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Theoretical and Computational Molecular Science, Theoretical Molecular Science


2007 B.Eng. The University of Tokyo
2009 M.Eng. The University of Tokyo
2012 Ph.D. The University of Tokyo
2009 JSPS Fellow-DC1, The University of Tokyo
2012 JSPS Fellow-PD, Kyoto University
2015 Postdoctoral Researcher, Kyoto University
2016 Special Postdoctoral Researcher, RIKEN
2019 Postdoctoral Researcher, Kyoto University
        Assistant Professor, Institute for Molecular Science
        Assistant Professor, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies


2009 Shoji Tanaka Award (Master Thesis Award)
2020 The Young Scientist Award of the Physical Society of Japan

Main research themes

Theoretical study of thermal transport based on electromagnetism and gravity in matter
kewords thermal transport, multipole moments, spintronics

Selected Publications

  1. Atsuo Shitade, Hosho Katsura, Jan Kunes, Xiao-Liang Qi, Shou-Cheng Zhang, and Naoto Nagaosa, "Quantum Spin Hall Effect in a Transition Metal Oxide Na2IrO3", Phys. Rev. Lett.102, 256403 (2009).
  2. Atsuo Shitade and Taro Kimura, "Bulk angular momentum and Hall viscosity in chiral superconductors", Phys. Rev. B90, 134510 (2014).
  3. Atsuo Shitade, "Heat transport as torsional responses and Keldysh formalism in a curved spacetime", Prog. Theor. Exp. Phys.2014, 123I01 (2014).
  4. Atsuo Shitade, Hikaru Watanabe, and Youichi Yanase, "Theory of orbital magnetic quadrupole moment and magnetoelectric susceptibility", Phys. Rev. B98, 020407(R) (2018).
  5. Atsuo Shitade, Akito Daido, and Youichi Yanase, "Theory of spin magnetic quadrupole moment and temperature-gradient-induced magnetization", Phys. Rev. B99, 024404 (2019).