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2010 (26th) Japan Prize Press Kit

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Prof. Shun-ichi Iwasaki recognized for breakthrough HDD technology and
Prof. Peter Vitousek for his contribution to solving global environmental issues

 

2010 (26th) Japan Prize

In 2010, the Japan Prize was awarded in the field of Industrial Production and Production Technology to Professor Shun-ichi Iwasaki for contributions to high-density magnetic recording technology by the development of perpendicular magnetic recording and in the field of Biological Production and Environment to Professor Peter Vitousek for his contributions to solving global environmental issues based on the analysis of nitrogen and other substances’ cycles.

Industrial production and production technologyg
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Professor Shun-ichi Iwasaki (Japan)
Director, Tohoku Institute of Technology and Professor Emeritus, Tohoku University
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Profile Award Citation

Biological production and environment
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Professor Peter Vitousek (USA)
Professor of Biology, Stanford University
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Profile Award Citation

Videos for the 2010 (26th) Japan Prize

Presentation Ceremony

Press Conference, announcing the 2010 (26th) Japan Prize Laureates

Photos for the 2010 (26th) Japan Prize

April 19, 2010, Welcome Reception

April 19, 2010, Cocktail Reception hosted by U.S. Embassy

April 20, 2010, Courtesy Call on the Japan Academy

April 20, 2010, Courtesy Call on the Prime Minister

April 20, 2010, Visit to the Foundation Office

April 20, 2010, Academic Roundtable Discussion

April 20, 2010, Academic Roundtable Discussion

April 20, 2010, Academic Roundtable Discussion

April 21, 2010, Presentation Ceremony

April 21, 2010, Banquet

April 22, 2010, Commemorative Lectures

April 24, 2010, Sightseeing in Kyoto

January 15, 2010, Press Conference, announcing the 2010 (26th) Japan Prize

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