Faculty of Design Technology
Department of Environmental Science and Technology

Associate Professor

Chihara Hiroki


  1. JSPS Research Fellow (Osaka Univ.) 1999/04/01-2002/03/31
  2. Osaka Univeristy, School-affairs assistance member 2003/11/01-2006/03/31
  3. 大阪大学 大学院理学研究科 招聘研究員 2006/04/01-2008/03/31
  4. Graduate School of Science, Osaka Univeristy, Researcher 2008/04/01-2012/09/30
  5. Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Researcher 2012/10/01-2013/03/31
  6. Osaka Sangyo Univerisity, College of General Education, Associate Professor 2013/04/01-Present

Academic background

  1. Hokkaido University Faculty of Science Department of Physics 1993/03 Graduated
  2. Osaka University Graduate School of Science Department of Physics Doctor prophase 1995/03 Completed
  3. Osaka University Graduate School of Science Department of Physics Doctor later 1999/03 Completed

Academic degrees

  1. Ph.D Osaka University 1999/03

Research Areas

  1. Astronomy
  2. Earth and Planetary Science

Subject of research

  1. Spectroscopy of cosmic dust proxy Cosmic dust, Infrared Astrophysics, Infrared Spectroscopy Spectroscopy of cosmic dust proxy 1999/04-Present
  2. Optical properties of dielectric material solid spectroscopy, dielectric materials, dielectric function, crystal Experimental study on dielectric functions of crystalline materials 1999/04-Present


  1. 究極のかたちをつくる -粉が織り成す次世代モノづくり- 日刊工業新聞社 2009/05 978-4-526-06277-3


  1. Research paper (scientific journal) Joint Infrared Spectra of Silica Polymorphs and the Conditions of their Formation Astrophysical Journal 778, 60(12pp) 2013/11 10.1088/0004-637X/778/1/60
  2. Research paper (scientific journal) Joint Far-infrared continuum absorption of olivine at low temperatures Earth, Planets and Space 65, 1139–1143 2013/10 10.5047/eps.2013.07.003
  3. Research paper (scientific journal) Joint Crystallization Experiments of SiO2-rich Amorphous Silicate: Application to SiO2-rich Circumstellar Dust and GEMS Astrophysical Journal 751, 141-147 2012/07
  4. Research paper (scientific journal) Joint The infrared spectrum of ortho-enstatite from reflectance experiments and first-principle simulations Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 420, 147-154 2012/02
  5. Research paper (scientific journal) Joint Interstellar analogs from defective carbon nanostructures account for interstellar exitnction Astronomical Journal 140-5, 1456-1461 2010/11

Artistic Activity, Architectural Works, etc.

  1. Artistic Activity Shape of Lives 2009/04-2009/05
  2. Artistic Activity limbo infantis 2008/05-2008/05
  3. Artistic Activity Shape and testment of Lives 2007/05-2007/05
  4. Artistic Activity Tide - memory of distant time 2006/04-2006/05
  5. Artistic Activity calvary - a song on the hill 2005/04-2005/05

Social Contribution

  1. The 7th meeting on Cosmic Dust / Local Organizing Committee Chairperson 2014-2014
  2. The 6th meeting on Cosmic Dust / Local Organizing Committee 2013-2013

Memberships of academic societies

  1. International Astronomical Union 2008-Present
  2. Astronomical Soc. of Japan 1994-Present
  3. Physical Soc. of Japan 1994-Present
  4. The Japan Society of Planetary Science 1995-Present
  5. Cosmic Dust 2010/01/01-Present

Lecture of non-academic activities

  1. 地球と宇宙の固体物質を比較する 大阪産業大学市民講座 2013/06/01