Tomokatsu Onaga

翁長 朝功
早稲田大学 政治経済学術院 現代政治経済研究所

I'm a junior researcher (assistant professor) at Todo Lab., Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University. I study the spreading phenomena on social networks using mathematical models. My Google Scholar page is here

Research interests

complex networks, epidemic spreading, temporal networks, neuroscience


email: onaga at


Ph.D. Physics Kyoto University 2018
M.S. Physics Kyoto University 2015
B.S. Physics Kyoto University 2013

Research Experience
JSPS research fellow (DC1, Supervisor: Prof. Shigeru Shinomoto) Apr 2015 - Mar 2018
Visiting research student at University of Limerick (Supervisor: Prof. James P. Gleeson) Oct 2016  - Sep 2017


  1. Tomokatsu Onaga, James P. Gleeson, and Naoki Masuda,
    Concurrency-induced transitions in epidemic dynamics on temporal networks.
    Physical Review Letters, 119:108301 (2017).
  2. Tomokatsu Onaga, and Shigeru Shinomoto,
    Emergence of event cascades in inhomogeneous networks.
    Scientific Reports, 6:33321 (2016).
  3. Yasuhiro Mochizuki, Tomokatsu Onaga, et al.,
    Similarity in Neuronal Firing Regimes across Mammalian Species.
    Journal of Neuroscience, 36(21):5736-5747 (2016).
  4. Tomokatsu Onaga, and Shigeru Shinomoto,
    Bursting transition in a linear self-exciting process.
    Physical Review E, 89:042817 (2014).

Presentation in international conference

  1. Tomokatsu Onaga, and Shigeru Shinomoto,
    Bursting activity spreading through asymmetric interactions.
    In: Tenth International Conference on Signal-Image Technology and Internet-Based Systems (SITIS), 388 - 395 (2014).

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