Announcement of a symposium in honor of the retirement of Professor Toshiyuki Hibiya

Professor Toshiyuki Hibiya will retire from the University of Tokyo on the last day of March 2022. We are pleased to announce that a symposium in honor of his retirement will be held in a hybrid format (onsite in Koshiba Hall – Hongo Campus and online via zoom) on Friday 18 March 2022. The detailed information is as follows:

Ocean Mixing Symposium in honor of Prof. Hibiya’s retirement


Date/Time: Friday 18 March 2022 12:30-17:30 JST



Onsite: Koshiba Hall, Faculty of Science Building 1, Hongo Campus, University of Tokyo
Online: zoom (a zoom link will be provided after the registration)

※ Due to the COVID-19 restriction, available seats in Koshiba Hall are limited. We may request online participation.

Registration Form

deadline: March 7, 2022

※ After confirming your registration, we will email you an invitation with a zoom link to your registered email address in the week of March 7, 2022. Please let us know if you don’t receive an invitation email by March 11, 2022.

Program (preliminary)

English Session (12:30-14:15 JST)

Michael Gregg (University of Washington, Professor Emeritus)
Robert Pinkel (Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Professor Emeritus)
Kelvin Richards (University of Hawaii, Professor)

Japanese Session (14:30-15:40 JST)

Ichiro Yasuda (Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, Professor)
Yutaka Yoshikawa (Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Professor)

Final Lecture by Prof. Toshiyuki Hibiya (16:00-17:30 JST) (in Japanese)


Committee of Prof. Hibiya’s retirement events

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