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Dr. Hidetoshi Katori

Born
September 27, 1964, Japan

Education and Qualifications
1988:B. Eng. in Applied Physics, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
1990:M. Eng. in Applied Physics, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
1994:D. Eng. in Applied Physics, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo

Scientific Positions
1991:Research Associate, Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Engineering,The University of Tokyo
1994:Guest Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics, Garching, Germany
1997:Group Leader, ERATO Gonokami Cooperative Excitation Project,Japan Science and Technology Corporation
1999:Associate Professor, Engineering Research Institute, Faculty of Engineering,The University of Tokyo
2005:Associate Professor, Department of Applied Physics, Graduate School of Engineering,
The University of Tokyo
Principal Investigator, CREST, Japan Science and Technology Agency
2010~present:Professor, Department of Applied Physics, Graduate School of Engineering,
The University of Tokyo
2010~2016:Research Director, ERATO Katori Innovative Space-Time Project,
Japan Science and Technology Agency
2011~present:Chief Scientist, Quantum Metrology Laboratory, RIKEN
2014~present:Team Leader, Space-Time Engineering Research Team,
RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics (RAP), RIKEN
2014~2022:Distinguished Guest Professor, University of Tübingen
2018~present:Program Manager, Space-time information platform with a cloud of optical lattice clocks,
JST-Mirai Program, Japan Science and Technology Agency

Awards
2001:Marubun Research Award
2005:The European Frequency and Time Award
The 1st JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) Prize
Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics
2006:Marubun Special Science Award
The 20th IBM Japan Science Prize
2008:Rabi Award
2010:The 42nd Ichimura Academic Award, Special Prize
2011:The 12th Optics and Quantum Electronics Achievement Prize (Hiroshi Takuma Award)
The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports,
Science and Technology, Prizes for Science and Technology, Research Category
The Philipp Franz von Siebold Prize
2012:Asahi Prize 2011
2013:The 53rd Toray Science and Technology Prize
The 54th Fujihara Award
Nishina Memorial Prize
2014:Medal with Purple Ribbon
2015:Japan Academy Prize
2016:JSAP (The Japan Society of Applied Physics) Outstanding Achievement Award 2015
2017:Leo Esaki Prize
2020:The 90th Anniversary Special Award from the Hattori Foundation
The Micius Quantum Prize 2020
2022:Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics

Academic Society
The Physical Society of Japan, The Japan Society of Applied Physics, The Laser Society of Japan, American
Physical Society, The Engineering Academy of Japan

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