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NIMS' President Kishi Receives Honorary Doctorate from Tampere University of Technology, Finland

(May 25, 2007,Finland) - NIMS President, Prof. Teruo Kishi, was awarded an honorary doctorate by Tampere University of Technology in Finland.

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The honorary doctorate awarded by Tampere University is a prestigious degree which is given to those who have made outstanding achievements in research in the university or in scientific, artistic, or social field.
The award to Prof. Kishi recognized his many achievements in the fields of new materials development and materials evaluation and his contribution to the creation of a new global research network. Among those who also received honorary doctorates on the same occasion was Dr. Zhores Alferov of Russia, the Novel Laureate in Physics in 2000.