## Takashi TSUBOI Takes Office as President of MSJ

**Takashi TSUBOI**, Professor in the Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences at
University of Tokyo, begins this month a one-year term as President of the Mathematical
Society of Japan.

Takashi TSUBOI's main area of interest is topology, specifically, the theory of foliation and diffeomorphism groups.

The board of trustees of the year 2009 is formed by the following members:

Kenji YAJIMA, Katsunori Iwasaki, Motoko KOTANI, Mitsuhiro SHISHIKURA, Shu NAKAMURA, Tohru OZAWA |

Gen NAKAMURA, Hideyuki MAJIMA, Miyuki KOISO, Takashi TSUBOI, Toshiki MABUCHI, Yoshiaki MAEDA |