Kazuhito Hashimoto

Kazuhito Hashimoto
Kazuhito Hashimoto
President, National Institute for Materials Science
Ph.D. Chemistry (University of Tokyo, 1985)

Experience

Apr 1980 Technical Associate, Institute for Molecular Science, Okazaki (until 1984)
Feb 1984 Research Associate, Institute for Molecular Science, Okazaki (until 1989)
Sep 1989 Lecturer, Department of Applied Chemistry, University of Tokyo (until 1991)
Nov 1991 Associate Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, University of Tokyo (until 1997)
Jul 1997 Professor, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Tokyo (until March, 2007)
Apr 2004 Director General, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Tokyo (until 2007)
Apr 2004 Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, University of Tokyo (until March, 2016)
May 2015 Professor, Special Assistant to the President, University of Tokyo
Jan 2016 President, National Institute for Materials Science (-present)

Service

Oct 2012 Science Council of Japan (-Present)
Mar 2013 Executive Member, Council for Science, Technology and Innovation (Cabinet Office of Japan) (-present)
Sep 2016 Member, Board of Governors, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology School Corporation (-present)

Awards

1997 IBM Science Award (IBM Science Foundation)
1997 Award of Japan Lightings Society
1998 Invention Award (Science and Technology Agency of Japan)
1998 Innovations in Real Material Award (Innovation in Materials Conference)
1998 Award of Photochemical Society of Japan
1999 Best Presentation Award (Asian Conference on Electrochemistry)
2004 The Prime Minister Award (Government of Japan)
2004 Environmental Technology Award (Nihon Keizai Shinbun, Inc. Co. Ltd.)
2006 The Imperial Award/ Japan Invention Award (Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation)
2006 The Yamazaki Teiichi Prize (Foundation for Promotion of Material Science and Technology Japan)
2012 Chemical Society of Japan Award