Neutrino Physics & the Future: Talk by Nobel Laureate Prof Kajita Takaaki
About Professor Kajita Takaaki:
Professor Kajita Takaaki was born in Higashi-Matsuyama, Saitama, Japan. He studied at Saitama University and at the University of Tokyo where he received his doctorate in 1983. Since 1998, he has been affiliated with the Institute for Cosmic Ray Research (ICRR) which hosts dozens of projects all over the world, and become the institute’s director in 2015. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in December 2015. Recently, ICRR have started the operation of the Kamioka Gravitational Wave Detector (KAGRA) at the Kamioka mine next to the Super-Kamiokande. The next-generation experiment, Hyper-Kamiokande starts construction in 2020.