2021-04-08

Award

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) announced the recipients of the FY2021 Commendation for Science and Technology.

Our colleague Tomoki Ozawa (Associate Prof. at AIMR in Tohoku Univ. and iTHEMS visiting scientist) received "Commendation for Science and Technology: the Young Scientists' Award" in recognition of his outstanding research achievements in the theoretical studies of topological physics in atomic and photonic systems.

Our colleague Hidetoshi Nishimori (Specially Appointed Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology, and iTHEMS senior visiting scientist) received "Commendation for Science and Technology: Prize for Science and Technology" in recognition of his outstanding research achievements in developing the fundamental theory of quantum annealing.