Takaaki Kajita

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Takaaki Kajita
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Takaaki Kajita, Nobel Laureate in pheesics in Stockholm December 2015
Native name 梶田 隆章
Born (1959-03-09) 9 Mairch 1959 (age 60)
Higashimatsuyama, Saitama, Japan
Eddication Saitama Prefectural Kawagoe High School
Alma mater Saitama Varsity (B.S.)
Varsity o Tokyo (M.S., Ph.D.)
Hauf-marrae(s) Michiko
Awairds Asahi Prize (1988)
Bruno Rossi Prize (1989)
Nishina Memorial Prize (1999)
Panofsky Prize (2002)
Japan Academy Prize (2012)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (2015)
Fundamental Pheesics Prize (2016)
Scientific career
Institutions Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, Varsity o Tokyo
Doctoral advisor Masatoshi Koshiba
Other academic advisors Yoji Totsuka

Takaaki Kajita (梶田 隆章, Kajita Takaaki, born 9 Mairch 1959) is a Japanese pheesicist, kent for neutrino experiments at the Kamiokande an its successor, Super-Kamiokande. In 2015, he wis awairdit the Nobel Prize in Pheesics jyntly wi Canadian pheesicist Arthur B. McDonald.