Deep Space Mission Design Laboratory ISAS/JAXA
Basic policy of Kawakatsu Lab is to produce research achievements by postdoctoral fellows and foster excellent doctoral researchers.
We welcome those of you who has strong interest in Deep Space Mission Design with corresponding academic background to join our group either as a graduate student, a postdoctoral fellow. Please see related information below according to your intention.
Postdoctoral fellowship you can applied to come to ISAS/JAXA are listed as follows.
Please contact Prof. Kawakatsu more than two month earlier to the due date of the program.Interviews are set to judge the acceptance as the lab.
Basic policy of Kawakatsu Lab about graduate education is to foster excellent doctoral researchers, and we don’t accept students whose goal is a master’s degree. Please contact Prof. Kawakatsu sufficiently prior to the application due date. Interviews are set to judge the acceptance as the lab. Incoming students need to secure an external scholarship before enrollment (refer to Scholarship for examples).
Like most research groups in Japan, our group has no allocated funding to finance graduate students, however there are source funds which you can apply to study at SOKENDAI or TODAI as an international students. These scholarship are explained briefly as follows.
Kawakatsu laboratory has a room for students (A1330) and a room for post-doctoral and visiting researchers (A1324). The student room is shared with Kawaguchi and Tsuda lab students.
Students in Kawakatsu Lab have a chance to attend an hour-long weekly meeting with Prof. Kawakatsu about their research progress. You may also join other lab members meeting.
Students of Kawakatsu lab are encouraged to attend international conferences because such events are very good opportunities to meet other researchers in the fields to get inspired. Travel expenses are generally covered by the laboratory.