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Awards

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

FY2016

2016/11/21
Awards for Outstanding Skilled Workers from the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare 2016
Master of special electronic parts manufacturing
Takashi Ohtsuka (IoT Devices Research Laboratories)

2016/11/16
The 64th "Electrical Science and Engineering Promotion" President Award
Development and practical realization of a mobile network load reduction technology for accommodating a huge number and a variety of IoT devices
Takanori Iwai (System Platform Research Laboratories)
Satoru Yamano (Security Research Laboratories)
Masayoshi Shimizu (NTT DOCOMO, INC.)

2016/11/16
The 64th Electrical Science and Engineering Promotion Award
Development and practical realization of a mobile network load reduction technology for accommodating a huge number and a variety of IoT devices
Takanori Iwai (System Platform Research Laboratories)
Satoru Yamano (Security Research Laboratories)
Masayoshi Shimizu (NTT DOCOMO, INC.)

2016/11/16
The 64th Electrical Science and Engineering Promotion Award
Development of SDN controllers
Masayoshi Kobayashi (Corporate Technology Division)
Toshio Koide (Security Research Laboratories)
Yasunobu Chiba (System Platform Research Laboratories)

2016/11/10
Local Commendation for Invention of Kanto 2016 "The Encouragement Prize for Invention"
Personal authentication system and personal authentication method (Patent No. 5418991/US 8553983)
Hitoshi Imaoka (Data Science Research Laboratories)

2016/11/10
Local Commendation for Invention of Kanto 2016 "The Encouragement Prize for Invention"
Waveguide structure and printed-circuit board (Patent No.5380919/US 8779874)
Hiroshi Toyao (System Platform Research Laboratories)

2016/11/10
Local Commendation for Invention of Kanto 2016 "The Encouragement Prize for Invention"
Multiuser wireless communication systems to achieve always-on services (Patent No.4830613)
Tsuguo Maru (Security Research Laboratories)

2016/7/28
The 30th Advanced Technology Award "The Prize of the Minister of Economy,Trade and Industry"
Development of Fingerprint of Things Identification Technology and Global Image Recognition Solutions
Rui Ishiyama, Toru Takahashi, Yuta Kudo (Data Science Research Laboratories)
Shigekazu Fukuzawa, Hiroyuki Yamaguchi (Business Creation Division)
Keiichi Cho, Shinichi Amano (Carrier Services Division)

2016/6/3
IPSJ "Kiyasu Special Industrial Achievement Award" 2015
Research and Development of Textual Entailment Recognition Technology and its Practical Applications
Masaaki Tsuchida, Toshiyasu Nakao (Big Data Strategy Division)
Kai Ishikawa, Daniel Silva Georg Andrade (Data Science Research Laboratories)
Daichi Iwata (Corporate Business Development Division)

2016/4/20
The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology "The Prize for Creativity" 2016
Research on dry etching technology of fine structure on silicon substrate
Miyoshi Seki (System Platform Research Laboratories)

2016/4/20
The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology "Prizes for Science and Technology" (Development Category) 2016
Development of 100 gigabit-per-second digital coherent optical network technologies
Kiyoshi Fukuchi (Intellectual Property Management Division), et al.

FY2015

2015/11/19
The 63rd Electrical Science and Engineering Promotion Award (OHM Technology Award)
Developing and implementation of the Phase change cooling technology which enables data centers to reduce air conditioning power consumption
Minoru Yoshikawa, Akira Shoujiguchi (Smart Energy Research Laboratories)

2015/11/19
The 63rd Electrical Science and Engineering Promotion Award (OHM Technology Award)
Development and Commercialization of Quick, Low Network Load and Accurate Available Bandwidth Estimation Technique
Takashi Oshiba, Hiroshi Yoshida, Kozo Satoda (Cloud System Research Laboratories)

2015/11/19
The 63rd Electrical Science and Engineering Promotion Award (OHM Technology Award)
Research and development of high-speed TCP/IP data transfer technologies for innovative performance improvement on long distance networks and wireless networks
Yohei Hasegawa, Yasuhiro Mizukoshi, Masahiro Jibiki (Cloud System Research Laboratories)

2015/11/13
Local Commendation for Invention of Kanto 2015 “The Prize of the President of the Kanagawa Division of the Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation”
Paging control method in Mobile Networks (patent No. 3934346/US 8446828)
Shuichi Karino (Green Platform Research Laboratories)
Yasuhiro Mizukoshi (Cloud System Research Laboratories)

2015/11/13
Local Commendation for Invention of Kanto 2015 “The Encouragement Prize for Invention”
Technology for synthesizing electronic custom circuits from a software program (patent No. 4973101/ US 8250502 B2)
Kazutoshi Wakabayashi (Green Platform Research Laboratories)

2015/11/13
Local Commendation for Invention of Kanto 2015 “The Encouragement Prize for Invention“
Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding by wavelet transform (patent No. 4650592/US 8218645)
Jun Takada (Information and Media Processing Laboratories)

2015/7/8
The 29th Advanced Technology Award “The Prize of Fuji Sankei Business i.”
Development of Heterogeneous Mixture Learning Technology and Big Data Analytics Solutions
Ryohei Fujimaki (NEC Laboratories America)
Satoshi Morinaga, Riki Eto (Knowledge Discovery Research Laboratories)
Yosuke Motohashi, Kyota Kanno (Big Data Strategy Division)

2015/6/11
European Inventor Award
Carbon nanotubes
Sumio Iijima (Central Research Laboratories), et al.

2015/6/4
The 52nd Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers Achievement Award
Realization of SDN concept and commercialization of SDN/OpenFlow products through agile open innovation approaches
Atsushi Iwata (NEC Corporation of America)
Hideyuki Shimonishi (Cloud System Research Laboratories)
Masayoshi Kobayashi (Knowledge Discovery Research Laboratories)

2015/6/4
The 1st Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers SUEMATSU-Yasuharu Award
Development of Ultrahigh-Definition Video Coding Technologies and their Standardization and Practical Realization
Keiichi Chono (Broadcast and Media Division)

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