About TFC

Advisors

Special Advisors

The TFC has invited two world leaders in business and academia to provide comprehensive advice about the activities of the TFC.


Tetsuro Higashi

Tetsuro Higashi

Former CEO
Tokyo Electron Limited




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Makoto Kobayashi

Honorary Professor Emeritus
High Energy Accelerator Research Organization


International Advisory Board

The International Advisory Board was established as an organization to evaluate the proposed thematic programs gathered from throughout the world, and to provide advice on the activities of the TFC.


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Sayaka Dake

Professor
Graduate School of Law, Tohoku University

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Arjen Doelman

Director of Lorentz Center
Lorentz Center, Center for Scientific Workshops in All Disciplines

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Peter Gruss

President/CEO
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University

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Yuko Harayama

Executive Director
RIKEN

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Mathias Kläui

Professor
Institute of Physics, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz

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Toru Nakano

Professor
Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University

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Hirosi Ooguri

Director
Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe,
The University of Tokyo Institutes for Advanced Study,
The University of Tokyo

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Huey-Jen Jenny Su

President
National Cheng Kung University (NCKU)

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Katsuya Yamori

Professor
Research Center for Disaster Reduction Systems, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University

Past International Advisory Board Members


April 1, 2014 – November 20, 2016

Reiko Aoki

Executive Vice President, Professor
Kyushu University


April 1, 2014 – March 31, 2017

Oliver Smithies

D. Phil. Weatherspoon Eminent Distinguished Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


April 1, 2014 – March 31, 2018

Jean-Pierre Bourguignon

The Former Director and Honorary Professor at IHES
Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques


April 1, 2014 – March 31, 2019

Kiyoshi Kurokawa

Professor Emeritus
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies


April 1, 2014 – March 31, 2020

Makoto Kobayashi

Honorary Professor Emeritus
High Energy Accelerator Research Organization


April 3, 2017 – March 31, 2020

Takamitsu Sawa

Vice Director
International Institute for Advanced Studies