STSEL Space Transportation Systems Engineering Laboratory

Awards & Opportunities


  • Assistant Professor (tenure track) / 助教

    • Specialties: Fields related to future space transportation systems, advanced space mission design, with cross-disciplinary application of computer science and information technology (e.g., machine learning, evolutionary computation, artificial intelligence etc.)
    • Teaching Responsibilities: Aerospace Engineering Experiment, and part of lectures on space systems
      design and high-speed gas dynamics, etc.
    • Start Date: As soon as possible on or after August 1, 2022
    • Position Type: Regular full-time with fixed-term appointment till March 31, 2027, with a prospect for transfer to a regular full-time, permanent position (without a fixed-term contract), subject to excellent achievements upon fulfillment of the appointment
    • Detailed information (English): JREC-IN Job Opening
    • Detailed information (Japanese): JREC-IN 公募情報
    • Application Deadline: Must be received by May 31, 2022(公募終了)


  • Aerothermal Analysis and Multidisciplinary Design Optimisation of Innovative Scramjets for Future Space Transportation
    • Funding body: JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)
    • Funding period: April 2019 – March 2023
    • Project ID: 17K20144
    • Role: Principal Investigator
  • Revolutionary Space Mission Design Using Neural ODE for Continuous Dynamical Systems
    • Funding body: JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency)
    • Funding period: April 2022 – March 2023
    • Role: Co-Principal Investigator
  • Space Mission Analysis and Design Optimisation via GPU-based Super-Parallelisation
    • Funding body: JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency)
    • Funding period: April 2019 – March 2021
    • Role: Co-Principal Investigator
  • Optimisation Study on Scramjet Engines for Extended Operational Range
    • Funding body: JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency)
    • Funding period: April 2020 – March 2021
    • Role: Co-Principal Investigator
  • Multidisciplinary Design Optimisation via GPU-based Super-Parallelisation and Machine Learning for Advanced Space Missions
    • Funding body: Kyushu University
    • Funding period: April 2020 – March 2022
    • Role: Principal Investigator
  • Flow Physics in Supersonic/Hypersonic Intakes for High-Speed Airbreathing Propulsion
    • Funding body: IFS (Institute of Fluid Science), Tohoku University
    • Funding period: April 2014 – Present
    • Project ID: J14054, J15R005, J16090, J17R001, J18I042, J19I086, J20I079, J21I094, J22I048
    • Role: Project Leader
  • Design Optimisation and Physical Behaviour of Fuel Injection and Mixing for Innovative Scramjet Concepts
    • Funding scheme: ARC (Australian Research Council) DECRA (Discovery Early Career Researcher Award)
    • Funding period: Feb 2012 – Mar 2019
    • Project ID: DE120102277
    • Role: Chief Investigator
  • Hydrocarbon Fuel Technology for Air Breathing Engines
    • Funding scheme: Cooperative Research Centre Project, Australian Government
    • Funding period: 2016 – Present
    • Project ID: CRC-P50510
    • Role: Co-Chief Investigator
  • The Science of Optimal, Robust Scramjet Propulsion Systems for Efficient Access to Space
    • Funding scheme: Australian Academy of Science International Science Linkages
    • Funding period: Sep 2013 – Aug 2014
    • Role: Chief Investigator
  • Design optimisation and behaviour of upstream-fuel-injection inlets for innovative scramjet concepts
    • Funding scheme: The University of Queensland Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
    • Funding period: Feb 2009 – Jan 2012
    • Role: Chief Investigator


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