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

1997IBM Science Award (IBM Science Foundation)
1997Award of Japan Lighting Society
1998Award of Photochemical Society of Japan
1998Innovation in Real Materials Award (Innovation in Materials Conference)
2004Prime Minister Award/Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration (Government of Japan)
2004Environmental Technology Award (Nikkei Inc.)
2006The Imperial Award/Japan Invention Award (Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation)
2006The Yamazaki Teiichi Prize (Foundation for Promotion of Material Science and Technology Japan)
2012Chemical Society of Japan Award
2014Electrochemical Society of Japan Award
2015Culture Award (The Hokkaido Shimbun Press)
2015The Mukai Prize (Tokyo Ohka Foundation for Promotion of Science and Technology)
2017Heinz Gerischer Award (The Electrochemical Society )