|Education||Saitama Prefectural Kawagoe High School|
|Alma mater||Saitama University (B.S.)|
University of Tokyo (M.S., Ph.D.)
|Awards||Asahi Prize (1988)|
Bruno Rossi Prize (1989)
Nishina Memorial Prize (1999)
Panofsky Prize (2002)
Japan Academy Prize (2012)
Nobel Prize in Physics (2015)
Fundamental Physics Prize (2016)
|Institutions||Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe, University of Tokyo|
|Doctoral advisor||Masatoshi Koshiba|
|Other academic advisors||Yoji Totsuka|
Takaaki Kajita (梶田 隆章, Kajita Takaaki, Japanese pronunciation: [kadʑita takaːki]; born 9 March 1959) is a Japanese physicist. In 2015, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics with Canadian physicist Arthur B. McDonald.
On 1 October 2020, he became the president of the Science Council of Japan.
References[change | change source]
- "Professor Kajita won the novel prize in physics !!" (Press release). KAGRA collaboration. 7 October 2015.
Professor Kajita, who is the PI of KAGRA, won the Nobel prize in physics !!