The Science and Technology Promotion Foundation of Ibaraki (Director: Leo Esaki) announced that it will award the Tsukuba Prize 2017 to Dr. Terabe, MANA Principal Investigator, Dr. Masakazu Aono, Executive Advisor of MANA, and Prof. Tsuyoshi Hasegawa of the Waseda University. The invention of the Atomic Switch and research on its practical application have been highly valued, leading to winning the Tsukuba Prize 2017. The Award Ceremony will be held on November 21, 2017 in Tsukuba, Ibaraki.
The 28th tsukuba prize prize-giving ceremony held at tsukuba international congress center (epochal tsukuba)
The 28th Tsukuba Prize honorable certificate and medal were awarded by Leo Esaki, the Chairman of The Science and Technology Promotion Foundation of Ibaraki, and the cash prize was given by Mr. Kazuhiko Oigawa, Ibaraki prefectural governor to Dr. Kazuya Terabe (NIMS/MANA), Prof. Tsuyoshi Hasegawa (Waseda University) and Prof. Masakazu Aono (NIMS/MANA). Dr. Terabe gave a commemorative lecture titled 'Invention of Atomic Switch and Research for Practical Use'.