Presidential Search Committee

Chair

Dr. Albrecht Wagner

Dr. Albrecht Wagner

Member, Board of Governors, OIST SC
Chair, Board of Councilors, OIST SC
Chairman Emeritus, Board of Directors, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY)

Co-Chair

Dr. Kiyoshi Kurokawa

Dr. Kiyoshi Kurokawa

Member, Board of Governors, OIST SC
Visiting Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
Former President, the Science Council of Japan

Members

Dr. Akito Arima

Dr. Akito Arima

Member, Board of Governors, OIST SC
President, Shizuoka University of Art and Culture
Chancellor, Musashi Education Institution, Nezu Education Foundation
Director, Science Museum
Former Minister, Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture
Former President, University of Tokyo
Former President, RIKEN
Order of Culture “Bunkakunsho” from the Emperor of Japan, 2010

Dr. Rita Colwell

Dr. Rita Colwell

Member, Board of Governors, OIST SC
Distinguished Professor, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
Distinguished Professor, University of Maryland, College Park
Former Director, US National Science Foundation

Dr. Jerome Friedman

Dr. Jerome Friedman

Member, Board of Governors, OIST SC
1990 Nobel Prize in Physics
Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dr. Yuan T. Lee

Dr. Yuan T. Lee

Member, Board of Governors, OIST SC
1986 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
President Emeritus, Academia Sinica

Mr. Koji Omi

Mr. Koji Omi

Member, Board of Governors, OIST SC
Chairman of Science and Technology Society Forum
Former Minister of Finance
Former Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern Territory Affairs, and Science and Technology Policies
Former Minister of State for Economic Planning

Dr. Robert Baughman

Dr. Robert Baughman

Executive Vice President for Technology Development and Innovation/Vice-CEO, OIST

Jeff Wickens

Dr. Jeff Wickens

Dean of Graduate School, OIST
Professor, OIST
Neurobiology Research Unit

Takashi Yamamoto

Dr. Tadashi Yamamoto

Chair, Faculty Council, OIST (~August 31,2016)
Professor, OIST
Cell Signal Unit