Contact

University-Industry Cooperation and Research Program Division,
Research Program Department,
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
Kojimachi Business Building 7F, 5-3-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083, JAPAN
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FAX+81-3-3263-1716
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MEXT
Basic Research Promotion Division, Research Promotion Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
3-2-2 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8959, JAPAN
TEL+81-3-5253-4111(ext.4244)
FAX+81-3-6734-4074
MAILtoplevel@mext.go.jp

World Premier International Research Center (WPI) Initiative

Outline of Selected Projects and Comments by Program Committee

Outline of Selected Projects and Comments by Program Committee

Host institutionTitle of Research Center ProjectHead of host institutionChief center-project officerProspective center directorOutline &
Comments
Tohoku University The WPI Research Center for Atom・Molecule・Materials Akihisa INOUE
(President)
Yoshinori YAMAMOTO
(Professor, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University)
Yoshinori YAMAMOTO
(Professor, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University)
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The University of Tokyo Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe Hiroshi KOMIYAMA
(President)
Yoichiro SUZUKI
(Director and Professor, Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, The University of Tokyo)
Hitoshi MURAYAMA
(MacAdams Professor of Physics, University of California at Berkeley, Faculty Senior Staff, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
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Kyoto University Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences Kazuo OIKE
(President)
Norio NAKATSUJI
(Director and Professor, Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences, Kyoto University)
Norio NAKATSUJI
(Director and Professor, Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences, Kyoto University)
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Osaka University Osaka University Immunology Frontier Research Center Kiyokazu WASHIDA
(President)
Shizuo AKIRA
(Professor, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University)
Shizuo AKIRA
(Professor, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University)
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National Institute for Materials Science International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA) Teruo KISHI
(President)
Masakazu AONO
(Fellow, Coordinating Director of Key Nanotechnologies Field, and Managing Director of NanoSystem Functionality Center, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS))
Masakazu AONO
(Fellow, Coordinating Director of Key Nanotechnologies Field, and Managing Director of NanoSystem Functionality Center, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS))
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