Tohoku University has renewed Masataka Nakazawa's title as a Distinguished Professor.
The decision to extend Professor Nakazawa's term was recommended by department heads and approved by a select committee. The title is effective from April 1, 2018 until the year that he turns 70.
The Distinguished Professor System is a program that supports professorial staff who have made a sustained contribution of educational excellence. The activities of Distinguished Professors are expected to inspire teaching staff and students.