日本語
The University of Electro-Communications 
Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering, School of Informatics and Engineering 
Department of Engineering Science, Cluster III (Fundamental Science and Engineering) 

Professor 
MASAHISA YANAGISAWA 

Academic background
Takasaki High School  1972/03  Graduated 
The University of Tokyo  Faculty of Science  地球物理学科  1977/03  Graduated 
The University of Tokyo  Graduate School, Division of Science  地球物理学専攻  Master's program  1979/03  Completed 
The University of Tokyo  Graduate School, Division of Science  地球物理学専攻  Doctoral program  1980/06  Program completed without degree 

Academic degrees
Doctor of Science  The University of Tokyo  1983/09 

Classes responsible within the university
2017  電磁波環境観測技術特論  Fall semester  Graduate, EC  Master's and doctoral programs 
2017  基礎物理学実験  Fall semester  Undergraduate, mainly nighttime  Liberal arts 
2017  宇宙・地球科学  Fall semester  Undergraduate, daytime  Liberal arts 
2017  力学  Fall semester  Undergraduate, daytime  Subject in specialty 
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Classes responsible in other universities
2015  人間と環境A1  東京外国語大学 
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Education and research activities in foreign countries
カリフォルニア工科大学・地球惑星科学科客員研究員  1989-1990  アメリカ 
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Current research areas
Solid earth and planetary physics 
Astronomy 

Current research subjects
Experiments on high-velocity impact flash  impact impact flash Moon asteroids  2007/04/01-Present 
Observations of the Jovian bilides  Jupiter  2011/04/01-2014/03/31 
lunar impact flashes  impact flash Moon  1996/04/01-Present 

Published books
Book, translated  月のすべて(図説われらの太陽系5)  柳澤正久  朝倉書店  1986 
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Published papers
Paper  Yes  Radiative characteristics of the Chelyabinsk superbolide  Only  Masahisa Yanagisawa  Planetary and Space Science  118, 79-89  2015 
Paper  Yes  Ultra-High-Speed Photography and Optical Flash Measurement of Nylon Sphere Impact Phenomena  Joint  M. Yanagisawa, K. Kurosawa, and S. Hasegawa  Procedia Engineering  103, 657-662  2015 
Paper  Yes  チェリャビンスク火球の明るさと色の時間変化:Web動画の解析から  Only  柳澤正久  日本惑星科学会誌「遊星人」  23/ 2, 82-91  2014/06 
Paper  Yes  The first confirmed Perseid lunar impact flash  Masahisa YANAGISAWA, Kouji OHNISHI, Yuzaburo TAKAMURA, Hiroshi MASUDA, Yoshihito SAKAI, Miyoshi IDA, Makoto ADACHI, and Masayuki ISHIDA  Icarus  182/ 2, 489-495  2006/06 
Paper  Yes  Lightcurves of 1999 Leonid impact flashes on the moon  Yanagisawa Masahisa, Kisaichi Narumi  Icarus  159, 31-38  2002 
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Research presentations
Oral presentation for an academic conference  Luminous Cloud in High-Velocity Impact Experiments  Conference on the Origin of the Earth and Moon  No  柳澤正久  1998/12 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  Luminous Cloud in High-Velocity Impact  Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting  No  柳澤正久  1998/07 
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Artistic Activity, Architectural Works, etc.
Space Experiments with Particle Accelerators (SEPAC)  1983-1983 
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Awards
NASA Group Achievement Award  1983/10/25 
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Memberships of academic societies
Japanese Society for Planetary Sciences  1992-Present 
Astronomical Society of Japan  1995-Present 
American Astronomical Society, Div. Planet. Sci.  1991-Present 
American Geophysical Union  1988-Present 
International Astronomical Union  2003-Present 
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Committee or council involvement
日本学術会議:物理学委員会IAU分科会・天文学・宇宙物理学分科会合同・太陽系天体の名称等に関する検討小委員会  委員  2006/09-2007/09 
宇宙航空研究開発機構・スペースプラズマ専門委員会  委員  2005/04-2010/03 
宇宙科学研究所・スペースプラズマ専門委員  委員  1995/04-2003/03 
Japanese Society for Planetary Sciences  運営委員  2005-2005 
Japanese Society for Planetary Sciences  学会賞選考委員長  2004-2004 
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Media coverage
Newspaper  International Herald Tribune  Point of View: In depths of outer space, a time bomb is ticking  2009/03/11 
Television  朝日ニュースター  ニュースの深層:人工衛星・宇宙ゴミの衝突を防ぐには?  2009/02/26  20:00-20:55 
Television  NHK BS-1  きょうの世界:人工衛星衝突「宇宙ゴミの脅威」  2009/02/23  22:15 
Newspaper  朝日新聞  私の視点:宇宙ゴミ 国際的な監視で衝突防げ  2009/02/12 
Newspaper  朝日新聞  私の視点:宇宙開発 探査の名で自然破壊も  2005/09/03 
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Committee activity in the University
時間割委員会  2010/04-Present 
教育委員会  2010/04-2011/03 
学部入学試験委員会  2010/04-2012/03 
予算委員会  2010/04-2012/03 
就職  委員  2014/01-Present 
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