It is with great sadness that we announce the loss of Professor Tohru Eguhi, Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics Kyoto University. A towering figure in Japanese theoretical physics, he had a lasting and varied impact on the field, and recently wrote a deep and influential contribution on the theory of moonshine phenomena. He participated in an SCGP’s program dedicated to this subject in 2013: Mock Modular Forms, Moonshine, and String Theory His talk titled “K3 surface and moonshine phenomenon” can be viewed here: http://scgp.stonybrook.edu/video_portal/video.php?id=888
Eguchi passed away on January 30, 2019. We wish to express our deepest condolences.