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Researcher Information

last modified:2018/04/13

Professor KIMURA, Masato

Laboratory Website

Faculty, Affiliation

Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Institute of Science and Engineering Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Course in Computational Science

College and School Educational Field

Division of Mathematical and Physical Science, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology
Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology
School of Mathematics and Physics, College of Science and Engineering


Phenomenal Mathematics and Analysis

Academic Background


Year & Month of Birth

Academic Society

The Japan Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
The Mathematical Society of Japan



Foundations of mathematics/Applied mathematics

Speciality Keywords

Research Themes



  •  Shape optimization approach by traction method to inverse free boundary problems S. Shioda, A. U. Maharani, M. Kimura, H. Azegami, K. Ohtsuka Series: Mathematics for Industry 26 111-123 2017
  •  An energy-consistent model of dislocation dynamics in an elastic body V. Chalupecky, M. Kimura Mathematical Challenges in a New Phase of Materials Science 53-68 2016
  •  Convergence of a threshold-type algorithm using the signed distance function K. Ishii, M. Kimura Interfaces Free Boundaries 18 479-522 2016 
  •  Symmetry and positive definiteness of the tensor-valued spring constant derived from P1-FEM for the equations of linear elasticity Notsu, Hirofumi; Kimura, Masato Networks and Heterogeneous Media 9 4 617-634 2014/01/01 

Conference Presentations

  • Generalized hexagonal crystalline motion with facet collision and breaking and application to a snow flake model(conference:Emerging Developments in Interfaces and Free Boundaries)(2017/01/22)
  • Phase field model for crack propagation and some applications(conference:Japan-Taiwan Joint Workshop on Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computation)(2016/11/26)
  • Shape optimization approach to free boundary problems by traction method(conference:ICCOPT2016)(2016/08/06)
  • Applications of a phasefield model for crack propagation(conference:WCCM XII&APCOM VI)(2016/07/24)
  • Unidirectional gradient flow and its application to a crack propagation model(conference:Variational Models of Fracture)(2016/05/08)

Arts and Fieldwork


Theme to the desired joint research

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research


Classes (Bachelors)

○Introduction to Region-studies(2017)
○Mathematical Sciences 1(2017)
○Analysis 3A(2017)
○Analysis 3B(2017)
○Applied Analysis(2017)
○Numerical Analysis(2017)
○Differential and Integral Calculus 1(2017)
○Introduction to Region-studies(2016)
○Differential and Integral Calculus 1(2016)
○Applied Analysis(2016)
○Numerical Analysis(2016)
○Numerical Analysis(2015)
○Analysis 3C(2015)
○Linear Algebra 2(2014)
○Numerical Analysis(2014)
○Analysis 3C(2014)
○Mathematical Sciences 1(2014)
○Mathematical Sciences 1(2013)
○Analysis 3C(2013)
○Numerical Analysis(2013)
○Linear Algebra 2(2013)
○Linear Algebra 1(2013)

Classes (Graduate Schools)

○Research in Interdisciplinary Field B(2017)
○Research Work A(2017)
○Exercise A(2017)
○Seminar A(2017)
○International Presentation(2017)
○Research in Interdisciplinary Field A(2017)
○Phenomenological Mathematics(2017)
○Phenomenological Mathematics(2017)
○Phenomenological Mathematics(2017)
○Phenomenological Mathematics(2017)
○Overseas training(2017)
○Topics in Computational Science a(2017)
○Topics in Computational Science b(2017)
○International Presentation(2016)
○Overseas training(2016)
○Exercise A(2016)
○Research in Interdisciplinary Field B(2016)
○Phenomenological Mathematics(2016)
○Research in Interdisciplinary Field A(2016)
○Seminar A(2016)
○Research Work A(2016)
○Phenomenological Mathematics(2015)
○Phenomenological Mathematics(2015)
○Applied Analysis(2015)
○Topics in Computational Science(2013)

International Project

International Students

Lecture themes

Others (Social Activities)

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