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Recipients of the Japan Academy Medal elected

Six scholars were elected as recipients of the 17th Japan Academy Medal at the 1145th General Meeting held on January 12th, 2021. They are:

Name URAKAWA Atsushi Inouye
Position Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Delft University of Technology
Research
Subject
High-Efficiency Catalytic Conversion of Carbon Dioxide by High Pressure and Transient Operations, and the Elucidation of the Reaction Mechanisms
Name OKA Yuki Kitagawa
Position Professor, Biology and Biological Engineering, California Institute of Technology
Research
Subject
Functional Identification of Neural Circuits Involved in Maintaining Water and Salt Homeostasis in the Body
Name KOIBUCHI Michihiro Kajita
Position Associate Professor, National Institute of Informatics, Research Organization of Information and Systems
Research
Subject
Pioneering Research on Introducing Randomness for Interconnection Networks on Parallel Computer Systems
Name SUGAYA Takuo Sakaki
Position Associate Professor, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
Research
Subject
Proof of the General Theorem of Cooperative Behavior in Repeated Games with Private Monitoring
Name MIURA Ayumi Sasazuki
Position Associate Professor, Graduate School of Language and Culture, Osaka University
Research
Subject
Empirical Study of Syntax and Lexis of Impersonal Constructions in the History of the English Language
Name MIYAMOTO Kei Kakizoe
Position Associate Professor, Faculty of Biology-Oriented Science and Technology, Kindai University
Research
Subject
Research on Mechanisms of Nuclear Reprogramming in Eggs and Oocytes