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TOKYO FORUM 2022 Shaping the Future SPEAKERS OOGURI Hirosi
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OOGURI Hirosi

Director, Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe, The University of Tokyo
Fred Kavli Professor and Director, Walter Burke Institute for Theoretical Physics, California Institute of Technology
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PROFILE
OOGURI [1989 PhD, University of Tokyo] has been at California Institute of Technology since 2000, where he is the Fred Kavli Professor and the Director of the Walter Burke Institute for Theoretical Physics. He is also the Director of the Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe of the University of Tokyo and the Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Aspen Center for Physics.

Ooguri has received the Medal of Honor with Purple Ribbon from the Emperor of Japan, the Nishina Prize, the Simons Investigator Award, the Hamburg Prize, and the Humboldt Research Award. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His popular science book received the Kodansha Prize for Science Books.
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