Thank you.

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Research at the University of Antwerp from 2008 to 2010 was made possible through the generous support by the Canon Foundation in Europe.
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My research career started in 1986 by the generous support of the Rotary Foundation, the Kawasaki Yurigaoka Rotary Club, and the (then) Stanford Area Rotary Club.

Although never a member, I remain peripherally involved with Rotary. Their 4-way test guides my judgment.

  • Is it the truth?
  • Is it fair to all concerned?
  • Will it build goodwill and better friendships?
  • Will it be beneficial to all concerned?
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Since 1996, the Japanese government's kakenhi research grants have directly and indirectly funded me on numerous occasions.
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Hokudai's executive office on research strategy has directly and indirectly funded me since 2003.