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Kenichi Iga Benjamin Franklin Medal Awarded In 2013

Kenichi Iga

Kenichi Iga

Award Name : Benjamin Franklin Medal

Year of Award : 2013

Award for : Science and Engineering

Location : Tokyo, Tōkyō, Japan


Kenichi Iga was born in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan in 1940. He received his B.E. in 1963, his M.E. in 1965, and his Dr. Eng. Degree in 1968 from Tokyo Institute of Technology. From 1968 he joined the P&I Lab., Tokyo Institute of Technology, became Associate Professor in 1973, and Professor in 1984. He has been awarded Teiichi Yamazaki Chair Professor since 1993. In 2000, Prof. Iga served as Director of Institute Library and Director of P&I Microsystem Research Center. He retired Tokyo Institute of Technology in March 2001 and was awarded by Professor Emeritus. Dr. Iga joined Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) as Executive Director since April 2001. He is also a guest professor of Kogakuin University. From 1979 to 1980 he stayed at Bell Laboratories as Visiting Technical Staff Member.He received Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science in 2013.


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