Prize Winners

 

Sir Martin Wood Prize Winners

 
Name
Institute
Theme of Research
UK Lecture Trip
1st Winner (1999)
Yasunobu Nakamura NEC Fundamental and Enviromental Research Laboratories Quantum coherence in single-electron-pair box. Oxford Univesrsity Cambridge University Bristol University
2nd Winners (2000)
Tokushi Kizuka Nagoya University Atomic direct observation of structural dynamics in solid. Oxford University Cambridge University
Katsuya Shimizu Osaka University Search for Superconductivity under Ultra-high Pressure.
3rd Winner (2001)
Keiya Shirahama Keio University Experimental study of the transport phenomena in the Wigner crystal phase of electrons on super fluid 3He. Manchester University Oxford University Royal Holloway
4th Winner (2002)
Ichiro Terasaki Waseda University Search for a novel physical property in transition-metal oxides. Bristol University Cambridge University Oxford University Cardiff University
5th Winner (2003)
Toshimasa Fujisawa NTT Basic Research Laboratories Study of single-electron dynamics in quantum dot. Cambridge University Nottingham University Oxford University Southampton University
6th Winner (2004)
Yuzo Ohno Tohoku University Research Institute of Electrical Communication Spin injection and electron spin/nuclear spin dynamics in semiconductors. Sheffield University Cambridge University Oxford University Southampton University
7th Winner (2005)
Tsuyoshi Kimura Lucent Technologies, Bell Laboratories (USA) Discovery of colossal response to magnetic field in manganese oxides. Cambridge University University College London Oxford University Warwick University
8th Winner (2006)
Kazutomo Suenaga AIST Electron microscopy and spectroscopy on single molecules. University College London Cambridge University Surrey University Oxford University Leeds University
9th Winner (2007)
Akira Ohtomo Tohoku University Institute for Materials Research High mobility electron gas at polar oxide heterointerfaces. University Colledge London University of Sheffield Oxford University Cambridge University
10th Winners (2008)
Teruo Ono Kyoto University Magnetization control in nano-magnets by electric currents. Oxford University York University University College London Cambridge University
Eiji Saitoh Keio University Generation, detection and utilization of spin currents.
11th Winner (2009)
Yousoo Kim RIKEN Spectroscopy and reaction-control of a single molecule at surfaces. University of Liverpool Nottingham University Warwick University Oxford University University College London Royal Society
12th Winner (2010)
Shuichi Murakami Tokyo Institute of Technology Theory of the spin Hall effect. Lancaster University Nottingham University Oxford University Manchester University University College London
13th Winner(2011)
Yukio Kawano Tokyo Institute of Technology Terahertz wave detection Cambridge University Manchester University Oxford University University College London
14th Winner(2012)
Daichi Chiba Kyoto University Electric-field control of ferromagnetism in semiconductors and metals. York University
Notthingham University
Cambridge University
Oxford University
University College London
15th Winner(2013)
Naoya Shibata The University of Tokyo Development of an advanced scanning transmission electron microscope for material science research. Glasgow University
Manchester University
York University
Oxford University
Cambridge University
 

16th Winner(2014)
Masamitsu Hayashi NIMS Effective field measurements and spin torque dynamics in magnetic nanostructures. Max Planck Institute, Sttutgart
Oxford University
Imperial College London
Cambridge University
York University
17th Winner(2015)
Takuya Satoh Kyushu University Generation and control of magnetic excitations by polarized light in antiferromagnets and ferrimagnets. Max Planck Institute, Sttutgart
Oxford University
Exeter University
York University
18th Winner(2016)
Akihito Ishizaki Institute for Molecular Science、IMS Theoretical Development of Real-time Quantum Dissipative Dynamics and Its Application to Molecular Systems. Max Planck Institute, Sttutgart
Oxford University
University College London
Manchester University
Leeds University
19th Winner(2017)
Michihisa Yamamoto The University of Tokyo Control and detection of quantum phase in semiconductor nanostructures. Planning