Members of the 2022 Kyoto Prize Selection Organization

(as of June 1, 2022)

Kyoto Prize Executive Committee

Chair Hiroyuki Sakaki (Nara National Institute of Higher Education and Research)
Seiji Choki (Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo)
Yoh Iwasa (Professor Emeritus, Kyushu University)
Ken-ichi Kitayama (Professor Emeritus, Osaka University)
Shigefumi Mori (Director-General and Distinguished Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Kyoto University)
Masanori Murakami (Senior Research Fellow, Ritsumeikan University)
Kiyokazu Washida (Professor Emeritus, Osaka University)

Kyoto Prize Committee

Advanced Technology

Chair Ken-ichi Kitayama (Professor Emeritus, Osaka University)
Hideharu Amano (Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University)
Yasuhiko Arakawa (Specially Appointed Professor, Institute for Nano Quantum Information Electronics, The University of Tokyo)
Yasunobu Nakamura (Director, RIKEN Center for Quantum Computing)
Susumu Noda (Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University)
Masanori Ozaki (Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University)
Kenji Taniguchi (Professor Emeritus, Osaka University)
Naoki Yokoyama (Honorary Fellow, FUJITSU LIMITED)

Basic Sciences

Chair Yoh Iwasa (Professor Emeritus, Kyushu University)
Mariko Hasegawa (President, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, SOKENDAI)
Tomo’omi Kumagai (Professor, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo)
Hiroyuki Matsuda (Professor, Faculty of Environment and Information Sciences, Yokohama National University)
Yoko Satta (Vice Chair of Department, Department of Evolutionary Studies of Biosystems School of Advanced Sciences, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, SOKENDAI)
Hirokazu Toju (Associate Professor, Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University)
Kazuki Tsuji (Professor, Faculty of Agriculture, University of the Ryukyus)
Tetsukazu Yahara (Director, Fukuoka City Science Museum)

Arts and Philosophy

Chair Seiji Choki (Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo)
Peter Barakan (Broadcaster)
Shuhei Hosokawa (Director, Research Institute for Japanese Traditional Music, Kyoto City University of Arts)
Nobuhiro Ito (Professor, Graduate School of Humanities, Osaka University)
Toshie Kakinuma (Professor Emerita, Kyoto City University of Arts)
Jun’ichi Konuma (Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University)
Akeo Okada (Professor, Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University)
Yoshitaka Terada (Professor Emeritus, National Museum of Ethnology, National Institutes for the Humanities)

Kyoto Prize Selection Committee

Advanced Technology

Chair Susumu Noda (Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University)
Toshiro Hiramoto (Professor, Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo)
Yoshiro Hirayama (Professor, Director, Center for Science and Innovation in Spintronics (CSIS), Tohoku University)
Kentaro Nakamura (Professor, Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Tetsuomi Sogawa (Senior Vice President, Head of NTT Science and Core Technology Laboratory Group)
Masaaki Tanaka (Director, Professor, Center for Spintronics Research Network (CSRN) Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo)
Hiroto Yasuura (Vice Director-General, Chief Cyber Science Infrastructure, Director, National Institute of Informatics)
Masahiro Yoshimoto (Trustee, Vice President, Kyoto Institute of Technology)

Basic Sciences

Chair Tetsukazu Yahara (Director, Fukuoka City Science Museum)
Mitsuyasu Hasebe (Vice-Director General, National Institute for Basic Biology, National Institutes of Natural Sciences)
Kaoru Kitajima (Professor, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University)
Masahiro Nakaoka (Professor, Field Science Center for Northern Biosphere, Hokkaido University)
Harufumi Nishida (Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University)
Akiko Satake (Professor, Faculty of Science, Kyushu University)
Hideaki Shibata (Professor, Field Science Center for Northern Biosphere, Hokkaido University)
Noriko Takamura (Visiting Researcher, National Institute for Environmental Studies)

Arts and Philosophy

Chair Nobuhiro Ito (Professor, Graduate School of Humanities, Osaka University)
Fuyuko Fukunaka (Professor, Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts)
Minoru Hatanaka (Chief Curator, NTT InterCommunication Center [ICC])
Takako Inoue (Professor, Faculty of International Relations, Daito Bunka University)
Yoshitaka Mōri (Professor, Graduate School of Global Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts)
Miho Morioka (Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University)
Mihoko Nogawa (Lecturer, Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts)
Shigeru Suzuki (Representative Director, Artes Publishing Inc.)