JSPS awards for eminent scientists


List of Recipients of JSPS Award for Eminent Scientists

FY2012Awardees
Name Nationality
Year of birth
Affiliation
Position
Field Prizes/Awards Host Institution Tenure
Hipel, Keith William Canada
1946
Faculty of Engineering
University of Waterloo
University Professor
Systems Design
Engineering
Norbert Wiener Award (2000)
Honorary Membership Award American Water Resources Association (2011)
Sir John William Dawson Medal (2011)
Kyoto University 2012-
2013
Kowalski, Robert Anthony

UK
1941

Department of Computing
Imperial College London
Professor Emeritus, Senior Researcher
Informatics,
Intelligent Informatics
IJCAI-11 Award for Research Excellence (2011) Research Organization
of Information and
Systems
2012-
2014


FY2011Awardees
Name Nationality
Year of birth
Affiliation
Position
Field Prizes/Awards Host Institution Tenure
Leggett Anthony James USA, UK
1938
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Department of Physics
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Professor
Condensed Matter Physics The Nobel Prize in Physics(2003)
Wolf Prize(2003)
Fritz London Memorial Prize(1981)
University of Tokyo 2011-2013
Deisenhofer Johann USA, Germany
1943
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Regental Professor and Professor in Biochemistry
Computational Biology
Protein Crystallography
Nobel Prize in Chemistry(1988) Kyoto University 2011-2012
Buck Linda Brown USA
1947
Division of Basic Sciences,
Fred Hutchinson Canser research Center, Seattle(USA) Full Member
Neuroscience Gairdner Foundation International Award(2003)
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine(2004)
International Institute
for Advanced Studies
2011-2012
Changeux Jean Pierre France
1936
The Institute Pasteur and the College de France, Paris Emeritus Professor Neuroscience Gairdner Foundation International Award(1978)
Wolf foundation Prize in Medicine(1982)
Carl-Gustav-Bernhard medal of the Swedish Academy of Science(1991)
International Institute
for Advanced Studies
2011-2012


FY2010 Awardees
Name Nationality
Year of birth
Affiliation
Position
Field Prizes/Awards Host Institution Tenure
Richard R. Ernst Switzerland
1933
ETH Zürich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)
Professor Emeritus
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy The Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1991) Toho University 2010-2011
Ada E. Yonath Israel
1939
Department of Structural Biology, Weizmann Institute of Science
Professor
Structural Biology The Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2009) Osaka University of Pharmaceutical Sciences 2010
Oliver E. Williamson USA
1932
Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
Professor
Business administration, Economic theory,
Business corporate law
The Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences (2009) Gakushuin University 2010


FY2009 Awardees
Name Nationality
Year of birth
Affiliation
Position
Field Prizes/Awards Host Institution Tenure
Antoine Compagnon FRANCE 1950 Collège de France Professor Modern and Contemporary French Literature Criticism Prize of French Academy (2006) Kyoto University 2009


FY2008 Awardees
Name Nationality
Year of birth
Affiliation
Position
Field Prizes/Awards Host Institution Tenure
James Dewey Watson USA
1928
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Chancellor
Molecular Biology The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1962) National Institute of Natural Sciences, NINS 2008
Joan Argetsinger Steitz USA
1941
Yale University
Department of Biophysics and Biochemistry
Professor
Molecular Biology Albany Medical Center Prize (2008) National Institute of Natural Sciences, NINS 2008
Serge Daan Netherlands
1940
University of Groningen
Professor
Environmental Physiology,
Chronobiology,
Behavioral Biology
International Prize for Biology(2006) Hokkaido University 2008-2009
Maxim Kontsevich Russia
1964
I.H.E.S.( Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques) France
Professor
Geometry,
Algebra,
Global Analysis
Fields Medal (1998) Keio University 2008-2010


FY2007 Awardees
Name Nationality
Year of birth
Affiliation
Position
Field Prizes/Awards Host Institution Tenure
Pierre Marcel Paul Toubert France
1932
College de France
Professor
History of Western Mediterranean in Middle Ages Prix International Galileo Galilei(1975)
Medaille d'argent du C.N.R.S.(1975)
Nagoya University 2007
Tsung-Dao Lee

USA
1926

Department of Physics,
Columbia University
Professor
Particle and Nuclear Physics Theory The Nobel Prize in Physics(1957)
High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, KEK 2007


FY 2006 Awardees
Name Nationality
Year of birth
Affiliation
Position
Field Prizes/Awards Host Institution Tenure
Gerardus 'tHooft Netherlands
1946
Spinoza Institute, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Utrecht University

Professor
Theoretical Particle Physics The Nobel Prize in Physics (1996) Nagoya University 2006
Yoichiro Nambu USA
1921
Department of Physics and Enrico Fermi Institute, University of Chicago

Professor Emeritus
Elementary Particle Theory Wolf Prize (1994/95)
Order of Culture (Japan) (1978)
Kyoto University 2006

Robin Warren

Australia
1937

Royal Perth Hospital

Pathologist

Pathology

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2005) Oita University 2006-2008

Barry Marshall

Australia
1951

NHMRC Helicobacter pylori Research Laboratory, QEII Medical Center;
University of Western Australia

NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow
Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2005) Oita University 2006-2008


FY 2005 Awardees
Name Nationality
Year of birth
Affiliation
Position
Field Prizes/Awards Host Institution Tenure
Takashi Asano USA
1937
University of California at Davis,
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Professor
Environmental Engineering,
Water Resources Engineering
Stockholm Water Prize (2001) Public Works Research Institute 2005-2007
Hiroo Kanamori Japan
1936
California Institute of Technology, Seismological Laboratory

Professor
Geophysics and Planetary Physics Arthur L. Day Prize (1993)
Japan Academy Prize (2004)
Kyoto University 2005-2006
Wilfried H Brutsaert USA
1934
Cornell University, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Professor
Hydrology, Boundary-Layer Meteorology, Water Resourses Engineering, Environmental Fluid Mechanics Jule G. Charney Award (2003) Tsukuba University 2005-2007
Gilbert Stork USA
1921
Columbia University, Department of Chemistry

Emeritus Professor
Organic Synthesis Wolf Prize, Islael (1996)
Robert A. Welch Award (1993)
Tokyo Institute of Technology 2005
Alexei Alexeyevich
Abrikosov
USA
1928
Argonne National Laboratory, Materials Science Division

Distinguished Scientist
Solid State Theoretical Physics The Nobel Prize in Physics (2003) Tsukuba University 2005


FY 2004 Awardees
Name Nationality
Year of birth
Affiliation
Position
Field Prizes/Awards Host Institution Tenure
Martin David
Kruskal
USA
1925
Rutgers University, Department of Mathematics

Professor
Global Analysis Mathematical Physics Daniel Heineman Prize in Mathematical Physics (1983)
Presidents's National Medal of Science (1993)
Tokyo University 2004
Pierre-Gilles
de Gennes
France
1932
Collège de France, Pysique de la matière condensée

Professor
Soft matter physics The Nobel Prize in Physics (1991) Ochanomizu University 2004
−2006
Peter Agre USA
1949
Johns Hopkins University school of Medicine, Department of Biological Chemistry

Professor
Water channels in cell membranes The Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2003) Niigata University 2004
−2006
Stanley B.
Prusiner
USA
1942
University of California, San Francisco, Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases

Professor
Neurology
Biochemistry
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1997) Gifu University 2004,2006
Dudley Robert
Herschbach
USA
1932
Harvard University, Chemistry Department




Professor
Molecular dynamics of chemical reactions using molecular beams
Theory on electronic structures
Theory and experiment for orienting molecules
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1986) Osaka University 2004
−2005


FY 2003 Awardees
Name Nationality
Year of birth
Affiliation
Position
Field Prizes/Awards Host Institution Tenure
Icko Iben Jr. USA
1931
University of Illinois Emeritus Distinguished Professor

Member of United State National Academy of Science
Astronomy and Astrophysics Henry Norris Russell Lecturer, American Astronomical Society (1989)
Eddington Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society, London (1990)
Hokkaido University 2003
−2004
Jean-Marie
Lehn
France
1939
University of Louis Pasteur

Professor
Supramolecular Chemistry The Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1987) Kyushu University 2003
−2005
Aaron
Ciechanover
Israel
1947
Department of Biochemistry and the Rappaport Institute for Research, in the Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology

Professor
Biochemistry, especially physiology and pathology of the ubiquitin-proteolytic pathway The Albert and Mary Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research (2000)
EMET Prize (2002)
Osaka City University 2003
−2005
Amartya
Kumar Sen
India
1933
Trinity College

Master
Economic
Philosophy
Ethics
The Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences (1998) Ritsumeikan University 2003
−2004



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