Shigeki Kawai receives the Kazato Prize

Dr-Kawai-768x576Dr. Shigeki Kawai, a former postdoc in Professor Ernst Meyer’s team at the Department of Physics and the SNI of the University of Basel, was presented with the Kazato Prize from the Kazato Research Foundation in Japan in February 2016.

The Kazato Prize is awarded to promising young scientists for their outstanding research in the field of electron microscopy, related technology and its application in research. Shigeki Kawai was honored for developing a high-resolution, bimodal atomic force microscope and for his study of mechanical and structural properties of molecules using this microscope.

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