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NIMS researchers won all the 2005 Tsukuba Prizes

Dr. Bando, Dr. Golberg and Dr. Gao were awarded the 16th Tsukuba Prize for their work on the creation of novel nanotubes and the discovery of nanothermometer.

"Left: Dr. Yoshio BandoCenter: Dr. Dmitri GolbergRight: Dr. Yi-hua Gao" Image

Left: Dr. Yoshio BandoCenter: Dr. Dmitri GolbergRight: Dr. Yi-hua Gao


"Dr. Kitamura" Image

Dr. Kitamura


"Dr. Ren" Image

Dr. Ren



Dr. Golberg and Dr. Gao were the first foreigners to win the Tsukuba Prize.

Dr. Kitamura was awarded the Practical-Use Research Award of the Tsukuba Encouraging Prize for his work on the development of single crystals with high optical functions by defect control dynamics and their application to photo-functional devices.

Dr. Ren was awarded the Young Investigator's Award of the Tsukuba Encouraging Prize for his work on the discovery of giant electrostrain effect by a new principle. Dr. Ren was the first foreigner to win this award.