This fellowship will allow me to attend the Kyoto Prize Ceremony, laureate lectures and workshops, and associated functions. The Kyoto Prize is one of the world’s most prestigious awards given to those who have made outstanding lifetime achievements in technology, science, or the arts. This year’s laureates are:
Dr. Isamu Akasaki, Blue LED pioneer
Drs. Peter and Rosemary Grant, Evolutionary Biologists
Pierre Boulez, World-renowned composer, conductor
I am honored to have the opportunity to attend this prestigious event and to learn more about innovation in diverse disciplines.