Welcome to my web site. I am Masahito YAMAZAKI, a professor of physics and mathematics
Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli
the University of Tokyo. I am also affiliated with the Graduate School of
Mathematical Sciences, Kavli IPMU Center for Data-Driven Discovery,
and the Trans-Scale Quantum Science Institute.
Before coming to Kavli IPMU I was a postdoctoral fellow at
Institute for Advanced Study and
Princeton University. As a graduate student I studied at the University of Tokyo and the California Institute of Technology. Here is my Curriculum Vitae.
You can also find me at
YouTube (@masahito.yamazaki) and twitter (@196884). For decades I have been a "Guide Interpreter" in English, licensed from the Japanese Government.
My research area is theoretical physics, in particular theoretical high energy physics and mathematical physics.
I have been working broadly on quantum field theories and string theory, sometimes at the interface of neighboring
areas such as condensed matter theory, cosmology, mathematics, statistical mechanics, particle phenomenology and
Kavli IPMU, University of Tokyo (2022/10-2026/3) JST PRESTO researcher (
"Quantum Cooperation between
Materials and Information") (2018/2-2022/3) Associate Professor, Kavli IPMU, University of Tokyo
(2013/6-8, 2014/8-2018/1) Project Assistant Professor, Kavli IPMU, University of Tokyo
(2016/9-2017/3) Visiting Scholar, Center for Fundamental Laws of Nature, Harvard University
(2015/10-2015/12) Visiting Professor, University of Oxford
(2013/9-2016/8) Member, Institute for Advanced Study
(2013/9-2014/8) Visiting Associate Scientist, Kavli IPMU,
University of Tokyo
(2010/9-2013/5) Postdoctoral Fellow,
for Theoretical Science (see the description of the
Princeton University (2010/4-2010/8) JSPS Postdoctoral Researcher, IPMU,
University of Tokyo
(2008/4-2010/3) JSPS Doctoral Fellowship (DC1), Department of Physics, University of Tokyo
(2008/9-2009/3, 2009/9-2010/3) Visiting Student Researcher, California Institute of Technology
(2006/4-2010/3) Graduate studies at Department of Physics, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo
(2004/4-2006/3) Undergraduate studies at Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Tokyo
(2002/4-2004/3) College of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo
Tokai Junior and Senior High School (1983/5) Born in Nagoya, Japan
Academic Honors and Awards
Kavli Institute for Physics and Mathematics of the Universe, University of Tokyo, 5-1-5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, 277-8583, Japan
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