Currently alive, at 91 years of age.
1925 – Born on the 12th of March in Osaka, Japan.
1947 – He received his Bachelor of Science degree in University of Tokyo, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan.
1959 – He received his Doctor of Philosophy.
1958 – He had conducted research regarding electron tunneling in solids.
1960 – He moved to the United States and joined the International Business Machines Corporation.
1967 – He became an International Business Machines Corporation Fellow.
1973 – He received Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of the phenomenon of electron tunneling.