Carrier & Education

  • Apr. 2017 - present : Assistant Professor - Earthquake Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  • Sep. 2016 - Mar. 2017: Postdoctoral Fellow - Department of Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences, The University of British Columbia, BC, Canada 
  • Apr. 2016 - Aug. 2016: Postdoctoral Fellow - Earthquake Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  • Apr. 2013 - Mar. 2016: PhD in Department of Earth Planetary Science, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  • Apr. 2011 - Mar. 2013: Ms in Department of Earth Planetary Science, The Universiry of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Publications

  • Akuhara, T., K. Mochizuki, H. Kawakatsu, and N. Takeuchi (2017), A fluid-rich layer along the Nankai trough megathrust fault off the Kii Peninsula inferred from receiver function inversion, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 122, doi:10.1002/2017JB013965.
  • Akuhara, T., K. Mochizuki, H. Kawakatsu, and N. Takeuchi (2016), Non-linear waveform analysis for water-layer response and its application to high-frequency receiver function analysis using OBS array, Geophys. J. Int., 206(3), 1914–1920, doi:10.1093/gji/ggw253.
  • Akuhara, T., and K. Mochizuki (2015), Hydrous state of the subducting Philippine Sea plate inferred from receiver function image using onshore and offshore data, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 120(12), 8461–8477, doi:10.1002/2015JB012336.
  • Akuhara, T., and K. Mochizuki (2014), Application of cluster analysis based on waveform cross-correlation coefficients to data recorded by ocean-bottom seismometers: results from off the Kii Peninsula, Earth, Planets Space., 66(1), 80, doi:10.1186/1880-5981-66-80.
  • Akuhara, T., K. Mochizuki, K. Nakahigashi, T. Yamada, M. Shinohara, S. Sakai, T. Kanazawa, K. Uehira, and H. Shimizu (2013), Segmentation of the Vp/Vs ratio and low-frequency earthquake distribution around the fault boundary of the Tonankai and Nankai earthquakes, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40(7), 1306–1310, doi:10.1002/grl.50223.

Grants

  • Aug. 2017 - Mar. 2019: JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity start-up 
  • Sep. 2016 - Mar. 2017: JSPS Postdoctral Fellowship for research abroad
  • Apr. 2014 - Mar. 2016: JSPS Research Fellowship for Young Scientest (for Doctoral Course Students)

Awards

  • Mar. 2016: Reserch Encouragement Award,  School of Science, The University of Tokyo
  • Oct. 2015: Student Outstanding Presentation Award at Seismological Society of Japan fall meeting
  • May. 2015: Student Outstanding Presentation Award at JpGU Meeting 2015