Presentations, conferences and schools

  • Upcoming, Dec 9-10, 2019, invited talk at Quantitative Methods in Gene Regulation V, London, UK.
  • Upcoming, March 25-29, 2019, invited talk "Spatiotemporal patterns in microbial systems" at School on Computational Mathematical Modeling , Geilo, Norway.
  • Upcoming, March 20-22, 2019, invited talk "Cyclic competition in space" at The 10th Nordic Workshop on Statistical Physics: Biological, Complex and Non-Equilibrium Systems, Nordita, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Nov. 12-15, 2018, invited talk "Persistent coexistence of spatially distributed bacteria and phage" at "Advances in Physics of Emergent orders in Fluctuations" (APEF2018) Tokyo, Japan.
  • Oct. 29, 2018, Seminar "Assembly rules and a theory for invasion and extinction in minimal foodwebs" at iTHEMS seminar, Riken, Wako, Japan.
  • Oct. 16, 2018, Seminar "Phage and Bacteria: The art of war in microbial world" (in Japanese) at Institute of Physics seminar, Komaba, University of Tokyo, Japan.
  • Oct. 10, 2018, Seminar "Dynamic Transcription and Translation in Bacteria" at UBI Seminar, Universal Biology Institute, Hongo, University of Tokyo, Japan.
  • Oct. 3, 2018, Seminar "Assembly rules and a theory for invasion and extinction in minimal foodwebs" at Universal Biology Institute seminar, Komaba, University of Tokyo, Japan.
  • May 18, 2018, invited seminar at Quantitative Systems Biology FriSBi seminar, IST, Austria.
  • March 21-23, 2018, invited talk "Virus attack on a Bacterial Colony: Transition from Death to Persistent Survival" at The 9th Nordic Workshop on Statistical Physics: Biological, Complex and Non-Equilibrium Systems, Nordita, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Feb. 25- Mar. 2, 2018, "Bacteria vs. Phages: the art of war among the unseen majority" at Les Houches school "Evolution of Diversity", Les Houches, France.
  • Feb. 7-9, 2018, invited talk "Phage vs. Bacteria: the art of war among the unseen majority" at Workshop "Nonequilibrium dynamics and information processing in biology", OIST, Japan.
  • Oct 17-20, 2017, Invited talk "Virus attack on a Bacterial Colony: Transition from Death to Persistent Survival" at The 4th East Asia joint Seminar on Statistical Physics, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
  • Oct. 13, 2017, Seminar "Virus attack on a Bacterial Colony: Transition from Death to Persistent Survival" at Statistical Physcis group, Department of Physics, Kyushu University, Japan.
  • Oct 10, 2017 Seminar "Virus attack on a Bacterial Colony: Transition from Death to Persistent Survival" at Kaneko group (UBI seminar), University of Tokyo, Japan.
  • Sept 23-24, 2017, Invited Lecture at the school Applications of Statistical Physics to Biology , Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia.
  • July 10-12, 2017, Invited talk " Assembly rules and a mimimal theory for invasion and extinction in food webs" at Mathematical Models in Ecology and Evolution , London, UK.
  • June 5-9, 2017, Plenary talk "Invasion and Extinction Dynamics in Competitive Environments" at XXXVII Dynamics Days: Dynamics Days Europe International Conference , Szeged, Hungary.
  • March 14, 2017, seminar "Cyclic Competition in Space" at Complex Systems Lab (PI Prof. Stefan Bornhodt) , University of Bremen, Germany.
  • March 8-10, 2017, invited talk "Invasion and Extinction Dynamics in Foodwebs" at The 8th Nordic Workshop on Statistical Physics: Biological, Complex and Non-Equilibrium Systems , Nordita, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Feb 22, 2017, invited seminar "Competition, Coexistence, and Diversity" at IMFUFA seminar series, Roskilde University.
  • Dec. 14-17, 2016, invited talk at 9th Dynamcis Days Asia Pacific , Hong Kong.
  • Oct. 25, 2016, FD Seminar "Student participation to NBI administrations" (in Japanese) at Department of Physics, Kyushu University, Japan.
  • Oct. 25, 2016, Seminar "Foodweb assembly and Invasion Extinction Dynamics" (in Japanese) at Department of Physics, Kyushu University, Japan.
  • Oct. 24-26, 2016, Lecture "Biological Dynamics" (in Japanese) at Department of Physics, Kyushu University, Japan.
  • Oct. 19, 2016, Seminar "Population Dynamics of Phage and Bacteria: Strategy and Spatial Structure" at Sano Group, University of Tokyo, Japan.
  • Oct. 18, 2016, Seminar "Population Dynamics of Phage and Bacteria: Strategy and Spatial Structure" at Kaneko Group, University of Tokyo, Japan.
  • June 13-June 24, 2016, invited lecturer at Quantitative Laws II at Lake Como School of Advanced Studies in Complex Systems, Villa del Grumello, Como, Italy.
  • March 19-March 22, 2016, contributed talk "Dynamics of Plaque formation by temprate phages" at The 71st annual meeting of Physical Society of Japan, at Tohoku Gakuin University, Sendai, Japan.
  • March 15, 2016, Seminar "Population dynamics of phage and bacteria in spatially structured habitats using Phage lambda and Escherichia coli" at Statistical Physics Group (Nakanishi Group), Dep. Phys., Kyushu University, Japan.
  • March 14, 2016, Meeting with female graduate students at Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Japan.
  • Feb 28-March 4, 2016, talk "Phage-Bacteria interaction in Space: Plaque formation dynamics by temperate phages" at Les Houche workshop "Dynamics and Information Processing : from Cells to Tissues" at Les Houche, France.
  • Feb 8, 2016, Seminar at DynaMo Center, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Feb 5, 2016, talk at Opening of the H2020 project RBI-T-WINNING "Emergence of diversity in a model ecosystem with mutually exclusive interactions" at Ruder Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia.
  • Dec 11, 2015, Seminar "Population dynamics of phage and bacteria in spatially structured habitats using Phage lambda and Escherichia coli" at Fujimoto Group, Dep. Biol., Osaka University, Japan.
  • Dec 10, 2015, Seminar "Noise, Regulation and Cell-to-Cell Heterogeneity" at Shibata group, Riken CDB, Kobe, Japan.
  • Dec 7-9, 2015, Invited talk at the 4 th International Symposium of the Mathematics on Chromatin Live Dynamics, Hiroshima University,Japan.
  • Sep. 20-25, 2015, Talk "Dynamics of protein synthesis: transcription, translation, and mRNA degradation" at Stochastic Thermodynamics in Biology, Nordita, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Feb. 25-27, 2015, invited talk "Transcription and Translation Initiation in Bacteria" at the 6th Nordic workshop on Statistical Physics: Biological, Complex and Non-Equilibrium Systems, Nordita, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Nov. 26, 2014, Seminar "Phage and bacteria: Coexistence on a narrowing staircase", at Nakanishi group, Fukuoka, Japan.
  • Nov. 22, 2014, invited talk "Quantitative Understanding of Gene Expression Fluctuation" (in Japanese) , Symposium at the 59th annual meeting of the Japan Society of Human Genetics and and the 21st annual meeting of the Japanese Society for Gene Diagnosis and Therapy, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Nov. 13, 2014, Seminar "Quantitative Understanding of Gene Expression Fluctuation", The 1783rd Biological Symbosium, at Inoue group, National Institute of Genetics.
  • Nov. 10-12, 2014, Lecture "Biological Dynamics" (in Japanese) at Komaba campus, Tokyo University, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Nov. 7, 2014, Seminar "Toxin-Antitoxin Battle in Bacteria" at Sano group, Tokyo University, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Nov. 6, 2014, Seminar "Toxin-Antitoxin Battle in Bacteria" at Kori group, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Jul. 9-11, 2014, invited talk "Fluid dynamics of Dilatant Fluid and Shear Thickening Oscillation" at "Modeling granular media across the scales", Montpelier, France.
  • Jun. 15-16, 2014, invited talk "Toxin-Antitoxin battle in bacteria" at mini-symposium "Applications of statistical physics in quantitative biology", in conjunction with the 9th European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology .
  • Mar. 26-28, 2014, invited talk "Conditional Cooperativity in Toxin-Antitoxin battle in bacteria" at the 5th Nordic workshop on Statistical Physics: Biological, Complex and Non-Equilibrium Systems, Nordita, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Nov. 15, 2013, "Emergence of diversity in a model ecosystem with mutually exclusive interactions" Department of Physics Seminar at University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Nov. 11, 2013, EEP Program Seminar "Conditional Cooperativity in Toxin-Antitoxin Battle in Bacteria" at Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.
  • Nov. 8, 2013, EEP Program Seminar "Graduate school education in Denmark: in comparison with the Japanese system" at Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.
  • Sept. 18 - 20, 2013, invited talk "Shear thickening oscillation in a dilatant fluid" at Particle 2013, Stuttgart, Germany.
  • Jul. 29 - Aug. 16, 2013, invited lectures "Modeling biological systems: from gene expression to ecosystems" at CCAST summer school, Beijing, China.
  • Jul. 25, 2013, seminar "Conditional Cooperativity in Toxin-Antitoxin Battle in Bacteria", at Kaneko group, University of Tokyo, Japan.
  • Jun. 27- Jul. 5, 2013, invited lectures at Workshop on Statistical Physics / Biology "Quantitative Laws of Genome Evolution" Lake Como School of Advanced Studies in Complex Systems, Villa del Grumello, Como, Italy.
  • June 12-14, 2013, invited talk "Emergence of diversity in a model ecosystem", at Nordic Physics Days: Third Joing Meeing of the Nordic Physical Societies Lund University, Lund, Sweden.
  • May 15-29, 2013, invited lecture "Cooperativity from Competition in Biological Systems" at Okinawa Integrative Biology Course, OIST, Okinawa, Japan.
  • Mar. 20-22, 2013, invited talk "Fluid dynamics of liquid-granule mixture" at the 4th Nordic workshop on Statistical Physics: Biological, Complex and Non-Equilibrium Systems, Nordita, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Dec. 10-15, 2012, invited talks at Workshop "Dynamics and Regulation of Biomolecular Networks", Hong Kong, China.
  • Sept. 24-25, 2012, invited talk at CEMPI Inaugural Conference, Workshop "Mathematics and Physics for Biology", Lille, France.
  • Sept. 3-7, 2012, Contributed talk "Emergence of diversity in a model ecosystem", at XXXII Dynamics Days Europe 2012 , Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • March 28-30, 2012, invited talk "Control translations in bacteria" at The 3rd Nordic Workshop on Statistical Physics: Biological, Complex and Non-Equilibrium Systems , Nordita, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Jan. 7-9, 2012, invited talk at The 4th annual meeting of Japanese Society for Quantitative Biology , Nagoya, Japan.
  • Jan. 10, 2012, seminar "Emergence of diversity in a model ecosystem", at Sano group, University of Tokyo, Japan.
  • Dec.28, 2011, seminar "Toxin-Antitoxin Battle in Bacteria", at Nakanishi group, Kyushu University, Japan.
  • Oct. 10-13, 2011, invited talk "Ecosystems with mutually exclusive interactions" at Foundations and Applications of Non-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics , Nordita, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Jul. 4-7, 2011, invited talk "Ecosystems with mutually exclusive interactions" at International Conference on Mathematical Biology , IISc Bangalore, India.
  • Apr.4-14, 2011, invited lecture "Granular Flow" at "The Geilo School" 2011, Cooperative Phenomena in Flows , Geilo, Norway.
  • Feb.23-25, 2011, invited talk "Ecosystems with mutually exclusive interactions" at 2nd Nordic Workshop on Statistical Physics: Biological, Complex and Non-equilibrium Systems , NORDITA.
  • Jan. 19, 2011, talk "Choice of Synonymous Codons and Ribosome Traffic", at KITP program "Mocrobial and Viral Evolution", The Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, USA.
  • Dec. 2-8, 2010, talk "Translation and mRNA lifetime" at RCCSB symposium on cellular biophysics, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Nov. 27-28, 2010, poster at The third meeting of Japanese Society for Quantitative Biology , Tokyo, Japan.
  • Nov. 24-26, 2010, invited talk, Recent Progress in Physics of Dissipative Particles , YITP, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Nov.2, 2010, seminar "Choice of Synonymous Codons and Ribosome Traffic", at Bristol Centre for Complexity Sciences, Bristol, UK.
  • Oct.4, 2010, seminar "Choice of Synonymous Codons and Ribosome Traffic", at CBBP (Computational Biology and Biological Physics) seminar, Lund university, Lund, Sweden.
  • July 13-16, 2010, poster entitled "Choice of Synonymous Codons and Ribosome Traffic", StatPhysHK , Hong Kong, China. Chaired a session "Adaptation in bacteria chemotaxis - from molecular circuits to search stragtegies".
  • June 23-26, 2010, member of international scientific advisory committee of CCP 2010 ,Trondheim, Norway. Presented a poster entitled "Effect of Thermal Fluctuation on Jamming Transition of Granular Media"
  • May 20, 2010, seminar at group meeting entitled "Choice of Synonymous Codons and Ribosome Traffic" at Institute for Matemathecal Sciences, Imperial College, London, UK.
  • May 5-8, 2010, talk entitled "Choice of synonymous codons and translation speed", in conference "Small Systems Biology" (organized by CMOL ), Dragoer, Denmark.
  • Oct. 11-15, 2009, talk entitled "Dynamic features of small RNA regulations", 17th Annual Microbial Genomics Conference , Rocky Gap State Park, MD, USA.
  • Sept. 30, 2009, Niels Bohr Inagural lecuture entitled "Dynamics of Flowing Elements: from Grains to Cells", University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Sep. 14-18, 2009, invited talk entitled "Simple Model for Wet Granular Materials with Liquid Clusters", Joint IUTAM-ISIMM Symposium , Reggio Calabria, Italy.
  • Aug. 18, 2009, talk entitled "Dynamic features of gene expression control by small regulatory RNAs", Ochanomizu University, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Aug. 1, 2009. talk entitled "Ribosome traffic on messenger RNAs", at Symposium YKIS2009 "Frontiers in Nonequilibrium Physics", Yukawa Institute for Theoretial Physics, Kyoto, Japan.
  • July 21-24, 2009. poster entitled "Wet Granular Materials", at Long-term Workshop "Frontiers in Nonequilibrium Phyics", 1st session "Granular Physics", Yukawa Institute for Theoretial Physics, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Mar. 27-30, 2009. talk entitled ``Model of Wet Granular Materials'' (in Japanese), at the 64-th annual meeting of Japanese Society of Physics, Rikkyo University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Feb. 25, 2009, talk entitled "Effect of Collisions and Queues in Translation Process", Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University, Japan.
  • Jan. 24-26, 2009. invited as a chair at the Japanese-French Frontiers of Science Symposium, Japan.
    Talk: "Granular Dynamics"
    Poster: "Traffic Jams Everywhere: Cars, Grains, and Ribosomes"
  • Jan. 11-12, 2009, poster entitled "Effect of Collisions and Queues in Translation Process", The 1st Annual meeting of Japanese society for quantitative biology, Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Dec. 24, 2008, talk entitled "Effect of Collisions and Queues in Translation Process", Kaneko-lab, Tokyo University, Japan.
  • Dec. 3-5, 2008, poster entitled "Ribosome collisions in translation process and translation efficiency", Namiko Mitarai, Kim Sneppen, and Steen Pedersen, at The 46 th Annual Meeting of The Biophysical Society of Japan, Fukuoka, Japan. (Coauthored: "Dynamical Analysis of Gene Activity in the Presense of Repressors and an Interfering Promoter", Hiizu Nakanishi, Namiko Mitarai, and Kim Sneppen)
  • Nov. 10-11, 2008. invited talk (in Japanese), "Dynamics of Flowing Granular Materials", at the workshop on dynamics and pattern in geomorphology, Kyushu University, Japan.
  • Oct. 10-11, 2008, talk entitled "Effect of Collisions and Queues in Translation Process", Namiko Mitarai, Kim Sneppen, and Steen Pedersen, Workshop on Theory and Experiments, Hiroshima University, Japan.
  • Sept. 20-23, 2008, talk entitled "Collisions and Queues in ribosome traffic on mRNAs", Namiko Mitarai, Kim Sneppen, and Steen Pedersen, at the autumn meeting of Japanese Society of Physics, Iwate University, Japan.
  • Sept. 9-12, 2008. talk entitled "Collisions and Queues in ribosome traffic on mRNAs", Namiko Mitarai, Kim Sneppen, and Steen Pedersen, Dynamics Days Asia Pacific 5, Nara, Japan.
  • Aug. 17-20, 2008. talk entitled "modeling small RNA regulation", at the 13th Wrok shop of the International Study Group for Systems Biology -08 (ISGSB-08) Elsinore, Denmark.
  • Jul. 26, 2008. talk entitled ``Dynamics of Flowing Granular Materials'' (in Japanese), Saturday Seminar at Fukuoka Instutute of Technology, Japan.
  • Jun. 26, 2008. talk entitled ``Efficient degradation and expression prioritization with small RNAs'' (in Japanese), Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University, Japan.
  • Jun. 25, 2008, talk entitled ``Kinetic theory analysis of granular rheology '' (in Japanese), the 7th MSS seminar, Kyoto University, Japan
  • Jun. 5, 2008. talk entitled ``Granular rheology and velocity correlation '' (in Japanese), Kyushu University, Japan
  • Mar. 22-26, 2008. Awarded lecture entitled ``Study of granular rheology by kinetic theory analysis of granular flow down a slope'' (in Japanese), at the 63-rd annual meeting of Japanese Society of Physics, Kinki University, Osaka, Japan
  • Mar. 22-26, 2008. talk entitled ``Anormalous fluctuations in transcription in Bacteria and its interpretations'' (in Japanese), Namiko Mitarai, Ian B. Dodd, Michael T. Crooks, and Kim Sneppen, at the 63-rd annual meeting of Japanese Society of Physics, Kinki University, Osaka, Japan
  • Mar. 6-8, 2008. poster entitled ``Efficient degradation and expression prioritization with small RNAs'' (in Japanese), Kobe Seminar House, Hyogo, Japan
  • Feb. 22-23, 2008 talk entitled ``Modeling Wet Granular Materials'' (in Japanese) at workshop ``Geophysics and Non-equilibrium Physics'', Earthquake research institute at Tokyo University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Dec. 18, 2007. talk entitled ``Efficient degradation and expression prioritization with small RNAs'' (in Japanese), the 8th NLPM collocuium, Hiroshima University, Japan
  • Nov. 22-24, 2007. poster entitled ``Velocity correlations in the dense granular shear flows: Effects on energy dissipation and normal stress'', Namiko Mitarai and Hiizu Nakanishi, at Fukuoka International Workshop ``Unifying Concepts in Glass Transition'' Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
  • Sept. 21-24, 2007 talk entitled ``Efficient degradation and expression prioritization with small RNAs'' (in Japanese), Namiko Mitarai, Anna M.C. Andersson, Sandeep Krishna, Szabolcs Semsey, and Kim Sneppen, at the 62-th annual meeting of Japanese Society of Physics, Hokkaido University, Japan
  • Apr. 2007, poster entitled ``Efficient degradation and expression prioritization with small RNAs'', Namiko Mitarai, Anna M.C. Andersson, Sandeep Krishna, Szabolcs Semsey, and Kim Sneppen, at Geilo NATO ASI 2007: Evolution flom Cellular to Social Scales, Geilo, Norway.
  • Jan. 15-18, 2007, invited talk, ``Rheology of dense granular flows: Bagnold Scaling and Kinetic Theory analysis'' Namiko Mitarai and Hiizu Nakanishi, at PGP Workshop on plastic deformation University I Oslo, Oslo, Norway.
  • Sept. 23-26, 2006, Invited talk, entitled ``Rheology of Granular Flow -- focusing on Bagnold's law --'' (in Japanese) at the autumn meeting of Japanese Society of Physics, Chiba University, Japan.
  • Sept. 13, 2006, talk entitled ``Rheology of dense granular flows: Bagnold Scaling and Kinetic Theory analysis'', Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Jul. 14-16, 2006, poster entitled ``Velocity correlations in the dense granular shear flows'' , Namiko Mitarai and Hiizu Nakanishi, at the workshop Structures and Dynamics in Soft Matter --Beyond Self-Organization and Hierarchical Structures--, Yukawa Institute, Kyoto, Japan.
  • May 22-26, 2006, poster entitled ``Fluctuations in sliding motion of filament'', Namiko Mitarai,Yasuhiro Imafuku, Hiizu Nakanishi, and Katsuhisa Tawada, at the school "Physics of Molecular Machines", Ecole de physique, Les Houches, France.
  • Mar. 27-30, 2006, talk entitled ``Rheology of Dense Granular Flow and Velocity Correlation'' (in Japanese), Namiko Mitarai and Hiizu Nakanishi, at the 61-th annual meeting of Japanese Society of Physics, Ehime University, Japan
  • Feb. 22, 2006 talk entitled ``Rheology of Dense Granular Flow'' (in Japanese), Kyoto University, Japan.
  • Jan. 13-14, 2006 invited talk entitled ``Granular Flow and Its Rheology'' (in Japanese), at the meeting ``Non-liner physics and Geophysics'', Tokyo University, Japan.
  • Nov. 16-18, 2005 talk entitled ``Velocity Correlation in Granular Shear Flow'' (in Japanese), Namiko Mitarai and Hiizu Nakanishi, at the workshop ``Mathematical Structure of Complex Fluids and Its Application'' Kyoto University, Japan
  • Aug. 23-25, 2005, special talk entitled ``Granular Flow down a Slope and Its Rheology'' (in Japanese), at Kurita-lab and Masuda-lab Seminar, Nakatsugawa, Japan
  • Jun. 20-23, 2005, invited talk entitled ``Bagnold Scaling, Density Plateau, and Kinetic Theory Analysis of Dense Granular Flow'' at KITP Conference: Granular Physics, Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics, Santa Barbara, USA.
  • Mar. 24-27, 2005, poster entitled ``Behavior of Wet Granular Materials and Its Model'' (in Japanese), Namiko Mitarai and Hiizu Nakanishi, at the 60-th annual meeting of Japanese Society of Physics, Tokyo Science University, Japan.
  • Mar. 16-18, 2005, Invited talk entitled ``Density Profile of Dense Granular Flow down a Slope'' (in Japanese), at the workshop ``Instability and Microstructure in Material Science'' Hokkaido University, Japan
  • Mar. 7, 2005, talk entitled ``Granular Flow'' (in Japanese), Kyushu University, Japan
  • Jan. 27, 2005 talk entitled ``Density Profile of Dense Granular Flow down a Slope'' (in Japanese), at Sano-lab at Tokyo University, Japan
  • Dec. 9, 2004 talk entitled ``Granular Materials and Flow'' (in Japanese), at Tanaka-lab, Tokyo University, Japan.
  • Nov. 17, 2004 talk entitled ``Density Profile of Dense Granular Flow down a Slope'' (in Japanese), Kyoto University, Japan
  • Oct. 19, 2004 talk entitled ``Density Profile of Dense Granular Flow down a Slope'' (in Japanese), Waseda University, Japan
  • Sept. 30, 2004. talk entitled ``Density Profile of Dense Granular Flow down a Slope'' (in Japanese), at Sasa-lab at Tokyo University, Japan
  • Jun. 27-Jul. 3, 2004. poster entitled ``Density Profile of Dense Granular Flow down a Rough Slope'', Namiko Mitarai and Hiizu Nakanishi, at Gordon Research Conference: Granular and Granular-Fluid Flow, Colby college, ME, USA.
  • Apr. 27, 2004. talk entitled ``Liniar Stability of Granular Flow down a Slope and Density Wave Formation'' (in Japanese), Tokyo University, Japan
  • Mar. 8-10, 2004, poster entitled ``Density Profile of Dense Granular Flow down a Rough Slope'', Namiko Mitarai and Hiizu Nakaishi, at International Workshop on Dynamics of Complex Fluids, Yukawa Institute, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Feb. 12, 2004. talk entitled ``Granular Flow and its Instability'', Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Nov. 13, 2003. talk entitled ``Granular Flow and its Instability'', LSSP, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA.
  • Nov. 10, 2003, talk entitled ``Stiffness dependence of granular flow down a slope'', Clarkson University, USA.
  • Sept. 22-26, 2003. poster entitled ``Stiffness dependence of granular flow under gravity'', Namiko Mitarai and Hiizu Nakanishi, at Granular and Particle Laden Flows (Conference in the Isaac Newton Institute Workshop ``Flow Regimes, Transitions and Segregation in Granular & Particle Laden Flows'') Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, UK.
  • Jul. 30-Aug. 1, 2003. poster entitled ``Filament Length Dependence of Fluctuations in Sliding Motion of Filament driven by Molecular motors'' (in Japanese), Namiko Mitarai and Hiizu Nakanishi, at the workshop ``Physics of Soft Matter 2003'', Yukawa Institute, Kyoto University, Japan.
  • Jul. 29, 2003. talk entitled ``Linear Stability of Granular Flow down a Slope and Density Wave Formation'' , (in Japanese), Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
  • Mar. 27-30, 2003. talk entitled ``Linear Stability of Granular Flow down a Slope and Density Wave Formation'' (in Japanese), Namiko Mitarai and Hiizu Nakanishi, at the 59-th annual meeting of Japanese Society of Physics, Kyushu University, Japan
  • Sept. 6-9, 2002. poster entitled ``Linear Stability of Granular Flow down a Slope'' (in Japanese) , Namiko Mitarai and Hiizu Nakanishi, at the 2002 autumn meeting of Japanese Society of Physics, Chubu University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Aug. 8-12, 2002. talk entitled ``Stability analysis of collisional granular flow on a slope'', Namiko Mitarai and Hiizu Nakanishi, at Dynamics days Asia-Pacific 2, Zhejiang University, HangZhou, China.
  • Jun. 30-Jul. 5, 2002. poster entitled ``Stability analysis of collisional granular flow on a slope'', Namiko Mitarai and Hiizu Nakanishi, at Gordon Research Conference on Granular \& Granular-Fluid Flow, Holderness school, Plymouth, NH, U.S.A.
  • Jun. 5, 2002. talk entitled ``Stiffness Dependence of Granular Flow down a Slope: Hard-sphere Limit of Soft Spheres'' (in Japanese), Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
  • Mar. 24-27, 2002. poster entitled ``Hard-sphere Limit of Soft spheres'' (in Japanese), Namiko Mitarai and Hiizu Nakanishi, at the 58-th annual meeting of Japanese Society of Physics, Ritsumeikan University, Shiga, Japan.
  • Dec. 19, 2001. talk entitled ``Stability of Dilute Granular Flow down a Slope'' (in Japanese), Kyushu University, Japan
  • Dec. 12, 2001. talk entitled ``Granular Flow down a Slope and Micropolor Fluids'' (in Japanese), Kyoto University, Japan
  • Dec. 13, 2001. Invited talk entitled ``Granular Flow down a Slope and Its Stability'' (in Japanese) at the Computational Granular Mechanics Group Meeting, Doushisha University, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Nov. 14-16, 2001. Invited talk entitled ``Granular Flow down a Slope and Its Stability'' (in Japanese), at the workshop ``Theory and Applications of Nonlinear Waves'' Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.
  • Oct. 15-17, 2001. poster entitled "Granular Surface Flow and Its Instability", Namiko Mitarai, Hiizu Nakanishi, and Hisao Hayakawa. at Traffic and Granular Flow '01, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan.
  • Sept. 17-20, 2001. talk entitled ``Granular Flow down a Slope and Its Stability (II)'' (in Japanese), Namiko Mitarai and Hiizu Nakanishi, at the 2001 autumn meeting of Japanese Society of Physics, Tokushima Bunri University, Tokushima, Japan}
  • Aug. 20-Sep. 2, 2001. poster entitled ``Granular Flow on Rough Slope in Rapid Flow Region: Properties of Uniform Flow and Its Instability'' , Namiko Mitarai, Hiizu Nakanishi, and Hisao Hayakawa, at the International Summer School ``Fundamental Problems in Statistical Physics X'' Altenberg, Germany.
  • Aug. 7-11, 2001. poster entitled "Granular Flow on Rough Slope in Rapid Flow Region: Properties of Uniform Flow and Its Instability", Namiko Mitarai, Hiizu Nakanishi, and Hisao Hayakawa, at Research Workshop on "Challenges in Granular Physics", The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy.
  • Jun. 4-6, 2001. Invited talk entitled ``Granular Slope Flow as a Micropolar Fluid'' (in Japanese), Namiko Mitarai, Hisao Hayakawa, and Hiizu Nakanishi, at the workshop ``New Aspects of Non-equilibrium Systems'', Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.
  • May 21-25, 2001. talk entitled "Instability of Granular Flow on Rough Inclined Plane" , Namiko Mitarai and Hiizu Nakanishi, at Powders and Grains 2001, Sendai, Japan.
  • Mar. 22-30, 2001. talk entitled ``Stability of Dilute Granular Flow down a Slope'' (in Japanese) at the 56-th annual meeting of Japanese Society of Physics, Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Mar. 2, 2001. talk entitled ``Stability of Dilute Granular Flow down a Slope'' (in Japanese) Osaka Prefecture University, Japan.
  • Feb. 16, 2001. talk entitled ``Stability of Dilute Granular Flow down a Slope'' (in Japanese) at Fujisaka-lab at Kyoto University, Japan
  • Jan. 29, 2001. talk entitled ``Stability of Dilute Granular Flow down a Slope'' (in Japanese) at Kuramoto-lab at Kyoto University, Japan
  • Jan. 17, 2001. talk entitled ``Stability of Dilute Granular Flow down a Slope'' (in Japanese) at Hayakawa-lab at Kyoto University, Japan.
  • Sept. 22-25, 2000. poster entitled ``Dilute Granular Flow down a Slope'' (in Japanese), Namiko Mitarai and Hiizu Nakanishi, at the 55-th annual meeting of Japanese Society of Physics, Kansai University, Osaka, Japan.
  • Mar. 22-25, 2000. talk entitled ``Spatial Structure of the Solution of OV traffic Flow Model'' (in Japanese), Namiko Mitarai and Hiizu Nakanishi, at the spring meeting of Japanese Society of Physics, Kansai University, Osaka, Japan.
  • Nov. 26-27, 1999. talk entitled ``Oscillatory Solution and Convective Instability of Optimal Velocity Model'' (in Japanese), Namiko Mitarai and Hiizu Nakanishi, at the 6-th traffic Flow simulation symposium, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan.
  • Aug. 2-4 1999. poster entitled ``Stability of a Traffic Flow Model Under an Open boundary condition '' (in Japanese), Namiko Mitarai and Hiizu Nakanishi, at the 44-th Condensed Matter Physics Summer School Nagano, Japan.
  • Jul. 13-16, 1999. poster entitled "Stability of Traffic Flow Model under Open Boundary Condition", Namiko Mitarai and Hiizu Nakanishi, at Dynamics Days Asia-Pacific: First International Conference on Nonlinear Science, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong.
  • Mar. 28-31, 1999. talk entitled ``One-dimensional traffic flow model under an open boundary condition '' (in Japanese), Namiko Mitarai and Hiizu Nakanishi, at the 54-th annual meeting of Japanese Society of Physics, Kansai University, Osaka, Japan.
  • Dec. 1998. talk entitled ``One-dimensional traffic flow model under an open boundary condition '' (in Japanese), Namiko Mitarai and Hiizu Nakanishi, at the 104-th meeting of Kyushu Branch of Japanese Society of Physics, Miyazaki University, Miyazaki, Japan.