Introducing the 2024 Fellows

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Dr. Samuele Lo Piano

From University of Reading, UK

To Aoyama Gakuin, College of Economics, Inst. of Economic Research, Shibuya, Japan

Host professor Prof. Shigeru Matsumoto

Research field: Environmental studies: Sensitivity and Uncertainty Analysis for Energy Demand Modeling

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Dr. Taro Tokutake

Dr. Taro Tokutake

From Kyoto University, Japan


Host: Prof. Agathe Keller

Research field. Other social Sciences: History of Indian mathematics. Manuscript Transmission of the Triśatī - an Indian Arithmetic Text

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Dr. Kensuke Nishimiya

Dr. Kensuke Nishimiya

From Tohoku University Hospital, Sendai, Japan

To Radboud UMC, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Host professor Prof. Dr. Niels van Royen

Research field: Medicine: Inflammation as A Treatment Target for Coronary Vasomotor Dysfunction in Ischemia and NonObstructive Coronary Artery disease (INOCA)

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Dr. Stefano Tornieri

From Iuav University of Venice, Italy and LTU Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

To Nagoya University, Japan

Host professor Prof. Masaru Miyawaki

Research field: Architecture and Area Planning: Future Fish Farming. Japanese

Innovative aquaculture systems, impacts and application in Italy

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Ms. Jerònia Cubells

From Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain

To University of Tokyo, Japan

Host professor Prof. Giancarlos Troncoso Parady

Research field. Architecture and Area planning: Urban mobility.

Intersectional Perspectives on Micromobility and Public Transit Integration

in Europe and Japan

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Dr. Irene Papiano

From Technical University of Denmark

To University of Tokyo, Japan

Host professor Prof. Naoji Matsuhisa

Research field. Material Sciences: 3D-printable conductive and flexible materials for bioelectronic applications

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Ms. Chiara Alessandrini

From Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy

To Waseda University, Graduate School of Japanese Applied Linguistics, Tokyo, Japan

Host professor Prof. Mina Kobayashi

Research field: Language pedagogy: Challenging student expectations. Exploring student mobility to Japan for a new perspective on Japanese language education in Europe

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Mr. Cayetano Limorte Menchón

From Independent curator based in Alicante, Spain

To Tokyo University of the Arts, Japan

Host professor Prof. Fumihiko Sumitomo

Research field: Art: Art meets technology. An artistic cartography of media arts in Japan

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Dr. Gil Carraco

From Universidade do Algarve, Faro, Portugal

To Kyoto University, ASHBi (Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Biology, Japan

Host professor Prof. Cantas Alev

Research field: Biosciences: Reconstituting human endodermal organogenesis with synthetic embryo models

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Mr. Mattia Dello Spedale Venti

From Naples University "L'Orientale", Italy

To Kobe University, Japan

Host professor Prof Shin’ichi Tanigawa

Research field: Politics and International Relations: The City Diplomacy of Kōbe in the 21st century

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Dr. František Dinnbier

From Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

To University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Science, Japan.

Host professor Assoc. Prof. Michiko Fujii

Research field: Astronomy: Survival of open star clusters at high galactic altitudes

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Ms. Lisa Torio

From Kyoto University, Japan

To Catholic University of Paris, France

Host professor Dr. Emmanuel Falque

Research field: Philosophy and Religion: The Religious Philosophy of Gabriel Marcel

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Mr. Alexandre Taalba

From Paris 8 University, France

To University of Tokyo, Department of Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies, Culture & Representation Course, Japan

Host professor Mr. Kenji Kajiya

Research field: Aesthetics: Art practices and anti-nuclear radicalism in contemporary Japan

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Dr. Priscilla Hamukwala (Japan-Africa Exchange Programme with Kyoto University)

From University of Zambia, Department of Agric Economics & Extension, Zambia

To Kyoto University, Japan

Agriculture and Forestry: Under what conditions do poverty traps appear and

persist? An international comparative analysis of long-term farm households panel data

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Assi. Prof. Miho Saito (Japan-Africa Exchange Programme with Kyoto University)

From Kyoto University, Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies, Japan

To University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa

Host professor Prof. Francois Deacon

Environmental Studies: Giraffes’ Anti-predator Strategies during Rearing. Focusing on the Presence of Predators

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Dr. Rachael Kei Kawasaki (Co-sponsored Fellowship with the European University Institute)

From Kyoto University, Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability, Japan

To: European University Institute, Robert Schumann Centre, San Domenico di Fiesole, Italy

Research field: Economics: The Effects of Social and Economic Integration on

Attitudes towards Immigrants