2014-03-19 Yamato Scientific Award
To commemorate the 125th Anniversary of the founding of Yamato Scientific, the ‘Yamato Scientific Award' has been established, which will be awarded to researchers in fields including Life Sciences, Materials Sciences and Information Sciences. The award aims to honour researchers who have demonstrated originality and creativity in their respective field and to support the work of future leaders in science and technology.
The Award Selection Committee reviewed the work of a large number of applicants and selected the winner of the first award of this kind. We are pleased to announce that Kenichi Uchida from Tohoku University has been selected as the winner of this year's Yamato Scientific Award for his achievements in the field of Spintronics. An Assistant Professor from the Institute of Materials Research at Tohoku University, his work has led to the finding of the new physical phenomenon of the ‘Spin Seebeck Effect'. His break-through research has made him a significant presence in the field of Spintronics
A lecture accompanied by an award ceremony will take place on May 15th at Nihonbashi Mitsui Hall.
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