The title of Honorary Distinguished Professor is conferred by Hiroshima University on those who have made outstanding accomplishments in their academic fields, and notable contributions to the development of education and research at Hiroshima University.
◆Awarded on March 7th, 2016 / Shinya Yamanaka - Japan / Professor, Kyoto University
◆Awarded on March 7th, 2016 / Sir John Gurdon – UK / Professor, Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge
◆Awarded on April 5th, 2017 / Sir Paul Nurse – UK / Director, Francis Crick Institute
◆Awarded on March 27th, 2018 / Sir Muhammad Yunus – Bangladesh / Founder, Grameen Bank
◆Awarded on May 16th, 2018 / Yoshinori Ohsumi – Japan / Honorary Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology