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Theoretical physicist

Toshihide Maskawa, Japanese theoretical physicist. Recipient Nishina Memorial award, Japan, 1979, Josip Juraj Sakurai prize, American Physical Society, 1985, Japan Academy award, 1985, Asahi Press award, 1995, Nobel prize in physics, 2008.

Background

Maskawa, Toshihide was born on February 7, 1940 in Nagoya, Japan. Son of Ichiro and Kaneko (Nojima) Maskawa.

Education

Graduate, Nagoya University, Japan, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy in Particle Physics, Nagoya University, Japan, 1967.

Career

Research assistant Nagoya University, 1967-1970. Assistant professor Kyoto University, Japan, 1970-1976, professor Yukawa Institute Theoretical Physics, 1980—1990, professor faculty science, 1990—1997, director Yukawa Institute Theoretical Physics, 1997—2003, professor emeritus, since 2003. Associate professor Tokyo University, 1976-1980.

Connections

Married Akiko Takahashi, November 26, 1967. Children: Tokifumi, Kazuki.

father:
Ichiro Maskawa

mother:
Kaneko (Nojima) Maskawa

spouse:
Akiko Takahashi

child:
Tokifumi Maskawa

child:
Kazuki Maskawa