Fall 2014 Recipients of Japanese Decorations Announced

The Government of Japan has announced the recipients of the Orders and Medals of Honor of Japan for Fall 2014, including three individuals associated with Nagoya University.


Recipients of Orders












Meritorious Services in Education and Research





The Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon

Yuji Nakao

Emeritus Professor, School of Languages and Cultures

English Literature (Study of English Language History)



Yutaka Hibi

Emeritus Professor, School of Education

Former Dean, School of Education

Former Principal of Junior and Senior High School Affiliated with the School of Education




Education Methodology

The Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold Rays with Rosette


Yoshifusa Ito

Emeritus Professor, Nagoya University College of Medical Technology

Stochastic Process, Neural Network Theory