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I am Takuji Yamada, an associate professor at Department of Earth Sciences,
Faculty of Science, Ibaraki University, Japan.
My main research interest is the physics of earthquake source, including rupture speed,
stress drop of earthquake, and heterogeneity of slip distribution, that is, strength
and dynamic stress level on the fault.
Please refer to publications and abstracts to go over my research interest.




[ Award ]
May/2009
2008 Early Career Seismologist Award from the Seismological
Society of Japan
[ Position and Affiliation ]
Apr/2015 - Present
An associate professor at Department of Earth Sciences,
Faculty of Science, Ibaraki University, Japan.
Apr/2010 - Mar/2015
An assistant professor at Institute of Seismology and Volcanology,
Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, Japan.
Apr/2008 - Mar/2010
A JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow for Research Abroad (Kaigai-Gakushin)
at U.S. Geological Survey, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.
Apr/2005- Mar/2008
(Oct/2005-May/2007)
A JSPS Research Fellow (JSPS-PD) at Univ. of Tokyo, Japan.
(A visiting scholar at Boston Univ., USA.)
[ Education ]
Mar/2005
(Apr/2002--Mar/2005)
Ph.D., Grad. School of Sci., Kyoto Univ.
(JSPS-DC1)
Mar/2002
MS, Grad. School of Sci., Kyoto Univ., Japan.
Mar/2000
BS, Fac. of Sci., Kyoto Univ., Japan.




- JSPS: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (Nihon - Gakujutsu - Shinkoukai)