MANA Researchers Win FY2013 Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Commendations for Science and Technology

April 18, 2013

Commendations are awarded by the Minister of MEXT to individuals who have increased the motivation of science and technology practitioners and contributed to raising the level of Japan's scientific standards by producing remarkable achievements in the research and development of science and technology or the advancement of scientific understanding.

An award ceremony was held at the Ministry on April 16, 2013, and the following three MANA researchers received prizes:

  • Science and Technology Prize (for Research)
  • Dr.Takayoshi Sasaki
    Project awarded: Creation of nanosheets by exfoliation of layered compounds and their applications

  • Young Scientist's Prize
  • Dr.Alexei A. Belik
    Project awarded: Research on new oxides with multiferroic properties
    Dr.Yusuke Yamauchi
    Project awarded: Synthesis of functional inorganic nanoporous materials and their applications

Dr. Takayoshi Sasaki MANA PI

Dr. Alexei A. Belik MANA Independent Scientist,

Dr. Yusuke Yamauchi MANA Independent Scientist,