Arata Kioka, Curriculum Vitae

Sc.D., 07/2016, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Place & Year of Birth: Nagoya (Japan), 1988


Marine Geology & Geophysics, Geocryology, Granular media


Positions Held

Since 12/2016

FWF Postdoctoral Researcher (Advisor: Prof. Dr. M. Strasser)

Institute of Geology, University of Innsbruck, Austria


Postdoctoral Researcher for Ocean Science (Advisor: Prof. Dr. J. Ashi)

Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, Japan


ArCS Research Capacity Building Fellow (Advisor: Prof. Dr. V.S. Isaev)

Department of Geocryology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Federation


Research Assistant

Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo, Japan


Visiting Student Researcher (Advisor: Prof. Dr. G.G. Akhmanov)

Department of Petroleum Geology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Federation


Research Assistant (Advisor: Prof. Dr. J. Ashi)

Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, Japan


Advisors (Current & Past):

Michael Strasser, Juichiro Ashi, Vladislav Isaev, Yasutaka Ikeda, Grigorii G. Akhmanov, Yoshio Inouchi


Supervision & Mentoring

Co-supervision/Mentoring: Uni. Innsbruck (2017–) and UTokyo (–2016)

Professional Service

Anonymous reviewer for Clarivate-SCI peer-reviewed journals (2015: 2; 2016: 1; 2017: 3; 2018: 1; 2019: 1)
External Referee for Research Fund proposals (2018: 1)
Anonymous reviewer for International Conference Proceedings (2016: 1; 2018: 2)
Anonymous reviewer for Japanese peer-reviewed journals (2017: 1; 2018: 2; 2019: 1)
Session Co-convener at JpGU Meeting (2016)

Awards and Recognition

2015: The paper Kioka et al. (2015) was featured on the ScienceDirect Top 25 Hottest Articles. Ranked with 11th (Jul–Sep), 17th (Apr–Jun), and 22nd (Jan–Mar) for Marine Geology.

2013: Best Attitude Award, IODP Exp. 341 Cruise, JOIDES Resolution Science Office

Field Research Experience

Ocean 187 days: R/V Sonne (DE), D/V JOIDES Resolution (US), Russian Arctic coast, 8 Japanese cruses.

Lake 12 days: Austria, Japan.

08/2018: Japan Trench, KS-18-10 Cruise, R/V Shinsei-maru, Hydroacoustics & Geochemistry.

07 & 09/2017: Alpine lakes, Achensee, Hallstätter See, Coring campaign.

10–11/2016: Nankai Trough, SO-251 Leg 2 Cruise, R/V Sonne (Hydroacoustics & coring specialist)

10/2016: Japan Trench, SO-251 Leg 1 Cruise, R/V Sonne (Hydroacoustics specialist)

09/2016: Vorkuta area, Polar Ural, and Baydaratskaya Bay in the Western Siberia, Russian Federation

08/2015: Sagami Bay and Eastern Nankai Trough, Japan, KH-15-02 Leg 1 Cruise, R/V Hakuho-maru (ROV NSS team & CTD)

11/2013: Sagami Bay and Off Boso Peninsula, Japan, KS-13-T5 Shakedown cruise, R/V Shinsei-maru (Sedimentologist)

05–07/2013: Gulf of Alaska, IODP Expedition 341 Cruise, D/V JOIDES Resolution (Physical properties specialist)

04/2013: Nankai Trough off Kumano, NT13-08 Cruise, R/V Natsushima (Sedimentologist)

12/2012: Nankai Trough off Kumano, KT-12-34 Cruise, R/V Tansei-maru (Sedimentologist)

07/2012: Nankai Trough off Kumano, NT12-18 Cruise, R/V Natsushima (Sedimentologist)

03–04/2012: Japan Trench & The 2011 Tohoku-oki Earthquake region, SO-219A Leg 2 Cruise, R/V Sonne (Marine Geologist)

11/2011: Nankai Trough, KH-11-9 Leg 3 Cruise, R/V Hakuho-maru (ROV NSS team & Sedimentologist)

10/2011: Japan Trench & the eastern margin of Japan Sea, KH-11-9 Leg 1 Cruise, R/V Hakuho-maru (Student Trainee)

07/2009: Lake Yunoko, Nikko, Japan (Core sampling)

04/2009: Lake Nojiri, Nagano, Japan (Core sampling/Student Trainee)


Invited Talks

Waseda University, Department of Human Behavior and Environment Sciences (07/2016)
ETH Zürich, Department of Earth Sciences (03/2015)
Lomonosov Moscow State University, UNESCO Research Centre for Marine Geology and Geophysics (03/2015)


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