Past events


  • February 19-20, 2018: Short course "Physics and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior III" at Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan.
  • February 22-23, 2018: Short course "Physics and Chemistry of the Earth's mantle", GRC & MEXT Shin-Gakujutsu "Core-Mantle Coevolution" International Frontier Lecture, Ehime University, Matsuyama, Japan



  • 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"