|Alma mater||Tokyo Metropolitan University|
|Known for||Singularity theory|
|Institutions||University of Tokyo|
Ishii received her bachelor's degree from Tokyo Women's Christian University in 1973 and her master's degree from Waseda University in 1975. She earned her PhD from Tokyo Metropolitan University in 1983.
Awards and honours
Ishii received the Saruhashi Prize for accomplishments by a Japanese woman researcher in the natural sciences in 1995. As a postdoc, Ishii was inspired by reading a profile of Fumiko Yonezawa, a physicist and former winner of the Saruhashi prize.
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- "Prizes by Research Sections". Mathematical Society of Japan. Retrieved 8 April 2017.