Saturday, Jul 21, 2018

Professor Keizo Yamaguchi


Hokkaido University


In April 2013, Professor Keizo Yamaguchi was inaugurated as the 18th President of Hokkaido University (HU), Japan.

Prior to this appointment, from April 2011 to March 2013, he served as an Executive and Vice-President, and was Dean of the Faculty, Graduate School, and School of Science from April 2007 to March 2011.

From April 1999 to March 2007, he served as an advisor to the President, Senator, and Executive Advisor, and was appointed Professor of the School of Science, Faculty of Science in April 2006.

President Yamaguchi received his Bachelor of Science degree from Kyoto University in 1973, and a Master of Science from Nagoya University in 1975. He obtained his Doctor of Science from Kyoto University in 1978. In April of the same year, he started his career at Hokkaido University as a Research Associate in the School of Science. In 1993 he was promoted to Professor.

His research interests center on differential geometry. He is a member of the Mathematical Society of Japan, and a member of the American Mathematical Society.

Academic Degrees

1973              Bachelor of Science, Kyoto University

1975              Master of Science, Nagoya University

1978              Doctor of Science, Kyoto University


Professional Appointments

1978              Research Associate, School of Science, Hokkaido University

1984              Lecturer, School of Science, Hokkaido University

1988              Associate Professor, School of Science, Hokkaido University

1993              Professor, School of Science, Hokkaido University

1995              Professor, Graduate School of Science, Hokkaido University

1999-2001   Advisor to the President, Hokkaido University

2001-2003   Senator, Hokkaido University

2004-2007   Advisor to the Executives, Hokkaido University

2006              Professor, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University

2007-2011   Dean, Faculty, Graduate School and School of Science, Hokkaido

2011-2013   University Executive and Vice-President, Hokkaido University

2013-present President, Hokkaido University


Research Fields

Differential Geometry


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