From left, Her Excellency Ms. Roxane de BILDERLING,
Dr. Okubo with his wife
Chuo University Professor Emeritus, Nobuyuki Okubo was awarded “the Officer to the Order of Leopold” by the Kingdom of Belgium.
The order was presented by Her Excellency Ms. Roxane de BILDERLING, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of Belgium in Japan, in the award ceremony held at the Embassy of Belgium in Japan on Friday, December 11, 2020.
The Officer to the Order of Leopold is a very prestigious order awarded to individuals who have made a contribution to various fields (economy, society, culture, etc.) in the private sector. Dr. Okubo received the order in honor of his significant contribution to inter-university exchange between universities in Belgium and Japan.
Dr. Nobuyuki Okubo, Professor Emeritus at Chuo University
Apr 1987-Mar 2017: Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Chuo University
Nov 1997-Nov 2001: Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Chuo University
Apr 2002-Mar 2005: Director, Research and Development Initiative, Chuo University
Nov 2005-May 2011: Executive Director, Chuo University
Aug 2011-Jan 2012: Visiting Professor, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium