The Japan Academy


Recipients of the Japan Academy Medal elected

Six scholars were elected as recipients of the 13th Japan Academy Medal at the 1105th General Meeting held on January 12th, 2017. They are:

Name Daiji KAWAGUCHI Kawaguchi
Position Professor, Graduate School of Economics, The University of Tokyo
Research Subject Econometric Analysis of Inequality in Japanese Labor Market
Name Masashi SUGIYAMA Sugiyama
Position Director, RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project / Professor, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo
Research Subject Theory and Application of Machine Learning for Artificial Intelligence
Name Motoki NOMACHI Nomachi
Position Associate Professor, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University
Research Subject Typological Studies in Slavic Morphosyntax and Its Diachronic and Areal Changes: With Special Reference to Kashubian
Name Kazuyo MORO Moro
Position Team Leader, RIKEN-IMS
Research Subject Identification and Characterization of a Novel Immune Cell
Name Yasuhiro YAMADA Yamada
Position Professor, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University
Research Subject Development and Application of in vivo Cellular Reprogramming Technology for Regulating Cancer Cell Fate
Name Naoki YOSHIDA Yoshida
Position Professor, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
Research Subject Large-Scale Numerical Simulations of Structure Formation in the Early Universe