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Awards and academic honours

Inoue Prize for Science (2010)

awarded by the Inoue Foundation for Science
for his analysis on infinite dimensional symmetries.

Humboldt Research Award (2008)

awarded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
for his opening up several new fields in mathematics, including the theory of discrete breaking symmetries, discontinuous group theory beyond the classical Riemannian setting, and the theory of visible action on complex manifolds.

Sackler Distinguished Lecturer (2007)

Branching Problems of Unitary Representations (2 lectures), Sackler Distinguished Lectures in Pure Mathematics, Tel Aviv University, Israel, 7 & 9 May 2007. [
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JSPS Prize (2007)

awarded by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
for his theory of Lie groups—their infinite dimensional representations and discontinuous groups.

Osaka Science Prize (2006)

awarded by Osaka Prefecture, Osaka City and Osaka Science & Technology Center
for his discovery of the theory of discontinuous groups beyond Riemannian geometry, and discovery of the theory of discretely decomposable branching laws for infinite dimensional representations.

ICM 2002 (invited address)

Branching Problems of Unitary Representations, International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM 2002), Beijing, China, 20-28 August 2002. [
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Spring Prize (1999)

awarded by the Mathematical Society of Japan
for his theory of branching laws of unitary representations.

Takebe Prize (1997)

awarded by the Mathematical Society of Japan
for his non-commutative harmonic analysis on homogeneous spaces.

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