Kin-YA Akiba

KIN-YA AKIBA, PHD, is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Chemistry at Hiroshima University and a visiting researcher at the Advanced Research Institute for Science and Engineering at Waseda University. Among his many honors are the 1996 Humboldt Research Award, the 1997 Award by the Chemical Society of Japan, and the 2000 Medal with Purple Ribbon by the Prime Minister of Japan.