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  1. Anali, Magan, Mari and Tony Japan

  2. Joji Sakurai (1858-1939) • Born in Kanazawa, Ishikawa. • Sixth son of Samurai family. • Entered Teikoku University at the age of 15. • Studied at London University. • Died in 1939

  3. Joji Sakurai • Synthesis of the Organochlorine compound and Methylene Mercury Iodine. • “Sakurai” method of boiling point measurement. • Helped establish RIKEN.

  4. JokichiTakamine (1854-1922) • November, 1900Assistant discovers the purest crystal form of a substance; Adrenalin/Epinephrine, later patented by Takamine. • Founded three major companies - Sankyo Pharmaceutical Company of Tokyo - The International Takamine Ferment Company of New York - The Takamine Laboratory of Clifton, New Jersey.

  5. JokichiTakamine • RIKEN– Science research facility established in 1913. 1943 large cyclotron 1966 160cm cyclotron 1987 ring cyclotron 2006 Superconducting cyclotron

  6. Mikio Sato (1928-) • Mathematician born on April 18, 1928. • Started the field of algebraic analysis. • Studied at University of Tokyo. • Graduate study in Physics as a student of Shinichiro Tomonaga. • Professor at the Research Institute of Mathematical Science (RIMS) since 1970.

  7. Mikio Sato Non-linear equation • Microlocal analysis. • Analysis of S-matrix. • Study of non-linear equations. • Theory of prehomogenous vector space . S-Matrix

  8. Mikio Sato • Have science literacy enhancement initiatives • Super Science High School (SSH). • Science Partnership Programs (SPP). • Innovative Digital S&T Learning Contents • Promoting Voluntary Teaching at the Region • Providing Science information Nationwide

  9. Shigeo Hirose (1947-) • Award winning pioneer of robotics technology. • Professor at the Tokyo Institute of Technology.

  10. Shigeo Hirose • Developed first functioning snake robot. • Dynamic wall climbing ninja robot.

  11. Shigeo Hirose Landslide protection – as this robot crawls up mountainous steeps, it installs bolts to prevent landslides. Mine-sweeping robot. • Gunryu – • “a group of dragons” is a co-operative robot.

  12. Works Cited • "BBC NEWS | In pictures: Robot menagerie, Robot lab." BBC NEWS | News Front Page. 01 Mar. 2009 <http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/shared/spl/hi/picture_gallery/06/technology_robot_menagerie/html/1.stm>. • "JokichiTakamine." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 01 Mar. 2009 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jokichi_Takamine>. • "RIKEN History." 01 Mar. 2009 <http://www.riken.go.jp/engn/r-world/riken/history/zaidan/index.html>. • "Shigeo Hirose." Hirose-Fukushima Robotics Lab. Hirose-Fukushima Robotics Lab. 1 Mar. 2009 <http://www-robot.mes.titech.ac.jp/staff/professor/hirose_e.html>.