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Laboratory of Insect Ecology
Okayama University


Kenji Matsuura  Ph.D

Associate Professor

Laboratory of Insect Ecology
Graduate School of Environmental Science
Okayama University

1-1-1 Tsushima-naka, Kita-ku
Okayama, 700-8530, Japan
Tel & Fax: +81-86-251-8379
Email: kenjijpn@cc.okayama-u.ac.jp


Research field: Insect Ecology, Sociobiology, Behavioral Ecology



Education & Fellowships

1994-1998
BS in Department of Agriculture, Kyoto University

1998-2000
MS in Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University

2000-2002
PhD in Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University
see Lab.Insect Ecology, Kyoto University

2002-2004
Postdoctoral Research Fellow at OEB,Harvard University

[Fellowships]
Supported by JSPS research fellowships from DC1 through PD.
Teaching
2004-2005
Assistant professor, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Okayama University

2005-2007
Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Environmental Science, Okayama University

2008-
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Environmental Science, Okayama University
Awards
2000
The grand prize of the Kansai Technology Idea Contest 2000

2003
Inoue Research Award for Young Scientists

2004
Miyaji Award, Ecological Society of Japan

2005
Nougaku-shinpo Award, The Foundation of Agricultural Sciences of Japan

2007
Microsoft Innovation Award 2007, Innovation Japan 2007

2007
Population Ecology Young Scientist Award 2007, The Society of Population Ecology

2007
Top Researcher Award of Okayama University

2008
Young Scientist's Award of the Japanese Society of Applied Entomology and Zoology

2008
Young Scientistfs Award of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

2011
JSPS Prize, The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

2011
Japan Academy Medal, The Japan Academy
Research Funds
2009-2011
The Program for Promotion of Basic Research Activities for Innovative Biosciences (PROBRAIN).

2004-2008
The Program for Promotion of Basic Research Activities for Innovative Biosciences (PROBRAIN).

2005-2007
Encouragement of Young Scientists(B). The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).