Richard J. Samuels steps down as director; Evan Lieberman is named his successor.
The endowed fund will provide financial support for student internships in Japan.
Within minutes, the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown on March 11, 2011, brought an unprecedented wave of death, displacement, and destruction to Japan.
The US will provide sensors to be hosted on board regional navigation satellites that Japan is developing.
MISTI program connects MIT and Tokyo Tech students for an impactful summer experience.
The former special advisor to two Japanese prime ministers fostered US-Japan relations.
Awards program annually recognizes three early-career scientists under 35 who have made outstanding contributions to astronomy.