Tomoko Nakagawa/Tohoku Institute of Technology

Nakagawa Tomoko



Information and Communication Engineering
Tohoku Institute of Technology



1985 - Bachelor of Science, Tohoku University
1987 - Master of Science, Tohoku University
1990 - Doctorate in Science, University of Tokyo


Analysis of magnetic field structures in the solar wind.
Calibration of magnetic field measured from spacecraft in interplanetary space.
Study of interaction between the solar wind and the Earth's magnetosphere.


1995 - 2009: Associate Professor of Communication Engineering, Tohoku Institute of Technology
1993 - 1995: Lecturer of Communication Engineering, Tohoku Institute of Technology
1992 - 1993: Assistant Professor of Communication Engineering, Tohoku Institute of Technology
1990 - 1992: PD Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science


2016 - A member of ARASE/PWE group
2012 - A member of ISSI Team "Kinetic Plasma Processes at Airless Bodies"
2008 - Co-investigator of KAGUYA MAP-PACE
2008 - Working group member of Mars Orbiter
2001 - A member of Japanese working group of Bepi-Colombo MMO/MGF
1998 - Co-investigator of NOZOMI/MGF
1993 - A member of GEOTAIL/EFD group
1990 - A member of AKEBONO/EFD group
1985 - Co-investigator of SAKIGAKE/IMF


Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences
Astronomical Society of Japan
American Geophysical Union


Saito, T., K. Yumoto, K. Hirao, T. Nakagawa, and K. Saito,
Interaction between comet Halley and the interplanetary magnetic field observed by Sakigake, Nature, 321, 6067, p303, 1986.

Nakagawa, T., A. Nishida, and T. Saito,
Planar magnetic structures in the solar wind, J. Geophys. Res., 94, A9, p11761, 1989.

Nakagawa,T., T. Ishii, K. Tsuruda, H. Hayakawa, and T. Mukai,
Net current density of photoelectrons emitted from the surface of the GEOTAIL spacecraft, Earth Planets Space, 52, pp283-292, 2000.

Nakagawa, T., Y. Takahashi, M. Iizima,
GEOTAIL observation of upstream ULF waves associated with lunar wake,
Earth Planets Space, 55, pp.569-580, 2003.

Nakagawa,T., N. Gopalswamy, and S. Yashiro,
Solar wind speed within 20Rs of the Sun estimated from limb CMEs, J. Geophys. Res., 111, A01108, doi:10.1029/2005JA011249, 2006.

Kimura, S. and T. Nakagawa,
Electromagnetic full particle simulation of the electric field structure around the moon and the lunar wake,
Earth Planets Space, Vol. 60, pp.591-599, 2008.

Nakagawa, T., and A. Matsuoka,
Fitting a toroidal force-free field to multispacecraft observations of a magnetic cloud, J. Geophys. Res., 115, A10113, doi:10.1029/2010JA015539, 2010.

Nakagawa, T., and S. Kimura,
Role of the solar wind magnetic field in the interaction of a non-magnetized body with the solar wind: An electromagnetic 2-D particle-in-cell simulation, Earth Planets Space, 63(6), pp.477-486, doi:10.5047/eps.2011.02.006, 2011.

Nakagawa, T., A. Nakayama, F. Takahashi, H. Tsunakawa, H. Shibuya, H. Shimizu, and M. Matsushima
Large-amplitude monochromatic ULF waves detected by Kaguya at the moon, J. Geophys. Res., 117, A04101, doi:10.1029/2011JA017249, 2012.

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