MATSUMOTO is a Professor of Engineering, specialized
in Space Radio
Science, Space Plasma Physics, Space Solar Power Transmission.
He received his Ph.D. from Kyoto University in 1973. He took office as Kyoto University’s 25th president in October 2008.
He received prestigious awards including Medal with Purple Ribbon (2007) and Science and Technology Division, the Year 2006 Minister of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Award (2006).