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Congratulations to the 2022 Academic Degree Conferral Ceremony, Graduation Ceremony, and Academic/ Research Encouragement Award

Communications & Public Relations Committee

The University of Tokyo Degree Conferment and Graduation Ceremonies for the academic year 2022 were held in Yasuda Auditorium on March 23 and 24, 2023. Ms. Yurina Nakazato (Master of Physics) and Mr. Daisuke Taniguchi (Doctor of Astronomy), Graduate School of Science, and Ms. Shiori Inada (Department of Earth and Planetary Environmental Science), Faculty of Science, participated in the ceremony as delegates.

The doctoral degree conferral ceremony was hosted by the Graduate School of Science on March 23 at Koshiba Hall, where Dean Masahiro Hoshino handed diplomas to each of the graduate students who received their doctoral degrees at the end of March. The degree conferment ceremony for master's degree graduate students and undergraduate students was held for each Department. The 2022 Faculty of Science Encouragement Award and Graduate School of Science Encouragement Award were also announced, and the students listed in the table received these awards. These awards are given to students who have achieved particularly outstanding results.

In addition, we are happy to announce that Daisuke Taniguchi, Department of Astronomy, received the President's Award for his doctoral research, "Exploration of Red Supergiant Stars and Development of Interdisciplinary Field," and Yurina Nakazato, Department of Physics, received the President's Award for her master's research, "Study of Star Clusters and Galaxies in the Early Universe Using Large-scale Numerical Simulation," both from the Graduate School of Tokyo.

(From top to bottom) Daisuke Taniguchi, Yurina Nakazato, Shiori Inada, and the entire group. Photo by Yuji Ozeki. Bottom: President's Award ceremony. *This photo was taken in consideration of infection control measures.

I would like to extend my congratulations to all the graduates. I would also like to express my admiration for the award winners who have achieved the highest academic results. I look forward to your further contributions to the advancement of academic research around the world.


Faculty of Science News May 2023