Kyoto University (Ph.D, Physics), 2010
Kyoto University (M.S., Physics), 2007
The University of Tokyo (B.S., Physics), 2005
Honors and Awards
- 2019 34th Nishinomiya-Yukawa Memorial Prize, 2019
- 2017 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, 2017-2019
- 2015 Incentive Award of Cosmic Ray Physics from CRC Japan, 2016
- 2015 Young Scientist Award of the Physical Society of Japan, 2016
- 2014 Young Scientist Award of the Astronomical Society of Japan, 2015
- 2012 Hubble Fellowship, 2012-2014 (Member of Institute for Advanced Study, 2012-2015)
- CCAPP Senior Fellow, 2012
- JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow for Research Abroad, 2010-2012
- JSPS Doctoral Fellow, 2007-2010
- K. Murase, S. S. Kimura, and P. Meszaros, "Hidden Cores of Active Galactic Nuclei as the Origin of Medium-Energy Neutrinos: Critical Tests with the MeV Gamma-Ray Connection", (2020).
- K. Murase and I. M. Shoemaker, "Neutrino Echoes from Multimessenger Transient Sources", Phys. Rev. Lett., 123, 241102 (2019)
- K. Murase, F. Oikonomou, and M. Petropoulou, "Blazar Flares as an Origin of High-energy Cosmic Neutrinos?", Astrophys. J., 865, 124 (2018)
- K. Murase, "New prospects for detecting high-energy neutrinos from nearby supernovae", Phys. Rev. D Rapid Communications, 97, 081301 (2018).
- K. Fang and K. Murase, "Linking high-energy cosmic particles by black-hole jets embedded in large-scale structures", Nature Physics 14, 396 (2018).
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- T. Cohen, K. Murase, N. L. Rodd, B. R. Safdi, and Y. Soreq, "Gamma-Ray Constraints on Decaying Dark Matter and Implications for IceCube", Phys. Rev. Lett., 119, 021102 (2017).
- K. Murase and E. Waxman, "Constraining high-energy cosmic neutrino sources: Implications and prospects", Phys. Rev. D, 94, 103006 (2016).
- K. Murase, D. Guetta, and M. Ahlers, "Hidden Cosmic-Ray Accelerators as an Origin of TeV-PeV Cosmic Neutrinos", Phys. Rev. Lett., 116, 071101 (2016).
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- K. Murase, R. Laha, S. Ando, and M. Ahlers, "Testing the Dark Matter Scenario for PeV Neutrinos Observed in IceCube", Phys. Rev. Lett., 115, 071301 (2015).
Selected as an Editorial Suggestion
- M. Bustamante, P. Baerwald, K. Murase, and W. Walter, "Neutrino and cosmic-ray emission from
multiple internal shocks in gamma-ray bursts", Nature Communications, 6, 6783 (2015).
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- K. Murase, Y. Inoue, and C. D. Dermer, "Diffuse neutrino intensity from the inner jets of active galactic nuclei: Impacts of external photon fields and the blazar sequence", Phys. Rev. D, 90, 023007 (2014).
- K. Murase, M. Ahlers, and B. C. Lacki, "Testing the hadronuclear origin of PeV neutrinos observed with IceCube", Phys. Rev. D Rapid Communications, 88, 121301 (2013).
- K. Kashiyama, K. Murase, and P. Meszaros, "Neutron-Proton-Converter Acceleration Mechanism at Subphotospheres of Relativistic Outflows", Phys. Rev. Lett., 111, 131103 (2013).
- K. Murase, K. Kashiyama, and P. Meszaros, "Subphotospheric Neutrinos from Gamma-Ray Bursts: The Role of Neutrons", Phys. Rev. Lett., 111, 131102 (2013).
- K. Murase and K. Ioka, "TeV-PeV Neutrinos from Low-Power Gamma-Ray Burst Jets inside Stars", Phys. Rev. Lett., 111, 121102 (2013).
Research Group Members
Current Postdocs: B. Theodore Zhang, Ali Kheirandish
Current Graduate Students: Yu Jiang, Jose Carpio, Chengchao Yuan
Past Postdocs: Ian Shoemaker (faculty at Virginia Tech), Foteini Oikonomou (faculty at Norwegian U. of Sci. and Tech.), Shigeo Kimura (Tohoku U.)
Past Ph.D Students: Nicholas Senno (w. Prof. Meszaros)
Past Undergraduate Students: Michael Toomey