• Name: Yohsuke Murase
  • Gender: Male
  • Date and place of birth: 7 Jan 1983, Aichi, Japan
  • Citizenship: Japan
  • Affiliation: RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0047, Japan
  • E-mail: yohsuke.murase [at] gmail.com

Education and Degrees

  • Ph.D. in applied physics at the University of Tokyo
    • Dissertation: “Statistical mechanics study on community assembly”
    • Advisor: Prof. N. Ito
    • Date: March 2010
  • M.Sc. in applied physics at the University of Tokyo
  • B.Sc. in applied physics at the University of Tokyo

Current Position

  • Research Scientist at RIKEN Center for Computational Science (R-CCS)
    • Since 1 April 2013

Previous work experience

  • Software Developer at Elysium.
    • Period: 1 April 2010 to 31 March 2013
  • Research Assistant at Department of Applied Physics, The University of Tokyo
    • Period: 1 April 2008 - 31 March 2010

Awards and Honors

  • 11th RIKEN Research Incentive Award (Ohbu Award) 2020
  • 18th Docomo Mobile Science Award, Excellence Award in Social Science 2019
  • Best poster award by the Social Modeling and Simulation plus Econophysics Colloqium 2014.
  • Y. Murase et al., “A simple model for skewed species-lifetime distributions” was selected as the Best paper of 2010 by IOP science

Research Interests

  • Complex Systems and Complex Networks
  • Computational Social Science
  • software developments for scientific computing