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Hitoshi Murayama received his Ph.D. in theoretical physics from University of Tokyo in 1991, where he held a Fellowship of Japan Society for Promotion of Science. He worked as a Research Associate at Tohoku University from April 1991, and was a postdoctoral fellow at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory from September 1993. He joined the Physics Department at UC Berkeley in July 1995, became an Associate Professor in July 1998, and Professor in July 2000. Professor Murayama is also the Director of the brand new Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (IPMU) at University of Tokyo, as of 2012.

His lecture "E=mc2" is featured in LBNL's Summer Lecture Series -- click here to view.

Hitoshi Murayama
Research: Particle Physics
Campus Office:
411 Old LeConte Hall
Phone: (510) 642-1019
Fax: (510) 486-6808