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.
1973 Bachelor of Science, Kyoto University
1975 Master of Science, Nagoya University
1978 Doctor of Science, Kyoto University
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
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