- Co-founder of Sony Corporation
- Mr. Morita graduated from the School of Science in 1944 and co-founded Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo (currently Sony Corporation) in 1946.
The first Japanese Nobel Prize laureate, Dr. Yukawa, served as an associate professor at Osaka University from 1933 to 1939. In 1949, he won the Nobel Prize in Physics for having theoretically predicted the presence and role of mesons in 1935.
(Photos courtesy of: Osaka University Yukawa Memorial)
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Alumnae & Alumni
Dr. Wani is the official OU mascot character.
As you can see, Dr. Wani is indeed a crocodile, as wani means crocodile in Japanese.
He often shows up to events on the OU campuses,
so keep an eye out for him!