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Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre, Room 3606
University of Waterloo
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Waterloo, ON. N2L 3G1
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On Tuesday July 12th, Dr. Sukekatsu Ushioda, president of Japan’s National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), will deliver a lecture titled “Nanotechnology at Japan’s National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)”. The lecture is open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend; there will be a reception to follow.
Professor Sukekatsu Ushioda, a native of Japan, was born in 1941. He was educated in Japan through high school, and then moved to the United States in 1960. He graduated from Dartmouth College (1964) and obtained his MS (1965) and PhD (1969) in Physics from the University of Pennsylvania. His field of interest is solid-state and surface physics. After his PhD he taught at the University of California, Irvine (1969-1985) and at Tohoku University (1985-2004). He served as President of the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (2004-2008). He was a Fellow of the National Institute for Materials Science (2008-2009), before assuming the present position of President (2009~). He is also serving as President of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (2008-2011).
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