On April 21st, Professor Norihito Kawamura and Technical Specialist Seiji Yamashita who received a commendation for Science and Technology in Public Understanding Promotion Category by MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) made a visit to President Fumio Yamamoto.
MEXT established this award for the purpose of improving scientific technology standard. Prize for Science and Technology from Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology is awarded to whom with distinguished achievement. From Akita University, total of 3 staffs, Professor Kawamura, Technical Specialist Yamashita and former Associate Professor of Faculty of Education and Human Studies Kenichi Ishibashi awarded the above mentioned prize.
Professor Kawamura and staffs made an effort on public understanding promotions for children and students in Akita using rich resources of our aspect of institution of higher education and also cultivating young leaders.
Their activities were recognized for contributing promotion of science and technology to a wide range of youth.