December 11-15, 2017: Oral presentation "Geometry and Width of the Ringwoodite – Bridgmanite+Ferropericlase Binary Loop in the System (Mg,Fe)2SiO4: Interpretation of
the Sharpness of the 660-km Discontinuity" in New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center; 203-205 at 09:30 - 09:45 on Monday, 11 December 2017, in Session DI11B: Consequences of
Mantle Phase Transitions I, 2017 AGU Fall Meeting, New Orleans, USA.
September 24 – 29, 2017: Oral presentation "Rapid decrease in the oxygen-vacancy substitution in aluminous bridgmanite with pressure" in GW2 B2880 at 17:15 – 17:30 on Tuesday
September 26, in Session Earth
Interior - Mantle and Core, GeBremen
2017 Joint Meeting of DGGV and DMG, in Campus University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany.
September 5 – 10, 2017: Invited talk "Temperature, pressure and water-content dependence of dislocation mobilities in olivine" at 10:55 - 11:25 on Wednesday September 06, 2017 Deep Volatiles Autumn Meeting, in Martim
Hotel, Tenerife, Spain.
August 19-23, 2017: Invited talk at AIRAPT26 - The 26th International Conference on High Pressure
Science and Technology & VIII Asian Conference on High Pressure Research, Beijing, China
May 7-12, 2017: Invited talk at DIMAT 2017- International Conference on
Diffusion in Materials, Haifa, Israel
April 28, 2017. Paper accepted. Fukui, H., A. Baron, D. Ishikawa, H. Uchiyama, Y. Ohishi, T. Tsuchiya, H. Kobayashi, T.
Matsuzaki, T. Yoshino, T. Katsura, Pressure dependence of transverse acoustic phonon energy in ferropericlase across the spin transition, J. Phys. Cond. Matt.
April 10, 2017. Paper accepted. Fei, H. Z., D. Yamazaki, M. Sakurai, N. Miyajima, H. Ohfuji, T. Katsura, T. Yamamoto, A
nearly water-saturated mantle transition zone inferred from mineral viscosity, Science Advances.
April 01-09, 2017: Invited talk at SMEC2017 - Study of Matter at Extreme Conditions, Miami -
March 8, 2017. Paper accepted. Wang, L., S. Blaha, T. Kawazoe, N. Miyajima & T. Katsura, Identical activation volumes of dislocation mobility in the (010) and (010) slip systems in natural
olivine, Geophysical Research Letters.
January 12-13, 2017. Invited lecture, Graduate School of Natural Science, Tohoku University.
Geochemical thermodynamics and phase relation studies by means of in situ X-ray diffraction
December 15, 2016: paper accepted. Katsura, T., "Experimental geophysics － measurement of physical and chemical properties of major mantle minerals at high pressures and temperatures",
Ganseki Kobutsu Kagaku (in Japanese).
December 12-16, 2016: AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA
October 08, 2017: Elected as Fellow of Mineralogical Society of America
September 23-25, 2016: Japan Association of Mineralogical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
I won the 14th Japan Association of Mineralogical Science Award.
Award lecture: "High-pressure-temperature measurement of physical properties of mantle minerals and experimental geophysics"
September 20-24, 2016: IUCr High-Pressure Workshop, Pohang, South Korea
Invited talk: "Water-content dependence of olivine rheology inferred from quasi-hydrostatic experiments"