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FY2014-FY2010

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

FY2014

2015/3/20
The 60th Maejima Hisoka Prize
(awarded by Public Interest Corporation Communications Culture Association)

Research and development of 100 gigabit-per-second digital coherent optical network technologies which enables fast optical channel recovery
Kiyoshi Fukuchi (Green Platform Research Laboratories), et al.

2015/2/17
The 3rd JATES Technology Management & Innovation Awards “The Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology Award”
Contribution for realization of safe and secure society by the world's No.1 accurate facial recognition technology
Hitoshi Imaoka, Toshinori Hosoi, Masato Ishii (Information and Media Processing Laboratories)

2014/11/21
The 62nd Electrical Science and Engineering Promotion Award (OHM Technology Award)
Development and practical implementation of super high definition video compression
Keiichi Chono (Information and Media Processing Laboratories)
Kensuke Shimofure (Broadcast and Media Division)
Noriaki Suzuki (Green Platform Research Laboratories)

2014/11/21
The 62nd Electrical Science and Engineering Promotion Award (OHM Technology Award)
Development and practical implementation of error correction coding method for terrestrial microwave communication systems
Norifumi Kamiya (Cloud System Research Laboratories)
Eisaku Sasaki (Mobile Wireless Solutions Division)

2014/10/14
FY2014 Industrial Standardization Awards, The Encouragement Award in Industrial Science and Technology Policy and Environment Bureau Director-General's Award
Contribution for international standardization in JTC1/SC29/WG11(MPEG)
Keiichi Chono (Information and Media Processing Laboratories)

2014/7/31
The 28th Advanced Technology Award “The Prize of the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry”
Development of energy storage solutions using innovative lithium-ion batteries
Ikiko Yamazaki, Daisuke Kawasaki (Smart Energy Research Laboratories)
Hideaki Saito, Masayuki Noguchi (Energy Systems Division)

2014/7/8
National Commendation for Invention “Invention Prize” 2014
Invention of pattern recognition by a new learning method (patent No. 3452160)
Atsushi Sato (Information and Media Processing Laboratories)

2014/4/15
The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology “Prizes for Science and Technology” (Development Category) 2014

Development of High-Quality Audio Coding Algorithms
Toshiyuki Nomura, Akihiko Sugiyama (Information and Media Processing Laboratories)
Masahiro Iwadare (Intellectual Property Management Division)
Osamu Shimada (1st Government and Public Solutions Division)
Masahiro Serizawa (Intellectual Property Management Division)

2014/4/15
The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology “The Young Scientists' Prize” 2014
Research on software rejuvenation and life-extension methods for server virtualized system
Fumio Machida (Knowledge Discovery Research Laboratories)

2014/4/14
The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology “The Prize for Creativity” 2014
Improvement in manufacturing process of magnetic random access memory
Keiichi Tokutome (Green Platform Research Laboratories)

FY2013

2013/11/27
The 61st Promotion Foundation for Electrical Science and Engineering Award (OHM Technology Award)
Development and practical application of parallel software video codec
Tatsuji Moriyoshi, Yuichi Nakamura (Green Platform Research Laboratories), et al.

2013/11/27
The 61st Promotion Foundation for Electrical Science and Engineering Award (OHM Technology Award)
Research and Development of Noise Suppression with High Speech Quality
Masanori Kato, Akihiko Sugiyama, Toshiyuki Nomura (Information and Media Processing Laboratories)

2013/11/7
Awards for Outstanding Skilled Workers from the Minister of Health,Labour and Welfare 2013
Sadanori Hattori (Smart Energy Research Laboratories)

2013/8/29
The 11st annual Merit Awards for Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration
Research and its promotion of 100 gigabit-per-second class ultra-high speed optical transmission system technologies
NEC, Fujitsu, Mitsubishi Electric, K. Kikuchi (The University of Tokyo)

2013/7/23
The 27th Advanced Technology Award "The Prize of Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry"
Research Development of High-accuracy Video Identification Technology -Video Signature-
Kota Iwamoto, Ryoma oami, Takami Sato, Toshiyuki Nomura (Information and Media Processing Laboratories)

2013/5/25
The 50th Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers Achievement Award
Development and Commercial Implementation of a Pattern Learning Method using Generalized Learning Vector Quantization
Atsushi Sato (Information and Media Processing Laboratories)

2013/4/25
The 45th Ichimura Prizes in Industry - Contribution Prize
Development of High-Quality Audio Coding Algorithms and Its Practical Applications
Toshiyuki Nomura, Akihiko Sugiyama (Information and Media Processing Laboratories), et al.

FY2012

2013/2/20
The JATES Technology Management & Innovation Awards "The Japan Techno-Economics Society President Awards"
OpenFlow business development for enabling Software-Defined Networking
Hideyuki Shimonishi, Atsushi Iwata, Masayoshi Kobayashi (Cloud System Research Laboratories)

2013/2/6
The 28th Kenjiro Sakurai Memorial Prize
Research and development of 100 gigabit-per-second digital coherent optical network technologies which enables fast optical channel recovery
Kiyoshi Fukuchi (Green Platform Research Laboratories), et al.

2012/11/27
The 60th Promotion Foundation for Electrical Science and Engineering Award (OHM Technology Award)"The Education,Culture,Sports,Scince,and Technology Minister's Promotion Award"
Development and practical use of a programmable accelerator for LTE base stations which achieves both of high-performance and high flexibility

2012/11/27
The 60th Promotion Foundation for Electrical Science and Engineering Award (OHM Technology Award)
Single-frame Super Resolution Technology for SD to HD video conversion
Akihiko Iketani, Shuji Senda (C&C Innovation Initiative)
Toshihiko Hiroaki (Information and Media Processing Laboratories)
Masao Ikekawa (Green Platform Research Laboratories)

2012/11/8
Awards for Outstanding Skilled Workers from the Minister of Health,Labour and Welfare 2012
Takanori Nishi (Smart Energy Research Laboratories)

2012/7/24
The 26th Advanced Technology Award "The Prize of the Sankei Shimbun"
Research on Software-Defined Networking
Hideyuki Shimonishi, Yasunobu Chiba, Yasuhito Takamiya, Atsushi Iwata, et al. (Cloud System Research Laboratories)

2012/6/5
IPSJ "Kiyasu Special Industrial Achievement Award" 2011
Contributions to Practical Integrated Design Environment for LSI, especially to C-Based High Level Synthesis
Takashi Takenaka (Green Platform Research Laboratories), et al.

FY2011

2011/11/22
The 59th Promotion Foundation for Electrical Science and Engineering Award (OHM Technology Award)
Development of high-power microwave FETs with a field-modulating plate
Koji Matsunaga, Kazuaki Kunihiro (System IP Core Research Laboratories), et al.

2011/11/22
The 59th Promotion Foundation for Electrical Science and Engineering Award (OHM Technology Award)
Development of Video Encoder Control Technology for Ultra-Low Latency Codec and Its Practical Application
Hirofumi Aoki (Information and Media Processing Research Laboratories)

2011/7/27
The 25th Advanced Technology Award "The Prize of Fuji Sankei Business i."
Research and Development of Highly Accurate Face Recognition Technology
Imaoka Hitoshi, Sato Atsushi, Morishita Yusuke, Hayasaka Akihiro, Hiroaki Toshihiko (Information and Media Processing Research Laboratories)

2011/6/2
Information Processing Society of Japan “Kiyasu Special Industrial Achievement Award” 2011
Research and Development of Highly Accurate Face Recognition Technology
Imaoka Hitoshi, Sato Atsushi, Morishita Yusuke (Information and Media Processing Research Laboratories)

2011/5/30
Japan Fine Ceramics Assosiation, Technology Promotion Award, Development of ultra thin film formed speaker for mobile phone
Development of ultra thin film formed speaker for mobile phone
Sasaki Yasuhiro, Takahashi Masatake(System Jisso Research Laboratories), et al.

2011/4/28
The 43th Ichimura Prizes in Industry - Contribution Prize
Development and practical implementation of a high sensitivity uncooled infrared camera
Tanaka Akio(Business Innovation Center , System IP Core Research Laboratories), et al.

2011/4/20
The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology “Prizes for Science and Technology” (Development Category) 2011
Development of ultra thin film formed speaker for mobile phone
Sasaki Yasuhiro, Takahashi Masatake(System Jisso Research Laboratories), et al.

2011/4/18
The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology “The Prize for Creativity” 2011
Efficient video Archive management System
Sato Takami(Information and Media Processing Research Laboratories)

2011/4/18
The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology “The Prize for Creativity” 2011
Improvement in fabrication process of nanometer-scale resistive switch
Iguchi Noriyuki(Green Innovation Research Laboratories)

FY2010

  • 2011/3/18

The 8th Green and Sustainable Chemistry Award, Awarded by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Research & Development of Organic Radical Battery with Environmental Friendlines
Hara Kentaro, Iwasa Shigeyuki, Suguro Masahiro, Yasui Motoharu, Nishi Takanori(Green Innovation Research Laboratories)

  • 2011/1/1

IEEE Fellow
For contributions to speech and audio signal processing
Sugiyama Akihiko(Information and Media Processing Research Laboratories)

  • 2010/11/24

The 58th Promotion Foundation for Electrical Science and Engineering Award
Establishment of Fast IP Hand-over technology and contribution to the spread of wireless broadband use
Yano Yukiko, Mizukoshi Yasuhiro, Awano Jun (System Platforms Research Research Laboratories)

  • 2010/11/10

Awards for Outstanding Skilled Workers from the Minister of Health,Labour and Welfare 2010
Watanabe Suguru(Green Innovation Research Laboratories)

  • 2010/9/14

The Japan Society of Applied Physics Fellow 2010
Realization of quantum-coherent control of macroscopic syatem and solid-state qubit
Tsai Jaw-Shen(Green Innovation Research Laboratories)

  • 2010/7/30

National Commendation for Invention“Invention Prize” 2010
Invention of a thermal type infrared image sensor
Tanaka Akio(Business Innovation Center , System IP Core Research Laboratories)

  • 2010/7/28

The 24th Advanced Technology Award "The Prize of the Sankei Shimbun"
Research and Development of Noise Suppression with High Speech Quality
Kato Masanori, Sugiyama Akihiko, Nomura Toshiyuki, Housyuyama Osamu(Information and Media Processing Research Laboratories)
Serizawa Akihiro(Technology and Intellectual Property Management Unit), et al.

  • 2010/5/31

Information Processing Society of Japan “Kiyasu Special Industrial Achievement Award” 2010
Research and Development of Highly Parallel Video Image Recognition Processor and its Application
Kyo Shorin, Okazaki Shinichiro, Nomoto Shohei(System IP Core Research Laboratories)
Fujita Yoshihiro(C&C Innovation Research Laboratories), et al.

  • 2010/5/11

The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology “The Prize for Creativity” 2010
The Construction of Efficient Adjustment Framework for Color Image Quality Enhancement Systems
Funayama Chisato(Information and Media Processing Research Laboratories)

  • 2010/5/11

The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology “The Prize for Creativity” 2010
The invention of methods for manufacturing and testing film-formed piezoelectric speaker
Kaneko Nobuo, Sato Shigeo(System Jisso Research Laboratories)

  • 2010/4/28

The42nd Ichimura Prizes in Industry
Development of transmission power control technology for mobile communication systems
Hamabe Kojiro(System Platform Research Laboratories)
Yoshida Naomasa(Standardization Promotion Division)

  • 2010/4/13

The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology “Prizes for Science and Technology” (Development Category) 2010
Development of transmission power control technology for mobile communication systems
Hamabe Kojiro(System Platform Research Laboratories)
Yoshida Naomasa(Standardization Promotion Division)

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