Professor Yutaka Takahasi won the 2015 Japan Prize
Professor Yutaka Takahasi won the 2015 Japan Prize. Congraturations!
He found out that the Japanese practices of river improvement sometimes increased the flood peaks in 1960s and has established a philosophical context on how the mankind should coexist with the fresh water resources and environment. He has been playing a constructive role and left his mark in enhancement of international cooperation especially in the Asia-Pacific region. (Link:http://www.civil.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/news/index.shtml?id=60)