Paper Published / 21 December, 2016 / Project: Visual Illusion


Eggs illusion: Local shape deformation generated by a grid pattern


Authors: Kun Qian, Hiroyuki Mitsudo.

Journal: Journal of Vision (IF2015: 2.341)

Find Open Access Link HERE

Field Survey in China / 21-28 November & 4-10 December, 2016 / Project: Future Earth


Paper industries and electronic waste recycling


Main visiting sites:

Gold HongYe Paper Group, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China. A member of APP China.

Gold HuaSheng Paper Co., Suzhou, Jiangsu, China. A member of APP China.

Gold East Paper (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd., Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China. A member of APP China.

Guiyu Town, Shantou, Guangdong, China. Place with serious problem on electronic waste.

PIC of Students’ Training Program in Indonesia / 10-16 October / Project: Decision Science


Palm oil industries and conglomerates in Indonesia


Main visiting sites:

PT. Ivomas Tunggal, Riau, Indonesia. A oil palm plantation owned by SMART.

Libo Palm Oil Mill & KCP, Riau, Indonesia. A oil palm mill owned by SMART.

AEON Mall BSD City, Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia. Developed by AEON Mall and Sinar Mas Land.

PIC of Students’ Training Program in Finland / 21-30 September / Project: Decision Science


Human science, history, culture and art in Europe


Main visiting sites:

Department of Social Psychology, University of Helsinki.

Perho Culinary, Tourism & Business College.

Hanken School of Economics

Reaktor, h.q.

SimLab, Aalto University.

Marimekko, h.q.

The Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments, UNESCO World Heritage Site (Cultural).

Suomenlinna, UNESCO World Heritage Site (Cultural).

Research Grant / 1 April, 2017 / Project: Entomophagy


Cultural factors of entomophagy: for the popularization of a healthy and sustainable alternative food source

昆虫食文化の形成要因の解明:健康的かつ持続可能な代替的食料源の普及に向けて


LOTTE Research Promotion Grant, April 2017 to March 2020.

ロッテ財団奨励研究助成, 助成期間3年間

Conference Presentation / 30 August, 2017 / Project: Visual Illusion


The eggs illusion: Inducing factors of an illusory shape deformation


Authors: Kun Qian, Hiroyuki Mitsudo.

Conference: The 40th European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP 2017), Berlin, Germany. 

Find conference program HERE

Research Grant (as research collaborator) / 1 July, 2017 / Project: Face & Body


KAKENHI (Japan MEXT Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Innovative Areas)

“Construction of the Face-Body studies in transcultural conditions”. Planned study A01-P02

科学研究費補助金(新学術研究)「トランスカルチャー状況下における顔身体学の構築〜多文化をつなぐ顔と身体表現」

計画研究A01-P02「顔と身体表現の多文化比較フィールド実験研究」