February 2014 - March 2020) / University of Maryland
  • Shohei Takino: Visiting Scientist (April 2014 - December 2019) / TEPCO
  • Guo-Yuan Lien: Visiting Scientist (August 2018 - March 2019) / Central Weather Bureau, Taiwan
  • Kozo Okamoto: Visiting Scientist (October 2014 - March 2019) / Meteorological Research Institute
  • Michiko Otsuka: Visiting Scientist (July 2014 - March 2019) / Meteorological Research Institute
  • Shin-ichiro Shima: Visiting Scientist (April 2014 - March 2019) / University of Hyogo
  • Masaru Kunii: Visiting Scientist (April 2014 - March 2017) / Japan Meteorological Agency
  • Masahiro Sawada: Visiting Scientist (May 2013 - April 2014) / Meteorological Research Institute

Student Intern and Trainee

Fiscal Year 2023

  • Samarpan Chakraborty: University of Maryland, College Park (doctral student)
  • Elmo Juanara: JAIST(Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) (doctral student)

Fiscal Year 2022

  • Zhaoyang Huo: Nanjing University of Information, Science & Technology (doctral student)
  • Shun Fujita: Kyoto University (undergraduate student)
  • Quang Nhat Nguyen: Nagoya University (master's student)
  • Sevi Nurafni: Kanazawa University (master's student)
  • Yuki Kobayashi: Kyoto University (undergraduate student)
  • Li Shixue: Hokkaido University (doctral student)
  • Zhang Ziyue: University of Tokyo (master's student)
  • Chih-Kuan Wang: National Central University, Taiwan (master's student)

Fiscal Year 2021

  • Audrey Gonzalo: IMT Atlantique (master's student)

Fiscal Year 2020

  • Kota Takeda: Kyoto University (master's student)
  • Noboru Isobe: University of Tokyo (master's student)
  • Futo Tomizawa: University of Tokyo (master's student)
  • Minglu Zhao: Tohoku University (master's student)

Fiscal Year 2019

  • Yanqing Shen: University of Iowa (doctral student)
  • Tomoki Iwakiri: University of Tokyo (doctral student)
  • Shlok Mohta: University of Tokyo (master's student)
  • Qiwen Sun: Nagoya University (master's student)

Fiscal Year 2018

  • Aulia Febianda ANWAR TINUMBANG: Kyoto University (master's student)
  • Huynh Viet Phi: Eurecom (master's student)
  • Andrew Pensoneault: University of Iowa (doctral student)
  • Tobias Necker: LMU (master's student)

Fiscal Year 2017

  • Takuya Ganeko: Kyoto University (master's student)
  • Krishnamoorthy Chandramouli: Indian Institute of Technology (doctoral student)
  • Takuya Kurihana: University of Tsukuba (master's student)
  • Sam Hatfield: University of Oxford (doctoral student)
  • Taiga Shibata: University of the Ryukyus (master's student)
  • Stefan Geiss: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen (master's student)
  • Cheng Da: University of Maryland (doctoral student)
  • Paula Maldonado: Universidad de Buenos Aires (doctoral student)

Fiscal Year 2016

  • Arata Amemiya: University of Tokyo (master's student)
  • Stefan Geiss: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen (master's student)

Fiscal Year 2015

  • Syunpei Terauchi: University of Tsukuba (master's student)
  • Yaping Chang: University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (master's student)

Fiscal Year 2014

  • Ryota Kikuchi: Tohoku University (doctoral student)
  • Yoshikazu Kitano: Hokkaido University (doctoral student)
  • Yusuke Taniguchi: University of Hyogo (master's student)

Fiscal Year 2012 - 2013

  • Keiichi Kondo: University of Tsukuba (doctoral student)

Working with us

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