Japanese chemist who earned the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2000 for discovering conductive polymers. He proved helpful as a teacher at School of Tsukuba in Japan for quite some time. He proved helpful as an associate at Tokyo Institute of Technology. He’s related to an associate from the performing group Morning hours Musume. He’s linked to Naoko Takahashi, the women’s marathon precious metal medalist from the 2000 Summer months Olympics. He gained the Nobel Award 3 years before Peter Agre do.