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Akira Yoshino
Born (1948-01-30) 30 January 1948 (age 73)
Suita, Japan
InstitutionsAsahi Kasei
Meijo University
Notable awardsIEEE Medal for Environmental and Safety Technologies (2012)
Global Energy Prize (2013)
Charles Stark Draper Prize (2014)
Japan Prize (2018)
Nobel Prize (2019)
This person won a Nobel Prize
Akira Yoshino (吉野 彰 Yoshino Akira?, born 30 January 1948) is a Japanese chemist. He is a professor of Meijo University. He is the inventor of lithium-ion battery (LIB) often used in cellular phones and notebook computers. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2019.[1]