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FY2009-FY2005

Past Awards
Parentheses indicates division he/she belonged to at time of award

FY2009

  • 2009/11/01

Order of Cultural Merits (Japanese Government)
Sumio Iijima (Central Research Research Laboratories)

  • 2009/09/08

JSAP(the Japan Society of Applied Physics) Fellow 2009
Research and development of Si LSI
Takemitsu Kunio (Central Research Research Laboratories)

  • 2009/07/29

National Commendation for Invention, Nippon Keidanren Chairman Invention Prize
Invention of Transmission Power Control Technology for Mobile Communication Systems
Kojiro Hamabe (System Platforms Research Research Laboratories), et al.

FY2008

  • 2008/10/30

Economist Innovation Award "No Boundaries" (The Economist, UK)
for his development of carbon nanotube.
Sumio Iijima (Central Research Research Laboratories)

  • 2008/08/01

Simon Memorial Prize
Jaw-Shen Tsai, Yasunobu Nakamura (Nano Electronics Research Research Laboratories)

  • 2008/05/27

The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers(IEICE) Achievement Award
Research on Clock Routing in VLSI
Masato Edahiro (System IP Core Research Research Laboratories)

  • 2008/05/18

Richard E. Smalley Research Award (ECS Fullerenes, Nanotubes, and Carbon Nanotructures Division)
Outstanding achievement in and scientific contribution to, the science of fullerenes, nanotubes and carbon nanostructures.
Sumio Iijima (Central Research Research Laboratories)

  • 2008/05/13

ITU Association of Japan ITU-AJ Award(2008)
Takashi Egawa (Standardization Promotion Division)

  • 2008/04/25

The Ichimura Prizes in Industry from the New Technology Development Foundation, Achievement Award
Development of ArF resist material for the production of most advanced LSIs
Katsumi Maeda, Shigeyuki Iwasa, Kaichiro Nakano (Nano Electronics Research Research Laboratories)

FY2007

  • 2008/03/27

The 2008 Plueddemann Award
In recognition of his outstanding research work and related activities in the field of interfaces in composites.
Sumio Iijima (Central Research Research Laboratories)

  • 2008/03/27

Chemical Award from the Chemical Society of Japan
Molecular design and development of ArF chemically amplified resist material
Katsumi Maeda, Shigeyuki Iwasa, Kaichiro Nakano, Etsuo Hasegawa (Nano Electronics Research Research Laboratories)

  • 2008/03/17

IEEE Fellow
For contributions to bulk wave piezoelectric devices and applications
Takeshi Inoue (System Jisso Research Research Laboratories)

  • 2007/11/23

Balzan Prize for Nanoscience
Sumio Iijima (Central Research Research Laboratories)

  • 2007/07/04

The 21st Advanced Technology Award, the Prize of the Minister of Economy of Trade and Industry from Fujisankei Business.i
Research and Development of Multi-lingual Speech Translation Technology for Hand-held Devices
Akitoshi Okumura, Hiroaki Hattori, Ryosuke Isotani, Kiyoshi Yamabana, Shinichi Ando (Common Platform Software Research Research Laboratories), Shinichi Doi (C & C Innovation Research Research Laboratories)

  • 2007/06/19

National Commendation for Invention "The Prize of the Chairman of KEIDANREN"(2007)
Invention of "Material for Chemically Amplified Photoresist"
Katsumi Maeda, Shigeyuki Iwasa, Kaichiro Nakano, Etsuo Hasegawa (Common Platform Software Research Research Laboratories)

  • 2007/06/15

Fujiwara Award
Sumio Iijima (Central Research Research Laboratories)

  • 2007/06/13

Gregori Aminoff Prize in crystallography 2007 (Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences)
Structural study of carbon nanotubes
Sumio Iijima (Central Research Research Laboratories)

FY2006

  • 2006/09/03

The John M. Cowley Medal 2006 (The International Federation of Societies for Microscopy
Lifetime achievement to an international leader in the fields of diffraction physics or microscopy.
Sumio Iijima (Central Research Research Laboratories)

  • 2006/06/19

National Commendation for Invention "Invention Prize" (2006)
Invention of a Synchronized Clock Generator for Optical Disc
Hiromi Homma, Kinji Kayanuma (Media and Information Research Research Laboratories)

  • 2006/06/16

AAMT Nagao Award
Research and Development toward Practical Use of Speech Translation System for Hand-held Devices
Akitoshi Okumura (Media and Information Research Research Laboratories)

FY2005

  • 2005/11/16

The 53rd Promotion Foundation for Electrical Science and Engineering Award (OHM Technology Award)
Development of Parallel Computer Technologies
Yasushi Kanoh (System Platforms Research Research Laboratories)

  • 2005/11/16

The 53rd Promotion Foundation for Electrical Science and Engineering Award (OHM Technology Award)
Development of a Low-Power-Bandwidth-Extension Audio Coding system
Toshiyuki Nomura, Masahiro Serizawa (Media and Information Research Research Laboratories), et al.

  • 2005/07/04

19th Advanced Technology Award Fujisanke Business.i Prize
Research and Development of Security Intelligence Technologies Using Data Mining
Kenji Yamanishi, Junichi Takeuchi (Internet Systems Research Research Laboratories), et al.

  • 2005/04/29

Medal of Honour Medal with Yellow Ribbon
Michio Murahata (R&D Technical Support Center)

  • 2005/04/20

The 2005 The Young Scientists' Prize, The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Research of the optical communication system and devices with photonic crystals
Masayuki Shirane (Fundamental and Environmental Research Research Laboratories)

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