The 2016 MSJ Autumn Prize

The 2016 MSJ Autumn is awarded to

Shigeyuki Morita (Emeritus professor of The University of Tokyo and Tokyo Institute of Technology)
for his outstanding contributions to
"Cohomology theory of mapping class groups and outer automorphism groups of free groups."
The Spring Prize and the Autumn Prize are the most prestigious prizes awarded by the MSJ to its members. The Autumn Prize is awarded without age restriction to people who have made exceptional contributions in their fields of research.