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Remembering Professor Tohru Eguchi

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:

Eguchi passed away on January 30, 2019. We wish to express our deepest condolences.