COSMOS PRIZE

Comittee&Screening Comittee

International Cosmos Prize Committee

as of April, 2017
Position Name Specialty Official Title
Chairperson Dr.
Tadamitsu
Kishimoto
Immunology Project Professor, Immunology Frontier
Research Center , Osaka University
Vice-
Chairperson
Dr. Kazuo
Oike
Seismology President, Kyoto University of
Art And Design
Member Dr. Makoto
Asashima
Developmental
biology
Vice-President, Tokyo University of Science
Member Dr. Satoru
Ikeuchi
Astronomy Professor Emeritus,
The Graduate University
for Advanced Studies
Member Dr. Akira
Isogai
Agricultural
Chemistry
Professor Emeritus, Nara Institute of
Science and Technology
Member Dr. Shuzo
Koyama
Anthropology President, The Senri Foundation
Member Dr.
Satohiko
Sasaki
Forest science
and resource
President, Japan International Forestry
Promotion and Cooperation Center
Member Dr.
Kazuhiko
Takeuchi
Landscape and
environmental
science
Director and Project Professor,
Integrated Research
System for Sustainability Science (IR3S),
University of Tokyo
Member Dr. Naoko
Nishizawa
Plant molecular
biology
Professor, Research Institute for
Bioresources and Biotechnology,
Ishikawa Prefectural University
Member Dr.
Yoshihiro
Hayashi
Animal science
and resource
Director General, National Museum of
Nature and Science
Member Dr. Izumi
Washitani
Ecology ,
Conservation
Ecology
Professor,Faculty of Science
and Engineering, Chuo University

Position Name Specialty Official Title
Advisor Dr. Akito
Arima
Nuclear physics Chancellor, Musashi Academy of
the Nezu Foundation
Advisor Dr.Keiko
Nakamura
Biohistory Director General, Biohistory Research Hall


International Cosmos Prize Screening Committee of Experts

as of April, 2017
Position Name Specialty Official Title
Chairperson Dr.
Yoshihiro
Hayashi
Animal science
and resource
Director General, National Museum of
Nature and Science
Member Dr.Tomoya
Akimichi
Ecological
Anthropology,
Ethno-Biology
Director General, Fujisan World Heritage
Center
Member Dr. Konomi
Ikebe
Landscape and Environmental
Science
Professor, Graduate School
Environmental
Science and Landscape, Chiba University
Member Dr. Monte
Cassim
Environmental
Science
Professor Emeritus, Ritsumeikan
University
Member Dr.Kevin
Short
Anthropology Professor, Department of Environmental
Information, Tokyo University of
Information Sciences
Member Dr. Toru
Nakashizuka 
Forest ecology Specially Appointed Professor,
Research Institute for Humanity
and Nature
Member Mr.Keiichi
Noe
Philosophy of
Science
President-appointed Extraordinary
Professor, Tohoku University
Member Dr. Tetsuro
Matsuzawa
Comparative
Cognitive
Science
Distinguished Professor,
Kyoto University
Institute for Advanced Study
Member Dr. Noriaki
Murakami
Systematic
Botany
Professor, Graduate School of Science
and Engineering,
Tokyo Metropolitan University
Member Ms. Kazuko
Murata
Environmental
Journalist
Executive Vice President,
Worldwatch Institute Japan Inc.