Yasumasa Nishiura


Specially Appointed Professor, Advanced Institute for Materials Research (AIMR), Tohoku University,

Research Advisor of AIST-Tohoku University Mathematics for Advanced Materials –Open Innovation Laboratory (MathAM-OIL)


WPI Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Japan

2-1-1, Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi, 980-8577, Japan

E-mail: nishiura“AT”

Professional Experience

1978-1982 Lecturer, Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan
1982-1989 Associate Professor, Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan
1989-1991 Associate Professor, Faculty of Science, Hiroshima University, Japan
1991-1995 Professor, Applied Mathematics, Faculty of Integrates Arts and Science, Hiroshima University, Japan
2003-2005 Director, Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University, Japan
1995-2012 Professor, Leader of Research Group for Nonlinear Studies and Computation, Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University, Japan
2012-2017 Professor/Principal Investigator, AIMR, Tohoku University, Japan
2007-2016 Program director of JST Math Program from 2007 to 2016:
2017-Present Specially Appointed Professor, AIMR, Tohoku University
2017-Present Research Adviser, AIST-TohokuU Mathematics for Advanced Materials-OIL


Current Research


  1. Physica D (2002 - present)
  2. European J. of Appl. Math.(2008 - 2011)
  3. Chaos (2008 - 2013)
  4. SIADS (SIAM Journal on Applied Dynamical Systems) (2010 - present)
  5. Multiscale Modeling and Simulation: A SIAM Interdisciplinary Journal (2015 - present)
  6. Mathematics of Planet Earth, Springer:
  7. CSIAM Transaction on Applied Mathematics (CSIAM-AM) (2020 - present),