Research and Outreach Activities


2017

Thin, Thick and Dark Disks , Monte Verita conference center, Ascona Switzerland, 23-28 July,
Talk: Disk Chemodynamics deriven by bar and spiral arms

Rediscovering our Galaxy, IAU Symposium 334, Potsdam, 10-14 July,
Talk: Impacts of Radial Migration on the Galactic Thick and Thin Disks

Seminar: Warwick, 31 May
Talk: Impacts of Radial Migration on the Galactic Thick and Thin Disks and Gaia DR1

External Visit: ICRAR, University of Western Australia, 13-17 February,
Talk: Impacts of Radial Migration on the Galactic Thick and Thin Disks and Gaia DR1


2016

External Visit: Center for Computational Astrophysics, Simons Foundation, 5-9 December
Talk: Impacts of Radial Migration and Flaring on the Galactic Thick and Thin Disks

JSPS London Research Promotion Conference, the Japan Embassy London, 16 November
Galactic Archaeology in the Gaia era

Gaia Challenge IV, Nordita, 10-14 October
Disc Working Group Coordinator

The Milky Way and ints environment: gaining insights into the drivers of galaxy formation and evolution , Paris, 19-23 September
Talk: Impacts of Radial Migration on the Galactic Thick and Thin Disks

(SOC) Industrial Revolution in Galactic Astronomy, Sesto, 18-22 July

Seminar: Galaxy Evolution Seminars, Oxford, 22 June
Talk: Impacts of a Flaring Disk and Radial Mixing on Galactic Disk

External Visit and Workshop: Institute de Astronomia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 6-10 June
Workshop Talk: Spiral arms and radial migration
Seminar: Impacts of a Flaring Disk and Radial Mixing$,1s((Bon Galactic Thick and Thin Disks

Seminar: Astrophysics Group, Keele, 20 April
Talk: Impacts of a Flaring Disk and Radial Mixing on Galactic Disk

Seminar: Astrophysics and Space Research Group, Birmingham, 23 March
Talk: Structure and Metallicity Distributions of Chemically Decomposed Thick and Thin Disk Populations of the Milky Way Disk


2015

Seminar: Astrophysics Research Centre, Queen's University Belfast, 4 November
Talk: Spiral arms Paradigm in Disc Galaxies

Seminar: Gravitation AstroParticle Physics Amsterdam (GRAPPA), University of Amsterdam, 26 October
Talk: Spiral arms Paradigm in Disc Galaxies

DiRAC day: University of Durham, 11 September

Gaia Challenge III, Universitat de Barcelona, 31 August -4 September
Disc Working Group Coordinator

External Visit: Earth-Life Science Institute (ELSI), Tokyo Insitute of Technology, 3-14 Aug
Talk: Galaxy modelling at the Gaia era

592-WE Workshop: Reconstructing the Milky Way's History: Spectroscopic Surveys, Asteroseismology and Chemodynamical Models,
the Physikzentrum Bad Honnef, 1-5 June

External Visit: Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, 22-27 May

Seminar: the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, University of Manchester, 29 April
Talk: Spiral arms in numerical simulations of disc galaxies

Research Program: The Milky Way and its Stars: Stellar Astrophysics, Galactic Archaeology, and Stellar Populations
KITP, UCSB, 9 March - 3 April (Invited)

Multi-Oject Spectroscopy in the Next Decade Big Questions, Large Surveys and Wide Fields,
La Palma, 2-6 March Talk: Chemodynamical Evolution of The Milky Way like galaxies in N-body simulations (Invited)


2014

The Milky Way Unravelled by Gaia, Barcelona, 1-5 December
Talk: Stellar motion around co-rotating spiral arm: Gaia Mock data

Seminar: University of Portsmouth, 20 November
Talk: Bubble-Induced Star Formation in Dwarf Irregular Galaxies

Gaia Challenge II, MPIA, 27-31 October
Disc Working Group Coordinator

Seminar: Observatorie Astronomique de Strasbourg, 10 October
Talk: Spiral Arms in Numerical Simulations of Disc Galaxies

DiRAC day: University of Durham, 22 September

Explainer: Star tracks", Royal Society Summer Exhibition 2014, 3 July, MSSL Astro blog

Seminar: University of Surrey, 29 May
Talk: Spiral Arms in Numerical Simulations of Disc Galaxies

External visit: Hokkaido University, 21-22 April
Talk: Spiral Arms in Numerical Simulations of Disc Galaxies

Gaia Live in School : UCL Academy, 25 March, MSSL News

External visit: Kyoto-Sangyo University, 5-8 March
Talk: A Career Path of An Astronomer
Talk: Galactic Astrophysics


2013

(Organiser, Co-Chair) 150 years of UK-Japan collaboration: Science, Technology and Innovation Symposium - Astronomy & Space Science - , The Embassy of Japan in the UK, London, 6 December, Embassy of Japan in the UK web magazine , MSSL Astro blog

Seminar: University of Exeter, 20 November
Talk: Spiral Arms in Numerical Simulations of Disc Galaxies

(SOC) International Gaia School: Galactic Dynamics in the Times of Gaia and other Great Survey, UNAM, Mexico, 3-12 November

(SOC) Gaia Challenge, University of Surrey, 3-12 November

Mind the Gap: from microphysics to large-scale in the Universe, University of Cambridge, 8-12 July
Talk: Bubble induced star formatioin in dwarf irregular galaxies

NAM 2013, University of St Andrews, 1-3 July
(SOC) Galaxy Chemistry: From Micro-to Macro-Physics
Poster: Bubble induced star formatioin in dwarf irregular galaxies
(SOC) Impact of Secular Evolution on Galaxy Evolution and Black Hole Growth
Talk: Spiral arms in High resolution N-body simulations of Disc Galaxies (on behalf of Rob Grand)

Seminar: Durham University, 8 May
Spiral Arms in Numerical Simualtions of Disc Galaxies


2012

(SOC) GREAT ITN School: Galaxy modelling, Besancon, 15-20 October
Lecture: "Full" numerical simulations of Milky Way-like galaxies
N-body Disk Hands-on Session

DiRAC day 2012, Glasgow, 6 September
Talk: Chemodynamical modelling of the Galactic Disc

GREAT Plenary Meeting: PM5, Rome (EWASS2012), 4-6 July
Talk: Workshop Report: Galaxy Modelling with a Gaia mock catalogue
Talk: Chemodynamical Modelling of the Galactic Disc

Resolved Views of Galaxy Formation and Evolution, Hilo, 29-31 May
Talk: Chemodynamics in spiral galaxies (Invited)

Stars without borders: radial migration in spiral galaxies, Medana, Slovenia, 21-24 May
Talk: Observational Consequences of Co-rotating Spirals

Disc Galaxy Formation in a cosmological context, Heidelberg, 14-18 May
Talk: Co-rotating Spiral Arms and their Effects on Disk Chemodynamics (Invited)

Seminar: Astrophysics Research Institute, Liverpool John Moores, 2 May
Talk: Transient, Co-rotating Spiral Arms and Modelling the Galactic Disk

Uxbridge College visit to MSSL, 19 March
Talk: Galactic Astrophysics at MSSL

(SOC, Co-Chair) Galaxy Modelling with a Gaia mock catalogue, Barcelona, 29 February-2 March

PFS collaboration meeting, Tokyo 8-12 January
Talk: Gaia and disk studies


2011
Structure of the Universe, Meudon, 29 November
Talk: Chemodynamical Modelling of the Milky Way disk (Invited)

Local Astronomical Societies visit to MSSL, 5 October
Talk: Introduction to Galactic Astronomy

Dark Matter in clusters, groups and galaxies, 13th Nottingham-Birmingham Extragalactic Workshop, Nottingham, 14, 15 September

External visit: Universite Laval, 23-26 August
Talk: Transient, Co-rotating Spiral Arms and Chemo-Dynamics of the Galactic Disk

London International Youth Science Forum visit to MSSL, 2 August
Talk: Galactic Astronomy at MSSL

The ISM in 3D, Leiden, 11-14 July
Talk: Dynamical Modelling of Gas and Stars in Barred Spiral Galaxies

GREAT Plenary Meeting: PM4, Brussels, 21,23 June
Talk: GREAT: Working Group reports: WGA1 (Modelling)

(SOC) Assembling the puzzle of the Milky Way, Le Grand-Bornand, 18-22 April
Poster: Spiral Arms and Chemodynamics of the Galactic Disk

External visit: Carnegie Observatories, 23-25 September
Talk: Chemodynamical studies of the Milky Way disk at the Gaia era


2010
GCDS survey Science, Nice, 2-4 November
Talk: Transient spiral arms and chemo-dynamics of the Galactic disk

External visit: Ibaraki University, 22 September
Talk: Galactic Arcaeology at the Gaia era

External visit: Tsukuba University, 15 September
Talk: Galactic Arcaeology at the Gaia era

External visit: Tohoku University, 14 September

Subaru future instrumentation workshop, IPMU, 9-10 September
Talk: Galactic Arcaeology at the Gaia era and follow-up survey

External visit: Hokkaido University, 2-3 September
Talk: Galactic Arcaeology at the Gaia era

Galactic Archaeology, NAOJ, 20 August
Talk: Galactic Arcaeology at the Gaia era

Cataclysmic evolution of galaxies, NAOJ, 6 August

Visiting researcher: Theory Devision, NAOJ, 26 July-24 September (Invited)

Chemistry, dynamics and structure of the Milky Way, 19-23 July
Talk: Metal mixing of disk gas and stars (Invited)

GREAT Plenary Meeting: PM3, ESTEC/ESA, 29,30 June 2010
Talk: GREAT: Working Group reports: WGA1 (Modelling)

UK SPH users forum, Manchester, 21 June
Talk: GCD~ simulation of the Milky Way disk

GCDS Planning meeting, ESTEC/ESA, 28 June 2010

GREAT CDS: Initial Meeting, Obs de Paris, 27 April

(SOC, LOC chair) Gaia model for Gaia/GREAT Chemo-Dynamics Survey Programme (GCDS) MSSL, 29-30 March

GREAT Galactic Astronomy, Gaia + High resolution spectroscopy meeting, Lund, 10-11 February


2009
GREAT Plenary Meeting, Nice France, 19-20 November

Lecture: UCL PHAS1102 "Physics of the Universe: Stellar Astrophysics" 5 Octover-4 November

External visit: Theory Devision, NAOJ, 2 August

External visit: IPMU, U. Tokyo, 25 August
Talk: Chemodynamical Modelling of Disc Galaxies

UK SPH users forum, Nottingham, 19-20 Augast

Distribution of Mass in the Milky Way Galaxy, Lorentz Center, Leiden, 13-17 July
Talk: Chemodynamical Modeling of Disk Galaxies

GREAT Galactic Astronomy, Gaia + High resolution spectroscopy meeting, Cambridge, 8-9 July

Talk: IoA Stellar Pops, Cambridge, 29 June
Simulated Galactic Halo

Euclid-UK workshop, UCL, 14 May

Legion launch event, UCL, 11 May
Poster: Chemo-dynamical Simulations of Galaxy Formation and Evolution

Talk: Cambridge, 30 April
Galactic Archeology with GCD+

GREAT meeting, Cambridge, 26-27 April
Talk: MSSL institute interests: chemodynamics in the Milky Way

Talk: Leicester, 25 March
Galactic Archeology with GCD+

Talk: UCL P&A, 23 March
Galactic Archeology with GCD+

External visit: Carnegie Observatories, 20-27 January

Observing: Las Campanas Observatories, 14-18 January


2008
External visit: Carnegie Observatories, 2 December

Research Program: Building the Milky Way
KITP, UCSB, 27 October- 7 November, 3-5 December
(Invited)

Observing: Las Campanas Observatories, 16-21 November

Conference: The Third East-Asia Numerical Astrophysical Meeting, Nanjing, China, 10-13 November
Talk: GCD+ MkII: improving N-body/SPH code (Invited)

Move to MSSL, UCL, 5 October

Conference: Back to Galaxy II, KITP, UCSB, 29 September-3 October

External visit: UCLan, 22 April -3 May

Workshop: Galaxy Formation and Evolution as Revealed by Cosmic Gas, UC Irvine, 17-19 April

Meeting: Carnegie-Caltech Postdoc Workshop, Lake Arrowhead, 15-16 April
Talk: Studies of the Intra-Group Medium with the Virtual Group Catalog

Workshop: $BE7$N@nAO@.%W%m%8%'%/%H(B, Ishigaki, 12-14 March
Talk: Galactic Archeology with GCD+ (Invited)

Meeting: $B6d2O7A@.8&5f$N:GA0@~(B, NAOJ, 13-15 February
Talk: $B?tCM%7%_%e%l!<%7%g%s$G7R$0Cf9b@VJ}JP0\6d2O$H6aK56d2O$N4X78(B (14 February) (Invited)

External visit: Theory Devision, NAOJ, 11-16 February
Talk: Galactic Wind Signatures around High Redshift Galaxies (12 February)

External visit: Tohoku University, 14-17 January
Talk: Virtual Group Catalog (16 January)

External visit: NAOJ, 11 January

External visit: Yonsei University, 8-11 January
Talk: Virtual Group Catalog (9 January)


2007
Observing: Las Campanas Observatories, 17-20 December

Meeting: NAOJ/CfCA User's Meeting,
NAOJ (telecon), 29-30 November
Talk: Strangulation in Galaxy Groups (30 November)

Research Program: Star Formation through Cosmic Time,
KITP, University of California Santa Barbara, 29 October-7 December (Invited)
Talk: Strangulation in Galaxy Groups (19 November)

Observing: Las Campanas Observatory, 27-30 July

Talk: Astrophysics Seminar, UC Santa Barbara, 2 May
Galactic Wind Signatures around High Redshift Galaxies
D. Kawata

Meeting: Carnegie-Caltech Postdoc Workshop, Lake Arrowhead, 9-11 April
Talk: Local Group Catalog (9 April)

External visit: MSSL, UCL, 27-29 March
Talk: Virtual Local Group Catalog: ready for GAIA (28 March)

External visit: ASIAA, 18-21 March
Talk: Virtual Group Catalog Project (20 March)

Meeting: AAS 209th Meeting, Seattle, 7-10 January
Poster: Galactic Wind Signatures in the Intergalactic Medium (10 January)
D. Kawata & M. Rauch


2006
External visit: U. Central Lancashire, 21-25 October
Talk: Centre for Astrophysics, October
Multi-Wavelength Studies of the Galaxy Formation with GCD+
D. Kawata

Conference: From Stars to Galaxies: Building the pieces to build up the Universe
Venice, 16-20 October

Observing Assistant: Las Campanas Observatory, 28 September-2 October

Meeting: RENCONTRE DU CENTRE OMM 2006
Quebec, 15-17 March

External visit: Subaru Telescope, 17-22 February
Talk: Subaru Seminar, 21 February
Multi-Wavelength Studies of the Galaxy Formation with GCD+
D. Kawata

Meeting: NAOJ/ADAC User's Meeting
NAOJ (telecon), 11-13 January

Talk: CASS Journal Club, UC San Diego, 11 January
Multi-Wavelength Studies of the Galaxy Formation with GCD+
D. Kawata


2005
External visit: University of Texas, 15-16 December
Talk: University of Texas, Austin, 15 December
Multi-Wavelength Studies of the Galaxy Formation with GCD+
D. Kawata

Talk: UC Irvine, 8 November
Multi-Wavelength Studies of the Galaxy Formation with GCD+
D. Kawata

Talk: UCLA, 2 November
Multi-Wavelength Studies of the Galaxy Formation with GCD+
D. Kawata

Meeting: 5th Annual Theoretical Astrophysics in Southern California (TASC) Meeting (2005)
Caltech, 28 October

Observing Assistant: Las Campanas Observatory, 28 September-8 October

External visit: Swinburne, 13 August-2 September

Conference: Nearly Normal Galaxies in a LambdaCDM Universe
UC Santa Cruz, 8-12 August

Talk: Tapir, Caltech, 13 May
Galactic Archaeology with GCD+
D. Kawata, C.B. Brook, T.W. Connors, A. Renda, Jeremy Balin & B.K. Gibson

Talk: Carnegie Observatories, 10 May
GCD+: Galactic Chemodynamics Code
D. Kawata, C.B. Brook, T.W. Connors, A. Renda & B.K. Gibson

March 30:
move to the Observatories of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.

Talk: Swinburne University, 18 March
GCD+: Galactic Chemodynamics Code
D. Kawata, C.B. Brook, T.W. Connors, A. Renda & B.K. Gibson


2004
Conference: $BM}O@:)%7%s%]%8%&%`(B, $B University of Tokyo, 25-27 December

External visit: NAOJ, 23-28 December

Talk: Tohoku University, 20 December
GCD+: A New Code for Galactic Chemodynamics
D. Kawata, C.B. Brook, T.W. Connors, & B.K. Gibson

External visit: Tohoku University, 20-22 December

Research Program: Galaxy-Intergalactic Medium Interaction,
KITP, University of California Santa Barbara, 15 November-17 December (Invited)

Talk: Galshop Subaru, NAOJ, 28 September
GCD+: A New Code for Galactic Chemodynamics
D. Kawata, C.B. Brook, T.W. Connors, & B.K. Gibson

External visit: NAOJ, 27 September-1 October

Talk: Astrolunch, University of New South Wales, 9 June
GCD+: A New Code for Galactic Chemodynamics
D. Kawata, C.B. Brook, T.W. Connors, & B.K. Gibson

Workshop: Extragalactic science with IRQUA,
Mount Stromlo Observatory, 11 March


2003
Meeting: LOFAR meeting,
University of Melbourne, 18 December

Talk: Physics Dept., Princeton University, 24 October
GCD+: A New Code for Galactic Chemodynamics
D. Kawata, C.B. Brook, T.W. Connors, & B.K. Gibson

Talk: Instituto Superior Te'cnico, 14 October
GCD+: A New Code for Galactic Chemodynamics
D. Kawata, C.B. Brook, T.W. Connors, & B.K. Gibson

Talk: University of Durham, 9 October
GCD+: A New Code for Galactic Chemodynamics
D. Kawata, C.B. Brook, T.W. Connors, & B.K. Gibson

Conference: Modeling the Intergalactic and Intracluster Media,
Vulcano, 1-4 October

Conference (SOC): Galactic Chemodynamics V,
Swinburne University, 9-11 July

Meeting: SKA simulations meeting ,
Swinburne University, 23 May

Conference: ASJ General Assembly (Spring)
Tohoku University, 25 March

Talk: Tohoku University, 20 March
An X-ray/Optical Study of Elliptical Galaxy Formation in LCDM Cosmological Simulation

Conference: The International Symposium on New Trends of Physics: Part2
Hokkaido University, 18 March

Talk: Hokkaido University, 17 March
An X-ray/Optical Study of Elliptical Galaxy Formation in LCDM Cosmological Simulation

Talk: Ginga-Zemi, NAOJ, 14 March
An X-ray/Optical Study of Elliptical Galaxy Formation in LCDM Cosmological Simulation

Meeting: Gemini Pre-Aspen Meeting,
University of Melbourne, 24 February

Conference: THE LOW FREQUENCY UNIVERSE,
University of Sydney, 30-31 January

Conference: ANITA Workshop: Observing the Synthetic Universe: Theoretical Astrophysics and The Virtual Observatory,
University of Sydney, 28-29 January


2002
Talk: American Museum of Natural History, 20 August
An X-ray/Optical Study of Elliptical Galaxy Formation in LCDM Cosmological Simulation

Talk: Columbia University, 19 August
An X-ray/Optical Study of Elliptical Galaxy Formation in LCDM Cosmological Simulation

Talk: Pennsylvania University, 13 August
An X-ray/Optical Study of Elliptical Galaxy Formation in LCDM Cosmological Simulation

Conference: THE INTERGALACTIC MEDIUM/GALAXY CONNECTION: The Distribution of Baryons at z=0,
University of Colorado, 8-10 August

Conference: ASA 2002 Annual Scientific Meeting,
Mollymook, 30 June - 4 July

2001
Talk: Kyoto University, July, 2001

Conference: IAU symp. 208, Astrophysical Supercomputing Using Particles,
Tokyo, July, 2001

Conference: ASA 2001 Annual Scientific Meeting,
Mollymook, 1-4 July

Conference: ATNF Australian Workshop on Clusters of Galaxies,
Sydney, February


2000
Talk: Arimoto-ken, University of Tokyo, 6 November

Talk: Ibaraki University, 27 October

Dsc thesis Talk: Tohoku University, September
A Numerical Study of the Formation of Elliptical Galaxies

Conference: Tsukuba International Workshop on THE PHYSICS OF GALAXY FORMATION,
Tsukuba, July

Conference: ASJ General Assembly (Spring)
University of Tokyo, April

Talk: Tohoku University, 17 January
Bright Elliptical Galaxy Formation: Hierarchical Clustering vs. Monolithic Collapse


1999
Conference: ASJ General Assembly (Autumn)
Kyushu University, October

Conference: XVth IAP MEETING DYNAMICS OF GALAXIES: From the Early Universe to the Present,
Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris, July

Talk: Arimoto-ken, University of Tokyo, 6 May

Talk: Tohoku University, 18 January
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1998
Msc thesis Talk: Ibaraki University, March
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Talk: Tohoku University, 16 February
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1997
Conference: ASJ General Assembly (Autumn)
Utsunomiya University, September
Conference: XXIIIrd IAU General Assembly,
Kyoto, August
Conference: ASJ General Assembly (Spring)
University of Tokyo, March

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