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2nd Kyoto University-Inamori Foundation Joint Kyoto Prize Symposium
July 11-12, 2015
Theme “Technology / Genetic Science / Arts” - Tracing the path of evolution, in holistic contemplation of present and future civilization - (Finished)

Advanced Technology "Electronics"

Harry A. Atwater Title of Presentation Profile

Harry A. Atwater

Howard Hughes Professor of Applied Physics and Materials Science, California Institute of Technology

Keywords

・Solar Energy
・Photovoltaics
・Nanophotonics
・Plasmonics
・Materials

Roel Baets Title of Presentation Profile Presentation Movie

Roel Baets

Professor, Ghent University
Professor, imec(Interuniversity Microelectronics Centre)

Keywords

・Silicon Photonics
・Photonic Integration
・Optical Communications
・Optical Sensing
・Biosensing
・Laser Technology

Hiroyuki Matsunami Title of Presentation Profile Presentation Movie

Hiroyuki Matsunami

Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University

Keywords

・Semiconductor Engineering
・Electronic Materials
・Energy Conversion Devices
・SiC (Silicon Carbide)
・Power Devices

Takahito Ono Title of Presentation Profile

Takahito Ono

Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University

Keywords

・NEMS
・MEMS
・Nanofabrication
・High-sensitive/multifunctional sensors

Kyoko Kitamura Title of Presentation Profile Presentation Movie

Kyoko Kitamura(Young Scientist)

Full-time Lecturer, Institute for the Promotion of University Strategy, Global Excellence, Kyoto Institute of Technology

Keywords

・Nanophotonics
・Advanced Sensing Engineering
・Photonic Crystal Lasers
・Singular Optics

Basic Sciences "Biological Sciences"

Svante Pääbo Title of Presentation Profile Presentation Movie

Svante Pääbo

Professor, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

Keywords

・Molecular Evolution
・Human Evolution
・Neandertals

Eske Willerslev Title of Presentation Profile Presentation Movie

Eske Willerslev

Professor, Director, University of Copenhagen
Professor, University of Cambridge

Keywords

・Evolution
・Ecology
・Genomics
・Population Genetics
・Environmental DNA

Gen Suwa Title of Presentation Profile

Gen Suwa

Professor, The University Museum, The University of Tokyo

Keywords

・Physical Anthropology
・Paleoanthropology
・Evolutionary Morphology

Satoshi Hirata Title of Presentation Profile Presentation Movie

Satoshi Hirata

Professor, Wildlife Research Center, Kyoto University

Keywords

・Comparative Cognitive Science
・Primatology
・Ape
・Chimpanzee

Arts and Philosophy "Music"

Jo Kondo Title of Presentation Profile

Jo Kondo

Professor Emeritus, Ochanomizu University
Composer

Keywords

・Composition
・Musicology

Masahiro Miwa Title of Presentation Profile Presentation Movie

Masahiro Miwa

Dean and Professor, IAMAS (Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences)
Composer

Keywords

・music
・algorithmic composition
・media art
・vocal (speech) synthesis

Toshio Nakagawa Title of Presentation Profile Presentation Movie

Toshio Nakagawa

Vice -President, Japan Society for Contemporary Music
Executive Director, The Japan Federation of Composers Inc.
Lecturer, Ochanomizu University
Composer
Pianist

Keywords

・contemporary music
・TV commercial music

Collaborators for Prof. Miwa's lecture

Reisiu Sakai Profile

Reisiu Sakai

Soprano singer

Eugene Okano Profile

Eugene Okano

Pianist
Full-time Lecturer, Department of Piano, SHOBI College of Music

Nobuyasu Sakonda Profile

Nobuyasu Sakonda

Professor, Department of Visual Media, School of Media and Design, Nagoya University of Arts and Sciences.
Musician
Media Artist

Commentator

Hermann Gottschewski Profile Presentation Movie

Hermann Gottschewski

Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo

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