Makoto Yamashita

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Academic interests

operator algebras, quantum groups, and noncommutative geometry.

Courses taught


  • 2011 PhD, the University of Tokyo
  • 2011 Postdoc, Cardiff University
  • 2011 Postdoc, University of Rome Tor Vergata
  • 2012-2018 Assistant / Associate Professor, Ochanomizu University


  • MSJ Takebe Katahiro Prize, The Mathematical Society of Japan (September 2016)
  • The Young Scientists’ Prize (Japanese Description), The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (April 2018)


  1. with M. Kirihata; Strengthened convexity of operator monotone decreasing positive functions (arXiv:1902.07941)
  2. Deformation of algebras associated to group cocycles (arXiv:1107.2512)

Upcoming Papers

  1. with S. Neshveyev; Categorically Morita equivalent compact quantum groups, to appear in Documenta Math. (arXiv:1704.04729)
  2. with S. Chakraborty; Tracing cyclic homology pairings under twisting of graded algebras, Letters in Mathematical Physics (arXiv:1709.03337)
  3. with K. De Commer, S. Neshveyev, and L. Tuset; Ribbon braided module categories, quantum symmetric pairs and Knizhnik–Zamolodchikov equations, Communications in Mathematical Physics (arXiv:1712.08047)
  4. with J. Bhowmick, S. Ghosh, and N. Rakshit; Tube representations and twisting of graded categories, Theory and Applications of Categories (arXiv:1801.01735)
Tags: Mathematics, Operator algebras, Quantum groups, Noncommutative geometry, Belgium


  • Yamashita, Makoto (2018). Dynamical characterization of categorical Morita equivalence for compact quantum groups.
Published Aug. 29, 2018 4:07 PM - Last modified Mar. 8, 2019 4:24 PM

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