Curriculum Vitae

keynote speaker Yoshikawa


  Hiroyuki Yoshikawa Dr.Eng.


Education :


Bachelor of Engineering (Precision Engineering),


The University of Tokyo, 1956.


Doctor of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 1964.


Professional Career :


Oct. 1956 :    Research Member, Institute of Physical & Chemical Research, Tokyo.


Apr. 1966 :    Associate Professor of Engineering, The University of Tokyo.


Apr. 1967 :    Senior Visiting Fellow, University of Birmingham, UK.


Apr. 1977 :    Visiting Professor, Technical University of Norway.


Jul. 1978 :    Professor of Engineering, The University of Tokyo.


Apr. 1989 :    Dean, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Tokyo.


Apr. 1990 :    Vice President, The University of Tokyo.


Apr. 1992 :    President, The Japan Society for Precision Engineering.


Apr. 1993 :    President, The University of Tokyo.


Apr. 1997 :    Science Adviser to the Minister of Education, Science, Sports and Culture.


Jun. 1997 :    Fellow, Churchill College, University of Cambridge


Jul. 1997 :    President, Science Council of Japan(SCJ). (to Jul. 2003)


Sep. 1997 :    President, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science(JSPS). (to Sep. 2003)


Apr. 1998 :    President, The University of the Air.


Sep. 1999 :    President, International Council for Science (ICSU). (to Sep. 2002)


Apr. 2001 :    President, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)


Apr. 2009 :    Director-General, Center for Research and Development Strategy (CRDS), JST


       (to present)


Honors :


Jul. 1999 :    Honorary Doctor, University of Birmingham, UK


May. 2001 :    Honorary Doctor, National University of Science and technology, Norway


Oct. 1995 :    Hasunuma Memorial Award, Japan Society for Precision Engineering


Apr. 1997 :    13rd Japan Prize


Dec. 2000 :    L'Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur(France)


May. 2003 :    Royal Honor of Merit (Norway)


Aug. 2003 :    Honorary Fellow of the Design Society







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