Category: FUTI News

Newsletter No. 23

Newsletter No. 22

Ms. Tiffany Pang, 2011 recipient of the FUTI Global Leadership Award, named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs

Tiffany Pang, co-founder and CEO of Appledore, Inc., a company that creates Outreach Grid, a software program for government agencies and non-profits to collaborate to end homelessness, was recently selected for Forbes’ 30 under 30 Social Entrepreneurs list. Tiffany was chosen from more than 15,000 nominees described by the journal as “revolutionaries…changing the course –and…
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FUTI is pleased to welcome Prof. Takatoshi Ito and Mr. Junji Takegami as new Board members, and announces additional responsibilities for Board members

At the Board meeting held on September 28, 2019, the FUTI Board appointed Prof. Takatoshi Ito, Columbia University, and Mr. Junji Takegami, co-founder and advisor, Tiger Pacific, as Board members. They both had served as Advisory Committee members prior to these appointments. FUTI Board also announced the following additional responsibilities for the following Board members:…
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Hisashi Kobayashi awarded an honorary doctor degree from Ghent University, Belgium

Hisashi Kobayashi, a former Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Sherman Fairchild University Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Princeton University, was awarded an Honorary Doctor Degree from Ghent University on March 22nd, 2019, which was the 202nd Anniversary (Dies Natalis) of this second oldest University in…
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FUTI Advisory Committee Member, Professor Ojima receives Ernest Guenther Award from the American Chemical Society

FUTI Advisory Committee Member, Professor Iwao Ojima, University Distinguished Professor, Stony Brook University – State University of New York, recently received the prestigious 2019 Ernest Guenther Award from the American Chemical Society. The Guenther Award recognizes outstanding achievements in the analysis, structure elucidation, and chemical synthesis of natural products. The past award recipients include five…
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Newsletter No. 20

Friends of UTokyo needs your support!

Dear Supporters of Friends of UTokyo, Inc. (FUTI): I trust that everyone is healthy and in good spirits as the autumn nights grow colder. It is now more than ten years since the inception of FUTI, and I am full of gratitude to all the generous contributions we receive every year in support of our…
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FUTI Global Leadership Scholarship Recipient, Ayu Yoneda, Receives a Future Scientist Award

Ms. Ayu Yoneda, a sixth-year student at the UTokyo School of Medicine and recipient of the FUTI Global Leadership Award won the Future Scientist Award, the highest award in the student category, for her poster-presentation at the JMSA (Japanese Medical Society of America) NY Life Science Forum 2018. Co-sponsored by the JMSA and Japan Society…
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